Tag Archives: Moulana Farhan Shariff

March, 2021

  • 29 March

    Another Hadith on respecting elders and showing mercy to children

    Question Kindly provide the reference, authenticity, and translation of the following narration: عَنْ أَبِي أُمَامَةَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ قَالَ: بَيْنَما رَسُولُ اللهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم وَمَعَهُ أَبُو بَكْرٍ وَعُمَرُ وَأَبُو عُبَيْدَةَ بْنُ الْجَرَّاحِ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُمْ فِي نَفَرٍ مِنْ أَصْحَابِهِ إِذْ أُتِيَ بِقَدَحٍ فِيهِ شَرَابٌ، فَنَاوَلَهُ رَسُولُ اللهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم أَبَا عُبَيْدَةَ، فَقَالَ أَبُو عُبَيْدَةَ: أَنْتَ أَوْلَى …

  • 26 March

    Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) sells her slave to the worst of Arabs

    Question Regarding the following Hadith, why did Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) sell her slave to the worst of Arabs? ‘Amrah (rahimahallah) has narrated that: Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) once made a slave girl of hers a Mudabbar [i.e. a slave that is set free after death]. Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) then fell ill. Her nephews inquired from an Indian or …

  • 24 March

    A longer version of the narration regarding loving for the sake of Allah

    Question Kindly provide the translation of the following narration: عَنْ أَبِي إِدْرِيسَ الْخَوْلَنِيِّ قَالَ: دَخَلتُ مسجدَ حِمصَ فجَلَستُ إلى حَلْقةٍ فيها اثنانِ وثَلاثونَ رَجُلًا مِن أصحابِ النَّبيِّ صلَّى اللهُ عليه وسلَّمَ، قال: يقولُ الرَّجُلُ منهم: سَمِعتُ رسولَ اللهِ صلَّى اللهُ عليه وسلَّمَ، فيُحدِّثُ، ثُمَّ يقولُ الآخَرُ: سَمِعتُ رسولَ اللهِ صلَّى اللهُ عليه وسلَّمَ فيُحدِّثُ، قال: وفيهم رَجُلٌ أدعَجُ بَرَّاقُ الثَّنايا، …

  • 23 March

    A narration describing the Khawarij

    Question Kindly provide the authenticity of the following narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has mentioned: ‘A group of people shall appear towards the end of time – [referring to one of the individuals present, Nabi – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam – said:] it’s as if this [person] is amongst them – they will read the Quran, [but] it will not pass …

  • 19 March

    A Sahabi continues to pray despite witnessing his horse being stolen

    Question I was looking for the following Hadith which ‘Allamah Qastallani (rahimahullah) has mentioned in his Al-Mawahibul Ladunniyyah: ومنها حديث الصحابي الذي سرق فرسه بليل وهو في الصلاة فرأى السارق حين اخذه فلم يقطع لذلك صلاته فقيل له في ذلك فقال ما كنت فيه ألذ من ذلك (Al-Mawahibul Ladunniyyah, vol. 3 pg. 282)

  • 18 March

    A great virtue of making wudu

    Question Kindly provide the reference and translation of the following narration: عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أتى المقبرة، فقال: السلام عليكم دار قوم مؤمنين، وإنا إن شاء الله بكم لاحقون، وددت أنا قد رأينا إخواننا قالوا: أولسنا إخوانك؟ يا رسول الله قال: أنتم أصحابي وإخواننا الذين لم يأتوا بعد فقالوا: كيف تعرف …

  • 17 March

    The last person to cross the sirat [bridge] and enter Jannah

    Question Kindly provide the authenticity of the narration recorded by Imam Ishaq ibn Rahuyah wherein Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related a Hadith to Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibnul Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding the last person to enter Jannah. In this narration, it is said that the last person to cross the sirat [i.e. bridge, and enter Jannah] will open a …

  • 16 March

    A justification for leaving out congregational prayer?

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘Verily there were [many] prophets belonging to Allah [Ta’ala]; all of them used to hunt or search for prey. Regarding congregational prayer, your love for [wanting to attend] the congregation as well as its people, and your love for the remembrance of Allah …

  • 12 March

    Another narration regarding the last person to enter Jannah

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Whilst he, i.e. the last person to enter Jannah, is walking therein, he will suddenly see a light and fall in prostration. It will then be said to him: “What is the matter with you [i.e. …

  • 11 March

    Long moustaches, a salient feature of the non-believers

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘Whoever does not take from his moustache [i.e. trim/shave it], then he is not from us.’ (Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2761)   I have heard that the reasoning for this was because a long, luxurious moustache was a sign of arrogance. Is there any evidence supporting this assertion?

  • 10 March

    Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) accepts Islam without any hesitation

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is reported to have said: ‘I brought Islam to every single one of you and every one of you hesitated for a moment except Abu Bakr’.

  • 9 March

    A du’a taught to Ja’far (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following du’a: اللهمَّ الطُفْ لي في تيسير كلِّ عسيرٍ، فإنَّ تيسيرَ كلِّ عسيرٍ عليك يسيرٌ، وأسألُك اليُسرَ والمعافاةَ في الدنيا والآخرةِ Allahummaltuf li fi taysiri kulli ‘asir, fa inna taysira kulli ‘asirin ‘alayka yasir, wa asalukal yusra wal mu’afata fid dunya wal akhirah

  • 8 March

    A narration reported by Ibrahim Nakha’I (rahimahullah) regarding menses

    Question Is the following Hadith authentically reported by Ibrahim Nakha’i (rahimahullah)? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The minimum period of menses is three days and the longest period [of menses] is 10 days; and the minimum period [of purity] between the two menses is 15 days.’