Tag Archives: Moulana Farhan Shariff

March, 2021

  • 5 March

    An unreliable narration on the signs of Allah Ta’ala’s pleasure and anger

    Question There is a narration recorded by Imam Bayhaqi (rahimahullah) that goes something like the following, but I have neither the full Hadith nor the title of the text. “When Allah is pleased with a people, he makes the rains come on time and the finances of government are held to a trustworthy person. When Allah is displeased with a …

  • 3 March

    Beardless youth are a greater source of mischief than young maidens

    Question Is the following narration suitable to quote? Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Beware of beardless youth for they are a greater source of mischief than young maidens.’

February, 2021

  • 26 February

    Is Muhammad ibn Ishaq a reliable narrator?

    Question Is Muhammad ibn Ishaq (rahimahullah) a reliable narrator, and can his narrations be used as a proof?

  • 25 February

    The River of Baydakh

    Question Kindly provide the source and authenticity of the following narration: Sayyiduna Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) has narrated: “Verily there is a river in Jannah (paradise) called Al-Baydakh. Upon it there are domes made of precious jewels, and beneath it there are maidens growing [like plants], singing the Quran. The people of Jannah will say: Come with us to Al-Baydakh. …

  • 24 February

    Hadithus Sur (The Hadith of the Trumpet)

    Question A narration has been circulating on social media, the gist of which describes how the Angel of death will eventually take his own life after taking the lives of the other prominent Angels, and then, after nothing remains, Allah Ta’ala calls out making an announcement demonstrating his authority and divinity. Is it really a Hadith, and what is its …

  • 23 February

    Talhah’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) hand gets pierced by an arrow

    Question Where is it mentioned that Sayyiduna Talhah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) used himself as a shield to block arrows from reaching Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)?

  • 22 February

    Fear the fire, even by means of half a date

    Question Kindly provide the reference and translation of the following narration: ما منكم أحد إلا سيكلمه ربه ليس بينه وبينه ترجمان، فينظر أيمن منه فلا يرى إلا ما قدم من عمله، وينظر أشأم منه فلا يرى إلا ما قدم، وينظر بين يديه فلا يرى إلا النار تلقاء وجهه، فاتقوا النار ولو بشق تمرة

  • 19 February

    Ten noble traits of character

    Question Is the following narration suitable to quote? Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) has said that there are ten noble traits of character: Speaking the truth. [Having] True courage/strength when it comes to the obedience of Allah Ta’ala. Giving to the needy. Returning a good favor. Maintaining family ties. Taking care of and returning a trust [something kept by you for …

  • 18 February

    A severe punishment for fornication

    Question Is the following narration suitable to quote? قال: ثم مضيت هنيهة، فإذا أنا بنساء تعلقن بِثَدْيِهِنَّ، فَسَمِعَتْهُنَّ يَضْجِجْنَ إِلَى اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ، قُلْتُ: يَا جِبْرِيلُ مَنْ هَؤُلَاءِ النِّسَاءُ؟ قَالَ: هَؤُلَاءِ الزُّنَاةُ مِنْ أُمَّتِكَ. He [i.e. Rasulullah – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam] said: Thereafter I proceeded for a little while, then suddenly I was by [a group of] women hung by …

  • 17 February

    ‘I don’t know what is behind this wall of mine’

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘I don’t know what is behind this wall of mine.’

  • 16 February

    Charity by means of reciting Durud

    Question Is there any Hadith which mentions that a person who recites the following Durud (salutation): Allahumma salli ‘ala Sayyidina Muhammadin ‘abdika wa rasulika wa salli ‘alal mu-minina wal mu-minati wal muslimina wal muslimati will become excessively rich?

  • 15 February

    Harms of travelling alone

    Question Kindly explain the following Hadith: Sayyiduna Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) has narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘If the people knew what I know about travelling alone, then not a single rider would travel alone at night.’ (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2998)

  • 12 February

    Hadiths on ‘Iddah

    Question Kindly share Hadiths related to the ‘iddah (waiting period), especially if there is a Hadith mentioning virtues for a woman who passes away during it.