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Tag Archives: Moulana Suhail Motala

November, 2018

  • 16 November

    Famine despite rainfall…

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Famine would not break out due to lack of rain, but there would be famine despite heavy rainfall as nothing would grow from the earth.”

  • 16 November

    ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) dismisses a minister due to lack of compassion

    Question Please mention the reference of this incident? استعمل عمر رضي الله عنه رجلا من بني أسد على عمل فدخل ليسلم عليه فأتى عمر ببعض ولده، فقبله فقال له الأسدي: أتقبل هذا يا أمير المؤمنين؟ فوالله ما قبلت ولدا لي قط، فقال عمر رضي الله عنه: فأنت والله بالناس أقل رحمة، لا تعمل لي عملا أبدا فرد عهده

  • 15 November

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) hardly combined meat and bread

    Question What is the reference for this narration and can it be quoted? “Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) never combined meat and bread for lunch, nor for dinner, unless he was eating with people.”

  • 15 November

    Zaynul ‘Aabidin (rahimahullah) frees his slave girl

    Question Could you mention the reference for this incident? On one occasion, Zaynul ‘Aabidin (rahimahullah) was performing wudu while his slave girl was assisting him by pouring the water onto his limbs from a pitcher. As she was pouring the water, it so happened that the pitcher fell from her hand, striking Zaynul ‘Aabidin (rahimahullah) on his head and injuring …

  • 14 November

    Providing for one’s divorced or widowed daughter

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Shall I not tell you [one of the] greatest forms of charity? [It is to provide for your] daughter who comes back to you [due to divorce or her husband passing away] and you are her sole source of provision.”

  • 14 November

    ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was very generous and serious after the demise of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is this narration reliable? Narrated Aslam [the freed slave of ‘Umar radiyallahu ‘anhu], ‘Ibn Umar asked me about some matters concerning ‘Umar’. Aslam said: ‘Since Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) passed away, I have never seen anybody more serious and generous than ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab, right until he passed away.’

  • 14 November

    ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding Scholars

    Question Is this narration sahih? Sayyiduna ‘Umar Ibn Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “When you see a Scholar having love for the world, then be suspicious of him. A man will become engrossed in something he loves.”

  • 13 November

    Asking Allah alone for one’s needs

    Question Is this narration authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever is afflicted by a pressing need and complains/asks people, his need will never be satisfied. Whoever is afflicted by a pressing need and complains/asks Allah, eventually Allah will provide for him, sooner or later.”

  • 13 November

    Pronunciation of a word in the last Hadith of Mishkatul Masabih

    Question With regard to the last Hadith of Mishkatul Masabih, is the word recited as one تَتِمُّوْنَ [with a fathah on the taa] or تُتِمُّوْنَ [dammah on the taa]?

  • 13 November

    Reciting Surah Ikhlas one hundred times after Fajr

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Sayyiduna Wathilah ibnul Asqa’ (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates: “I heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) saying, ‘Whomsoever offers Fajr Salah and then recites ‘Qul Huwallahu Ahad’ [Surah Ikhlas] one hundred times before speaking to anyone, his sins of a year would be forgiven.'”

  • 12 November

    Al Aswadan; Dates and water

    Question Why are dates and water referred to as ‘Al Aswadan- i.e Two black things’?

  • 12 November

    An unreliable narration regarding those who love the Ahlul Bayt eating and drinking on the Day of Qiyamah

    Question Is this authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said,”Myself, [‘Ali], Fatimah, Hasan and Husayn will be together on the Day of Qiyamah, our lovers and us will be sitting on one table eating and drinking right until the accountability of others will be complete”

  • 12 November

    The example of the effort of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? عبد الله بن بريدة، عن أبيه قال خرج إلينا النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم يوما فنادى ثلاث مرار فقال: أيها الناس تدرون ما مثلي ومثلكم؟ قالوا: الله ورسوله أعلم. قال: إنما مثلي ومثلكم مثل قوم خافوا عدوا يأتيهم، فبعثوا رجلا يتراءى لهم، فبينما هم كذلك أبصر العدو فأقبل لينذرهم، وخشي أن يدركه العدو قبل أن …