Tag Archives: Moulana Suhail Motala

December, 2021

  • 16 December

    A mistranslation of a Hadith on the virtue of growing a strand of white hair in the path of Allah

    Question Is this narration correct? Spending one’s youth in the path of Allah Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A person will be blessed with perfect light on the Day of Qiyamah when he spends his youth in the path of Allah.” Sunan Nasai from Sayyiduna ‘Amr ibn ‘Abasah, Hadith: 3142

  • 16 December

    The ill effect of spending time in the company of evil people

    Question Please advise if the following is authentic: Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Keeping company with the evil people leads (one) to distrust and suspect even the best of people.” مجالسة الأشرار تورث سوء الظن بالأخيار

  • 15 December

    The fragrance that emanated from the hands of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Could you give a reference for this please? Sayyiduna Wail ibn Hujr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “I shook the hand of the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and for three days the fragrance of musk emanated from my hand.”

  • 15 December

    Sulayman (‘alayhis salam) asks Allah Ta’ala for three favours

    Question Kindly mention the reference and the Arabic text of this Hadith? When Nabi Sulayman ibn Dawud finished building Baytul Maqdis/Masjid Al Aqsa, he asked Allah for three things: (1) Judgement that was in harmony with Allah’s judgement, and he was given that. (2) And he asked Allah for a dominion that no one after him would have, and he …

  • 14 December

    Surah Nasr is equal to 1/4 of the Quran

    Question Is this correct? “Surah Nasr four times equals to one Quran”

  • 14 December

    A person continuously receives reward when visiting the sick

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، قال: من عاد مريضا لم يزل في خرفة الجنة قيل يا رسول الله وما خرفة الجنة؟ قال: جناها

  • 14 December

    Status of the narrator Aban ibn Tariq Al Basri

    Question Is the Hadith narrator Aban ibn Tariq Al Basri a reliable narrator?

  • 14 December

    Allah will not look mercifully at the person who engages in anal intercourse with a man or woman

    Question Is this narration reliable? ‘Abdullah ibn Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) relates that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: لا ينظر الله إلى رجل أتى رجلا أو امرأة في الدبر “Allah shall not [even] look [with kindness] at any man who enters another man or a woman in the anus.” Tirmidhi

  • 13 December

    Salutations when it rains

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? When it is raining if you recite this salutation [durud] once, for every drop of rain that falls, you will receive ten good deeds, ten of your deeds will be forgiven and your rank will increase by ten: اللهم صل علي محمد بعدد قطرات الامطار Allahumma salli ‘ala Muhammadin bi ‘adadi …

  • 13 December

    Uttering words which displease Allah merely to make people laugh

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Laughter which enrages Allah is that of a man whilst speaking about (even) the Haqq and about batil doing so to evoke laughter. He will be cast into Jahannam to tumble [into its depths] for seventy years.

  • 13 December

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would go far away when he needed to relieve himself

    Question Is this Hadith suitable to quote? “I was with Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) on a journey. He had to relieve himself, so he went far away.”

  • 10 December

    The stones and trees reverberate with talbiyah

    Question Please advise if the following Hadith is authentic: Nabi Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has said: “When a person recites his talbiyah, every stone and tree on his left and right recites the talbiyah till the end of the earth.”

  • 10 December

    A practice for Friday after ‘Asr

    Question What is the authenticity of the following? Recite the following after ‘Asr Salah on a Friday: Surah Fatihah thrice Ayatul Kursi thrice Ayatul Karima (La ilaha illa anta subhanak inni kuntu minaz zalimin) twenty five times Durud ‘Ibrahim eleven times Then make du’a for whatever is troubling you, before the next Friday your need will be fulfilled.