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March, 2020

  • 18 March

    Caution against hoarding food

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? “Whoever hoards food [and keeps it from] the Muslims, Allah will afflict him with leprosy and bankruptcy.”

  • 3 March

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) never ate to his fill twice in one day

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Masruq (rahimahullah) said: I entered upon ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) and she invited me to eat. She said: ‘Whenever I eat my fill of food I want to cry and begin crying.’ He said: ‘Why?’ She said: ‘I remember the circumstances under which the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) parted from the world. By …

January, 2020

  • 21 January

    A woman from a previous ummah who was miraculously given food

    Question Is this incident authentic? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports an incident from Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that from the people of the past there was a husband and wife who were extremely poor. On one occasion the husband arrived from a journey and entered his home suffering from pangs of hunger. He asked his wife ‘Do you …

December, 2019

  • 2 December

    A fabrication regarding poverty for Sahabah and wealth for the latter generation

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “For my Sahabah, poverty is regarded to be good fortune/means of success but for the Believer who comes at the end of time, wealth is regarded to be good fortune/a means of success. Thus, if you are able to become wealthy, then you should do so.”

September, 2019

August, 2019

  • 26 August

    Meaning of part of a Hadith in Sahih Muslim regarding the abject poverty of a tribe from Mudar

    Question What is the translation of ‘مجتابي النمار’ in the following Hadith? عن المنذر بن جرير، عن أبيه، قال: كنا عند رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم في صدر النهار، قال: فجاءه قوم حفاة عراة مجتابي النمار أو العباء، متقلدي السيوف، عامتهم من مضر، بل كلهم من مضر فتمعر وجه رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم لما رأى بهم من …

April, 2019

July, 2018

  • 11 July

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) fear for this Ummah

    Question What is the authenticity of this? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I do not fear poverty [after my demise], rather I fear that you will gather and amass wealth. I do not fear you [my ummah] unintentionally erring, rather I fear that you will intentionally [sin]”

March, 2018

February, 2018

  • 16 February

    If a person loves Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) then he should be prepared for poverty

    Question Is this narration correct? Once a man came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said, “By Allah, I love you.” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Look at what you are saying.” The man said, “By Allah, I love you.” And he repeated this sentence three times. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “If you really love me, …

January, 2018

November, 2017

  • 27 November

    A du’a of Dawud (‘alayhis salam)

    Question What is the reference of this du’a? اللهم إني أعوذ بك من غنى يطغي، ومن فقر ينسي، ومن هوى يردي، ومن عمل يخزي Allahumma inni a’udhu bika min ghinan yutghi, wa min faqrin yunsi, wa min hawan yurdi, wa min ‘amalin yukhzi

  • 6 November

    Tying the turban while standing

    Question Is it established in any Hadith that standing and wearing the trouser and sitting and tying the turban is a source of forgetfulness and poverty?