Tag Archives: Poverty

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?

September, 2017

June, 2017

  • 10 June

    Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) choosing poverty

    Question It has been reported from the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) that he said: “My Rabb presented to me the opportunity that He make the valley of Makkah gold for me. I replied, ‘O my Rabb! But I [wish] to be satiated one day and hungry the next… When I am hungry, I humble myself before you and …

March, 2017

December, 2016

  • 24 December

    Remaining steadfast on the Quran and enduring punishment during the time of fitnah

    Question Is the following narration authentic and what does it mean? خذوا العطاء ما دام عطاء، فإذا صار رشوة في الدين فلا تأخذوه، ولستم بتاركيه، يمنعكم الفقر والحاجة، ألا إن رحى الإسلام دائرة، فدوروا مع الكتاب حيث دار، ألا إن الكتاب والسلطان سيفترقان، فلا تفارقوا الكتاب، ألا إنه سيكون عليكم أمراء يقضون لأنفسهم ما لا يقضون لكم، إن عصيتموهم قتلوكم، …

  • 1 December

    When to recite Surah Waqi’ah?

    Question I have been reading that the Hadiths regarding the benefits of Surah Waqi’ah increasing sustenance maybe weak. What is the authenticity and when should we recite it?

November, 2016

  • 28 November

    A du’a seeking protection from poverty, humiliation and oppression

    Question What is the authenticity of this du’a? اللهمَّ إني أعوذُ بكَ مِن الفَقرِ، والقِلَّة، والذِّلَّة، وأعوذُ بكَ مِن أن أَظْلِمَ أو أُظلَمَ Allahumma inni a’udhu bika minal faqri wal qillati wadh dhillati wa a’udhu bika min an azlima aw uzlama

  • 5 November

    Poverty of the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum)

    Question Please cite the narration where Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) and a few companions went to visit a sick companion. Many of them did not have shoes, socks or even hats?

June, 2016

  • 17 June

    Five kalimat taught to Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) once sent Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to ask for some food as they were starving. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) told her that a fire was not lit [to cook food] in his own house for the past thirty days. He then …