Tag Archives: Rain

June, 2021

  • 1 June

    Translation of a narration regarding a drought at the time of ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Kindly provide the translation of this Hadith: عن مالك الدار، قال: وكان خازن عمر على الطعام، قال: أصاب الناس قحط في زمن عمر، فجاء رجل إلى قبر النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم فقال: يا رسول الله، استسق لأمتك فإنهم قد هلكوا، فأتى الرجل في المنام فقيل له: ” ائت عمر فأقرئه السلام، وأخبره أنكم مسقيّون وقل له: عليك الكيس، …

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 …

August, 2019

November, 2018

  • 29 November

    A du’a to recite when a storm is approaching

    Question Please provide the reference and Arabic text of this du’a to recite when a storm is approaching: ‘O Allah, we seek refuge in You from the evil of that with which it is sent’

November, 2017

July, 2017

January, 2017

  • 24 January

    The example of those who seek knowledge, benefit from it and convey it to others

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Sayyiduna Abu Musa (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The example of the guidance and knowledge which Allah has sent me with is like torrential rain which fell on a land. A fertile portion of it absorbed the water and caused abundant grass and vegetation to grow. …

November, 2016

October, 2016

  • 17 October

    A du’a for beneficial rain

    Question Please provide the reference for this du’a to be recited when experiencing drought: O Allah! Grant us rain which will replenish us, torrential, fertilizing and profitable, not injurious, granting it now without delay.

December, 2015

November, 2015

  • 8 November

    Some reasons for drought and famine

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) informed us that no people become unjust in their commercial transactions, and refuse to pay Zakah except that they will be afflicted with drought.

  • 3 November

    Salatul Istisqa (Salah seeking rain)

    Question Is there mention of Salatul Istisqa in the Hadith and did Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) perform it? What is the procedure of performing it and is there a difference of opinion in the method of performing it?