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.”
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Question Is this statement authentically attributed to Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? Sayyiduna ‘Umar Ibn Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “I fear most for this Ummah such a person who is a scholar with his tongue, but an ignorant person at heart.”
Question Who is this statement attributed to and could you please mention the reference? العلماء ثلاثة منهم عالم لنفسه ولغيره فذلك أفضلهم وخيرهم ومنهم عالم لنفسه فحسن ومنهم عالم لا لنفسه ولا لغيره فذلك شرهم
Question Please mention the reference and Arabic of this quote? Abu Muslim Al Khawlani (rahimahullah) said: “The example of the scholars on earth is that of the stars in the sky; when they appear, the people are guided [they navigate using the stars], but when they disappear, the people get confused and lost.”
Question Is there any Hadith wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used the words ‘Ulama Su’ [Evil Scholars]?
Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) emphasised the importance of both; understanding and piety in his advice to Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) when he asked, “O Messenger of Allah, if we were afflicted with a matter wherein there is no permissibility or prohibition, what do you instruct us to do? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied: …
Question Please mention the reference for this narration: حدثنا أبو أسامة قال حدثنا ثابت بن زيد قال أنبأنا هلال بن خباب أبو العلاء قال: سألت سعيد بن جبير , قلت: يا أبا عبد الله, ما علامة هلاك الناس؟ قال: إذا هلك علماؤهم
Question Is this narration authentic? قال أبو الدرداء: اطلبوا العلم فإن لم تطلبوه فأحبوا أهله، فإن لم تحبوهم فلا تبغضوهم Seek knowledge, if you don’t seek then love the learned ones, if you don’t love, then don’t hate them.
Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? “Soon a time will come where people will pose difficult/complex questions to the Fuqaha [Jurists]. These are the worst of my Ummah”
Question What is the status of the narration that goes more or less, ”The ‘Ulama over the people is like Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) over the least of the ummah”
Question Can you kindly explain the meaning of the following narration: Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Busr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Some time ago I heard/It used to be said, ‘When you are in a group of people, who number twenty, or more or less, and you examine their faces, and you do not see any person among them who is being respected …
Question Can you please source this? إن استطعت فكن عالما فإن لم تستطع فكن متعلما، وإن لم تستطع فأحبهم، وإن لم تستطع فلا تبغضهم ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz (rahimahullah) said: “[People use to say] Become a scholar if you are able to. If you are not able, then be a student. If you cannot then love them. If you are unable …
Question What is authenticity of following narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Allah Ta’ala will offer more protection to the unlettered/ignorant ones than He will to the learned ones”