Tag Archives: Statements and Actions of Sahabah

August, 2020

July, 2020

  • 27 July

    ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on the importance of practising upon the Quran together with reciting it

    Question Please mention a reference for this narration as well as the Arabic text: Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Do not be fooled by someone who [only] recites the Quran [without practicing], for it is merely his verbal utterance. Rather look [with envy] at the one who acts upon it [together with reciting it].”

  • 24 July

    Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) advices himself regarding protecting the tongue

    Question Could you give please provide the reference for this please? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) once ascended Mount Safa and took hold of his tongue and said: “O tongue! Say good you will gain and keep quiet from evil you will be safe, before you regret it.”

  • 21 July

    The Kursi in relation to the ‘Arsh

    Question Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: “The Kursi is the place of the feet of Allah, and the size of Throne cannot be known.” This was narrated by Ibn Khuzaymah in at-Tawhid, 1/248, no. 154 and Hakim in Mustadrak. He classed it as authentic according to the conditions of Bukhari and Muslim and Dhahabi has agreed with him. Is the …

  • 14 July

    Abu ‘Ubaydah ibn Jarrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) explains non racial supremacy

    Question What is the primary source of this narration and is it authentic? It is reported that Abu ‘Ubaydah ibn Jarrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “O people! Yes, I am a man from Quraysh, but there is not a white man [literally: red], nor a black man amongst you who exceeds me in righteousness [taqwa] except that I wish I was …

  • 13 July

    Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on making du’a in abundance

    Question Can you please give the reference of this narration? Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Increase supplication as one who constantly knocks on the door it will soon open”

  • 1 July

    Authenticity of the famous couplets attributed to Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question Is the following quote correctly attributed to Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha)? ‘Allamah Dhahabi (rahimahullah) has stated that it is not correctly attributed to her. صبت علي مصائب لو أنها صبت على الأيام عدن/صرن لياليا

June, 2020

  • 29 June

    Do not waste water, even at the riverbank

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) passed by Sa’d (radiyallahu ‘anhu) when he was performing ablution, and he said: ‘What is this extravagance?’ He said: ‘Can there be any extravagance in ablution?’ Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Yes, even if you are on the bank of a flowing river.'”

  • 29 June

    ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding falsehood

    Question Can you please provide the source and authenticity of this statement which is attributed to Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? اميتوا الباطل بعدم ذكره “Erase falsehood by not mentioning it”

  • 8 June

    ‘Ali’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement when visiting the graveyard

    Question Is this narration authentic: قال ابن عساكر: كان علي رضي الله عنه إذا أراد زيارة المقبرة جعل يقول: يا أهل القبور نُكِحَت أزواجكم وقُسِمَت أموالكم وسُكِنَت بيوتكم واستُخدِمَت صبيانكم هذا خبر ما عندنافياليت شعري ما خبر ما عندكم؟ ثم يقول والله لو تكلمتم لقلتم وتزودوا فإنّ خير الزاد التقوى تاريخ دمشق ٢٧/٣٩٤