Tag Archives: Statements of the pious

December, 2021

  • 16 December

    The ill effect of spending time in the company of evil people

    Question Please advise if the following is authentic: Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Keeping company with the evil people leads (one) to distrust and suspect even the best of people.” مجالسة الأشرار تورث سوء الظن بالأخيار

  • 3 December

    Imam Shafi’i cautions against debating and arguing with everyone

    Question What is the reference for this narration and who is it the statement of? من إذالة العلم أن تناظر كل من ناظرك وتقاول كل من قاولك

  • 3 December

    Ensuring that one recites a portion of Quran daily

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? We used to consider it to be on of the greatest sins that a man learns the Quran and goes to sleep without reciting something from it. عن أبي العالية قال كنا نعد من أعظم الذنب أن يتعلم الرجل القرآن ثم ينام لاَ يقرأ منه شيئا

November, 2021

October, 2021

  • 18 October

    Looking at the Ka’bah is rewarding

    Question Is there any chain for this narration or similar wording of this narration? النظر الى الكعبة عبادة On what principle do we base the fact that looking at the Ka’bah is regarded to be an act of worship?

September, 2021

August, 2021

  • 30 August

    A narration regarding not leaving the deceased alone

    Question Does it come in a narration that we should not leave the body of the deceased alone as Shaytan has the ability to cause mischief by entering the body?

  • 19 August

    A statement attributed to ‘Allamah ibn Taymiyyah regarding the people of truth

    Question Is this statement authentic and what is the reference for it? سُئل شيخ الإسلام ابن تيمية: من هم أهل الحق قال: إما في السجون وإما في ساحات الوغى وإما في القبور Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullah) was once asked, “Who are the people of truth?” He replied: ‘Either under the earth, in prison or in the battlefield.'”

  • 17 August

    Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah) learns patience

    Question What is the authenticity of this incident? Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah) said: “I learned patience from a small boy. On my way to the Masjid one day, I came across a woman beating her son at home. As he was yelling and screaming, he managed to open the door and flee. So his mother locked the door on him. …

  • 13 August

    People will honour you as long as you do not ask them for their possessions

    Question Is this a Hadith? People still honour you as long as you do not take what is in their hands, and if you do that they will ridicule you

July, 2021