Tag Archives: Statements of the pious

February, 2021

  • 11 February

    The qualities and signs of an ostentatious person

    Question Could you kindly give a reference for this? It is narrated that Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “There are four qualities of a show-off; He is lazy when alone, he is [only] active when among people, he [only] increases in deeds if he is praised and he decreases actions when admonished.”

January, 2021

  • 25 January

    A description of Hatim’s Al Asamm Salah

    Question What is the authenticity and translation of this narration? يروى عن حاتم الأصم رضي الله عنه أنه سئل عن صلاته فقال إذا حانت الصلاة أسبغت الوضوء وأتيت الموضع الذي أريد الصلاة فيه فأقعد فيه  حتى تجتمع جوارحي ثم أقوم إلى صلاتي فأجعل الكعبة بين حاجبي والصراط تحت قدمي والجنة عن يميني والنار عن يساري وملك الموت ورائي وأظنها آخر …

  • 21 January

    The Quran has explained the sickness as well as the cure

    Question Is the following Hadith suitable to quote? ألا أدلكم على دائكم ودوائكم، ألا إن داءكم الذنوب، ودواؤكم الاستغفار

  • 20 January

    Hasan’s Al Basri (rahimahullah) tafsir of a word in Surah Tawbah

    Question What is the reference and grading of this narration? سمعت الحسن يقول: {العابدون} [التوبة: 112] قال: الصلاة يعني: طولها

December, 2020

October, 2020

  • 12 October

    Clarification regarding the narration ‘Die before you die’

    Question A famous Hadith is attributed to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): “Die before you die” موتوا قبل ان تموتوا. Though it has no chain, What/who is the earliest source of this saying?

  • 9 October

    A believer is fearful after carrying out a good deed

    Question Can you provide the reference for this as well as the Arabic text? Hassan Al Basri (rahimahullah) said: A believer is the one who, after performing a good deed, is fearful and a transgressor is the one who, after committing a sin, is at peace

September, 2020

August, 2020