Tag Archives: Sunan Ibn Majah

October, 2016

  • 20 October

    Imparting knowledge to those undeserving

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Seeking knowledge is compulsory upon every Muslim. The one who imparts knowledge to those who are not worthy of it, is like one who places a necklace of jewels, pearls and gold around the neck of a swine.”

  • 13 October

    Do not utter anything for which you will have to apologize

    Question Is this a Hadith? If so, what is the grading? “Do not utter anything for which you will have to apologize/make excuses”

  • 12 October

    The reward for a miscarried child

    Question Is there a Hadith which states that a miscarried fetus will take its parents to Jannah?

  • 11 October

    Goats and Sheep as a source of Barakah?

    Question Please advise if the following Hadith relating to goats are authentic: 1. Sayyiduna Khalid (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “If three goats remain in the home of a person, Angels supplicate throughout the night until dawn to Allah Ta’ala, to shower His mercy upon the person.” 2. Sayyiduna Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi …

  • 10 October

    The great virtue of those who seek knowledge

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The one who treads a path seeking the knowledge of Din, Allah Ta’ala will make his path to Jannah easy. The Angels spread out their wings under the feet of the one seeking the knowledge of Din in expression …

  • 7 October

    ‘Whoever loves Hasan and Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) loves me’

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever loves Hasan and Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) certainly loves me and whoever hates them, hates me”

  • 7 October

    Abstain from committing many minor sins

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “Abstain from minor sins for Allah Ta’ala will question you regarding those also” [Do not commit minor sins assuming that they are trivial, for Allah Ta’ala will take you to task and question you regarding those also]

  • 6 October

    The best of people are the truthful ones with pure clean hearts

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? قيل لرسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: أي الناس أفضل؟ قال: كل مخموم القلب، صدوق اللسان ، قالوا: صدوق اللسان، نعرفه، فما مخموم القلب؟ قال: هو التقي النقي، لا إثم فيه، ولا بغي، ولا غل، ولا حسد

September, 2016

  • 27 September

    Caution against discussing issues without having the required knowledge

    Question I have noticed that a lot of people are very easily giving fatawa these days without even realising or speaking about issues they are not qualified to speak about. Please inform me if this Hadith is authentic or not so that I can warn people away from the above practice. It is narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “Whoever …

  • 20 September

    Virtues of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Are the following Hadith authentic? 1) Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Every prophet has a friend in paradise, my friend in it is ‘Uthman.’   Another version of the same Hadith: 2) Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Uthman is my companion and with me in paradise.’   3) Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) came to …

August, 2016

July, 2016

  • 28 July

    People will be held to their call on the Day of Qiyamah

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The one who would invite people towards anything [or deed, good or bad] in the world, on the day of Qiyamah he will be attached/joined to his claim/slogan [to which he invited]. Even if a man invited only one other …