Tag Archives: Tasawwuf

April, 2017

  • 4 April

    Imam Hakim Tirmidhi (rahimahullah)

    Question Can you provide a brief bio on Hakim At Tirmidhi (rahimahullah)? At first I thought that he is the compiler of Mustadrak Al Hakim and Sunan Tirmidhi.

January, 2017

  • 30 January

    The chain of Tasawwuf

    Question I have a question regarding the chains (salasil) of tasawwuf. I have heard that they are cut off between Hasan Basri and Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu’anhu) and not completely intact all the way back to Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). Is this true?

September, 2016

  • 21 September

    Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah) being able to see the sins being washed in wudu

    Question I wanted to know the authenticity of the narration which states that Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah) could see which sins were wash away while making wudu. Was Imam Sharani (rahimahullah) the first person who mentioned this kashf? Did Imam Abu Hanifah make a du’a to take away this kashf?

March, 2016

April, 2015

  • 14 April

    Worshiping Allah for forty days sincerely

    Question How authentic is the following narration? Is there any essence to it? من اخلص العبادة لله تعالى أربعين يوماً ظهرت ينابيع الحكمة على قلبه ولسانه Whoever sincerely worships Allah Ta’ala for 40 days, will find springs of wisdom gushing from his heart and tongue.

  • 9 April

    How to guide those gone astray

    Question We are today living in a period where many youngsters choose the wrong path. They are brainwashed and believe that is the right path. how can we explain with proof that they are following the deviated path?

August, 2014

May, 2014

  • 20 May

    Hadith?: Behave humbly towards the humble and proudly towards the proud

    Question Kindly verify if this is a Hadith and its reference. Behave humbly towards the humble and proudly towards the proud. Your pride will be a cause of disgrace and humiliation to the proud people and it will be charity on your part

  • 16 May

    ‘The one who is silent about the truth is a dumb Shaytan’ a Hadith?

    Question Is the following a Hadith and can we quote it? The one who is silent about the truth is a dumb Shaytan I was given the following reference for it: Al-Mu’jam al-Kabir-Tabarani.

  • 9 May

    The mines of taqwa

    Question I have come across the following narration in the kitaab “Irshadul Muluk”. Please give me the reference for this and kindly confirm if the translation is correct: Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: Everything has a mine. The mine of Taqwa is the hearts of the men of Ma’rifat (Allah’s recognition). JazakAllah khayran.

February, 2014

  • 1 February

    ‘Shaytan is the Mentor for those who have no real Mentor’, correct?

    Question Please advise if the following statement is found in the hadith or is it the statement of some pious person. We would appreciate it if you could suggest any book where we could get more details. That statement is; “Man la shaykha-lahu fa shaykhu-hu ash Shaytan” ‘Shaytan is the guide of the one who has no spiritual guide.’