Lesson 32 - Hadeeth 27 - Righteousness

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Imaam An Nawawee brings two wordings of this hadeeth. Both are covered here. Please read the Explanation of Nawawi's 40 Hadeeths by Shyakh Al-Uthaymeen, available in English. If you are not memorising the hadeeths, then you might wish to skip the first two questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these do NOT come under the definition of good character?
    • A. 

      Being considerate

    • B. 

      Being open-minded

    • C. 

      Licking one's fingers several times during a meal

    • D. 

      Having a serene heart

    • E. 

      Interacting in an excellent way with people

  • 2. 
    Tick/check all the correct statements about sin:
    • A. 

      They do not trouble a sinful, disobedient person and he may even boast about them

    • B. 

      They worry the soul of an upright person and he hates for anyone else to find out his sins

    • C. 

      Something can be sin even if the people repeatedly reassure you that it is not

    • D. 

      If something wavers in the heart of someone righteous, and their heart is not tranquil with it, that person should stay away from it.

    • E. 

      It is enough for a person to act on their intuition about what is sin or not - we do not need the legislation.

  • 3. 
    Even if a person can do valid ijtihaad (personal deduction based on knowledge), it is better to be a blind follower of somone else.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Regarding the opinions of the people:
    • A. 

      They are correct if they are the majority view

    • B. 

      The majority represent the most knowledgeable view

    • C. 

      They may not be based on knowledge so may not be correct opinions

    • D. 

      Can be taken to be sound opinions if twenty people agree to them

  • 5. 
    Letting your soul decide whether an issue is sinful of not
    • A. 

      Can be done instead of going to the rulings of the religion

    • B. 

      Is always the best way to decide the ruling of every issue

    • C. 

      Is for a tranquil soul that dislikes evil and loves good

    • D. 

      Works well in the case of the righteous and the sinful people

  • 6. 
    If something wavers in your heart, your soul does not feel tranquil with it, you feel uncomfortable and restless with it, the Shaykh suggests that
    • A. 

      There is no harm in doing it if everyone you know thinks it is a good idea

    • B. 

      You can do it or not, neither option is better

    • C. 

      You should not do it

    • D. 

      It is makrooh and you should convey your ruling to other people

  • 7. 
    The two wordings here of the hadeeth are narrated by:
    • A. 

      Ayesha and Faatimah

    • B. 

      Nawwaas and Waabisah

    • C. 

      Abu Hurairah and Ibn Masood

    • D. 

      Muaadh and Abu Dharr