Three Things not to be Discussed
The hadeeth advises that we restrain our tongues from
discussing three things:
a) Taqdeer – the human brain has a certain capacity and can
only comprehend to a certain level. It is just like any
other limb. You can see to a certain distance and not
beyond. Thus, taqdeer is a subject that the human brain
cannot comprehend. Therefore, do not discuss it.
b) Astrology – to make predictions of events via the stars. It
is not something concrete and there is a greater chance
of it being incorrect. Further, if it does turn out to be
correct, then one’s belief will get affected, that it was on
account of these stars that a certain event unfolded.
Therefore, refrain from this as well.
c) Speaking ill of the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum). They
may have had some weakness or the other, but their
spirituality was so great that it had the strength to wipe
out the weakness. They were far greater than the rest of
Ref: Advices of Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (d.b.)