What is the reference and Arabic text for this narration?
Once a man asked Ibn Sirin (rahimahullah): “What do I say if I see lightning?” He said: ‘Close your eyes and remember Allah.’”
Imam Abu Bakr Ibn Abi Shaybah (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration.
(Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah: 30500)
:حدثنا أبو عقيل عن شيخ حدثه قال: سألت ابن سيرين
ما أقول في البرق إذا رأيته؟ قال: تغمض عينيك وتذكر الله
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
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