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  • Narrations not directly attributed to the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Are the following texts hadiths? “Oh Abu Dharr! Beware of procrastination, for you are (in) today and not (in) tomorrow. If there is a tomorrow for you, be tomorrow as you are today. If there is not a tomorrow for you, you will grievously regret the opportunity which you missed today.” “Oh Abu Dharr! When you wake up in.. More

  • ‘Umar's letter to drunkard with verses from Soorah Ghaafir Date: 14-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read the narration in Tafseer Ibn Katheer and Al-Qurtubi, who quoted from Tafseer Ibn Abi Hatim and Hilyat-ul-Awliyaa’ that ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattaab wrote a letter to a drunkard and wrote Surah Ghaafir (chapter 40 of the Quran) verses 1-3, due to which that drunkard repented. See the Tafseer (exegesis) of chapter 40, verses 1-3... More

  • Ibn 'Abbaas' statement about motion of sun Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the meaning of this hadith, and is it authentic? Does it contradict science? It was narrated from Ibn Abbas, "The sun is like flowing water, running in its course in the sky during the day. When it sets, it travels in its course beneath the earth until it rises in the east.” He said, “The same is true in the case of the.. More

  • Statement attributed to 'Ali ibn Abi Taalib Date: 17-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I want to know about a statement attributed to 'Ali Ibn Abi Talib,who was reported to have said, “A friend cannot be considered a friend until he is tested in three occasions: at the time of your need, behind your back, and after your death.” My question is whether this saying of 'Ali Ibn Abi Talibwasever reported in any.. More

  • Story of the Angel of Death with the man sitting with Prophet Sulaymaan Date: 30-1-2016

    Please tell me about the legitimacy of the following narration? According to a narration of A’mash, Azrail, who was in disguise, visited Sulayman, may Allaah exalt his mention, and very carefullylooked at a man who was there. The man noticed it. When Azrail left, the man asked Sulayman who he was. When he found out that he was Azrail, he said, "He.. More

  • Al-Hasan Al-Basri's statement about believers interceding for their friends on the Day of Judgment Date: 9-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I want to know about is this statement attributed to Hassan Basri, who was reported to have said, "Have lots of believing friends because they will be able to intercede for you on the day of Judgment." Is this saying authentic or weak? And what is the source of this statement? I am asking because have seen it being widely spread.. More

  • The story about the boy whose prayers were always answered Date: 6-1-2015

    Assalamu alaikum. Recently one of the western dai's has shared a story on his facebook page from Ibn Al-Jawzi in AlMuntatham fi Siyar AlMuluk wal Umam. In that story, Abdullah ibn AlMubarak met a boy who asked to Allah something and at that instant his du'a would be accepted & came to reality. When that boy found out that his secret with Allah has.. More

  • Taking the Mawqoof Hadeeth as evidence Date: 25-9-2013

    assalamu alaykum, Are Mawqoof ahadith taken as evidence in Islam?. I read below from an article that it is not taken as evidence. Can you please clarify which is the correct position in this regard. The 'Allamah Jamalud-Din al-Qasimi, may Allah have mercy upon him, said: "The saying/action of a Sahabi is not a proof, according to what is more correct.".. More

  • The Hadeeth: Do not be a people without a will of your own…. Date: 15-10-2012

    Salam alaikum, Can you please tell me the status of this hadith? Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said, "Do not be people without minds of your own, saying that if others treat you well - you will treat them well, and that if they do wrong - you will do wrong. Instead, accustom yourselves to do good if people do good and.. More

  • Status of Mu‘allaq Hadeeths in Saheeh Al-Bukhari Date: 4-12-2011

    Are the Mu‘allaq Hadeeths (those whose chains of narrators are omitted) narrated in Saheeh Al-Bukhaari considered Saheeh (authentic) Hadeeths or not? Please, provide me with an answer that is supported by evidence, may Allaah reward you... More

  • A narration containing a precaution against eating much meat Date: 31-8-2010

    Is there a Hadeeth attributed to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wasallam, in which he warns against consuming meat frequently? .. More

  • A narration about returning from Ribaat before completing 40 days Date: 9-8-2009

    What is the Hadeeth number and the name of Hadeeth book regarding, Umar (ral) while he was caliph, forbidding and even slapped a sahabi (ral) when that particular sahabi (ral) told the caliph (ral) that he is returning home after 40 days in jihad? The caliph (ral) advised him (ral) not to repeat it in future... More

  • A Hadeeth encouraging marriage from someone who is a close relative Date: 29-11-2006

    My husband told me that he thought there is a hadeeth that the Prophet (saw) said that preference should be given to marying your cousin or someone from your own family, then to a friends family and then a neighbour before marrying from a family elsewhere. He did say that he was not sure if this was or was not a true hadeeth, but it was in the context.. More

  • The Hadith about the man with one strand of hairs as his beard Date: 4-4-2006

    Is there a Hadeeth which talks about a person who had ONLY one strand of hair as his beard, to which an Angel was hanging, and our Prophet smiled at it? Please advice... More

  • Some kinds of Hadith Date: 1-9-2003

    What is the difference among Hasan Lighairihi, weak and fabricated Ahadith? Can we act on weak Hadith?.. More