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Question about Mustakhraj


How far up can an author of a Mustakhraj go with his chain?

Does it have to connect with the original author’s teacher / teacher’s teacher or can it go further back until the Sahabi?

I have read somewhere that if it goes back to the Sahabi then the purpose of Mustakhraj is lost as it will be called a completely different chain.

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Statement of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding friends


Is this statement authentic from Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)?

Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said:

‘Stick with your true brothers. You can live in comfort with them, as they are a delight in times of ease, and you can lean on them in times of hardship. Assume the best about your brother until he comes with something that should alarm you from him. Avoid your enemy, and beware of befriending anyone but the trustworthy, and there is no trust for the one who doesn’t fear Allah.’ Read More »

Abstain from places of suspicion


Is this a statement of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam):

اتَّقُوا مَوَاضِعَ التُّهَمِ

What is its explanation.

Are there other Hadiths that prohibit going to haram/doubtful places

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Meaning of a Hadith in Sahih Muslim


In this famous Hadith, what is the correct meaning and explanation of the words ساعة و ساعة?

روى مسلم عن أبي عثمان النهدي عن حنظلة الأسيدي قال: وكان من كتاب رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: لقيني أبو بكر  فقال كيف أنت يا حنظلة؟ قال: قلت: نافق حنظلة!  قال: سبحان الله، ما تقول؟ قال:  قلت: نكون عند رسول الله صلى عليه وسلم يذكرنا بالنار والجنة حتى كأنا رأي عين، فإذا خرجنا من عند رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم عافسنا الأزواج والأولاد والضيعات فنسينا كثيراً. قال أبو بكر:  فوالله إنا لنلقى مثل هذا، فانطلقت أنا وأبو بكر  حتى دخلنا على رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، قلت: نافق حنظلة  يا رسول الله، فقال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم : “وما ذاك؟.”  قلت: يا رسول الله نكون عندك تذكرنا بالنار  والجنة، حتى كأنا رأي عين، فإذا خرجنا من عندك عافسنا الأزواج والأولاد والضيعات نسينا كثيراً، فقال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: ” والذي  نفسي بيده؛ إن لو تدومون على ما تكونون عندي وفي الذكر لصافحتكم الملائكة على فرشكم، وفي طرقكم، ولكن يا حنظلة ساعة وساعة ثلاث مرات.

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Death due to the evil eye


What is status of following narration ?

أَكْثرُ مَنْ يموتُ منْ أمتِي بعدَ قضاءِ اللهِ وقدَرِهِ بالعينِ

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Warnings against having improper motives


What is the status of this Hadith

“Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Seek refuge in Allah against the pit of grief.’

The Companions asked, ‘Allah’s Messenger, what is the pit of grief?’

He replied, ‘It is a river in Hell against which even Hell seeks refuge four hundred times a day.’

They again asked, ‘Allah’s Messenger, who will enter it?’

He remarked, ‘It has been prepared for reciters of the Quran desiring to show off their deeds. The most detestable of the reciters in the sight of Allah are those who frequently visit the rulers (for worldly ends).'”

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Du’a of one in the path of Allah


What is the status of this narration?

حَدَّثَنِي أَبِي، عَنْ رَوْحِ بْنِ عُبَادَةَ، عَنْ حَمَّادِ بْنِ سَلَمَةَ، عَنْ طَلْحَةَ بْنِ عُبَيْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ كَرِيزٍ الْخُزَاعِيِّ، أَنَّ رَجُلًا، كَانَ فِي غَزَاةٍ لَهُ مَعَ أَصْحَابِهِ، فَأَبَقَ غُلَامٌ لَهُ بِفَرَسِهِ، فَلَمَّا أَرَادَ أَصْحَابُهُ أَنْ يَرْتَحِلُوا، تَوَضَّأَ الرَّجُلُ وَصَلَّى رَكْعَتَيْنِ، وَقَالَ: اللَّهُمَّ إِنَّكَ تَرَى مَكَانِي وَحَالِي، وَارْتُحَالَ أَصْحَابِي، اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أُقْسِمُ عَلَيْكَ لَمَا رَدَدْتَ عَلَيَّ فَرَسِي وَغُلَامِي فَالْتَفَتَ فَإِذَا هُوَ بِالْغُلَامِ مَكْتُوفٌ بِشَطَنِ الْفَرَسِ

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Reciting the last three surahs every morning and evening


I have heard one Scholar say the following:

“Reciting the three Quls three times [each] in the morning and evening is weak, and what’s preserved is one time [each] without [reciting]: Qul huwallahu Ahad. Only recite Surah Nas and Surah Falaq.”


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