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300 Ambiya buried around the Ka’bah

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What is the status of the following Hadiths?

  1. “Whenever a Nabi would leave his nation, he would go to the Ka’bah to worship Allah and certainly there are 300 graves of Ambiya around the Ka’bah”
  2. “The grave of Hud, Salih and Shu’ayb (‘alayhimus salam) are in the Haram”
  3. “When a nation was destroyed, the Nabi went to Makkah to worship Allah Ta’ala until he passed away. The grave of Hud is between the Hajarul Aswad and the well of Zam Zam”

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There will always be a group on truth (haqq)

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Is this Hadith authentic and what is the source?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“There will always remain a group of people from my Ummah who will be triumphant on truth (haqq). Those who will oppose them or abandon them, will not be able to harm them. This will continue until the Command of Allah arrives [i.e. until the wind which will blow and take the lives of the believers just before Qiyamah]”

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Greeting strangers of the opposite gender

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I heard it is sunnah not to greet strangers of the opposite sex. And if greeted not to respond.

Kindly advise on its authenticity as I have come across a Hadith in which Nabi (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) greeted women. Read More »

The words تحت السرة in the Hadith of Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu’anhu)

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ثلاثٌ من أخلاقِ النُّبوَّةِ تعجيلُ الإفطارِ وتأخيرُ السُّحورِ ووضعُ اليمينِ على الشِّمالِ في الصَّلاةِ تحت السرۃ

Allamah Ibn Hazam (rahimahullah) quoted this narrated through Hazrat Anas (radiyallahu’anhu). Shaykh Awammah (hafizahullah) has also quoted this in Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah (3 / 319 )

What is original source of this specific transmission which contains words ‘تحت السرۃ‘ and what is its full chain of transmission? Read More »