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Is this a contradiction in Sahih Muslim’s Hadith?

Question

Please elaborate on the Hadith in Sahih Muslim, book number 39, Hadith number 4707.

Why does it contradict the Quran which says that Allah Ta’ala created the world in 6 days, and this Hadith mentions the creation in 7 days!

Please help. Jazak Allah khair

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Meaning of Hadith relating to the heat & cold of Jahannam

Question

Please provide a brief explanation to the following Hadith

Narrated Abu Hurayrah: The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said,

“In very hot weather delay the Zuhr prayer till it becomes (a bit) cooler because the severity of heat is from the raging of the Hell-fire. The fire of Hell complained to its Lord saying: O Lord! My parts are eating (destroying) one another. So Allah allowed it to take two breaths, one in the winter and the other in the summer. The breath in the summer is at the time when you feel the severest heat and the breath in the winter is at the time when you feel the severest cold.”

(Sahih al-Bukhari 536, 537)

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Objection by a brother regarding leaving Madinah for propagating Islam

Question

A brother in the Path of Allah (Tabligh), after the bayan, narrated the virtues that praying in Masjidul Ḥaram has 100,000 times rewards and praying in Masjidun Nabawi has 50,000 times rewards, but the Sahabah still left Arabia to spread the Din.

In response, a brother raised the following question:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) migrated to Madinah, and even after conquering Makkah, returned to Madinah again. He also spent the rest of his life mostly in Madinah. We have to follow the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam), so what should we do?

Please give us a brief explanation in light of the abovementioned facts.

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Meaning of 'Allah's 'Arsh shook'

Question

I pray that you are well. My question pertains to the Hadith that informs us that the throne of Allah shook at the death of Sa’d bin Mu’aadh (radiyallahu anhu).

I heard that the explanation for this was because Sa’d bin Mu’aadh was the one that gave the Prophet the nusrah (assistance) to establish the Khilafah in Madinah and hence for this great action and in reverence of it, Allah caused his throne to shake at his death.

Can you please confirm this with classical references or inform me of alternative explanations the ulama have given for this happening? Jazakallahu khayran dear ulama,

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Meaning of a statement that Nabi (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) made regarding Sayyiduna Mu'awiyah (radiyallahu 'anhu)

Question

Could the following please be sourced:

Once Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) sent Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) to call Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said that Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah is eating. After this occurred for a second time, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “May Allah not satiate him”

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Qiyamah occurring on a Friday

Question

Is the following Hadith correct?

Also is the interpretation correct; that the black dot is the referring to Qiyamah?

The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“The days were shown to me, and among them Friday was shown to me. It looked like a shiny mirror in the middle of which was a black spot. I asked, ‘What is this?’ It was said, ‘The Hour.'”

Friday is a special day whose virtues have been extolled in the Hadith. Friday has been likened in this hadith to a gleaming mirror. The only thing that mars the beauty of Friday is the fact that it is also the day on which the Hour will commence. Because of this, every Friday, all creatures (apart from humans and jinn) are filled with fear in case this particular Friday be the one on which the Trumpet is blown. Jazakallah

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The Abyssinians demonstrating their spears

Question

Does the Hadith that appears in Bukhari regarding Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) and Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu’anha) looking at the Abyssinians playing with their spears prove that: watching sports (with no haram) is not classed as futile?

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Holding the hand of a fellow Muslim

Question

Narated By ‘Abdullah bin Hisham رضي الله عنه : We were with the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) and he was holding the hand of ‘Umar bin Al-Khattab رضي الله عنه. ‘Umar said to Him,

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