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December, 2017

November, 2017

October, 2017

  • 2 October

    An incident regarding Abu Sufyan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) at the conquest of Makkah

    Question Is this incident suitable to quote? Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was sitting, just after the conquest of Makkah, watching Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) walking with the people close on his heels, he said to himself, What if I resumed fighting this man? Whereupon Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) walked over to him nudged his chest and …

August, 2017

December, 2016

  • 21 December

    A narration regarding Yunus (‘alayhis salam) in the belly of the whale

    Question I want to know whether this narration is correct especially the part ‘صوت ضعيف معروف من بلاد غريبة’ سمعت أنس بن مالك ولا أعلم إلا إن أنسا يرفع الحديث إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ان يونس النبي عليه السلام حين بدا له إن يدعو بهذه الكلمات وهو في بطن الحوت، قال اللهم لا إله إلا أنت سبحانك إني …

  • 21 December

    The Hadith “Every Nabi had half the lifespan of the Nabi prior to him”

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Every Nabi had half the lifespan of the Nabi before him. ‘Isa ibn Maryam lived for one hundred and twenty (120) years so I will pass away aged sixty (60)”

  • 7 December

    What was engraved on the ring of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Did Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) have the following words engraved on his ring? ‘Death is enough as an admonisher, O Umar’

  • 2 December

    Did ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) kill five hundred people in Siffin?

    Question I read a narration regarding the Battle of Siffin that Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) killed 500 people single-handedly  and the reference was Al Bidayah Wan Nihayah. I was wondering if this narration was authentic?

June, 2016

March, 2016

  • 23 March

    The letter of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) to the river Nile

    Question Is this incident authentic and suitable to quote: Ibn Kathir (rahimahullah) said: It was narrated to us via Ibn Lahiy’ah from Qays ibn al-Hajjaj from someone who told him: When Egypt was conquered, its people came to ‘Amr ibnul ‘As (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and said to him: O Amir, this Nile of ours is used to something and cannot flow unless …

November, 2015

  • 16 November

    The blessing of a mother’s du’a

    Question I have read an incident in Al Bidayah Wan Nihayah cited on the authority of Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that during the time of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) a mother had lost her child. She made fervent du’a to Allah and through the blessing of her du’a, Allah Ta’ala brought the child back to life. Is …

October, 2015