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February, 2018

  • 12 February

    A narration stating that seventy thousand angels escorted Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) on her wedding night

    Question Is it true that that when Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) went to the home of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu), she was escorted by Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), Jibril, Mikail and seventy thousand other angels?

  • 5 February

    Forming rows [saffs] for Salah just as the angels do

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) told the Sahabah, “Why don’t you form your rows [saffs for Salah] just as the angels do in the presence of their Rabb?” The Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) said, ‘O Rasulullah, How do the angels form their rows in the presence of their Rabb? He said, ‘They complete the first rows …

January, 2018

  • 16 January

    The reward for those who habitually frequent the Masjid

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? عن أنس قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إن الله لينادي يوم القيامة أين جيراني أين جيراني قال: فتقول الملائكة ربنا ومن ينبغي أن يجاورك فيقول أين عمار المساجد

November, 2017

  • 28 November

    Three categories of people will intercede on the Day of Qiyamah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “On the Day of Qiyamah three types of people will intercede; The Ambiya will be the first to intercede [on behalf of the sinners], then the scholars and then the martyrs.”

  • 15 November

    Eating raw garlic

    Question Is there any Hadith preventing the eating of raw garlic?

September, 2017

August, 2017

  • 4 August

    An unauthentic virtue of Ayatul Kursi

    Question I heard the following narration regarding the virtue of Ayatul Kursi. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If one recites Ayatul Kursi, Allah Ta’ala will remove his soul personally [and not the Angel of death].” Can this be verified?

July, 2017

  • 3 July

    A fabricated narration on sleeping before offering ‘Isha Salah

    Question Is this a Hadith? “When a person falls asleep before offering ‘Isha Salah, two Angels stand by him and say, ‘[Perform your] Salah.’ [When he doesn’t awaken], they give up and say, ‘The loser is asleep and he refuses to awaken.'”

June, 2017

  • 28 June

    An unreliable narration regarding a benefit of eating harisah

    Question Is this narration authentic? According to Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu), Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once complained to Jibril (‘alayhis salam) that he could not have sexual intercourse often enough. “What?” replied the angel, “Why do you not eat harisah? There is the strength of forty men in this dish!” [harisah is a tasty meat dish or a …

April, 2017

  • 25 April

    The man who murdered ninety nine people

    Question What is the source of the Hadith, and is it authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) informed us: “A man from the previous Ummah killed ninety nine (99) people before making tawbah and the Angels stretched out the earth for him just so he could enter Jannah”

  • 20 April

    A Hadith regarding Jibril’s age

    Question Is this Hadith authentic and can it be quoted? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) asked Jibril (‘alayhis salam): “O Jibril! How old are you?” Jibril replied: “O Messenger of Allah, I don’t know how old I am, but I do know that in the fourth heaven I saw a star shine once every 70 000 years, and I saw …

  • 19 April

    Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) passes judgement in favour of a jew

    Question Is this incident true? أن عمر بن الخطاب اختصم إليه مسلم ويهودي فرأى عمر أن الحق لليهودي فقضى له فقال له اليهودي والله لقد قضيت بالحق. فضربه عمر بن الخطاب بالدرة ثم قال وما يدريك؟ فقال له اليهودي إنا نجد أنه ليس قاض يقضي بالحق إلا كان عن يمينه ملك وعن شماله ملك يسددانه ويوفقانه للحق ما دام مع …

  • 19 April

    Jibril travelling at full speed

    Question Is this an authentic narration? One day Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) asked Jibril, “Have you ever traveled at full speed?” Jibril said, “Yes, on four occasions.” Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) asked, “What were the four occasions?”