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Tag Archives: Ibn ‘Asakir

February, 2017

December, 2016

  • 28 December

    Abdals and Qutbs

    Question Which Hadiths mention the Abdals and Qutbs and what is their authenticity?

  • 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)”

October, 2016

  • 24 October

    Benefit of repentance (tawbah)

    Question إذا تاب العبد عن ذنوبه أنسى الله حفظته ذنوبه ، وأنسى ذلك جوارحه ومعالمه من الأرض حتى يلقى الله يوم القيامة وليس عليه شاهد من الله بذنب

  • 18 October

    Glory be to the one who has beautified men with beards and women with locks of hair

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “The Angels seek forgiveness on behalf those women who have locks of hair and men who have beards. They say, ‘glory be to The One who has beautified men with beards and women with locks of hair”

July, 2016

  • 14 July

    A du’a for protecting one’s family and possessions

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? A person came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said, ‘O Rasulullah, I fear over my life, my children, my family and my wealth.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘Every morning and evening recite the following du’a: بسم الله على ديني ونفسي وولدي وأهلي ومالي (Bismillahi ‘ala dini wa …

October, 2015

  • 16 October

    An unauthentic virtue of one who memorizes the Quran

    Question What is the status of the Hadith which states that the earth does not consume the body of a Hafizul Quran?

  • 1 October

    Number of Women in Jannah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? I entered Jannah and saw that most of its dwellers were women. Narrated by al-Bayhaqi in al-Ba’th wal-Nushur and Ibn ‘Asakir in Tarikh Dimashq.

July, 2015

  • 29 July

    Drinking water on an empty stomach

    Question I would like to know if there is a Hadith where Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prohibited that water be the first thing drunk in the morning on an empty stomach as this causes different types of illnesses. I received a message saying it is mentioned in Tabarani.

  • 14 July

    Imam Malik's Ramadan routine

    Question Is it true Imam Malik would not do Hadith kitabs in Ramadan and would only pray Quran? I read the following in Tarikh ibn ‘Asakir which contradicts it: وَكَانَ الحنيني إذا دخل شهر رمضان ترك سماع الحديث ، فَقَالَ لَهُ مَالِك : يَا أَبَا يَعْقُوب ، لم تترك سماع الحديث فِي رمضان ، إن كَانَ فِيهِ شيء يكره فِي رمضان ، …

May, 2015

  • 18 May

    How long is the bridge (sirat) over Jahannam?

    Question People mention that the bridge over Jahannam (pul sirat) is 1500 years long. 500 yrs up, 500 yrs straight and 500 yrs down. Is this description correct and mentioned anywhere? Jazakallah

  • 16 May

    Was Sayyiduna 'Ali (radiyallahu 'anhu) nur (celestial light)?

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Fourteen thousand years before Adam was created, ‘Ali and I were a light in the presence of Allah. When Allah created Adam, He placed that nur in Adam’s back. We continued as one until we separated in the back of ‘Abdul Muttalib, so I am one of the …

April, 2015

  • 2 April

    Source for a particular du'a

    Question Could the following du’a please be sourced?: Allahumma a’inni ‘ala dini bid dunya wa ‘ala akhirati bit taqwa is this a Masnun Dua of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)?