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December, 2017

  • 5 December

    A narration regarding the incident of Hudaybiyyah

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab said to Abu Jandal (radiyallahu ‘anhu): “For verily they are Mushrikun (polytheist), and the blood of one of them is like the blood of a dog”

November, 2017

October, 2017

  • 17 October

    The generosity of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and the barakah of ten dirhams

    Question Is this an authentic Hadith? حدثنا أبو شعيب الحراني، ثنا يحيى بن عبد الله البابلتي، ثنا أيوب بن نهيك، قال: سمعت عطاء بن أبي رباح، يقول سمعت ابن عمر، يقول: سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، وأتى صاحب بز فاشترى منه قميصا بأربعة دراهم فخرج وهو عليه فإذا رجل من الأنصار، فقال: يا رسول الله صلى الله عليه …

  • 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 …

September, 2017

August, 2017

October, 2016

  • 4 October

    Authenticity of the famous nashid ‘Tala’al badru ‘alayna’

    Question Is it true that when Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came to Madinah Munawwarah some women and young girls were singing طَلَعَ الْبَدْرُ عَلَيْنَا مِنْ ثَنِيَّات الْوَدَاعِ وَجَبَ الشُّكْرُ عَلَيْنَا مَا دَعَا لِلَّهِ دَاعِ

October, 2015

September, 2015

  • 21 September

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) praising the king of Abysinnia

    Question I read in a book that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said to the Muslims when they were being persecuted in Makkah Mukarramah: “If you want you may go take refuge in Abyssinia , for there reigns a king, where nobody is oppressed under his rule. Go there until Allah opens up a way and makes it easy”. What …

  • 20 September

    Another Hadith on the blessings of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to perform Salah and prolong the qiyam (standing position). Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once urinated in the well. There was no well in Madinah sweeter than this well. When people used to visit, I use to feed people from it. The …

March, 2015

  • 17 March

    Nabi (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) being protected by a spider's web during Hijrah

    Question The famous story of the spider web being at the cave where Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and Sayyiduna  Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) stayed is well known and it says the Quraysh did not enter the cave as there was a spider web indicating nobody had entered it. I read this in books of Sirah but some claim it is a weak …