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Tag Archives: Tafsir Tabari

April, 2018

November, 2017

October, 2017

  • 26 October

    Being dark skinned does not affect greatness

    Question Is this an authentic narration? جاء أسود إلى سعيد بن المسيب يسأل، فقال له سعيد: لا تحزن من أجل أنك أسود، فإنه كان من خير الناس ثلاثة من السودان: بِلال، ومهجِّع مولى عمر بن الخطاب، ولقمان الحكيم كان أسود

August, 2017

  • 28 August

    A narration regarding animals on the ark of Nuh (‘alayhis salam)

    Question Is the following story found in the Hadith and can it be quoted? ‘When the animal dung on the ark of Nuh (‘alayhis salam) was becoming excessive, Allah Ta’ala ordered Nuh (‘alayhis salam) to poke the elephant’s trunk. When he did so, two pigs fell and started to eat the dung. When the rats started to gnaw and nibble …

  • 21 August

    Were the Jinn the first to reside on earth before Humans?

    Question What is the level of authenticity of this narration? Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) states, “The first to reside on earth were the Jinn. They spread corruption and bloodshed in it and killed one another. So, Allah sent Iblis with an army of Angels and he fought them until they were forced to settle on islands and mountain tops. Allah …

May, 2017

  • 11 May

    Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) on adorning himself for his wife

    Question Could you kindly reference this narration? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: “I love to adorn myself and smarten up for my wife just as I desire her to adorn herself for me, for Allah Ta’ala says, ‘And [women] have rights similar to those that [men have over them which should be fulfilled] with kindness’ (Surah Al Baqarah, …

April, 2017

November, 2016

  • 22 November

    When did Quran revelation start mentioning men and women together?

    Question Can you please verify if this statement is a Hadith and if it’s authentic. A woman came to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) and asked him why all the verses in the Quran mentioned only men, [then after that the Quran always mentioned men and women.]

October, 2016

  • 24 October

    The response of the souls to the call of Hajj

    Question Is this reliable? “When Allah commanded Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) to announce to the people to perform Hajj, he stood up on the maqam and said: ‘O worshippers of Allah, answer the call of your Lord.’ So the [souls of the] people said: ‘We are here O Lord, we are here.’ So whoever from the creations performs Hajj, he is among those …

November, 2015

September, 2015

  • 21 September

    Tafsir of Ibn ‘Abbas on the verse of Surah Dhariyat

    Question The statement ليعبدون اي ليعرفون is attributed to Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu’anhuma) with regards to the meaning of وما خلقت الجن والإنس إلا ليعبدون . Is this attribution sound?

April, 2015

  • 28 April

    Does our sins affect the deceased?

    Question I understand that photography is a major sin, however I have heard some say that after a person dies if we send his pictures around, this causes inconvenience to the deceased (marhum). Is this substantiated from any Hadith?

September, 2014

  • 20 September

    The Hadiths in Imam Tabari's books

    Question I recall hearing from scholars to beware of many of the narrations found in the History (Taareekh) of al-Tabari as many of them are weak. However, I wanted to ask if he was more stringent in his selection of Hadiths in his Tafseer than in his Taareekh? If so, did he specifically say that he will only use a …