Question I have a question regarding the chains (salasil) of tasawwuf. I have heard that they are cut off between Hasan Basri and Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu’anhu) and not completely intact all the way back to Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). Is this true?
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Question Which Hadiths mention the Abdals and Qutbs and what is their authenticity?
Question What is the status of a Hadith where Nafi’, the freed slave of Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma), narrates directly from ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab, whom he never met. Nafi’ being reliable and also the student of the son of ‘Umar. Such as the Hadith in Mishkat regarding the timings of salah, when ‘Umar wrote a letter to his governors …
Question What is status of the narrator Al-Muwaqqary in the chain below? أَخْبَرَنَا هِبَةُ اللَّهِ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ الْخَوْلَانِيُّ، ثنا أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ الْحَسَنِ الدَّقَّاقُ، ثنا عَبْدُ الْعَزِيزِ بْنُ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ الْفَرَجِ، ثنا الْعَبَّاسُ بْنُ السِّنْدِيُّ، ثنا أَبُو طَاهِرٍ الْمَقْدِسِيُّ، ثنا الْمُوَقَّرِيُّ، عَنِ الزُّهْرِيِّ، عَنْ أَنَسٍ، أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ
Question My question is related to the narrator ‘Amr ibn Thabit found in Sunan Abi Dawud. Imam Abu Dawud himself mentioned that this narrator has said all Sahabah besides five became murtad [renegade] after the passing away of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). My questions are: 1) How can such a person’s narration still be accepted by Imam Abu Dawud after …
Question What is the authenticity of this incident? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Two people were crossing a desert. One was an ‘Abid (worshipper) while the other was a shameless person/sinner. The ‘Abid was extremely thirsty to such an extent that he fell down due to dehydration. The sinner saw him lying unconscious. He thought, ‘If this ‘Abid dies out …
Question I would like to know how authentic is the following Hadith of Tabarani. It is reported from Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Umar (radiyallahu ’anhuma) that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: “The one who makes salam to twenty people either collectively or individually and thereafter passes away on that day, Jannah becomes wajib for him. Similarly if he made salam to twenty people at …
Question What is the status of the following Hadith in Kanzul ‘Ummal? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said,”I saw my Rabb in a dream in the form of a youngster with long hair, wearing gold shoes and he had a gold sheet over his face”
Question Is this narration authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Allah has taken me as a close friend (Khalil) as He took Ibrahim as a close friend. So my house and the house of Ibrahim will be opposite to one another in Jannah, and ‘Abbas will be in between us, a believer …
Question What is the authenticity of the narration in Tabaqat Ibn Sa’d which states that Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) performed the janazah Salah of Sayyidatuna Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) with four takbirs?