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Description of Dajjal’s eyes

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In Sahih Muslim the two following contradicting reports about Dajjal’s eyes are found. Please clarify.

1. ‘Dajjal is blind of the right eye..’

2. ‘Dajjal is blind of the left eye..’

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The nine books of Hadith

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Most of us know about the six famous books of Hadith, but I wanted to know about the nine famous books of Hadith.

Which three additional collections are included and the reason for their inclusion? Read More »

Reciting the Shahadatayn before death

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An Imam told me that when someone is about to pass away from the world, he should say the entire Shahadah, (La ilaha illallah Muhammadur rasulullah),

not just La ilaha illallah.

I am confused because most Hadiths I read says a person’s last words should be: La ilaha illallah.

So please tell me: When a person is about to depart from this world, should his last words should be La ilaha illallah or La ilaha illallah Muhammadur rasulullah?

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Explanation of the Hadith regarding pictures

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Kindly explain the Hadith below:

Busr ibn Sa’id (rahimahullah) narrates that Zaid ibn Khalid Al-Juhani (rahimahullah) narrated to him something in the presence of Sa’id ibn ‘Ubaidullah Al-Khawlani (rahimahullah) who was brought up in the house of Maymuna (radiyallahu ‘anha) the wife of the Prophet. Zaid narrated to them that Abu Talha said that the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

“The Angels [of Mercy] do not enter a house wherein there is a picture.”

Busr said: “Later on Zaid ibn Khalid fell ill and we called on him. To our surprise we saw a curtain decorated with pictures in his house. I said to ‘Ubaidullah Al-Khawlani:

“Didn’t he [Zaid] tell us about the [prohibition of] pictures?”

He said: “But he exempted the embroidery on garments. Didn’t you hear him?”

I said: “No.” He said: “Yes, he did.” Read More »

Salah to assist in memorising the Quran

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There is a Hadith recorded by Imam Tirmidhi, Hadith: 3570 and others where Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates a Salah he learns from the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to ease his memorization of the Quran. There seems to be dispute by the Muhaddithun about the strength of this narration.

Is it of sufficient strength that we can act upon it?

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The person who supported Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) in his final illness

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In Sahih Bukhari there are Hadiths narrated by Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) regarding the final illness of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam).

In those Hadiths when she mentions that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) would go to the masjid supported by two men one of them she mentions as Sayyiduna ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) while the other person (who was Ali radiyallahu ‘anhu) she does not mention his name. She just says “another person”.

What was the reason for this?

Was it that she just did not know who the other person was?

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Allah’s punishment when evil is not stopped

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Is this an authentic Hadith, kindly provide reference?

Urs ibn ‘Umayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that

Rasullullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

“Indeed Allah does not punish everyone for the faults of a few disobedient people, until these disobedient people continue to disobey and those who are obedient, despite being able to stop them, do not stop them, at this point, Allah orders for the destruction of all, the obedient and the disobedient.”

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