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Is Yunus (‘alayhis salam) attributed to his father or mother?


I have heard that historians say that Yunus (‘alayhis salam), like ‘Isa (‘alayhis salam) had been attributed to his mother, but I read in Sahih Bukhari, wherein mention is made that he is attributed to his father.  (Hadith: 3413 ‘ونسبه الى ابيه‘)

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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) never ate to his fill twice in one day


Is this Hadith authentic?

Masruq (rahimahullah) said:

I entered upon ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) and she invited me to eat. She said: ‘Whenever I eat my fill of food I want to cry and begin crying.’ He said: ‘Why?’ She said: ‘I remember the circumstances under which the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) parted from the world. By Allah! He would not eat his fill of bread and meat twice in a day.'”

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Nabi Dawud’s (‘alayhis salam) du’a for a good neighbour


Is this du’a authentic?

عَنْ عَطَاءِ بْنِ السَّائِبِ ، عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ الْجَدَلِيِّ ، قَالَ : كَانَ دَاوُد النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم يَقُولُ: اللَّهُمَّ إنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ جَارٍ عَيْنُهُ تَرَانِي وَقَلْبُهُ يَرْعَانِي ، إِنْ رَأَى خَيْرًا دَفَنَهُ ، وَإِنْ رَأَى شَرًّا أَشَاعَهُ

Nabi Dawud (‘alayhis salam) used to supplicate:

اللَّهُمَّ إنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ جَارٍ عَيْنُهُ تَرَانِي وَقَلْبُهُ يَرْعَانِي ، إِنْ رَأَى خَيْرًا دَفَنَهُ ، وَإِنْ رَأَى شَرًّا أَشَاعَهُ

Allahuma inni a’udhu bika min jarin ‘aynuhu tarani wa qalbuhu yar’ani, in ra a khayran dafanahu wa in ra a sharran ash’ahu

“O Allah! I seek protection in you against such a neighbour that his eyes observe me and his heart scrutinizes me, plotting. When he sees good in me, he buries it. But when he sees something bad, he spreads it far and wide.”

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A narration regarding ‘Uzayr (‘alayhis salam)


What is the status of the following Hadith?

عن علي رضي الله عنه، قال: خرج عزير نبي الله من مدينته، وهو رجل شاب، فمر على قرية وهي خاوية على عروشها، قال: أنى يحيي هذه الله بعد موتها، فأماته الله مائة عام، ثم بعثه فأول ما خلق عيناه، فجعل ينظر إلى عظامه، ينظم بعضها إلى بعض، ثم كسيت لحما، ونفخ فيه الروح، وهو رجل شاب، فقيل له: كم لبثت؟ قال: يوما أو بعض يوم، قال: بل لبثت مائة عام، قال: فأتى المدينة وقد ترك جارا له إسكافا شابا، فجاء وهو شيخ كبير

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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was exclusively given five things


Is the following Hadith authentic and suitable to qoute?

Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “I have been given five things which were not given to any other Nabi before me. These are:

1. Allah made me victorious by awe (by His frightening my enemies) for a distance of one month’s journey.

2. The earth has been made for me (and for my followers) a place for praying and pure [to perform tayammum]. Therefore my followers can pray wherever the time of a prayer is due.

3. Booty has been made Halal (lawful) for me and was not made so for anyone else.

4. I have been given the right of intercession (on the Day of Qiyamah).

5. Every Nabi was sent to his nation exclusively but I have been sent to all mankind.

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The ant seeking rain in the era of Nabi Sulayman (‘alayhis salam)


What is status of following narration ?

حَدَّثَنَا وَكِيعٌ، عَنْ مِسْعَرٍ، عَنْ زَيْدٍ الْعَمِّيِّ، عَنْ أَبِي الصِّدِّيقِ النَّاجِي: أَنَّ سُلَيْمَانَ بْنَ دَاوُدَ، خَرَجَ بِالنَّاسِ يَسْتَسْقِي، فَمَرَّ عَلَى نَمْلَةٍ مُسْتَلْقِيَةٍ عَلَى قَفَاهَا، رَافِعَةٍ قَوَائِمَهَا إِلَى السَّمَاءِ، وَهِيَ تَقُولُ: اللَّهُمَّ إِنَّا خَلْقٌ مِنْ خَلْقِكَ لَيْسَ لَنَا غِنًى عَنْ رِزْقِكَ، فَإِمَّا أَنْ تَسْقِيَنَا وَإِمَّا أَنْ تُهْلِكَنَا، فَقَالَ سُلَيْمَانُ لِلنَّاسِ: ارْجِعُوا فَقَدْ سُقِيتُمْ بِدَعْوَةِ غَيْرِكُمْ


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Correct wording on the virtue of the sunnah


Which version of this narration is correct, or are all correct?

  من احب سنتى فقد احبنى ومن أحبني كان معي في الجنة

‘He who loves my sunnah, loves me. Whoever loves me will be with me in Jannah.’

من احيا سنتى فقد احبنى ومن أحبني كان معي في الجنة

‘He who revives my sunnah, loves me. Whoever loves me will be with me in Jannah.’

 من احيا سنتى فقد احيانى ومن أحياني كان معي في الجنة

‘He who revives my sunnah, revives me. Whoever revives me will be with me in Jannah.’

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A question regarding folding the trouser before Salah


A person asked me about the folding of trousers. He said he has read in Bukhari that you cannot fold the trouser. I told him that covering ankles is sinful and there is something about folding not being good, but go for the less harmful. In the first place ankles have to be open but if it is covered then it he should fold the trousers.

Is this correct?

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Hadith of Anas (radiyallahu’anhu) on sunnats


What is the authenticity of the following Hadith ?

The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said to Anas ibn Malik:

‘O my son! If you could possibly spend your morning and evening without bearing any malice and hatred towards any person then you should do the same because it’s my sunnah and Whoever gives life to my sunnah certainly loves me: and whoever loves me is with me in Paradise.’

(Sunan Tirmidhi)

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