Dressing & Appearance

A Hadith on treatment of one’s wife

Question

What is the grade of the following Hadith?

Sulayman ibn ‘Amr ibn Al Ahwas said:

“My father narrated to me that he witnessed the farewell Hajj with Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). So he thanked and praised Allah and he reminded and gave admonition. He mentioned a story in his narration and he (Nabi sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “And indeed I order you to be good to the women, for they are but captives with you, over whom you have no power than that, except if they come with manifest evil behavior.

If they do that, then abandon their beds and beat them with a beating that is not harmful. And if they obey you then you have no cause against them. Indeed you have rights over your women, and your women have rights over you. As for your rights over your women, then they must not allow anyone whom you dislike to treat on your bedding (furniture), nor to admit anyone in your home those you dislike. And their rights over you are that you treat them well in clothing them and feeding them.”

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Fragrance from Jannah

Question

What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Kindly explain what is meant by ‘it has come from Jannah’.

Abu Uthman An-Nahdi (rahimahullah), a Tabi’i, reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“If one is given rayhan [fragrance/’itr] then he should not refuse, for the scent has come from Jannah”

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A Hadith describing Adam (‘alayhis salam)

Question

Is the following Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Ubay ibn Ka’b (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Adam was hairy and tall, of wheatish complexion, having curly hair as on a high palm-tree…”

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Challenging the authenticity of a Hadith in Bukhari!

Question

Is this Hadith Sahih considering its chains?

This is what I read about it:

The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, ‘From among my followers there will be some people who will consider illegal sexual intercourse, the wearing of silk (clothes), the drinking of alcoholic drinks and the use of musical instruments, as lawful.’

Although this hadith is in Sahih Al-Bukhari, its chain of transmission is not connected to Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing! s be upon him) and this invalidates its authenticity.

Ibn Hazam rejects it for that very reason.

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