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Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) daughter’s request

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Which daughter of the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) does the following Hadith refer to and why did he refuse to go in the first instance?

Usama (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: ‘Once, one of the daughters of the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) sent a message to him while we were with him. In the message she wrote, ‘My child is going to die; please come.’ Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) sent his reply saying, ‘Whatever Allah takes is for Him and whatever He gives is for Him, and everything with Him has a limited time in this world. Therefore, you should be patient and hope for Allah’s reward.’ Read More »

A lengthy virtue for Sayyiduna Hasan and Sayyiduna Husayn (radiyallahu’anhuma)

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What is the status of this Hadith?

‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) related that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

“O people! Shall I not tell you of people who have the best grandfather and grandmother? Shall I not tell you of people who have the best (paternal) uncle and (paternal) aunt? Shall I not tell you of people who have the best (maternal) uncle and (maternal) aunt? Shall I not tell you of people who have the best father and mother? They are none other than Hasan and Husayn. Their grandfather is the Messenger of Allah, their grandmother is Khadijah bint Khuwaylid, their mother is Fatimah, the daughter of the Messenger of Allah and their father is ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib. Their (paternal) uncle is Ja’far ibn Abi Talib and their (paternal) aunt is Umm Hani bint Abi Talib, their (maternal) uncle is Qasim, the son of the Messenger of Allah, and their (maternal) aunts are Zaynab, Ruqayyah, Umm Kulthum, the daughters of the Messenger of Allah. Their grandfather is in Paradise, their father is in Paradise their mother is in Paradise their (paternal) uncle is in Paradise and their (paternal) aunt is in Paradise and their (maternal) uncle is in Paradise and their (maternal) aunts are in Paradise they (Hasan and Husayn) are also in Paradise, and whoever loves them will also be in paradise.

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Grade of a Hadith on the importance of protecting the Quran and the Family of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

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I am very curious about the correct grading of the following chain:

حدثنا سليمان بن عبيد الله الغيلاني، حدثنا أبو عامر، حدثنا كثير بن زيد، عن محمد بن عمر بن علي، عن أبيه، عن علي رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال :إني تركت فيكم ما إن أخذتم به لن تضلوا :كتاب الله، سببه بيد الله، وسببه بأيديكم، وأهل بيتي

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Caring for three daughters

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Is this authentic

Sayyiduna Uqbah ibn ‘Amir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said,

“Whoever has three daughters and he is patient with them, he gives them food and drink, and he clothes them, then they will be his shield from Jahannam on the Day of Resurrection.”

(Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 3669)

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Children seeking forgiveness for their deceased parents

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Is this narration authentic?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said:

“The one who has passed away will move up in his position, and he will say, ‘O my Rabb, what’s going on?’ It will be said to him, ‘[This is due to] your child seeking forgiveness for you” (Al Adabul Mufrad)

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Making one’s parents happy

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What is the status of the following narration?

قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: نومك على السرير برا بوالديك تضحكهما، ويضحكانك أفضل من جهادك بالسيف في سبيل الله عز وجل

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Kindness to relatives wipes away sins

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Could you reference the narration?

A person came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said, “I have committed a sin, how can I repent?’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘Is your mother alive?’ He replied, ‘She has passed on.’ Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘Is your khalah (maternal aunt) alive?’ When he replied in the affirmative, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘ Go and be kind to her.’

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A narration regarding Safwan ibn Mu’attal (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

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Is this Hadith reliable?

Sayyiduna ‘Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says, “A woman came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) while we were with him. She said: O Messenger of Allah, my husband, Safwan ibn al-Mu’attal, beats me when I pray, makes me break my fast when I keep a fast and he does not offer Fajr Salah until the sun rises.

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) asked Safwan (radiyallahu ‘anhu), who was present, about what she had said. He replied, ‘O Messenger of Allah, as for her statement ‘He beats me when I pray’, she recites two Surahs [in Salah] and I have prohibited her [to do so]. He (Nabi sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: If one surah is recited [in Salah], that is sufficient for the people.

(Safwan radiyallahu ‘anhu continued) As for her saying ‘He makes me break my fast’, she fasts; I am a young man, I cannot restrain myself. The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said on that day, ‘A woman should not fast except with the permission of her husband.’

(Safwan radiyallahu ‘anhu said), As for her statement that I do not offer Fajr Salah until the sun rises, we are a people belonging to a class, and that [our profession of supplying water throughout the entire night] is already known about us. We do not awake until the sun [almost]  rises. He said: When you awake, offer your prayer.

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