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Speaking a white lie in an attempt to reconcile between people

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Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The one who attempts to reconcile between people and speaks good (in order to avert dispute), or conveys good is not a liar.’

Ibn Shihab (rahimahullah) said: “I did not hear that concession/exemption was granted in any lies that the people speak except in three cases: [in] war, reconciling between people, and the dialogue of a husband with his wife, and a wife with her husband [i.e vice versa].

(Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2605)

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Meaning of the words ‘أخوك البكري’

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What is the translation of البكري in the following Hadith?

عن عبد الله بن عمرو بن الفغواء الخزاعي، عن أبيه، قال: دعاني رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وقد أراد أن يبعثني بمال إلى أبي سفيان يقسمه في قريش بمكة بعد، الفتح، فقال: التمس صاحبا قال: فجاءني عمرو بن أمية الضمري، فقال: بلغني أنك تريد الخروج وتلتمس صاحبا، قال: قلت: أجل، قال: فأنا لك صاحب، قال: فجئت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، قلت: قد وجدت صاحبا، قال: فقال: من؟ قلت: عمرو بن أمية الضمري، قال: ” إذا هبطت بلاد قومه فاحذره فإنه قد قال القائل: أَخُوكَ الْبِكْرِيُّ ولا تأمنه ” فخرجنا حتى إذا كنت بالأبواء قال: إني أريد حاجة إلى قومي بودان، فتلبث لي، قلت: راشدا، فلما ولى ذكرت قول النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم، فشددت على بعيري حتى خرجت أوضعه حتى إذا كنت بالأصافر إذا هو يعارضني في رهط، قال: وأوضعت، فسبقته، فلما رآني قد فته انصرفوا، وجاءني فقال: كانت لي إلى قومي حاجة، قال: قلت: أجل، ومضينا حتى قدمنا مكة فدفعت المال إلى أبي سفيان

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The narration regarding the aunt is like the mother

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Can you share the narration wherein ‘Ali, Ja’far and Zayd (radiyallahu ‘anhum) were debating on who is going to be the guardian of Sayyiduna Hamza’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) daughter and Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said the child would to go Ja’far because the khala (maternal aunt) is also similar to that of a mother?

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Ensuring a woman experiences desire before intercourse

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Imam Ibn Qudamah, a renowned Hambali Jurist, mentions a narration in which Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was reported to have said:

“Do not begin intercourse until she has experienced desire like the desire you experience, lest you fulfil your desires before she does.”

Can you please verify the above

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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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