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The fly falling into a utensil

Question

I read a Hadith somewhere that states (something to the effect) that if a fly falls in something, one should dip it fully and then drink that because there is disease in one wing and cure in the other. Can you please explain?

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An example of the tree that resembles a believer

Question

In the following Hadith, are any explanations given for the portion that says ‘the leaves do not wither’ with respect to the palm tree? Also, provide the reference?

Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reported:

We were in the company of Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) when he said:

‘Tell me of a tree which has resemblance to a Muslim and the leaves of which do not wither.’

Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: It crossed my mind that it could be the date-palm tree, but as I saw Abu Bakr and ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) observe silence, I did not deem it fit that I should speak or I should say something.

‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: ‘Had you said so, it would have been dearer to me than such and such thing.’ Read More »

Explanation of ‘Spending some time in the morning in Allah’s path…’

Question

I heard an ‘Alim explain that:

“Spending some time in the morning or evening in path of Allah is better than the world and whatever it contains…”

Does not refer to being better than the things of the world because the world has no value in the sight of Allah, rather it refers to being better than all the good deeds taking place at that time in the world. The reason is that through spending time in the path of Allah, all other good actions come into existence.

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Salah during a Lunar Eclipse

Question

Is there any narration in which it is mentioned whether Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) performed this Salah during a lunar eclipse in congregation or not ?

The narration below mentions that the Holy Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) performed this Salah

 عَنْ أَبِي بَكْرَةَ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ، أَنَّهُ صَلَّى فِي كُسُوفِ الشَّمْسِ وَالْقَمَرِ رَكْعَتَيْنِ مِثْلَ صَلَاتِكُمْ

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The best gatherings are the most spacious

Question

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

خير المجالس أوسعها

The best gatherings are the most spacious

 

Have the commentators explained that it is better for the gathering to be more spacious and spread out rather than people being cramped and uncomfortable?

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