Commentary

Using yellow dye and a Sahabi kisses the belly of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

Question

What is the meaning of ‘حط ورس’ in this narration?

عن الحسن، أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم لقي رجلا مختضبا بصفرة، وفي يد النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم جريدة، فقال النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم: حط ورس قال: فطعن بالجريدة في بطن الرجل، وقال: ألم أنهك عن هذا قال: فأثر في بطنه، وما أدماها، فقال الرجل: القود يا رسول الله، فقال الناس: أمن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم تقتص؟ فقال: ما بشرة أحد فضل الله على بشرتي قال: فكشف النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم عن بطنه، ثم قال: اقتص فقبل الرجل بطن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم، وقال: أدعها لك تشفع لي بها يوم القيامة

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A narration regarding raising the hands in Salah

Question

Sayyiduna Jabir ibn Samurah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) relates that once Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came out towards us and said:

“Why is it that I see you all raising your hands as though they are the tails of stubborn horses. Be tranquil in Salah”. [Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 430]

Please explain the context of this Hadith and is it referring to raf’ul yadayn?

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Clarification regarding the narration on houses in Jannah

Question

My question is regarding the below Hadith:

“I guarantee a house on the outskirts of Jannah for one who leaves arguments even if he is right, and a house in the middle of Jannah for one who abandons lies even when joking, and a house in the highest part of Jannah for one who makes his character excellent.”

Is this a Hadith Qudsi, where the pronoun “I” is referring to Allah, because no one but He can guarantee entry into Jannah, not even Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).

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Sayyidah ‘Aaishah’s and Sayyiduna ‘Uthman’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) salah on journey

Question

Kindly explain the following portion of the Hadith: إنها تأولت كما تأول عثمان

 

عن عائشة رضي الله عنها: أن الصلاة أول ما فرضت ركعتين فأقرت صلاة السفر وأتمت صلاة الحضر. قال الزهرى فقلت لعروة ما بال عائشة تتم فى السفر قال إنها تأولت كما تأول عثمان

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The most proficient reciter should lead the Salah

Question

What is the explanation of the word أقرؤهم in the following Hadith?

عن أبي سعيد الخضري رضي الله عنه قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إذا كانوا ثلاثة فليؤمهم أحدهم، وأحقهم بالإمامة أقرؤهم

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Women leaving their homes for their needs

Question

In the following Hadith, what does needs refer to?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “O women! You have been allowed by Allah to go out for your needs.”

What does ‘needs’ mean?

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Following the ways of the Banu Israil, handspan by handspan

Question

Kindly provide the reference, authenticity, and explanation of the following narration:

Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al-Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has narrated that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘You will most definitely follow the ways of those before you, handspan by handspan, arm’s length by arm’s length, so much so that if they were to enter a lizard’s hole, you would certainly enter it [as well].’

We asked: ‘O Rasulullah [sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam], [Are you referring to] the Jews and Christians?

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