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The warning sermon on Mount Safa

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Has this Hadith appeared with the following wording in any narration?

“From the mountain he [i.e. Rasulullah – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam] asked the people of Makkah:

‘If I say on the other side of the mountain your enemy is there will you believe me?’

Everyone said: “if you say on the other side of the mountain there is the enemy, we will believe you. You are truthful to the people. We all know you to be truthful.”

He [sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam] said: ‘I warn you of the punishment which will come! Whoever does not accept Allah to be one, a big punishment will come upon him! I warn you from this big punishment and call you to believe in one Allah.’ Read More »

Having hope in the great mercy of Allah Ta’ala

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Does the following Hadith come in more detail?

Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

‘Four people will come out of the fire [of Jahannam] and will be presented before Allah [Ta’ala]. One of them will turn and say: “O my Rabb! Since you have removed me from it [i.e. the fire of Jahannam], do not return me to it!”

Allah Ta’ala will then grant him salvation from it.’

(Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 192; Also see: Sharhus Sunnah, Hadith: 4362)

 

Is there any narration in which Allah Ta’ala instructs them to throw themselves back into the fire, after which all but one complies? Allah Ta’ala will then ask those that threw themselves back into the fire as to the reason for complying, and He will ask the one who hesitated as to the reason for his hesitation. Read More »

A Sahabi continues to pray despite witnessing his horse being stolen

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I was looking for the following Hadith which ‘Allamah Qastallani (rahimahullah) has mentioned in his Al-Mawahibul Ladunniyyah:

ومنها حديث الصحابي الذي سرق فرسه بليل وهو في الصلاة فرأى السارق حين اخذه فلم يقطع لذلك صلاته فقيل له في ذلك فقال ما كنت فيه ألذ من ذلك

(Al-Mawahibul Ladunniyyah, vol. 3 pg. 282) Read More »

An unreliable narration on the signs of Allah Ta’ala’s pleasure and anger

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There is a narration recorded by Imam Bayhaqi (rahimahullah) that goes something like the following, but I have neither the full Hadith nor the title of the text.

“When Allah is pleased with a people, he makes the rains come on time and the finances of government are held to a trustworthy person. When Allah is displeased with a people, Allah makes the rains fall out of season and the finances of government are held by an untrustworthy person.”

Would you be so kind as to please relate the entire Hadith? Read More »

Hadiths on ‘Iddah

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Kindly share Hadiths related to the ‘iddah (waiting period), especially if there is a Hadith mentioning virtues for a woman who passes away during it. Read More »

Who are the Sabi-un?

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I recently came across a verse in the Quran wherein mention of the Sabi-un (الصابئين) were made. Are there any narrations either from Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam), the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum), or the ‘Ulama (rahimahumullah) about this religion or these people? Are they considered amongst the Ahlul Kitab or amongst those who were on a correct creed? Read More »

Another question about a Mustakhraj

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What does Hafiz Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah) mean when he puts the condition for مستخرج, in the following statement (related by his student):

و شرطه أن لا يصل إلى شيخ أبعد حتى يفقد سندا يوصله إلى الأقرب إلا لعذر من علو أو زيادة مهمة
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