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October, 2020

  • 20 October

    What transaction is meant by the word ‘تَناجُش’

    Question What is the meaning of يَتَناجَشُوا in the following Hadith? عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه: أنَّ النبيَّ ﷺ نَهى أَنْ يَبِيعَ حاضِرٌ لِبادٍ، أَوْ يَتَناجَشُوا، أَوْ يَخْطُبَ الرَّجُلُ على خِطْبَةِ أَخِيهِ، أَوْ يَبِيعَ على بَيْعِ أَخِيهِ، وَلا تَسْأَلِ المَرْأَةُ طَلاقَ أُخْتِها لِتَكْتَفِئَ ما في إنائِها، أَوْ ما في صَحْفَتِها. زادَ عَمْرٌو في رِوايَتِهِ: وَلا يَسُمِ الرَّجُلُ على سَوْمِ …

  • 20 October

    Do not forsake supper even if it is a handful of dates

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘Do not forsake eating at night (supper) even though it may be a handful of dates because forsaking the night meal brings on old age.’ (Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 3355)

  • 16 October

    Meaning of daily Sadaqah

    Question Is the following narration recorded in Musnad At-Tayalisi acceptable to attribute to Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasalam)? على كل مسلم صدقة في كل يوم (Musnad At-Tayalisi, Hadith: 497)

  • 15 October

    How many Hadiths did Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah memorise?

    Question How many Hadiths did Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) memorise?

  • 14 October

    Dreams seen during the last portion of the night

    Question Kindly provide me with the grading of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: The truest of dreams are [those that are seen] in the last portions of the night [i.e. very early in the morning just before true dawn]. (Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2274, Sahih Ibn Hibban, Hadith: 4528, and Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 4 pg. 392)   …

  • 13 October

    Where is the valley of Marr Qanah?

    Question Regarding the following Hadith, where is the valley of مَرّ قَناة (Marr Qanah) located? عن ابن عمر رضي الله عنه قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: يَنْزِلُ الدَّجَّالُ فِى هَذِهِ السَّبَخَةِ بِمَرِّ قَنَاةَ فَيَكُونُ أَكْثَرَ مَنْ يَخْرُجُ إِلَيْهِ النِّسَاءُ حَتَّى إِنَّ الرَّجُلَ لِيَرْجِعُ إِلَى حَمِيمِهِ وَإِلَى أُمِّهِ وَابْنَتِهِ وَأُخْتِهِ وَعَمَّتِهِ فَيُوثِقُهَا رِبَاطاً مَخَافَةَ أَنْ تَخْرُجَ إِلَيْهِ… (Musnad …

  • 12 October

    Clarification regarding the narration ‘Die before you die’

    Question A famous Hadith is attributed to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): “Die before you die” موتوا قبل ان تموتوا. Though it has no chain, What/who is the earliest source of this saying?

  • 9 October

    The list of people who will receive the shade of the ‘Arsh of Allah

    Question It is a famous Hadith (in a single Hadith) mentioned about seven categories of people who will under the shade of Allah when there is shade except His. However, if I recalled correctly Imam Ghazali (rahimahullah) has mentioned in his book: مكاشفة القلوب المقرب إلى حضرة علام الغيوب There are around forty (40) categories of people in total who …

  • 9 October

    A believer is fearful after carrying out a good deed

    Question Can you provide the reference for this as well as the Arabic text? Hassan Al Basri (rahimahullah) said: A believer is the one who, after performing a good deed, is fearful and a transgressor is the one who, after committing a sin, is at peace

  • 9 October

    The complete narration regarding ‘A jewel tent in Jannah for the lowest ranked person in Jannah’

    Question Can you please provide the full narration of this previous answer: “A tent will be erected for him [i.e. The lowest ranked person in Jannah] which will be made of pearls, chrysolite/peridot and sapphire. It will be the size of the distance between Al Jabiyah [A city in Sham] and San’a [the Capital of Yemen].”

  • 9 October

    The complete name of Sahih Bukhari

    Question Kindly provide the full name of both Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) and his Sahih?

  • 9 October

    Punishment of the grave

    Question Kindly provide a brief commentary on the following Hadith: Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) has narrated: “I asked Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) about the torment of the grave, and he said: ‘Yes, the torment of the grave is real.’” Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said, “After that, I never saw Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) offer any Salah but he …

  • 8 October

    Protection of the gaze and private parts ensures safety against humiliation and disgrace

    Question Is the following narration authentic? لتغضن أبصاركم، ولتحفظن فروجكم، ولتقيمن وجوهكم أو لتكسفن وجوهكم