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Sayyiduna Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu’anhu) leaving a Walimah due to music

Question

Is Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was invited to a walimah [marriage feast]. When he arrived at the house, he heard singing. He halted at the door. He was asked: ‘Why have you halted?’

He replied, I heard Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) say:

‘He who increases the number of a crowd is of them. He who is pleased with an act of the people is a partner in its commission.’

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Explanation of the words: ‘As habul ahwa’

Question

In the following text does أهل الأهواء specifically refer to people of innovation or does it have a more general meaning (people of desire)?

عَنِ الْحَسَنِ وَابْنِ سِيرِينَ: أَنَّهُمَا قَالَا: لَا تُجَالِسُوا أَصْحَابَ الْأَهْوَاءِ، وَلَا تُجَادِلُوهُمْ، وَلَا تَسْمَعُوا مِنْهُم

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Explanation of the Hadith regarding pictures

Question

Kindly explain the Hadith below:

Busr ibn Sa’id (rahimahullah) narrates that Zaid ibn Khalid Al-Juhani (rahimahullah) narrated to him something in the presence of Sa’id ibn ‘Ubaidullah Al-Khawlani (rahimahullah) who was brought up in the house of Maymuna (radiyallahu ‘anha) the wife of the Prophet. Zaid narrated to them that Abu Talha said that the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

“The Angels [of Mercy] do not enter a house wherein there is a picture.”

Busr said: “Later on Zaid ibn Khalid fell ill and we called on him. To our surprise we saw a curtain decorated with pictures in his house. I said to ‘Ubaidullah Al-Khawlani:

“Didn’t he [Zaid] tell us about the [prohibition of] pictures?”

He said: “But he exempted the embroidery on garments. Didn’t you hear him?”

I said: “No.” He said: “Yes, he did.” Read More »

Speaking in the Masjid

Question

Is the following Hadith authentic?

When a person speaks in the Masjid, an Angel on the first instance says ‘O friend of Allah, keep quiet’.  On the second instance the Angel says ‘O enemy of Allah, keep quiet and if the person persists, the Angel says ‘May Allah’s curse be upon you’

(Takhrijul Ihya)

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Virtue of fulfilling the right of the wealth one acquires

Question

Please provide the reference for the following hadith:

Nabî (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said, ‘One who acquires goods while keeping in mind its rights will find blessings in it, while one who acquires goods without keeping its rights in mind will be like one who eats but does not get full.”

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Hadith on pride

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Is there a Hadith, wherein Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) mentioned that if a person has an atom of pride, he will be deprived of even the fragrance of Jannah, whereas the fragrance of Jannah will extend to a distance of a journey of 500 years out of Jannah?

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Hadith on music

Question

Is this hadith authentic and suitable to quote?

‘On the day of judgement, molten lead will be poured into the ears of the person who use to listen to music’

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One woman leading others in salah

Question

There is a hadith in Tabarani and Musnad Ahmad that says ” there is no good in women’s congregation” what’s the status of this hadith?

There is also a report from Ali saying a woman can never be an imam,

but hadiths in Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah said Aishah and Umm Salamah (radiyallahu’anhuma) called adhan and led prayers. Are these sahih?

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