Sahabah

Ummu Ayman (radiyallahu ‘anha) miraculously given water

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Is the following narration authentic?

Ummu Ayman (radiyallahu ‘anha) narrated: “When I was making Hijrah, I had no supplies or water with me, I was about to die of thirst. I was fasting, and when it was time to break my fast, I heard a noise above my head. So, I looked up, and saw a waterskin hanging above my head. I drank from it until I had quenched my thirst, and I was never thirsty again for the rest of my life.”

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The miracle of Sayyiduna Khubayb (radiyallahu’anhu)

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Is the following narration authentic?

Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated regarding’when Khubayb bin ‘Udayy (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was a prisoner of the Quraysh in Makkah:

“By Allah, one day, I saw him eating from a bunch of grapes in his hand while he was locked in a steel cage, and there were no crops growing in Makkah at the time.”

[Sahih Bukhari and Siyaru A’alamin Nubala]

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The miraculous feats of ‘Ala Al Hadrami (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

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Is the following narration authentic?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated:

“When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) sent Al ‘Ala Al Hadrami on an expedition, I went with. I saw three amazing things, I am not sure which one is the most amazing.

We reached the shore of the ocean, and he [‘Ala Al Hadrami] said, ‘Take the name of Allah and enter.’ We did so and crossed the ocean and the hooves of our conveyance were not even wet.

While returning, we had no water. ‘Ala Al Hadrami said, ‘Perform two rak’ahs of Salah’. He then supplicated to Allah and suddenly there was a cloud and it began to rain.

When he passed away we buried him. We traveled a short distance and [we decided to move his body, fearing that an animal may consume him], but we did not find his body”

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The great reward for women if they are dutiful towards their husbands

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Where can I find the following Hadith and how sound is it?

“Muslim ibn ‘Ubayd related from Asma bint Yazid Al Ansariyyah that she went to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) while he was seated with his Companions. She said,

“I came as an emissary to you from a group of women. Indeed Allah has sent you to both men and women, and we believe in you. Indeed, we women are limited and constrained, though we are the pillars of your houses, from us do you fulfill your desires, and we also carry your children. Indeed, you men have been favoured over us by the congregational Friday prayer and by all other congregational prayers, by visiting the sick, by attending funeral prayers, by performing pilgrimage after pilgrimage, and better than all of that – Jihad in the way of Allah. When men go out to perform Hajj, Umrah, or Jihad, we protect for them their wealth, spin for them their garments, and raise for them their children. Shall we not share with you in this recompense and reward?”

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) turned to his Companions and said, “Have you ever heard any speech of a woman that is more beautiful than this woman’s questioning regarding the affairs of her religion?” They said, “O Rasulullah, we never thought that a woman should be guided to something like this.”

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) turned to her and said, “Understand this, O woman, and teach this to those women whom you left behind: For a woman to be a good spouse to her husband, for her to seek his pleasure, for her to follow and cooperate with him, is equal to all of that (i.e. all of the rewards that men get for their toils or for the deeds mentioned above).”

She left and was making Tahlil and Takbir (i.e. she was saying ‘La ilaha illallah’ and ‘Allahu Akbar’) out of rejoice.”

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Sahabah reciting Surah ‘Asr everytime they met

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Please provide a reference for the following incident regarding the sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum): “When two companions of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) met they wouldn’t part company until one of them recited Surah Asr to the other.

After doing so one of them of them would say “assalamu alaykum” to the other.’

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The extreme poverty of the Ashabus Suffah

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Please translate and provide the reference for the following Hadith:

 أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم كان إذا صلى بالناس يخر رجال من قامتهم في الصلاة من الخصاصة وهم أصحاب الصفة حتى تقول الأعراب هؤلاء مجانين أو مجانون، فإذا صلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم انصرف إليهم، فقال: لو تعلمون ما لكم عند الله لأحببتم أن تزدادوا فاقة وحاجة

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Incident of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhu) and the Jinn

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Is the following narration authentic?

‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud narrated:  “A man from among the humans went out and was met by a man from among the jinn, who said: “Will you wrestle with me? If you throw me to the ground, I will teach you a verse which, if you recite it when you enter your house, no devil will enter.” So, he wrestled with him and threw him to the ground. He said: “I see that you are very small and your forearms are like the front paws of a dog. Are all the jinn like this, or only you?” He said: “I am strong amongst them. Let us wrestle again.” So, they wrestled again and the human threw him to the ground. So, the jinn said: “Recite Ayatul Kursi, for no one recites it when he enters his house except that Satan leaves, passing wind like a donkey.” It was said to Ibn Mas’ud: “Was that man ‘Umar?” He said: “Who else could it have been, other than ‘Umar?”

(Majma’uz Zawaid, vol.9 pg.71)

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Victory through the blessing of the hair of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

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I request your help in telling us about the authenticity and correct translation of this narration and is it suitable to quote?

حَدَّثَنِي عَلِيُّ بْنُ عِيسَى ، أَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ نَجْدَةَ ، ثَنَا سَعِيدُ بْنُ مَنْصُورٍ ، ثَنَا هُشَيْمٌ ، ثَنَا عَبْدُ الْحَمِيدِ بْنُ جَعْفَرٍ ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ ، أَنَّ خَالِدَ بْنَ الْوَلِيدِ ، فَقَدْ قَلَنْسُوَةً لَهُ يَوْمَ الْيَرْمُوكِ ، فَقَالَ : اطْلُبُوهَا فَلَمْ يَجِدُوهَا ، ثُمَّ طَلَبُوهَا فَوَجَدُوهَا ، وَإِذَا هِيَ قَلَنْسُوَةٌ خَلِقَةٌ ، فَقَالَ خَالِدٌ : ” اعْتَمَرَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ وَسَلَّمَ فَحَلَقَ رَأْسَهُ ، وَابْتَدَرَ النَّاسُ جَوَانِبَ شَعْرِهِ ، فَسَبَقْتُهُمْ إِلَى نَاصِيَتِهِ فَجَعَلْتُهَا فِي هَذِهِ الْقَلَنْسُوَةِ ، فَلَمْ أَشْهَدْ قِتَالا وَهِيَ مَعِي إِلا رُزِقْتُ النَّصْرَ

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An incident at the demise of ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

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Is the following narration authentic?

“Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) passed away in Ta-if, and a bird the likes of which had never been seen before was seen at his funeral. The bird entered the hole in the ground where Ibn ‘Abbas was to be buried. So, we looked and waited to see if it would come out, and it didn’t. When his body was finally placed in the ground, we could hear the verse “O, the one in rest and satisfaction! Come back to your Rabb, Well-pleased and well-pleasing!” [Surah Fajr, Verse: 27-30] being recited from the edge of his grave, but we were unable to find out who had recited it.”

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