Sahabah

A glad tiding for Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

What is the authenticity of the following narration:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“There is among you a person who will fight for the interpretation of the Quran just as I fought when it was revealed.”

The people around him raised their heads and cast inquisitive glances at Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).  Sayyiduna Abu Bakr and Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) were also present.  Sayyiduna Abu Bakr inquired if he was that person and Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied in the negative. Then Sayyiduna ‘Umar inquired if he was that person and Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied ‘No’. He is the one who is repairing my shoes (i.e. Sayyiduna ‘Ali -radiyallahu ‘anhu-).”

Sayyiduna Abu Said Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: We went to Sayyiduna ‘Ali and conveyed the good news to him. He did not even raise his head and remained as busy as he was, as if he had already heard this from the Messenger of Allah

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An unauthentic narration on appointing Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) as the first Khalifah

Question

Is the following Hadith authentic?

“Whoever wishes to live and die like me, and to reside in the Jannah, should acknowledge ‘Ali as leader after me, and take those after him as leaders as well, and should follow the Imams after me for they are my family and are created from my clay. They have been gifted with knowledge and understanding. Woe unto those who deny their virtues and those who disregard their relationship and affinity with me, for my intercession shall never reach them”

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Was Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) nur (celestial light)?

Question

Is the following Hadith authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Fourteen thousand years before Adam was created, ‘Ali and I were a light in the presence of Allah. When Allah created Adam, He placed that nur in Adam’s back. We continued as one until we separated in the back of ‘Abdul Muttalib, so I am one of the parts and ‘Ali is the other part”

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Translation of one part of a narration

Question

Can you please assist with the translation of the part in bold in the following narration?:

وعن عبد الله بن عمرو – رضي الله عنهما – قال: جاء رجل إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يستأذنه في الجهاد، فقال: (هل من والديك أحد حي؟ قال: أمي قال: انطلق فبرهما). فانطلق يحل الركاب

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The reward of fifty Sahabah

Question

Please relate the Hadith wherein Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) mentions a time, wherein a person who adheres to the Commandments of Allah Ta’ala will receive the reward of fifty Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum)

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Jannah beneath the feet of both parents

Question

What is the authenticity of the following narration of Al Mu’majul Kabir that states that Jannah lies beneath the feet of the father and mother.

The summary of the narration is that:

Once a Sahabi by the name of Jahimah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said:

O Nabi of Allah! I came to seek your advice as I intend to go out in the path of Allah. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) asked: ‘Are your parents alive?’ Jahimah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) replied in the affirmative. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

 ‘Stay with them as Jannah lies beneath their feet.’

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The Abyssinians demonstrating their spears

Question

Does the Hadith that appears in Bukhari regarding Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) and Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu’anha) looking at the Abyssinians playing with their spears prove that: watching sports (with no haram) is not classed as futile?

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