Sahabah

Status of children buried alive in Jahiliyyah

Question

What is the grade of the following Hadith and what does it mean?

 

Sayyiduna Salamah ibn Yazid Al Ju’fi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said:

‘My brother and I came to the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said that our mother had passed away during jahiliyyah, she use to honour her guests, upheld the ties of kinship, and did such and such good, but she had buried alive a sister of ours during jahiliyyah who had not reached the age of puberty.

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sllam) said:

‘The one who was buried and the one who buried her are in Jahannam, unless Islam reached the one who buried the child alive and she became a Muslim.’

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A Sahabi who was miraculously freed

Question

What is the authenticity and the full narration about the Sahabi who was tied up. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) sent him a message through his father telling him to recite: ‘La hawla wa la quwwata illah billah’ No sooner he recited this, the ropes tying him untied themselves.

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Hadith on the blessings (Barakah) of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

Question

What is grade of this Hadith?

Ummu Ayman (radiyallahu ‘anha) reports:

‘The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayh wa sallam) had a wooden cup in which he used to urinate (during night). In the morning he would tell, O Ummu Ayman, throw away the water in the cup. [She said:] So one night I awoke and I was thirsty so I drank what was in it. He [sallallah ‘alayh wa sallam] said, “From this day, you’ll never complain of your stomach’.

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Hadiths of a sensitive nature

Question

What’s the meaning of this narration found in Sahih Bukhari:

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu’anhu) said: I have memorised two vessels of knowledge from Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam), I have propagated one of them to you and if I propagated the second, then my throat would be cut.”

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