An incident before the demise of Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)


What is the authenticity of this incident?

Makhul said, “When Mu’awiyah approached death he gathered his children around him and said to the mother of his sons, ‘Show me the consignment which I entrusted with you.’ She came back with a container that was sealed and locked. We thought it contained gems within it. He said, ‘I preserved this for the like of this day.’ He asked her to open it, she did so and found a sheet upon which lay three garments. He said, “This is the qamis (upper garment) of the Messenger of Allah that he gave to me and this is the rida (outer garment) of the Messenger of Allah that he gave to me when he returned from the Farewell Hajj. I remained for a long while and then I said, ‘O Messenger of Allah give me this izar (lower garment) that you are wearing.’

He replied, ‘When I go to my house I will send it to you O Mu’awiyah.’

Then the Messenger of Allah sent it to me. He then asked for the cupper (i.e. the one who cups blood) and he removed hair from his head and beard. So I said to him. ‘O Messenger of Allah, grant me these hairs.’

He said, ‘Take them O Mu’awiyah. The hairs are wrapped in the end of the rida.’ He then said, ‘When I die, enshroud me in the qamis of the Messenger of Allah, put on me his rida and then let me be dressed in his izar. Take the hairs of the Messenger of Allah and stuff some in the corners of my mouth and my nostrils, then scatter the rest upon my chest. And leave me to the mercy of my Lord, the Most Merciful.’

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Three deeds of Iman


Can you please provide the reference for this Hadith

Sayyiduna ‘Ammar ibn Yasir  (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) narrated; Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

Whoever has three qualities will have completed the faith; fairness from yourself to others, offering peace (salam) to the world, and spending in charity even while poor.

(Sahih Bukhari)

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An unreliable narration regarding Abu Bakr’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) entry into Jannah


Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I said to Jibril when he took me on the Night Journey (al-Isra) up to heaven: “O Jibril, will my ummah be brought to account?” He said: ‘All of your ummah will be brought to account except Abu Bakr as-Siddiq. On the Day of Resurrection, it will be said to him: ‘O Abu Bakr, enter Jannah’. He will say: I will not enter it until those who loved me in the previous world enter it with me.'”

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Accolade of Sayyiduna Mus’ab ibn ‘Umayr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)


Kindly verify if the following statement was made by Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) regarding Sayyiduna Mus’ab ibn ‘Umayr (radiyallahu ‘anhu):

“Among the believers are men who have been true to what they have pledged to Allah.” The Prophet then cast his Mubarak eyes over the battle field on which lay the dead companions of Mus’ab and said: “The Messenger of Allah testifies that you are martyrs in the sight of Allah on the day of Qiyamah.” Then turning to the living companions around him he said: “O People! Visit them, send peace on them for, by Him in whose hand is my soul, any Muslim who sends peace on them [i.e. gives them salam] until the day of Qiyamah, they would return the salutation of peace.” Read More »

Which Sahabi stopped Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was on his way to kill Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)


When Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was on his way to kill Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) , which Sahabi stopped him on the way:

Sayyiduna Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas or Sayyiduna An-Nahham, Nu’aym ibn ‘Abdillah (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)?

The reason for posing this question is that in some books, like Fadail A’mal and the Jamiat’s Tasheel Series Grade 7, it says Sayyidina Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas (radiyallahu ‘anhu). And then in books like Siratul Mustafa, Siratun Nabi, and the Jamiat’s Tasheel Series Grade 5, it says Sayyidina Nu’aym (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

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