Sahabah

Translation of a Hadith on the importance of Salah in congregation

Question

Kindly translate the following Hadith in Sunan Darimi:

أخر رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم صلاة العشاء ذات ليلة حتى كاد أن يذهب ثلث الليل أو قريبه، فجاء وفي الناس رقود، وهم عزون، وهم حلق، فغضب فقال: ” لو أن رجلا نادى الناس إلى عرق أو مرماتين، لأجابوا إليه، وهم يتخلفون عن هذه الصلاة لهممت أن آمر رجلا يصلي بالناس ثم أتخلف على أهل هذه الدور الذين يتخلفون عن هذه الصلاة، فأضرمها عليهم بالنيران

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Effects of the evil eye and its cure in Hadith

Question

1) Please relate the incident where a Sahabi (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) looks at another Sahabi (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) in admiration and that resulted in the Sahabi falling unconscious, and its reference.

2) Please explain as to whether a person, who casts an evil gaze, performs wudu or ghusl and is this water, that is used, then poured over the one afflicted by the bad eye. Read More »

A narration regarding Reciting Quran aloud in Salah

Question

Is this Hadith reliable?

Ibnul Adra’ says: One night I was in the company of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) when we walked past a man who was reciting Quran aloud [without shouting] in Salah. I said , “O Messenger of Allah! Maybe he did it ostentatiously?” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied ,” Never! he is turning towards Allah” Ibnul ‘Adra’ says, ‘I looked at this person and he was ‘Abdullah Dhul Bijadayn.’

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Du’a for a good death

Question

I need your help with learning a masnun dua for a good death. Please let me know if the words quoted below are masnun or not.

Kindly let me know the reference if they are masnun and suitable for practice as a Hadith.

If they are not masnun, can you teach a dua from masnun text that asks Allah most high to grant us husnul khatima.

If that is not possible, anything from the companions (radiyallahu ‘anhum) or the salaf (rahimahumullah) on husnul khatima supplication.

 

Dua: Allahumma inni as’aluka husnul khatima.

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Hadith on the importance of loving the sahabah

Question

Is this Hadith sahih?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mughaffal [radiyallahu ‘anhu] narrates that the Messenger of Allah said: “Allah, Allah! Fear Him with regard to my Companions! Do not make them targets after me. Whoever loves them loves them with his love for me; and whoever hates them hates them with his hatred for me. Whoever bears enmity for them bears enmity for me; and whoever bears enmity for me, bears enmity for Allah. Whoever bears enmity for Allah is about to be seized”

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Clarification of a Hadith in Sahih Muslim

Question

What do the Hadith scholars say about this Hadith in Sahih Muslim.

Narrated by Sa’d Ibn Abi Waqqas (radiyallahu ‘anhu):

Muawiyah, the son of Abu Sufyan, gave an order to Sa’d, and told him: “What prevents you that you are refraining from cursing Abu Turab (nickname of ‘Ali)?” Sa’d replied: “Don’t you remember that the Prophet said three things about (the virtue of) ‘Ali? So I will never curse ‘Ali. Read More »