Sickness

Explanation of the narration regarding giving charity without delay

Question

I would like to know the level of this Hadith regarding sadaqah and charity repelling calamities. I would also like to know the meaning and any commentary.

باكروا بالصدقة فإن البلاء لا يتخطاها

“Give charity without delay, for indeed, calamity cannot overcome it” (Tirmidhi)

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Authenticity of the Hadith in Ibn Majah regarding the reward of visiting the sick

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What is the authenticity of the Hadith you have mentioned here:

Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that he heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say: “Whomsoever visits his ill Muslim brother, is walking among the harvest of Jannah until he sits. Once he sits, mercy envelopes him. [If he visits] in the morning, seventy thousand angels make du’a of forgiveness for him till the evening. If it is in the evening, seventy thousand Angels make du’a of forgiveness for him till the morning.”

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Another version of the Hadith regarding the reward of visiting the sick

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Can you mention the source of this Hadith?

‘Whoever comes to visit his Muslim brother (when he is sick), he is walking among the harvest of Jannah (Paradise) until he sits, then when he sits he is showered with mercy. If it is in the morning, seventy thousand angels will send blessing upon him until the evening, and if it is in the evening, seventy thousand angels will send blessing upon him until the morning.”

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Is there a specific number or way to have black seeds as a cure?

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I would like to learn if there is any reliable narration that talks about how many grains of black seed Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to take or the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) would suggest consuming?

Is there any guideline in Islam on how a person should take black seed for health concerns?

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Consuming camel urine for medical purposes

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I would like to know if there is a Hadith that makes mention of the consumption of camel urine for shifa (i.e medicinal purposes). Is it authentic? And if so, can the Hadith be used to validate the usage of camel urine? Please provide some commentary on the Hadith. Read More »

The belly is the pond of the body

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What is the status of the following Hadith?

المعدة حوض البدن، والعروق إليها واردة، فإذا صحت المعدة، صدرت العروق بالصحة، وإذا فسدت المعدة، صدرت العروق بالسقم

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Reconciliation between the Hadiths on sickness and plague

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Both Imams Bukhari and Muslim have narrated a Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said:

‘There is no ‘adwa [transmission of infectious disease] and no tiyarah [superstitious belief in bird omens].’

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 5776, and Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2224)

However, the following Hadith indicates that there are some contagious diseases. Modern science proves contagion like Coronavirus etc.

The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

‘If you hear of an outbreak of plague in a land, do not enter it; but if the plague breaks out in a place while you are in it, do not leave that place.’

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 5728, 5729, and Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2219)

Could you reconcile between both of the Hadiths please? Read More »