Sirah and History

Another Hadith on the blessings of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to perform Salah and prolong the qiyam (standing position). Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once urinated in the well. There was no well in Madinah sweeter than this well. When people used to visit, I use to feed people from it. The well was called ‘Al-Barud’ (the cool well) in the Pre-Islamic era.

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Nabi (‘alayhis salam)’s love for Sayyidah Khadijah

Question

I’ve heard of a narration that A’aisha (radiyallahu ‘anha) narrates that because the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) kept mentioning Khadija (radiyallahu ‘anha), she (A’isha) made a remark about her, and the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) then confessed that Allah Ta’ala did not give him (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) better than Khadija (radiyallahu ‘anha). Please quote source, text, and grading.

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Muhammad Al-Fatih

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My question is about the ahadith that supposedly speak of Muhammad al Faatih. The Ashaa’irah and Maturidiyyah (Ahl ul Sunnah) use this Hadith to show that contrary to the claim of the Salafiyyah, this Hadith proves that the Maturidi Aqeedah is sound because the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wal Sallam) said the leader of the army was blessed and so was its army. My question is, is there a consensus that this Hadith refers to Muhammad al Faatih and if not, who are the ulama that have said that this Hadith is in reference to Muhammad al Faatih?

Here is the Hadith in question:

Verily you shall conquer Constantinople. What a wonderful leader will her leader be, and what a wonderful army will that army be!”

(Musnad Ahmad)

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Sayyiduna Ibrahim, the son of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

Question

I’ve read a narration in ibn Majah reported by Abbas ibn Abdul Mutalib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) had a son later in life to a slave woman – Maria ibn Qibitiya (radiyallahu ‘anha). Can you confirm the narration, and it’s grading? And, a narration to how he passed away?

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Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s words to Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) when she was slandered

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There is a very beautiful Hadith I have heard in a khutbah showing Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s love and patience. Can you please provide the exact words and reference.

When the rumour about Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) spread, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came to her and said; “O ‘Aaishah, if what they say is true than seek forgiveness and if what they say is false than Allah will make it apparent”.

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The woman who used to comb the hair of the daughter of Fir’awn

Question

Is this story authentic?

When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was going for Mi’raj, he passed a place from where a fragrance was emanating. Upon inquiry, Jibrail (‘alayhis salam) told Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)  that this was the woman who used to comb the hair of the daughter of Fir’awn (Pharaoh). She was burnt together with all of her children by Fir’awn when Fir’awn had found out that she believed in Allah Ta’ala.

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