Sirah and History

A flying carpet used during Mi’raj?

Question

Kindly provide the Hadith where mention is made of the transport ‘raff raff’ [A silken green carpet which was used to transport Nabi sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam] during the Mi’raj, its description and the reference please.

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A Hadith on the perspiration of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) emitting Nur

Question

Is the following authentic?

Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) says:

“Once I was once seated sewing/threading and Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was mending his shoe. The blessed forehead of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) began trickling with perspiration. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s perspiration began to emit light (Nur) so I became astonished. He then looked at me and asked, ‘What is the matter O ‘Aaishah, you seem perplexed’? I explained to him that his perspiration was emitting light and said, ‘If Abu Kabir Al Hudhali [A poet] had to see you, he would realise that his poem applies to you. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) asked her, ‘What were the words of his poem’? She replied, ‘When you to look at his face, it shines and glitters like an approaching cloud in the horizon [which is visible to everyone].’

Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) says, ‘(Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) then stood up and kissed me between my eyes and said, May Allah reward you O ‘Aaishah, You are like that to me and more.”

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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s description in the Tawrah

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What is the authenticity of this narration?

“By Allah, Muhammad is described in Tawrah with some of the qualities attributed to him in the Quran as follows: “O Prophet ! We have sent you as a witness And a giver of glad tidings, And a warner And guardian of the illiterates. You are My slave and My messenger. I have named you “Al Mutawakkil”. You are neither discourteous nor harsh”

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What to recite when throwing soil in the grave

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I would like to know if Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and his Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) use to recite the verse:

Minha khalaqnakum wa fiha nu’edukum wa minha nukhrijukum taratan ukhra

at the time of throwing soil on the deceased person?

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Victory through the blessing of the hair of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

Question

I request your help in telling us about the authenticity and correct translation of this narration and is it suitable to quote?

حَدَّثَنِي عَلِيُّ بْنُ عِيسَى ، أَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ نَجْدَةَ ، ثَنَا سَعِيدُ بْنُ مَنْصُورٍ ، ثَنَا هُشَيْمٌ ، ثَنَا عَبْدُ الْحَمِيدِ بْنُ جَعْفَرٍ ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ ، أَنَّ خَالِدَ بْنَ الْوَلِيدِ ، فَقَدْ قَلَنْسُوَةً لَهُ يَوْمَ الْيَرْمُوكِ ، فَقَالَ : اطْلُبُوهَا فَلَمْ يَجِدُوهَا ، ثُمَّ طَلَبُوهَا فَوَجَدُوهَا ، وَإِذَا هِيَ قَلَنْسُوَةٌ خَلِقَةٌ ، فَقَالَ خَالِدٌ : ” اعْتَمَرَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ وَسَلَّمَ فَحَلَقَ رَأْسَهُ ، وَابْتَدَرَ النَّاسُ جَوَانِبَ شَعْرِهِ ، فَسَبَقْتُهُمْ إِلَى نَاصِيَتِهِ فَجَعَلْتُهَا فِي هَذِهِ الْقَلَنْسُوَةِ ، فَلَمْ أَشْهَدْ قِتَالا وَهِيَ مَعِي إِلا رُزِقْتُ النَّصْرَ

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