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Trials that will occur before the coming of Dajjal

Question

Kindly provide the status of this narration:

حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى بْنُ عُثْمَانَ بْنِ سَعِيدٍ الْحِمْصِيُّ، حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو الْمُغِيرَةِ، حَدَّثَنِي عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ سَالِمٍ، حَدَّثَنِي الْعَلاَءُ بْنُ عُتْبَةَ، عَنْ عُمَيْرِ بْنِ هَانِئٍ الْعَنْسِيِّ، قَالَ سَمِعْتُ عَبْدَ اللَّهِ بْنَ عُمَرَ، يَقُولُ كُنَّا قُعُودًا عِنْدَ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم فَذَكَرَ الْفِتَنَ فَأَكْثَرَ فِي ذِكْرِهَا حَتَّى ذَكَرَ فِتْنَةَ الأَحْلاَسِ فَقَالَ قَائِلٌ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ وَمَا فِتْنَةُ الأَحْلاَسِ قَالَ ‏ “‏ هِيَ هَرَبٌ وَحَرْبٌ ثُمَّ فِتْنَةُ السَّرَّاءِ دَخَنُهَا مِنْ تَحْتِ قَدَمَىْ رَجُلٍ مِنْ أَهْلِ بَيْتِي يَزْعُمُ أَنَّهُ مِنِّي وَلَيْسَ مِنِّي وَإِنَّمَا أَوْلِيَائِيَ الْمُتَّقُونَ ثُمَّ يَصْطَلِحُ النَّاسُ عَلَى رَجُلٍ كَوَرِكٍ عَلَى ضِلَعٍ ثُمَّ فِتْنَةُ الدُّهَيْمَاءِ لاَ تَدَعُ أَحَدًا مِنْ هَذِهِ الأُمَّةِ إِلاَّ لَطَمَتْهُ لَطْمَةً فَإِذَا قِيلَ انْقَضَتْ تَمَادَتْ يُصْبِحُ الرَّجُلُ فِيهَا مُؤْمِنًا وَيُمْسِي كَافِرًا حَتَّى يَصِيرَ النَّاسُ إِلَى فُسْطَاطَيْنِ فُسْطَاطِ إِيمَانٍ لاَ نِفَاقَ فِيهِ وَفُسْطَاطِ نِفَاقٍ لاَ إِيمَانَ فِيهِ فَإِذَا كَانَ ذَاكُمْ فَانْتَظِرُوا الدَّجَّالَ مِنْ يَوْمِهِ أَوْ مِنْ غَدِهِ‏”‏ Read More »

Be concerned with yourself when four things occur

Question

Is there any Hadith together with its authenticity which says:

Start thinking about yourself and not people when four things happen to pass;

1) Widespread greed

2) People following their desire

3) People stubborn/proud about their view

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A Hadith regarding a time will come wherein a person’s only concern will be his belly

Question

What is the authenticity of the narration below? Is it suitable to quote?

قال أبو عبد الله السلمي: حدثنا محمد بن مالك التيمي بمرو ، حدثنا أبو منصور الرباطي ، حدثنا محمد بن نهشل بن حميد ، حدثنا عبد الله بن رجاء ، عن إسرائيل ، عن أبي إسحاق ، عن الحارث ، عن علي ، رفعه : أتي على الناس زمان همهم بطونهم ، شرفهم متاعهم ، قبلتهم نساؤهم ، ودينهم دراهمهم ودنانيرهم ، أولئك شر الخلق لا خلاق لهم عند الله

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Trial in wealth

Question

Kindly translate the following Hadith:

أخبرنا محمد بن أبي سعيد ، أبنا زاهر بن أحمد ، أبنا محمد بن معاذ ، ثنا الحسين بن الحسن ، ثنا عبد الوهاب الثقفي ، عن إسحاق بن سويد ، عن مطرف ، أن رجلا من أصحاب رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم حدثه ، أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال : إن إعطاء هذا المال فتنة ، وإمساكه فتنة

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The harm of over-reacting in times of difficulty

Question

What is the explanation of انا بريء in the following Hadith:

أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال انا برىء ممن حلق و سلق و خرق

(Sahih Muslim, Kitabul Iman, number 288 -104-)

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Shaytan is with humans like blood flows in the veins

Question

I am looking for the reference for the following Hadith:

“Shaytan flows in the veins like how blood flows in the body.”

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said this to a Sahabi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) when he was walking with one of his wives, to remove any doubt. Read More »

Another version of the Hadith on ‘Allah Ta’ala testing his servant to raise his rank’

Question

Please authenticate this Hadith.

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has said:

“Sometimes a high rank is decreed for a Mu’min which he could never have attained by virtue of his deeds, so Allah Ta’ala makes him experience some hardship, whether it be physical, material or concerning his children. Then, He makes him patient and lets him attain the position decreed for him by Allah ‘Azza Wa Jalla.’

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Stones aiding the Muslims in battle

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“You will fight against the Jews and you will kill them until even a stone would say ‘come here, O Muslim, there is a Jew, so kill him'”

There are other versions as well, including one that mentions the Gharqad tree being a Jewish tree that will not say anything

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The reward of fifty Sahabah

Question

Please relate the Hadith wherein Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) mentions a time, wherein a person who adheres to the Commandments of Allah Ta’ala will receive the reward of fifty Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum)

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The simplicity of Sahabah compared to our condition today

Question

Kindly translate of the following narration:

حدثني من سمع علي بن أبي طالب يقول: إنا لجلوس مع رسول الله –صلى الله عليه وسلم- في المسجد إذ طلع مصعب بن عمير -رضي الله عنه- ما عليه إلا بردة له مرقوعة بفرو، فلما رآه رسول الله –صلى الله عليه وسلم- بكى للذي كان فيه من النعمة والذي هو اليوم فيه، ثم قال رسول الله –صلى الله عليه وسلم-: “كيف بكم إذا غدا أحدكم في حلة وراح في حلة، ووضعت بين يديه صحفة ورفعت أخرى، وسترتم بيوتكم كما تستر الكعبة”. قالوا: يا رسول الله: نحن يومئذ خير منا اليوم نتفرغ للعبادة ونكفى المؤنة. فقال رسول الله –صلى الله عليه وسلم-: لأنتم اليوم خير منكم يومئذ

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Signs of Qiyamah

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What is the status of this narration?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

  1. When public money is passed around like own money
  2. Trust is taken as booty (i.e. intention is to use it and refuse to return it)
  3. Zakah is seen as a tax
  4. Knowledge of Din is acquired for reasons other than spreading the Din
  5. A man obeys his wife and disobeys his mother
  6. Draws his friends close and distances his father
  7. Voices are raised in the Masajid
  8. Tribes are led by their wicked
  9. The leader of the community is the most despicable among them
  10. A person is respected for fear of his reprisals
  11. Singing girls and musical instruments become widespread
  12. Intoxicants are consumed
  13. The latter of this Ummah will curse their former

Then anticipate dangerous hurricanes, earthquakes, collapsing of the earth, disfigurement of bodies and faces, raining of stones, and such signs that follow in succession like beads of a necklace when the string is cut and so they (the beads) fall in succession.

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Popular Hadith regarding Sham (Syria)

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

It is extensively shared on social media amongst the youth:

Salamah bin Nufail (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: While I was sitting with the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) a man came to him and said,

“O Messenger of Allah Horses are being humiliated (ignored), and weapons are being laid down and people are claiming there is no more Jihad and war has ended”

the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

“They are lying! Fighting has just begun! Fighting has just begun! And a party of my Ummah will remain fighting on the true path and Allah will deviate the hearts of some men and Allah will provide the fighters from them until the final hour starts and the promise of Allah is fulfilled and good is on the foreheads of horses until the day of Judgement. It is being revealed to me that I will be departing you soon and you would follow me in groups while you are fighting each other and the house of the believers is in Sham (Syria)”

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