Tag Archives: Animals

May, 2022

February, 2022

  • 10 February

    The covenants of Nuh and Sulayman (‘alayhimas salam)

    Question Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If you see a snake at your residence then say to it, we ask you by the covenant of Nuh (‘alayhis salam) and the covenant of Sulayman ibn Dawud (‘alayhimas salam) that you do not harm us. If it re appears then kill it.” What was the covenant undertaken by Sulayman (‘alayhis salam) and …

October, 2021

  • 19 October

    The virtue of farming and planting

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? عن جابر، أنّ النّبيّ صلّى الله عليه وسلّم دخل على أمّ مبشّر الأنصاريّة في نخل لها، فقال لها النّبي صلّى الله عليه وسلّم: من غرس هذا النخل؟ أمسلم أم كافر؟ فقالت: بل مسلم، فقال: لا يغرس مسلم غرسا، ولا يزرع زرعا، فيأكل منه إنسان، ولا دابّة، ولا شيء، إلا كانت له صدقة.

March, 2021

July, 2020

  • 16 July

    Part of a description of Dajjal’s donkey

    Question I would like to know if this hadith is authentic or not. Can you please provide the reference to the Hadith. Sayyiduna Jabir ibn ‘Abdillah (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) narrated that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) while discussing about Dajjal said: “…He will be riding a donkey which will have a span of 40 cubits between its two ears..”

  • 15 July

    Not milking an animal completely and leaving some milk for its young

    Question What is the source of this Hadith? The Messenger of Allah once passed by a man milking a sheep. He said “Leave some for the lamb for it is the most obedient animal.”

  • 3 July

    Another narration regarding sharpening the blade before slaughtering

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once passed by a man who placed his foot on the side of a sheep, as he sharpened his blade. The sheep was observing this. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Why didn’t you [do this] before or would you like to kill it twice?”

October, 2019

  • 11 October

    ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) advice to one of his armies

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? عن زيد بن وهب، قال: أتاهم كتاب عمر بن الخطاب رضي الله عنه وهم في بعض المغازي: بلغني أنكم في أرض تأكلون طعاما يقال له الجبن، فانظروا ما حلاله من حرامه، وتلبسون الفراء فانظروا ذكيه من ميته

August, 2019

July, 2019

  • 10 July

    Another Hadith on showing mercy to animals

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? عن معقل بن يسار، قال قلت يا رسول الله إني لآخذ العنز لأذبحها فأرحمها، قال وإن رحمتها رحمك الله

June, 2019

May, 2019