Tag Archives: Bayhaqi

October, 2017

  • 9 October

    Surah Fatihah; a cure for all illness?

    Question I know that Surah Fatihah can be recited to cure scorpion stings from the Hadith of Abu Sa’id Al-Khudri. But can Surah Fatihah be used to cure all illnesses and health problems in general (other than scorpion stings) as well? If so, please cite the Hadith and it’s authenticity.

  • 2 October

    An incident regarding Abu Sufyan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) at the conquest of Makkah

    Question Is this incident suitable to quote? Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was sitting, just after the conquest of Makkah, watching Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) walking with the people close on his heels, he said to himself, What if I resumed fighting this man? Whereupon Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) walked over to him nudged his chest and …

  • 2 October

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) advices to Mu’adh (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is this narration correct?  عن معاذ بن جبل أن النبي صلى لله عليه وسلم لما بعثه إلى اليمن مشى معه أكثر من ميل يوصيه فقال يا معاذ أوصيك بتقوى الله العظيم وصدق الحديث وأداء الأمانة وترك الخيانة وخفض الجناح ولين الكلام ورحمة اليتيم والتفقه في الدين والجزع من الحساب وحب الآخرة يا معاذ ولا تفسدن أرضا ولا تشتم مسلما …

September, 2017

August, 2017

  • 28 August

    Do not delay in Charity

    Question Is the following authentic enough to narrate? بادروا بالصدقة فإن البلاء لا يتخطاها Similarly what is the correct wording of the first part: بادروا or باكروا . If both then which is better to use?

  • 28 August

    Shaytan’s name before being banished from Jannah

    Question What was Shaytan’s first name before being banished from Jannah?

  • 23 August

    Ka’b Al Ahbar explains the most beloved place, and time in the sight of Allah Ta’ala

    Question What is the reference for this? اختار الله عز وجل البلاد، فأحب البلدان إلى الله عز وجل البلد الحرام، واختار الله الزمان فأحب الزمان إلى الله الأشهر الحرم، وأحب الأشهر إلى الله ذو الحجة، وأحب ذي الحجة إلى الله تعالى العشر الأول منه

  • 23 August

    Cupping on a Tuesday?

    Question There is a Hadith recorded in Sunan Abi Dawud, wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said that ‘Tuesday is a day of blood.’ What is the status of this narration?

  • 19 August

    A monk was forgiven due to charity

    Question What is the reference for this incident? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, “A monk worshipped Allah in his hermitage for sixty years. Then a woman came and laid down at his side, so he laid down with her and was intimate (in adultery) with her for six nights. He became regretful and he fled. He arrived at …

  • 17 August

    How often would the Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum) eat?

    Question When people follow diets they say that it is good to eat snacks during the day and a total of 5-6 times a day. Is there anything mentioned in the Hadith regarding how often a person should eat?

  • 12 August

    A Hadith encouraging marriage and having children

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:  “Marry, as I want you to be more numerous than other nations and do not be like Christian monks”

  • 11 August

    Offering Salah at home without a valid excuse

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever hears the Adhan and does not respond to it [i.e. does not offer Salah at the Masjid], then [his Salah at home] has no [value], except for those who have a valid reason”

July, 2017

  • 31 July

    A narration regarding Dhul Qarnayn and Tubba’

    Question What is status of following narration? ما أدري تبع ألعينا كان أم لا؟ وما أدري ذو القرنين أنبيا كان أم لا؟ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I don’t know if Tubba’ is cursed or not and I don’t know if Dhul Qarnayn was a Nabi or not”