Tag Archives: Bayhaqi

February, 2016

  • 17 February

    A narration prohibiting observing Non-Muslim holidays

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Whoever builds [a home] in the land of the foreigners [that is, the non-Muslims] and observes their Nayruz [Persian New Year] and Mahrajan [a Persian festival celebrated on the equinox] and imitates them till he dies in that state, he shall be resurrected with them.

December, 2015

November, 2015

  • 14 November

    Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and the miraculous dates

    Question What is the authenticity of the narration which states that Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) had brought some dates to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asked him to make du’a for barakah. After this there was so much of barakah in those dates that he fed large numbers of people right until the time of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu …

  • 10 November

    The number of children of Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu’anhu)

    Question How many children did Sayyidina Anas (radiyallahu’anhu) have. Was it one hundred and twenty (120)? Does this include grandchildren? JazakAllahu khayran for all the assistance. Appreciated.

  • 9 November

    Moderation, friendliness and asking good questions

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Moderation in spending is half of [one’s] sustenance, friendliness toward people is half of [one’s] intelligence, and asking good questions is half of [one’s] knowledge (Shu’abul Iman)

  • 6 November

    The characteristics of the inhabitants of Jannah

    Question There are narrations that claim all of mankind will have the voice of Dawud, age of ‘Isa, the looks of Yusuf (‘alayhimus salam). Can, you confirm the narration, and it’s authenticity?

  • 5 November

    Saying a durud (salutation) seventy times at the grave of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question What is status of following Hadith and can it be quoted? It is reported that when a person stands at the grave of Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) and recites the verse: إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ  (Innallah Wa Mala-Ikatahu Yu Salluna ‘Alan Nabi), (Surah Al Ahzab, verse: 56) and then says seventy times ‘sallallahu ‘alayka Ya Muhammad’ …

October, 2015

  • 27 October

    Being Allah conscious, a means of purification

    Question Kindly provide the reference for the following narration: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was asked: “How can a person purify himself?” Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) answered: “He should remember that Allah ‘Azza Wa Jalla is with him wherever he is.”

  • 22 October

    Du’as accepted upon seeing the Ka’bah

    Question Du’as are readily accepted at the first sighting of the Kabah. Is this a Hadith?

  • 4 October

    How much of effort for this life and the next?

    Question “Work for your life down here as if you’ll live forever, and work for the next life as if you will die tomorrow” Is this a Hadith ?

  • 1 October

    Number of Women in Jannah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? I entered Jannah and saw that most of its dwellers were women. Narrated by al-Bayhaqi in al-Ba’th wal-Nushur and Ibn ‘Asakir in Tarikh Dimashq.

September, 2015

  • 21 September

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) praising the king of Abysinnia

    Question I read in a book that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said to the Muslims when they were being persecuted in Makkah Mukarramah: “If you want you may go take refuge in Abyssinia , for there reigns a king, where nobody is oppressed under his rule. Go there until Allah opens up a way and makes it easy”. What …