Tag Archives: Bayhaqi

October, 2019

  • 24 October

    A follow up query on the du’a ‘O Allah there is nothing made easy except what you make easy’

    Question What is the correct wording of this du’a? اللَّهُمَّ لَا سَهْلَ إِلَّا مَا جَعَلْتَهُ سَهْلًا، وَأَنْتَ تَجْعَلُ الْحَزْنَ سَهْلًا إِذَا شِئْتَ or is it اللَّهُمَّ لَا سَهْلَ إِلَّا مَا جَعَلْتَهُ سَهْلًا، وَأَنْتَ تَجْعَلُ الْحَزَنَ إِذَا شِئْتَ سَهْلًا

  • 8 October

    Six good deeds

    Question Is this an authentic Hadith? عن أبي مالك الأشعري عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: ست خصال من الخير: جهاد أعداء الله بالسيف، والصوم في يوم الصيف، وحسن الصبر عند المصيبة، وترك المراء وأنت محق، وتبكير الصلاة في يوم الغيم، وحسن الوضوء في أيام الشتاء

  • 2 October

    The best medicinal treatments

    Question Is this a reliable narration? In Kanzul ‘Ummal quoting from Bayhaqi, a narration mentions that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) suggests that the best of all medicines are hijama, laxative and leeches.

September, 2019

  • 25 September

    A narration regarding the nabidh of ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is there a narration which mentions that Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) used to have something strong to drink in his water skin? Once a Bedouin drank from there and became intoxicated. Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) gave him the hadd [punishment for drinking alcohol].

  • 19 September

    The poverty of Imam Shafi’i’s mother and the hardship he endured

    Question I wanted the reference for the following statement: Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) said: “I was an orphan and my mother couldn’t afford to purchase paper for me. When I found a bone, I would take it and write on it.”

  • 9 September

    Another du’a to recite when retiring to bed

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: من قال إذا أوى إلى فراشه: الحمد لله الذي علا فقهر، وبطن فخبر، وملك فقدر، الحمد لله الذي يحيي ويميت، وهو على كل شيء قدير، خرج من ذنوبه كيوم ولدته أمه

August, 2019

  • 8 August

    Did Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) make dhikr when he was weaned off?

    Question What is the status of the following narration? عن عبد الله بن عباس، قال: كانت حليمة بنت أبي ذؤيب التي أرضعت النبي، صلى الله عليه وسلم، تحدث أنها لما فطمت رسول الله، صلى الله عليه وسلم، تكلم، قالت:  سمعته يقول كلاما عجيبا: سمعته يقول: الله أكبر كبيرا، والحمد لله كثيرا، وسبحان الله بكرة وأصيلا

July, 2019

June, 2019

  • 21 June

    Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) would dedicate the entire night to the recital of Quran

    Question Please could you mention the reference for this? On one occasion, some of the Fuqaha (Jurists) of Egypt entered the presence of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) at the time of sehri. On entering and meeting him, they saw that he had a Quran before him and was occupied its recitation. Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) addressed them saying, “Your engagement in Fiqh …