Question I have heard a Hadith which states that before Zakariyya (‘alayhis salam) was killed, he went into a tree and part of his upper garment was left sticking out of the tree. His enemies came and cut the tree in half while he was inside, which led to his death. Is this true?
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Question There are Hadiths regarding the remembrance of death, what do they mean? Do we remember those who have died or think about that we will die one day?
Question What is the level of authenticity of this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Do not swear/speak ill of the dead thereby causing harm to the living [i.e the relatives of the deceased].”
Question I want to know the authenticity of this Hadith: “When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would finish the burial of the deceased, he would stay by the grave and say, ‘Seek forgiveness for your brother and beg steadfastness for him as he is now being questioned.'”
Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Sayyiduna ‘Abdur Rahman ibn ‘Awf (radiyallahu ‘anhu) relates: “Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once took hold of my hand and we proceeded to visit his ailing son, Ibrahim. They found the infant in the throes of death, so Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) placed him on his lap until his soul left …
Question Please source the following narration: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When you wake up in the morning, do not anticipate the evening, and when you find yourself in the evening, do not anticipate the morning.”
Question Can you mention the Arabic text and reference for this narration? Also, what does it mean? Yahya Al Ghassani (rahimahullah) said “I never go to sleep telling myself that I’ll wake up” (Ibn Abid Dunya)
Question Is this a Hadith or is a statement of someone else? موتوا قبل أن تموتوا Mutu qabla an tamutu
Question Please mention the narration regarding the angel addressing the deceased before he passes away and how the angel addresses the Believer and Disbeliever.
Question Can this narration be quoted? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Remember death when you offer Salah, for if a man remembers death when in Salah, he will strive to perform his Salah in an excellent manner.”
Question What is the authenticity of this du’a for ta’ziyah (consoling the family of the deceased): Inna lillahi ma akhadha wa lahu ma a’ta wa kullu shay-in ‘indahu bi ajalim musamma
Question Could you kindly give me the Arabic text and reference for the statement made by Sayyiduna Mu’adh ibn Jabal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) welcoming death when he was passing away?
Question Is this authentic: Suddenly, there was a person, he greeted. ‘May I come in?’ he asked. But Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) did not allow him to enter the room. ‘I’m sorry, my father is ill,’ said Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha), turned her body back and closed the door. She went back to her father who had opened his eyes and …