Tag Archives: Deviated Sects

June, 2019

August, 2018

  • 6 August

    A narration regarding Sayyiduna ‘Ali, Hasan, Husayn (radiyallahu’anhum) and nine children of Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhum)

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? أخبرنا سعد بن عبد الله قال أنبأنا الهيثم بن أبي مسروق النهدي عن الحسين بن علوان عمرو بن خالد عن سعد بن طريف عن الأصبغ بن نباتة عن عبد الله بن عباس قال سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يقول: أنا وعلي والحسن والحسين وتسعة من ولد الحسين مطهرون معصومون

May, 2018

  • 21 May

    Advice given to Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Someone in our local Masjid was sharing this lengthy narration in the form of a booklet. However, many said it is a Shi’i narration. Can you kindly clarify the authenticity? Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said that one day, “I entered at midday in the presence of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in his Masjid and I said: ‘O Rasulullah, …

January, 2017

November, 2016

  • 3 November

    ‘Allamah Suyuti on the blessing and virtue of the four madhahib

    Question Can you source this statement of As Suyuti? In which book of his can I find it? “The difference found in the four Schools of Islamic law (Hanafi, Shafi’i, Maliki and Hambali) is a huge blessing and an enormous virtue. It has a subtle hidden wisdom the intelligent are able to grasp, but the ignorant are blind of. I …

October, 2016

  • 26 October

    Warning against certain deviated sects

    Question “Two groups from my community have no share in Islam: the Murjiya and Qadariya.”

  • 8 October

    A narration stating that Allah Ta’ala created an Angel in the form of ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question The Shi’ah are circulating the following message. Is it authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “On the night of Mi’raj every time I passed by a group of Angels, they asked me about Ali ibn Abi Talib that I started to believe that ‘Ali was more famous in the skies than I was. When I reached the fourth …

  • 8 October

    A fabrication regarding Husayn and Ibrahim (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? It is stated that once Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) placed Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on his right thigh and his own son Ibrahim on his left thigh. Jibril appeared and said, “Allah will not allow you to keep them both, so choose one of them.” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) could not bear being …

August, 2016

  • 11 August

    Any special virtue for keeping names of the Ahlu Bayt?

    Question In a tradition it has been narrated from ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that poverty and indigence will never enter the house in which the name Muhammad, or Ahmad, ‘Ali, Hasan, Husayn, Ja’far, Talib, ‘Abdullah or Fatimah is present.

May, 2016

  • 4 May

    An unauthentic virtue of Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is this narration authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once consulted Abu Bakr and ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) regarding a certain matter. They were unable to give a suitable suggestion. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) then sent for Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) saying: ‘Consult Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) in your affairs since he is trustworthy and reliable.’

April, 2016

October, 2015

  • 8 October

    An unauthentic narration regarding ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and the Hajarul Aswad

    Question What is the status of the lengthy narration wherein Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that he once performed Haj with Sayyiduna ‘Umar and Sayyiduna ‘Umar was unaware of the fact that the Hajarul Aswad will be a means of benefit/harm to us. Sayyiduna ‘Ali rectified him, upon which Sayyiduna ‘Umar thanked him and said, ‘I ask …

May, 2015