Tag Archives: Fathul Bari

June, 2015

  • 12 June

    Meaning of Hadith relating to the heat and cold of Jahannam

    Question Please provide a brief explanation to the following Hadith Narrated Abu Hurayrah: The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said, “In very hot weather delay the Zuhr prayer till it becomes [a bit] cooler because the severity of heat is from the raging of the Hell-fire. The fire of Hell complained to its Lord saying: O Lord! My parts are eating [destroying] one another. So Allah allowed …

  • 9 June

    Objection by a brother regarding leaving Madinah for propagating Islam

    Question A brother in the Path of Allah (Tabligh), after the bayan, narrated the virtues that praying in Masjidul Ḥaram has 100,000 times rewards and praying in Masjidun Nabawi has 50,000 times rewards, but the Sahabah still left Arabia to spread the Din. In response, a brother raised the following question: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) migrated to Madinah, and even …

  • 6 June

    The reason for Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu’anha) being the ‘Queen of the women of Jannah’

    Question Is there any reason mentioned in the Hadith which gives the reason for Fatimah Radiyallahu Anha being the queen of Jannah?

  • 3 June

    Meaning of ‘Allah’s ‘Arsh shook’

    Question I pray that you are well. My question pertains to the Hadith that informs us that the throne of Allah shook at the death of Sa’d bin Mu’aadh (radiyallahu anhu). I heard that the explanation for this was because Sa’d bin Mu’aadh was the one that gave the Prophet the nusrah (assistance) to establish the Khilafah in Madinah and …

  • 3 June

    The meaning of ‘one qirat reward’

    Question There is a Hadith wherein Muhammad (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) mentions one who keeps dog as a pet loses either one or two qirat reward per day. What exactly does a qirat translate to?

  • 2 June

    Where is Najd, which is referred to in Hadith?

    Question Where is ‘Najd’ which appears in the Hadith?

May, 2015

  • 18 May

    How long is the bridge (sirat) over Jahannam?

    Question People mention that the bridge over Jahannam (pul sirat) is 1500 years long. 500 years up, 500 years straight and 500 years down. Is this description correct and mentioned anywhere? Jazakallah

  • 16 May

    Meaning of a Hadith regarding Sayyiduna ‘Ammar (radiyallahu’anhu)

    Question What is the meaning of the Hadith in which  Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said regarding Hazrat Ammar bin Yasir (radiyallahu ‘anhu): Taqtuluhul Fiatul Baaghiyah?

  • 7 May

    The Abyssinians demonstrating their spears

    Question Does the Hadith that appears in Bukhari regarding Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) and Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu’anha) looking at the Abyssinians playing with their spears prove that: watching sports (with no haram) is not classed as futile?

April, 2015

  • 28 April

    Does our sins affect the deceased?

    Question I understand that photography is a major sin, however I have heard some say that after a person dies if we send his pictures around, this causes inconvenience to the deceased (marhum). Is this substantiated from any Hadith?

  • 14 April

    Drink water in sips, not gulps

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said the best drink in this world is water, when you are thirsty drink it by sips and not gulps, gulping produces sickness of the liver. Is this reliable?

  • 2 April

    Du’a before entering the toilet

    Question Before toilet recite: Commencing with the name of Allah, O Allah! I seek your refuge from impure/evil jinns (male and female). Is this authentic?

March, 2015

  • 17 March

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) being protected by a spider’s web during Hijrah

    Question The famous story of the spider web being at the cave where Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and Sayyiduna  Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) stayed is well known and it says the Quraysh did not enter the cave as there was a spider web indicating nobody had entered it. I read this in books of Sirah but some claim it is a weak …