Tag Archives: Fathul Bari

November, 2020

  • 12 November

    Types of gourd mentioned in Hadith

    Question What exactly are الدباء (Ad-Dubba) and القرع (Al-qar’u) which are mentioned in the Hadith to be beloved to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)?

  • 9 November

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) name; Al ‘Aqib

    Question I saw the following quote: “It is obvious that the words ‘and Al-‘Aqib is he after whom there is no prophet’ have been added as a commentary by a companion or someone afterwards.” (Mirqat, Volume 5, Page 376). How authentic is this statement which was said by Mulla Ali Qari?

October, 2020

  • 21 October

    Remaining in the spot where Salah was performed to attain the du’a of the angels

    Question Is it true that as long as we stay in the same place reading Quran and doing dhikr after having prayed a voluntary or obligatory prayer that Allah Ta’ala sends his special mercy and the angels pray for our forgiveness till we standup from that place?

  • 20 October

    What transaction is meant by the word ‘تَناجُش’

    Question What is the meaning of يَتَناجَشُوا in the following Hadith? عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه: أنَّ النبيَّ ﷺ نَهى أَنْ يَبِيعَ حاضِرٌ لِبادٍ، أَوْ يَتَناجَشُوا، أَوْ يَخْطُبَ الرَّجُلُ على خِطْبَةِ أَخِيهِ، أَوْ يَبِيعَ على بَيْعِ أَخِيهِ، وَلا تَسْأَلِ المَرْأَةُ طَلاقَ أُخْتِها لِتَكْتَفِئَ ما في إنائِها، أَوْ ما في صَحْفَتِها. زادَ عَمْرٌو في رِوايَتِهِ: وَلا يَسُمِ الرَّجُلُ على سَوْمِ …

  • 16 October

    Meaning of daily Sadaqah

    Question Is the following narration recorded in Musnad At-Tayalisi acceptable to attribute to Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasalam)? على كل مسلم صدقة في كل يوم (Musnad At-Tayalisi, Hadith: 497)

  • 15 October

    How many Hadiths did Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah memorise?

    Question How many Hadiths did Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) memorise?

  • 14 October

    Dreams seen during the last portion of the night

    Question Kindly provide me with the grading of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: The truest of dreams are [those that are seen] in the last portions of the night [i.e. very early in the morning just before true dawn]. (Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2274, Sahih Ibn Hibban, Hadith: 4528, and Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 4 pg. 392)   …

  • 9 October

    The list of people who will receive the shade of the ‘Arsh of Allah

    Question It is a famous Hadith (in a single Hadith) mentioned about seven categories of people who will under the shade of Allah when there is shade except His. However, if I recalled correctly Imam Ghazali (rahimahullah) has mentioned in his book: مكاشفة القلوب المقرب إلى حضرة علام الغيوب There are around forty (40) categories of people in total who …

  • 9 October

    Punishment of the grave

    Question Kindly provide a brief commentary on the following Hadith: Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) has narrated: “I asked Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) about the torment of the grave, and he said: ‘Yes, the torment of the grave is real.’” Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said, “After that, I never saw Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) offer any Salah but he …

  • 1 October

    Jibril (‘alayhis salam) brought a scroll to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in the cave of Hira

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration which states that Jibril (‘alayhis salam) came with a scroll to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)? عن محمد بن إسحاق قال: حدثني وهب بن كيسان، أنه سمع عبد الله بن الزبير، رضي الله عنهما يسأل عبيد بن عمير الجندعي، عن بدو أمر رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال عبيد: كان صلى …

September, 2020

  • 18 September

    Speaking a white lie in an attempt to reconcile between people

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The one who attempts to reconcile between people and speaks good (in order to avert dispute), or conveys good is not a liar.’ Ibn Shihab (rahimahullah) said: “I did not hear that concession/exemption was granted in any lies that the people speak except in three cases: [in] war, reconciling between people, and the …

  • 16 September

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) beautiful, comprehensive du’a for the Sahabah

    Question Is following Hadith authentic? It was narrated that Sayyiduna Abu Umamah Al-Bahili (radiyallahu ‘anu) said: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) came out to us, leaning on a stick, and when we saw him, we stood up. He said: ‘Do not do what the Persians do for their leaders.’ We said: ‘O Messenger of Allah, why don’t you pray to Allah …

  • 3 September

    The verse that was revealed during the Farewell Hajj

    Question Was the following verse revealed during the Farewell Hajj of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam): “This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion.” (Surah Maidah, Verse: 3) Please provide commentary for this verse as well.