Tag Archives: Fathul Bari

September, 2020

  • 1 September

    Cursing time draws the wrath of Allah

    Question What is the meaning of يؤذيني ابن آدم in the following Hadith? يؤذيني ابن آدم يسب الدهر وأنا الدهر، بيدي الأمر أقلب الليل والنهار

August, 2020

  • 21 August

    The date palm trees of the Banu Nadhir tribe being cut down and burnt

    Question Would you kindly please provide a detailed commentary of the following Hadith in Sahih Bukhari? The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) had the date palm trees of the Banu Nadhir tribe burnt, and cut down at a place called Al-Buwayrah. Hassan ibn Thabit (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said in a poetic verse: “The chiefs of Bani Lu-ay found it easy to watch …

  • 20 August

    Is there a specific number or way to have black seeds as a cure?

    Question I would like to learn if there is any reliable narration that talks about how many grains of black seed Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to take or the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) would suggest consuming? Is there any guideline in Islam on how a person should take black seed for health concerns?

  • 13 August

    Duration of the Day of Judgement for a believer

    Question There is a Hadith recorded in Sahih Ibn Hibban on the authority of Sayyiduna Sa’id Al-Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that the Day of Judgement will be fifty thousand years. The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said for a believer it will be shorter than the time spent in praying an obligatory prayer. Is this Hadith authentic? Has Imam Haythami (rahimaullah) classified …

  • 7 August

    The virtue of a Friday during the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah

    Question Please can you verify this statement? Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah) said: “A Friday that occurs in the 10 days of Dhul Hijjah is more distinguished to any other Friday of the year.”

July, 2020

  • 28 July

    Reciting the Quran in a melodious tone

    Question What do the words يتغنى بالقرآن that appear in Hadiths mean and what is its interpretation? Would you also please explain the matter of Maqamat in Egypt?

  • 23 July

    Gaining two rewards while reciting the Quran

    Question Regarding the following Hadith, is it correct to translate the word “أجران” as “double”? And is the Hadith implicating that the one who recites with difficulty receives a greater reward? عن عائشة رضي الله عنها عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: مثل الذي يقرأ القرآن وهو حافظ له مع السفرة الكرام ومثل الذي يقرأ القرآن وهو يتعاهده وهو …

  • 21 July

    Consuming camel urine for medical purposes

    Question I would like to know if there is a Hadith that makes mention of the consumption of camel urine for shifa (i.e medicinal purposes). Is it authentic? And if so, can the Hadith be used to validate the usage of camel urine? Please provide some commentary on the Hadith.

  • 20 July

    Among the most pure of earnings is spoils of war

    Question What is the meaning and the authenticity of this hadith: أطيب كسب المسلم سهمه في سبيل الله

  • 20 July

    Ensuring a woman experiences desire before intercourse

    Question Imam Ibn Qudamah, a renowned Hambali Jurist, mentions a narration in which Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was reported to have said: “Do not begin intercourse until she has experienced desire like the desire you experience, lest you fulfil your desires before she does.” Can you please verify the above

  • 16 July

    Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) praised Allah while moving back to the saff (row)

    Question Regarding the following Hadith, what was the reason for Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) raising his hands and saying takbir before moving back to the saff (row)? وعن سهل بن سعد الساعدى رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ذهب إلى بنى عمرو بن عوف ليصلح بينهم فحانت الصلاة فجاء المؤذن إلى أبى بكر فقال: أتصلى …

  • 14 July

    Commentary of the Hadith on the example of a believer who recites the Quran

    Question Please provide a brief commentary on the following narration: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘The example of a believer who recites the Quran is like that of a citron, it has a pleasant smell and a sweet taste. And the example of a believer who does not recite the Quran is like that of a date, it has no …

  • 8 July

    The reason for Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) concern during an eclipse

    Question I have heard that whenever an eclipse would occur, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would go to the Masjid out of fear and invite the people to perform the Eclipse Salah. Please explain why this would cause Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to get frightened?