Tag Archives: Fitan

May, 2015

  • 9 May

    Stones aiding the Muslims in battle

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “You will fight against the Jews and you will kill them until even a stone would say ‘come here, O Muslim, there is a Jew, so kill him'” There are other versions as well, including one that mentions the Gharqad tree being a Jewish tree that will not …

November, 2014

  • 24 November

    Which Sahabi had seen Dajjal?

    Question Which Sahabi had seen Dajjal?  

  • 20 November

    Hadith: ‘A little showing off is polytheism…’

    Question What is the grade of the following Hadith? Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anu) went out one day to the masjid of the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), and he found Sayyiduna Mu’adh ibn Jabal sitting by the grave of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), weeping. He said: ‘Why are you weeping?’ Sayyiduna Mu’adh replied: ‘I am weeping because of something that I heard …

September, 2014

  • 18 September

    Hastening to do good before trials and tribulations

    Question I humbly request if you could explain the following Hadith: ‘Hasten to perform good deeds before the emergence of trials like pieces of a dark night. A man will awake as a believer and end the day a disbeliever, or end the day a believer and wake as a disbeliever. He will sell his religion for the trivialities of this …

August, 2014

  • 13 August

    Hadith on black flags

    Question Can you please comment on the gradation of this narration? Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says: ‘When you see the black flags, remain where you are and do not move your hands or your feet. Thereafter there shall appear a feeble folk to whom no concern is given. Their hearts will be like fragments of iron. They are the representatives …

April, 2014

  • 11 April

    Authenticity of Hadiths on conquest of India

    Question What is the status of the following Hadiths? 1) Thawban (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Two groups of my Ummah Allah has protected from the Hellfire, a group that will conquer India and a group that will be with ‘Isa son of Maryam (‘alayhimas salam)” 2) Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) …