Tag Archives: Historical Narrations

August, 2017

  • 28 August

    A narration regarding animals on the ark of Nuh (‘alayhis salam)

    Question Is the following story found in the Hadith and can it be quoted? ‘When the animal dung on the ark of Nuh (‘alayhis salam) was becoming excessive, Allah Ta’ala ordered Nuh (‘alayhis salam) to poke the elephant’s trunk. When he did so, two pigs fell and started to eat the dung. When the rats started to gnaw and nibble …

  • 25 August

    A narration on Adam (‘alayhis salam) and what transpired after eating from the tree

    Question What is authenticity of this narration? كانت الشجرة التي نهى الله عنها آدم وزوجته السنبلة، فلما أكلا منها بدت لهما سوآتهما، وكان الذي وارى عنهما من سوآتهما أظفارهما، وطفقا يخصفان عليهما من ورق الجنة ورق التين يلزقان بعضه إلى بعض، فانطلق آدم عليه السلام موليا في الجنة، فعلقت برأسه شجرة من الجنة، فناداه الله يا آدم أمني تفر؟ قال …

July, 2017

  • 28 July

    An incident regarding the nation of ‘Aad

    Question Is this incident authentic? وعن عبد الله بن قلابة أنه خرج في طلب إبل له، فوقع عليها، فحمل ما قدر عليه مما ثم، وبلغ خبره معاوية فاستحضره، فقص عليه، فبعث إلى كعب فسأله، فقال هي إرم ذات العماد، وسيدخلها رجل من المسلمين في زمانك، أحمر أشقر قصير، على حاجبه خال، وعلى عقبه خال، يخرج في طلب إبل له، ثم …

  • 15 July

    Did Nabi Nuh’s (‘alayhis salam) son construct a glass conveyance?

    Question Is it true that Prophet Nuh’s son, Yam assembled some sort of glass conveyance/boat to protect himself against the flood?

March, 2017

February, 2017

  • 7 February

    A Hadith Qudsi regarding sustenance

    Question Is this Hadith Qudsi authentic? “O son of Adam! I created you to worship me so do not behave in a casual irresponsible way. I have already distributed your sustenance so do not over exert yourself. If you are happy and content with what I have allotted to you, your heart and body will be at ease and you …

October, 2016

  • 1 October

    Dawud (‘alayhis salam) enquires regarding being grateful to Allah Ta’ala

    Question Is this story correct and where can it be found? Dawud (‘alayhis salam) once asked Allah Ta’ala, ‘O My Rabb! [Being given the ability to] thank you and to express gratitude to you is also your bounty over me, so how do I express my gratitude to you?’ Allah Ta’ala revealed to him, ‘When you have realised this [that …

September, 2016

  • 24 September

    The companion of Musa (‘alayhis salam) in Jannah

    Question Is this incident reliable? “It was said that once Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam) asked his Rabb to show him his companion in Jannah. Allah Ta’ala revealed to him, “O Musa! Go to such and such town and you shall see your companion in Jannah.” Musa (‘alayhis salam) set out and arrived at the town. He met a young man …

August, 2016

  • 15 August

    Musa (‘alayhis salam) asking Allah Ta’ala if He sleeps?

    Question Musa (‘alayhis salam) once wondered, does Allah Ta’ala sleep? So Allah sent to him an Angel, who kept Musa (‘alayhis salam) awake for three days, and then gave Musa (‘alayhis salam) two bottles [to hold] in each hand. After that Musa (‘alayhis salam) slept and the two bottles fell from his hands and broke. He said: “Allah has given …

July, 2016

  • 29 July

    A narration stating Iblis will fall into prostration before Qiyamah

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When the sun rises from the west, Shaytan will fall into sajdah calling out to Allah, ‘Command me to prostrate to anyone you wish’. His assistants [other Shayatin] will say to him, ‘O Our leader! Why are you submitting and humbling yourself?’. He will say, ‘I …

March, 2016

December, 2015

  • 4 December

    Remember Allah when you become angry

    Question What is the grade of this Hadith Qudsi? ” O son of Adam! When you get angry, remember Me. In this way, when I become angry, I will remember you [with My forgiveness] and will not destroy you among those who will be destroyed. If you are oppressed then be patient, [I will be] a better assistant for you …