Tag Archives: Historical Narrations

December, 2015

November, 2015

  • 4 November

    Musa (‘alayhis salam) chasing away a repentant woman

    Question Is the following narration authentic? A woman came to Musa (‘alayhis salam) and said: “I committed a grave sin. Please pray to Allah that He forgives me.” Musa (‘alayhis salam): “What did you do?” Woman: “I committed fornication and later gave birth to a boy whom I killed. Musa (‘alayhis salam): “Go away from here, you adulteress (fajirah), lest …

October, 2015

August, 2015

  • 20 August

    Was Yusuf’s (‘alayhis salam) prison sentence increased?

    Question What is the authenticity of the narration found in the Tafsir books regarding Yusuf (‘alayhis salam)? The gist of the narration is as follows: Yusuf (‘alayhis salam) has requested his fellow inmate to intercede on his behalf upon his release. Jibrail (‘alayhis salam) rebuked Nabi Yusuf (‘alayhis salam) due to him not asking Allah Ta’ala, instead he asked his …

  • 19 August

    The name of the Angel of death

    Question What is the source of the well known name of the Angel of death?

  • 5 August

    The origin of ‘Subhanallahi wal hamdulillahi’

    Question Is the following narration authentic? It has become very popular on social media The third kalimah has a unique and very interesting story behind it. It all started before Allah Ta’ala created Adam (‘alayhis salam). The Angels were trying to move the ‘Arsh (Throne) of Allah Ta’ala but it was too heavy and wouldn’t budge. So they asked Almighty …

July, 2015

June, 2015

May, 2015

  • 15 May

    The hearts of kings and leaders are in Allah’s control

    Question What is the status of following Hadith Qudsi? Is it an Israely Riwayah (Historical Narration) and can we attribute it to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) as his statement? “I am Allah, there is no king besides Me I am king of kings, The hearts of kings are in My control. When My servants obey me, then I fill …

  • 7 May

    Angel that can swallow the seven earths and seven seas?

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) relates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “One of the Angels of Allah, if told to swallow the seven heavens and the seven earths in one morsel,has the ability to do so”