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Tag Archives: ibn Abi Shaybah

January, 2017

  • 24 January

    Patience in relation to Din

    Question What is the reference of this Hadith: Verily, patience is to faith as the head is to the body. If the head is cut, the body will perish.

December, 2015

  • 8 December

    Hadith on the power of du’a

    Question What is the source of this tradition? ‘Nothing can change qada [al-mu’allaq]. Only du’a can change it; and only favours/goodness can lengthen one’s lifetime.”

May, 2015

  • 13 May

    The use of beads, date pits or pebbles to count dhikr

    Question Could you mention the Hadith, that states: date seeds or pebbles were used while doing dhikr? Also could you mention its authenticity?

  • 9 May

    Qiyamah occurring on a Friday

    Question Is the following Hadith correct? Also is the interpretation correct; that the black dot is the referring to Qiyamah? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The days were shown to me, and among them Friday was shown to me. It looked like a shiny mirror in the middle of which was a black spot. I asked, ‘What …

  • 4 May

    The curse of a husband who has an evil wife

    Question I was reading an article and there was one Hadith which said to the effect that: Allah does not accept three people’s duas, first being the one that has an evil wife and he doesn’t divorce her. And I don’t remember the other two. The article also gave references I don’t recall that either. Please inform me of the …

  • 4 May

    He who rectifies his relationship with Allah…

    Question Is the following a Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)?: من أصلح ما بينه وبين الله أصلح الله ما بينه و بين خلقه Whoever rectifies his relationship with Allah, Allah will rectify his relationship with the people.

June, 2014

  • 5 June

    Hadith concerning female’s clothes that drag on the floor

    Question Is there any Hadith which mentions that a Sahabiyah asked Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) regarding her garment that it trails on the floor so does it become impure and Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) replied in the negative?

May, 2014

  • 1 May

    Who was crucified in place of Nabi 'Isa ('alayhis salam)?

    Question I have heard in many Islamic talks regarding the person who was crusified in place of Hadhrat Isa (‘alaihis salam) that he was Hadhrat Isa’s (‘alayhis salam) companion who willingly opted to get crucified in return for Jannah. Some say it was the soldier from the Jewish army who came to kill Hadhrat Isa (‘alayhis salam) the face changed similar to …

March, 2014

  • 24 March

    Proof for placing the hands below the navel in Salah

    Question Is the following narration Sahih with the extra wording ‘under the navel’: Sayyiduna Wa’il ibn Hujr (radiyallahu’anhu) reports: “I saw the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) placing his right hand over his left hand in Salah, below the Navel.” (Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah) How many manuscripts have the additional wording and how many do not? Barakallu feek

  • 22 March

    Another du’a when wearing new clothes

    Question Is it Sunnah also to recite the following du’a for wearing new clothes? The du’a is mentioned in Mishkat. Allahumma lakalhamdu anta kasawtanihi asaluka khairahu wa Khaira ma suni’a lahu wa’audhubika min sharrihi wa sharri ma suni’a lahu

February, 2014

  • 8 February

    Du’a for re-uniting couple

    Question A woman left her marital home to go and live with her married daughter The husband pleaded with her to return but to no avail. Her brothers also made attempts at reconciliation asking her for the reasons of leaving her marital home. She refuses to disclose any reason and says she will go with it to the Qabr. The …

December, 2013

  • 7 December

    Proofs for cutting the hand of a thief from the wrist

    Question: I wanted to ask a quick question about the verse in the Quran 5:38 that talks about cutting the hand of the thief. The sunnah says to cut at the wrist but I haven’t been able to locate any Hadith from Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) that describe that he instructed that the hand should be cut at the wrist and …