Tag Archives: Ibn Hajar

April, 2021

  • 15 April

    Taking Allah’s name before eating

    Question What is the grading of the following Hadith? “We were with the Prophet when food was presented to him, and I never saw food which had greater blessing when we began to eat, or less when we finished. We asked Allah’s messenger how that was, and he replied, “We mentioned Allah’s name when we ate, then one who ate …

March, 2021

  • 31 March

    A Hadith prohibiting starting Salah before joining the saff

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? إذا أتى أحدكم الصلاة فلا يركع دون الصف , حتى يأخذ مكانه من الصف

  • 31 March

    The last person the enter Jannah will have 1000 slaves

    Question Is the Hadith in Al Matalibul ‘Aliyah regarding the last person to enter Jannah who will have 1000 assistants with radiating light in 1000 palaces and there will be a distance of 1000 years between each palace authentic?

  • 25 March

    Ummud Darda (rahimahallah) visits the sick

    Question What is the authenticity and interpretation of this narration? عن الحارث بن عبد الله الأنصاري قال: رأيت أم الدرداء على رحالها أعواد ليس عليها غشاء، عائدة لرجل من أهل المسجد من الأنصار

  • 11 March

    An unreliable narration regarding the cry of a baby

    Question Is this an authentic narration? It is narrated that the crying of a baby at birth until two months is as if the child is testifying to the Kalimah Tayyibah and then durud upon Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).

  • 10 March

    Authenticity of the narration regarding the punishment for those who backbite and defame people

    Question Is this narration authentic? When I was taken on Mi’raj, I passed by a group of people who had nails of copper with which they were scratching their faces and chests. I said, ‘Who are these people O Jibril?’ He replied, ‘They are those who eat the flesh of people [i.e. they would backbite] and asperse the honour of …

  • 9 March

    The reward for loving, spending and meeting for the sake of Allah Ta’ala

    Question Is the following narration authentic? عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: إن في الجنة لعمدا من ياقوت عليها غرف من زبرجد لها أبواب مفتحة تضيء كما يضيء الكوكب الدري قال قلنا يا رسول الله من يسكنها؟ قال: المتحابون في الله المتباذلون في الله والمتلاقون في الله

February, 2021

  • 24 February

    Another narration regarding the Iman of those after Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic and what is the meaning of افضل? عن عمر، رضي الله عنه قال: كنت مع النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم جالسا فقال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: أتدرون أي أهل الإيمان أفضل إيمانا؟ قالوا يا رسول الله الملائكة؟ قال: هم كذلك ويحق ذلك لهم وما يمنعهم وقد أنزلهم الله المنزلة التي أنزلهم بها بل …

  • 17 February

    The virtue of Rajab over the other months

    Question Please advise on the authenticity of this “The virtue of Rajab over the rest of the months as the virtue of the Quran over other words.”

  • 9 February

    Ibn Mas’ud’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding the origin of menstruation

    Question Is the following narration authentic and is the contents about the origin of menstruation correct? It is narrated from Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that he said: “The men and women of the Banu Israil used to pray together. If a woman had a [male friend in the congregation], she would wear wooden shoes [that were elevated like …

  • 8 February

    The authenticity of the narrations in Al Adhkar of Imam Nawawi (rahimahullah)

    Question What is the status of al-Adhkar of Imam Nawawi (rahimahullah)? Are all the Hadiths suitable for practice?

December, 2020

November, 2020

  • 9 November

    A du’a to recite four times in the morning or evening

    Question I have heard that this Hadith is recorded in Sahih Bukhari but it is weak. Can I still recite it daily? Whoever says in the morning, “O Allah, we bear witness to you and we bear witness to the bearers of You Throne and Your angels and all Your creation. You are Allah. There is no god but You, …