Tag Archives: Majma’uz Zawaid

August, 2020

  • 5 August

    Wording of a comprehensive du’a of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question With regards to the comprehensive du’a of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), I have come across the following narration: اللَّهُمَّ إِنَّا نَسْأَلُكَ مِمَّا سَأَلَكَ نَبِيُّكَ مُحَمَّدٌ صلى الله عليه وسلم، وَنَسْتَعِيذُكَ مِمَّا اسْتَعَاذَكَ مِنْهُ نَبِيُّكَ مُحَمَّدٌ صلى الله عليه وسلم، اللَّهُمَّ أَنْتَ الْمُسْتَعَانُ وَعَلَيْكَ الْبَلاَغُ، وَلاَ حَوْلَ وَلاَ قُوَّةَ إِلاَّ بِاللَّهِ‏ (Aladabul Mufrad, Hadith: 679)   I would like …

July, 2020

  • 24 July

    Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) advices himself regarding protecting the tongue

    Question Could you give please provide the reference for this please? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) once ascended Mount Safa and took hold of his tongue and said: “O tongue! Say good you will gain and keep quiet from evil you will be safe, before you regret it.”

  • 22 July

    A du’a to recite in the morning and evening through which Allah will grant a person whatever he asks for

    Question Is the following du’a from an authentic Hadith? اللَّهُمَّ أَنْتَ خَلَقْتَنِي، وَأَنْتَ تَهْدِينِي، وَأَنْتَ تُطْعِمُنِي، وَأَنْتَ تَسْقِينِي، وَأَنْتَ تُمِيتُنِي، وَأَنْتَ تُحْيِينِي

  • 15 July

    ‘Aaishah’s (radiyallahu ‘anha) anxiety at the words of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question I have heard in a lecture that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) once told Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) that: ‘May your hand be cut/paralyzed.’ She sat holding that hand fearfully and upon returning, he (i.e. Nabi -sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam-) enquired as to what she was doing. Waiting for your words to take effect was the reply. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) …

  • 15 July

    Not milking an animal completely and leaving some milk for its young

    Question What is the source of this Hadith? The Messenger of Allah once passed by a man milking a sheep. He said “Leave some for the lamb for it is the most obedient animal.”

  • 14 July

    Authenticity of the Hadith regarding supremacy being solely based on taqwa

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “You are not superior to a [white] or black-skinned person, unless you excel him in piety.” (Ahmad) Is this narration reliable?

  • 9 July

    Famine before Qiyamah

    Question Please explain whether the following narration is reliable: عن خالد بن معدان رحمه الله قال: إذا رأيتم عمودا من نار من قبل المشرق في شهر رمضان في السماء فأعدوا من الطعام ما استطعتم فإنها سنة جوع Khalid Ibn Ma’dan (rahimahullah) has said: ” If you see a column of fire from the East, in the month of Ramadan, in …

  • 9 July

    Whomsoever is mindful of and protects three things will be a close friend of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is this narration reliable? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Three things whomsoever protects, are truly my friends and whoever destroys them is my enemy; Prayer, fasting and impurity.”

  • 6 July

    An unreliable virtue of udhiyah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever sacrifices an animal [for udhiyah/qurbani] with a happy heart, anticipating reward for his sacrifice, it will serve as a veil/barrier against the fire.”

  • 3 July

    Another narration regarding sharpening the blade before slaughtering

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once passed by a man who placed his foot on the side of a sheep, as he sharpened his blade. The sheep was observing this. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Why didn’t you [do this] before or would you like to kill it twice?”

June, 2020

  • 30 June

    Authenticity of the Hadith regarding witnessing the udhiyah/qurbani animal being slaughtered

    Question What is the status of this Hadith? عن أبي سعيد الخدري رضي الله عنه قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم لفاطمة: قومي إلى أضحيتك فاشهديها فإن لك بأول قطرة تقطر من دمها يغفر لك ما سلف من ذنوبك قالت: يا رسول الله، هذا لنا أهل البيت خاصة أو لنا وللمسلمين عامة؟ قال: بل لنا وللمسلمين عامة

  • 24 June

    Speaking lies blackens the face

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? ألا إن الكذبَ يُسَوِّدُ الوجهَ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Speaking lies blackens the face.”

  • 22 June

    Authenticity of the Hadith regarding the person who makes this world his abode

    Question Kindly assist with the authenticity of this Hadith. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “This world is an abode for whom there is no abode, a wealth for one who has no wealth and the one who has no intelligence gathers it.”