Tag Archives: Majma’uz Zawaid

April, 2021

  • 16 April

    Women should remain concealed and the best place for a woman to offer Salah

    Question Is this narration authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A woman is privacy. When she is about to go outdoor, and her kinsmen ask, ‘Where are you going?’ She says, ‘I will visit a patient, or attend a funeral.”

  • 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 …

  • 8 April

    A narration explaining the lengthy lifespans of the nations of the past

    Question Is this authentic? إن كان الرجل ممن كان قبلكم ليأتي عليه ثمانون سنة قبل أن يحتلم

  • 5 April

    Another Hadith regarding the detrimental characteristics of women

    Question Kindly provide the correct Arabic wording and authenticity of the following narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The majority of those I saw therein [i.e. in the fire] were women who spread secrets when entrusted; when they are asked, they are stingy, and when they ask others, they do so in a demanding way.’ Husayn [ibn Muhammad, when …

March, 2021

  • 29 March

    Another Hadith on respecting elders and showing mercy to children

    Question Kindly provide the reference, authenticity, and translation of the following narration: عَنْ أَبِي أُمَامَةَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ قَالَ: بَيْنَما رَسُولُ اللهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم وَمَعَهُ أَبُو بَكْرٍ وَعُمَرُ وَأَبُو عُبَيْدَةَ بْنُ الْجَرَّاحِ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُمْ فِي نَفَرٍ مِنْ أَصْحَابِهِ إِذْ أُتِيَ بِقَدَحٍ فِيهِ شَرَابٌ، فَنَاوَلَهُ رَسُولُ اللهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم أَبَا عُبَيْدَةَ، فَقَالَ أَبُو عُبَيْدَةَ: أَنْتَ أَوْلَى …

  • 25 March

    The complete narration regarding the reward for asking forgiveness on behalf of all Muslims

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “Whoever seeks forgiveness for the believing men and women every day twenty-seven times will be among those whose prayers are answered and those by whom the people of the earth receive provision and rain.”

  • 24 March

    A longer version of the narration regarding loving for the sake of Allah

    Question Kindly provide the translation of the following narration: عَنْ أَبِي إِدْرِيسَ الْخَوْلَنِيِّ قَالَ: دَخَلتُ مسجدَ حِمصَ فجَلَستُ إلى حَلْقةٍ فيها اثنانِ وثَلاثونَ رَجُلًا مِن أصحابِ النَّبيِّ صلَّى اللهُ عليه وسلَّمَ، قال: يقولُ الرَّجُلُ منهم: سَمِعتُ رسولَ اللهِ صلَّى اللهُ عليه وسلَّمَ، فيُحدِّثُ، ثُمَّ يقولُ الآخَرُ: سَمِعتُ رسولَ اللهِ صلَّى اللهُ عليه وسلَّمَ فيُحدِّثُ، قال: وفيهم رَجُلٌ أدعَجُ بَرَّاقُ الثَّنايا، …

  • 23 March

    A narration describing the Khawarij

    Question Kindly provide the authenticity of the following narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has mentioned: ‘A group of people shall appear towards the end of time – [referring to one of the individuals present, Nabi – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam – said:] it’s as if this [person] is amongst them – they will read the Quran, [but] it will not pass …

  • 22 March

    A description of the palace of the last person to enter Jannah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said [regarding the lowest Jannati], he will go forward then a hallowed out pearl made up of green emerald will be opened in which there are 70 doors, each door will have a wife sitting upon cushions and female slaves. The lowest among …

  • 18 March

    A follow up query regarding ‘Abdullah ibn Rawahah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What is the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith regarding Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Rawahah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and is it suitable to quote? Is there a narration in which a different Sahabi is mentioned in this incident? عن عائشة، أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم جلس على المنبر يوم الجمعة، فلما جلس قال: اجلسوا ، فسمع عبد الله …

  • 18 March

    The reward for suffering a headache in the path of Allah

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? “Whoever suffered from headache in the path of Allah and believes in reward for it, then, his all previous sins will be forgiven.”

  • 17 March

    The last person to cross the sirat [bridge] and enter Jannah

    Question Kindly provide the authenticity of the narration recorded by Imam Ishaq ibn Rahuyah wherein Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related a Hadith to Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibnul Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding the last person to enter Jannah. In this narration, it is said that the last person to cross the sirat [i.e. bridge, and enter Jannah] will open a …

  • 16 March

    A justification for leaving out congregational prayer?

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘Verily there were [many] prophets belonging to Allah [Ta’ala]; all of them used to hunt or search for prey. Regarding congregational prayer, your love for [wanting to attend] the congregation as well as its people, and your love for the remembrance of Allah …