Tag Archives: Makkah

December, 2020

  • 24 December

    You shall die as you sleep and be resurrected as you awaken

    Question Was the following Hadith something Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said in his first public address to the Makkans? “By Allah, you shall die as you sleep, and you shall be resurrected as you awaken, and you shall be rewarded with good if you do good, and bad if you do bad”

June, 2019

  • 19 June

    The Mahdi will flee from Madinah Munawwarah to Makkah Mukarramah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There will be a dispute following the death of a khalifah, and a man of the Bani Hashim will flee from Al-Madinah to Makkah [fearing that people will try to make him the Khalifah]. [Recognising him as the Mahdi] some of the people of Makkah will come to him …

February, 2019

  • 14 February

    The virtue of spending Ramadan in Makkah

    Question Is this narration authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever is in Makkah when Ramadan comes, and he fasts and prays qiyam as much as he can, Allah will write for him the reward of a hundred thousand Ramadans observed elsewhere, and for every day Allah will write for him the …

  • 12 February

    Is Masjidul Aqsa regarded to be the third Haram?

    Question Many people call Masjidul Aqsa the third ‘Haram’? Is this established from Hadith?

March, 2018

  • 20 March

    The graveyard of Makkah

    Question Is this Hadith sahih? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is reported to have said, “What an excellent graveyard this is” [referring to the graveyard of Makkah Mukarramah]”

August, 2017

  • 23 August

    Ka’b Al Ahbar explains the most beloved place, and time in the sight of Allah Ta’ala

    Question What is the reference for this? اختار الله عز وجل البلاد، فأحب البلدان إلى الله عز وجل البلد الحرام، واختار الله الزمان فأحب الزمان إلى الله الأشهر الحرم، وأحب الأشهر إلى الله ذو الحجة، وأحب ذي الحجة إلى الله تعالى العشر الأول منه

March, 2017

  • 29 March

    300 Ambiya buried around the Ka’bah

    Question What is the status of the following Hadiths? “Whenever a Nabi would leave his nation, he would go to the Ka’bah to worship Allah and certainly there are 300 graves of Ambiya around the Ka’bah” “The grave of Hud, Salih and Shu’ayb (‘alayhimus salam) are in the Haram” “When a nation was destroyed, the Nabi went to Makkah to …

October, 2016

June, 2015

  • 9 June

    Objection by a brother regarding leaving Madinah for propagating Islam

    Question A brother in the Path of Allah (Tabligh), after the bayan, narrated the virtues that praying in Masjidul Ḥaram has 100,000 times rewards and praying in Masjidun Nabawi has 50,000 times rewards, but the Sahabah still left Arabia to spread the Din. In response, a brother raised the following question: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) migrated to Madinah, and even …

November, 2014

  • 20 November

    The virtues of kissing the black stone (Al Hajarul Aswad)

    Question Please explain the origin and action of the Black stone on the day of judgement? I was told that it was a white stone in Jannah and was sent down with Adam (‘alayhis salam) to the earth. It turned black due to the sins of mankind and on the day of Qiyamah Allah will give it two eyes and a mouth.