Tag Archives: Mirqat

March, 2021

  • 29 March

    Having hope in the great mercy of Allah Ta’ala

    Question Does the following Hadith come in more detail? Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Four people will come out of the fire [of Jahannam] and will be presented before Allah [Ta’ala]. One of them will turn and say: “O my Rabb! Since you have removed me from it [i.e. the fire of Jahannam], …

  • 19 March

    Meaning of the word ‘Al batalah’

    Question What is the meaning of the word ‘Al batalah’ in the Hadith regarding Surah Baqarah?

February, 2021

  • 22 February

    Fear the fire, even by means of half a date

    Question Kindly provide the reference and translation of the following narration: ما منكم أحد إلا سيكلمه ربه ليس بينه وبينه ترجمان، فينظر أيمن منه فلا يرى إلا ما قدم من عمله، وينظر أشأم منه فلا يرى إلا ما قدم، وينظر بين يديه فلا يرى إلا النار تلقاء وجهه، فاتقوا النار ولو بشق تمرة

  • 17 February

    Explanation of the narration regarding giving charity without delay

    Question I would like to know the level of this Hadith regarding sadaqah and charity repelling calamities. I would also like to know the meaning and any commentary. باكروا بالصدقة فإن البلاء لا يتخطاها “Give charity without delay, for indeed, calamity cannot overcome it” (Tirmidhi)

  • 17 February

    Abu Musa’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding chess

    Question I read this Hadith in Mishkatul Masabih, but have not seen a reference to a primary source. Could you kindly provide the reference: “Only a sinner plays chess”

  • 16 February

    Charity by means of reciting Durud

    Question Is there any Hadith which mentions that a person who recites the following Durud (salutation): Allahumma salli ‘ala Sayyidina Muhammadin ‘abdika wa rasulika wa salli ‘alal mu-minina wal mu-minati wal muslimina wal muslimati will become excessively rich?

  • 15 February

    Harms of travelling alone

    Question Kindly explain the following Hadith: Sayyiduna Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) has narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘If the people knew what I know about travelling alone, then not a single rider would travel alone at night.’ (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2998)

  • 11 February

    Being cautious with one’s words and utterances

    Question What is the authenticity, Arabic text and the complete translation of this Hadith? “Verily a person utters a word, that he deems harmless, but it results in his falling into the depths of Hellfire.”

  • 3 February

    Surah Rahman is the beauty of the Quran

    Question What is meant by the narration which states that Surah Ar-Rahman is the bride of the Quran?

  • 2 February

    Allah has ordained five daily Salah

    Question I remember coming across a Hadith a couple of years ago which says something like Allah has made five Salahs obligatory and those who miss it will be punished but Allah will forgive if He so wills. Could you kindly locate the Hadith?

January, 2021

December, 2020

  • 25 December

    Hadith on the weight limit on men’s rings

    Question I have come across two versions of the Hadiths wherein the weight limit on rings for men are mentioned. One version has the wording ولا تزده مثقالا (which our Hanafi ‘Ulama often mention in our Fiqh books) and another says ولا تتمه مثقالا (I have only come across this version in the Hadith books). Kindly provide me with the …

  • 8 December

    Two Hadiths on encouraging others to recite the Quran

    Question I have come across these two narrations which have a slight variation in wording. Kindly mention which version is correct. Or are both acceptable? أَنْبَأَنِي أَبُو عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ ، أَنَّ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللَّهِ الْعُكْبَرِيَّ أَخْبَرَهُمْ ، أنا أَبُو الْقَاسِمِ الْبَغَوِيُّ ، ثنا سُلَيْمَانُ بْنُ عُمَرَ بْنِ الأَقْطَعِ ، ثنا بَقِيَّةُ ، عَنْ أَبِي بَكْرِ بْنِ أَبِي مَرْيَمَ حَدَّثَنِي الْمُهَاجِرُ …