Tag Archives: Mustadrak Hakim

April, 2019

  • 30 April

    Du’a on two occasions are seldom rejected

    Question Can you source this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Two things are never rejected or seldom rejected; Du’a at the time of Adhan and at the time when people are locked in battle”

  • 16 April

    Say ‘Ya dhal Jalali wal ikram’ abundantly

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Hold firm to Ya Dhal Jalali Wal Ikram” [O Possessor of Majesty and Honour]

  • 8 April

    Witr, A Salah better than red camels

    Question Could you mention the reference for this please? Sayyiduna Kharijah Ibn Hudhafah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that one day Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came to us and said: “Allah has granted you an additional Salah, which is better for you than red camels; this Salah is Witr. Allah has appointed its time between ‘Isha Salah and the break of …

March, 2019

  • 14 March

    Sitting in partial shade and partial sunlight

    Question I would like to know if you have ever come across a Hadith which states that Shaytan sits between the shade and sunlight, so either sit fully in the shade or fully in the sunlight”.

February, 2019

  • 25 February

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) divorced Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anha) but took her back

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said that “Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) divorced Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anha) but then remarried her.”

  • 13 February

    A difficult ascent lies ahead

    Question I wanted to know the authenticity and meaning of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “In front of you is a difficult ascent, which those who are heavily laden cannot get over.” Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) then said, “I therefore wish to lighten up for that ascent”

  • 12 February

    Seven virtues of the Quraysh

    Question عن أم هانئ بنت أبي طالب رضي الله عنها، أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، قال: فضل الله قريشا بسبع خلال؛ أني فيهم وأن النبوة فيهم، والحجابة فيهم، والسقاية فيهم، وأن الله نصرهم على الفيل، وأنهم عبدوا الله عشر سنين لا يعبده غيرهم، وأن الله أنزل فيهم سورة من القرآن ثم تلاها رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، …

  • 4 February

    The ill effect of the evil eye

    Question I wanted to know the authenticity of this Hadith: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The evil eye is real and can bring a person down from a high mountain.”

  • 4 February

    A follow up query on the narration regarding ‘A du’a to recite when hearing a sneeze’

    Question With regard to this post on what to recite when hearing a sneeze: I have come across a similar narration in Al Hisnul Hasin, which doesn’t have the word ‘سمعها’ [i.e. The Hadith would then mean a person should recite this du’a when sneezing and not when hearing a sneeze]. Is this narration correct? Will the Hadith then have …

  • 1 February

    Which of the Believers are the most intelligent?

    Question Could you mention the reference for this please? أي المؤمنين أكيس؟ قال: أكثرهم للموت ذكرا وأحسنهم له استعدادا قبل أن ينزل بهم أولئك من الأكياس

January, 2019

  • 30 January

    The tears of the inhabitants of Jahannam

    Question I want to know if the following Hadith is authentic and the references for it as well. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Verily, the people of Jahannam will cry so much that if ships were to sail in their tears, they would float and indeed they would be crying blood [instead of tears]”

  • 24 January

    A narration regarding what happens when the sun sets

    Question What is the status of the following narration? عن أبي ذر، قال: كنت مع النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم على حمار وعليه برذعة أو قطيفة، قال: وذلك عند غروب الشمس، فقال لي: “يا أبا ذر، هل تدري أين تغيب هذه؟ ” قال: قلت: الله ورسوله أعلم. قال: “فإنها تغرب في عين حامئة، تنطلق حتى تخر لربها ساجدة تحت العرش، …

  • 23 January

    Eating food which is at the bottom of the pot

    Question What is the authenticity and the explanation of the following: Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) relates “Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was keen to eat the food which remained at the bottom of the pot.”