Tag Archives: Mustadrak Hakim

March, 2017

  • 10 March

    Abundance of lightning before Qiyamah

    Question I have seen a Hadith that an increase in lightning bolts/thunder is a sign of Qiyamah. To the point a man will visit a tribe and they will say so and so was killed after being struck by lightening today. Is this authentic?

  • 10 March

    An unauthentic narration on the Persian language

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever is able to speak Arabic fluently should not speak Persian for it creates hypocrisy”

  • 8 March

    The punishment for disobedience to parents is meted out without delay

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Bakrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “While the punishments for other sins are delayed till the Hereafter, the punishment for disobeying parents is meted out even before a person leaves this world”

  • 6 March

    Allah Ta’ala personally created four things

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith? “Allah Ta’ala personally created four things, His throne, Jannah, Adam and the pen”

February, 2017

  • 10 February

    Giving charity to relatives who sever ties and harbour hatred

    Question Please verify and translate this narration أفضل الصَّدقة الصَّدقة على ذي الرَّحم الكاشح

  • 9 February

    Statement of Imam Suyuti about the level of Hadith books

    Question Is the following statement correctly attributed to Imam Suyuti (rahimahullah)? “Everything contained in these five books (Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Sahih of Ibn Hibban, Mustadrak of Hakim and Al-Mukhtarah of Al-Maqdisi) is sahih. Similarly, is with whatever is in Muwatta of Malik, Sahih of Ibn Khuzaymah, Sahih of Abu Awanah, Ibn Sakan and Al-Muntaqa of Ibn Jarud, and Al-Mustakh …

  • 7 February

    A person will be buried in the soil he was created from

    Question Kindly verify the following statement and to whom it is attributed? “Every person will be buried in the soil from which he was created”

  • 6 February

    A narration on saying Alhamdulillah thrice when one is blessed with a bounty

    Question Is the following authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When a servant of Allah is blessed with a bounty from Allah and he says ‘Alhamdulillah’  then the servant has fulfilled showing gratitude for that bounty. If he says ‘Alhamdulillah’ for a second time, Allah will renew the reward for him and if he says ‘Alhamdulillah’ three times then …

  • 3 February

    Whoever hears that Dajjal has emerged should distance himself from him

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? “Whoever hears that Dajjal [has emerged] should distance himself from Dajjal, for a person will go to him thinking that he is a Mu’min and follow him due to the doubtful [miraculous deeds he will see him performing]”

January, 2017

  • 31 January

    The Angels rejoiced when ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) accepted Islam

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) says: “When ‘Umar accepted Islam, Jibril descended and said, ‘O Muhammad! The inhabitants of the sky have rejoiced at Islam of ‘Umar”

  • 28 January

    Whoever wishes to attain the sweetness of Iman, should love for the sake of Allah

    Question Is there a narration that loving a person for the sake of Allah results in tasting the sweetness of Iman?

  • 28 January

    Hadithul Aw’al, A Hadith on the vastness of the galaxy

    Question I have heard this narration and would like to know if it is authentic? هل تدرون كم بعد ما بين السماء والأرض؟ قالوا: لا، والله ما ندري، قال: فإن بعد ما بينهما إما واحدة، وإما اثنتان، أو ثلاث وسبعون سنة، والسماء التي فوقها كذلك، حتى عددهن سبع سموات كذلك، ثم قال: فوق السماء السابعة بحر بين أعلاه وأسفله كما …

  • 26 January

    O Allah, protect my Islam in all conditions and do not inflict any trials upon me

    Question Please provide the reference and translation of this du’a اللهم احفظني بالإسلام قائما واحفظني بالإسلام قاعدا واحفظني بالإسلام راقدا ولا تشمت بي عدوا ولا حاسدا Allahummah fazni bil Islami qaima wahfazni bil Islami qa’ida wah fazni bil Islami raqida wa la tushmit bi ‘aduwaw wa la hasida