Tag Archives: Mustadrak Hakim

September, 2020

  • 1 September

    The Ismul A’azam in three Surahs

    Question What is the reference and authenticity of this Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) stated: “The Ismul A’azam [blessed Name of Allah Ta’ala which when taken, Allah responds] appears in three Surahs of the Quran; Surah Baqarah, Surah Aalu ‘Imran and Surah Taha.” Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says that he searched …

August, 2020

  • 26 August

    Trials that will occur before the coming of Dajjal

    Question Kindly provide the status of this narration: حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى بْنُ عُثْمَانَ بْنِ سَعِيدٍ الْحِمْصِيُّ، حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو الْمُغِيرَةِ، حَدَّثَنِي عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ سَالِمٍ، حَدَّثَنِي الْعَلاَءُ بْنُ عُتْبَةَ، عَنْ عُمَيْرِ بْنِ هَانِئٍ الْعَنْسِيِّ، قَالَ سَمِعْتُ عَبْدَ اللَّهِ بْنَ عُمَرَ، يَقُولُ كُنَّا قُعُودًا عِنْدَ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم فَذَكَرَ الْفِتَنَ فَأَكْثَرَ فِي ذِكْرِهَا حَتَّى ذَكَرَ فِتْنَةَ الأَحْلاَسِ فَقَالَ قَائِلٌ يَا …

  • 25 August

    Sayyiduna ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) view regarding reciting behind the Imam

    Question Is this Hadith authentically narrated? عن يزيد بن شريك، أنه سأل عمر عن القراءة خلف الإمام، فقال: اقرأ بفاتحة الكتاب، قلت: وإن كنت أنت؟ قال: وإن كنت أنا، قلت: وإن جهرت؟ قال: وإن جهرت Yazid ibn Sharik once asked ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) about reciting behind the Imam. He (radiyallahu ‘anhu) replied, “You recite Surah Fatihah.” I said, ‘If you …

  • 20 August

    A follow up query regarding the narration ‘Difficulties and hardships, A sign of Iman’

    Question Is the below Hadith sahih as it contains ‘Asim ibn Bahdalah who has been criticised for his defective memory ? Sayyiduna Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) once asked Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), “Which people are tested most severely? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied, ‘The Ambiya, then the next best, then the next best’ [i.e. The honourable …

  • 18 August

    Surah Mulk will repel and ward off the angels of punishment in the grave

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? “Angels will come to a man in his grave by his legs and they will say: ‘You do not have a path before us. He used to recite Surah Mulk.’ Then they would come to his stomach and it will say: ‘You do not have a path before us, he was aware …

  • 14 August

    Angels wearing turbans

    Question Is it true that wearing a turban is a Sunnah of the angels? I don’t understand why they wear turban?

  • 11 August

    The martyrs souls have been placed into green birds

    Question Is this authentic? لما أصيب إخوانكم بأحد جعل الله أرواحهم في جوف طير خضر، ترد أنهار الجنة، تأكل من ثمارها، وتأوي إلى قناديل من ذهب معلقة في ظل العرش

  • 7 August

    False information regarding Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question I have come across the undermentioned post on a group chat. Would you be so kind as to please explain if this is authentic? “See example of Abu Hurayrah from Sahih Muslim in his Sahih in Volume 1, writes that during the time of the Prophet, ‘Umar ibn Khattab beat Abu Hurayrah for fabricating lies. In Volume 2 of …

July, 2020

  • 21 July

    The Kursi in relation to the ‘Arsh

    Question Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: “The Kursi is the place of the feet of Allah, and the size of Throne cannot be known.” This was narrated by Ibn Khuzaymah in at-Tawhid, 1/248, no. 154 and Hakim in Mustadrak. He classed it as authentic according to the conditions of Bukhari and Muslim and Dhahabi has agreed with him. Is the …

  • 16 July

    Part of a description of Dajjal’s donkey

    Question I would like to know if this hadith is authentic or not. Can you please provide the reference to the Hadith. Sayyiduna Jabir ibn ‘Abdillah (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) narrated that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) while discussing about Dajjal said: “…He will be riding a donkey which will have a span of 40 cubits between its two ears..”

  • 10 July

    Was Hakim ibn Hizam born in the Ka’bah?

    Question Is the following narration by Imam Hakim (rahimahullah) and his statement thereafter correct? Is it authentically established that Sayyiduna Hakim ibn Hizam and  Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) were both born in the blessed Ka’bah? أخبرنا أبو بكر محمد بن أحمد بن بالويه ثنا إبراهيم بن إسحاق الحربي ثنا مصعب بن عبد الله : فذكر نسب حكيم بن حزام و …

  • 6 July

    A Hadith regarding the occurrences of the Hereafter

    Question How sound is the Hadith in Mustadrak Al Hakim (8751) about the Day of Judgement? The Hadith states that everyone will be given light on Day of Judgement in accordance to their deeds. The Hadith continues to say that among the last people to enter Jannah will fall in prostration and it will be said to him ‘This is …

  • 3 July

    Another narration regarding sharpening the blade before slaughtering

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once passed by a man who placed his foot on the side of a sheep, as he sharpened his blade. The sheep was observing this. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Why didn’t you [do this] before or would you like to kill it twice?”