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December, 2020

  • 2 December

    The angel of death approaching Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam)

    Question Kindly provide me with the authenticity of the following narration: When Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam) was in grief, the angel of death appeared before him and Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam) asked: “Did you remove the soul of Yusuf (‘alayhis salam)? The angel replied in the negative. Consequently Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam) was relieved and comforted.

November, 2020

  • 12 November

    ‘Isa’s (‘alayhis salam) statement regarding an unlawful gaze

    Question Is this suitable to quote? وكان عيسى عليه السلام يقول: النظرة تزرع في القلب الشهوة وكفى بها خطيئة ‘Isa (‘alayhis salam) used to say: “An [unlawful] gaze plants the seed of desire in the heart and this is sufficient to be a sin.”

  • 11 November

    Ambiya are buried where they pass away

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “Allah does not take [the life of] a Prophet except at the location in which He wants him to be buried.” (Tirmidhi 1018)

October, 2020

  • 29 October

    Another version of the narration regarding Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) being instilled with the qualities of other Ambiya

    Question Is this Hadith authentic and suitable to quote, regarding the birth of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) which is found in Al Khasaisul Kubra, page 118)? قالت: رأيت سحابة عظيمة لها نور، أسمع فيها صهيل الخيل، وخفقان الأجنحة، كلام الرجال، حتى غشيته وغيب عني، فسمعت منادياً ينادي: طوفوا بمحمد جميع الأرض، واعرضوه على كل روحاني من الجن، والأنس، والملائكة، …

September, 2020

August, 2020

  • 25 August

    The number of scriptures given to certain Ambiya

    Question Is there a Hadith which states the number of scriptures (Sahaif) that Shith (‘alayhis salam), Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam), Idris (‘alayhis salam) were given. If so, what is the authenticity of the Hadith?

  • 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 …

  • 12 August

    A du’a of Musa (‘alayhis salam)

    Question Is it correct that this was a du’a Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam) would also recite? Allahumma anta khalaqtani wa anta tahdini wa anta tut’imuni wa anta tasqini wa anta tumituni wa anta tuhyini

  • 7 August

    A home in Jannah made from a ruby

    Question There is Hadith in Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah (Hadith: 35168) regarding a special jewel home reserved for Prophets, and martyrs. Is this Hadith authentic?

July, 2020

  • 25 July

    An unreliable virtue of fasting on the 1st of Dhul Hijjah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “On the first night of Dhul Hijjah, Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) was born. Whomsoever fasts on that day it will be an atonement for eighty years sins.”

  • 8 July

    A narration regarding a garment from Jannah given to Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) and passed down to other Prophets

    Question Is this narration from Tafsir Al Kabir by Imam Razi authentic? وروي أن إبراهيم عليه السلام لما ألقي في النار جرد عن ثيابه فجاءه جبريل عليه السلام بقميص من حرير الجنة وألبسه إياه، فدفعه إبراهيم إلى إسحاق، وإسحاق إلى يعقوب، فجعله يعقوب في تميمة وعلقها في عنق يوسف عليه السلام فجاء جبريل عليه السلام فأخرجه وألبسه إياه

April, 2020

  • 24 April

    Is Yunus (‘alayhis salam) attributed to his father or mother?

    Question I have heard that historians say that Yunus (‘alayhis salam), like ‘Isa (‘alayhis salam) had been attributed to his mother, but I read in Sahih Bukhari, wherein mention is made that he is attributed to his father.  (Hadith: 3413 ‘ونسبه الى ابيه‘) Could you please explain?

  • 22 April

    The Jinn and devils imprisoned by Sulayman (‘alayhis salam) will emerge before Qiyamah

    Question Could you please provide the reference for the Hadith regarding the appearance of Jinn/Shayatin that were imprisoned by Nabi Sulayman (‘alayhis salam) in human form near the end of times who will deliver religious talks and mingle with people. Please also provide an explanatory commentary on it, particularly on special traits to identify such Shayatin.