Tag Archives: Sham

February, 2022

  • 16 February

    Sham is Allah’s chosen land

    Question Is the following narration suitable to quote? عن عبد الله بن حوالة الأزدي، أنه قال: يا رسول الله خر لي بلدا أكون فيه فلو علمت أنك تبقى لم اختر على قربك قال: عليك بالشام ثلاثا. فلما رأى النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم كراهيته إياها قال: هل تدري ما يقول الله في الشام إن الله يقول: يا شام أنت صفوتي …

March, 2018

  • 14 March

    The land of Sham is the land of resurrection

    Question There is a Hadith wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Sham is the land of the resurrection” Is it authentic?

  • 13 March

    The virtue of Ghouta

    Question Is this an authentic Hadith? Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Indeed the place of refuge/stronghold of the Muslims on the day of massacre [during the fitnah of Dajjal etc.] is in Ghouta, near a city called Damascus, this from the best of the cities of Sham.”