Tag Archives: Shamail

April, 2021

  • 15 April

    Taking Allah’s name before eating

    Question What is the grading of the following Hadith? “We were with the Prophet when food was presented to him, and I never saw food which had greater blessing when we began to eat, or less when we finished. We asked Allah’s messenger how that was, and he replied, “We mentioned Allah’s name when we ate, then one who ate …

November, 2020

  • 12 November

    Types of gourd mentioned in Hadith

    Question What exactly are الدباء (Ad-Dubba) and القرع (Al-qar’u) which are mentioned in the Hadith to be beloved to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)?

July, 2020

  • 24 July

    Gifting flowers on a happy occasion

    Question There is a trend nowadays, that when there is a happy occasion like a birth, wedding, graduation, etc, flower arrangements are ordered and given as gifts. The flower arrangements are quite expensive. The more stylish the arrangement, the higher the price. When we intervene and try explaining that rather spend the money in more constructive avenues, the following Hadith …

June, 2020

  • 16 June

    The complexion of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question When our Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is described as having fair or white skin does this mean that it was literally white or would this indicate a light brown skin color? I have read in many narrations the word white but this does not make sense to me as the Arabs originally were a brown people ranging from …

November, 2019

  • 22 November

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was often seen smiling

    Question Can you provide the reference for this Hadith: Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibnul Harith (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported: “I have not seen anyone smile more often than the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).”

July, 2019

June, 2019

February, 2019

  • 27 February

    Applying kuhl/antimony before sleeping

    Question I wanted to know whether there is any authentic Hadith with regards to applying surma/kuhl (antimony) at night? Is any method also mentioned?

January, 2019

  • 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.”

September, 2018

March, 2018

January, 2018

April, 2016

  • 28 April

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s description in the Tawrah

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? “By Allah, Muhammad is described in Tawrah with some of the qualities attributed to him in the Quran as follows: “O Prophet ! We have sent you as a witness And a giver of glad tidings, And a warner And guardian of the illiterates. You are My slave and My messenger. I …