Tag Archives: Sirah

April, 2021

  • 15 April

    Melon and cucumber with dates

    Question Is eating melon and fresh dates and cucumber and fresh dates two separate Sunnahs or is it one and the same Hadith?

  • 1 April

    The warning sermon on Mount Safa

    Question Has this Hadith appeared with the following wording in any narration? “From the mountain he [i.e. Rasulullah – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam] asked the people of Makkah: ‘If I say on the other side of the mountain your enemy is there will you believe me?’ Everyone said: “if you say on the other side of the mountain there is the …

March, 2021

  • 17 March

    An incident regarding a necklace of Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question There’s a video going around about an incident about a Bedouin coming to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asking for some provisions. He was directed to the house of Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) who first opted to give him some animal skin but then gave him her necklace after he said he wont be able to eat the animal …

February, 2021

January, 2021

December, 2020

  • 25 December

    Length and Wording of the Famous Nashid “Tala’al Badru ‘Alayna”

    Question Regarding the famous poem, طلع البدر علينا, I have come across it beginning with different wordings such as طلع، طالع، أشرق etc. What is the correct wording of the poem? Similarly, I have heard this poem in varying lengths of 3 or 4 lines, especially those sung as naats or anashid. What is the correct length of the poem?

  • 24 December

    You shall die as you sleep and be resurrected as you awaken

    Question Was the following Hadith something Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said in his first public address to the Makkans? “By Allah, you shall die as you sleep, and you shall be resurrected as you awaken, and you shall be rewarded with good if you do good, and bad if you do bad”

  • 23 December

    Musaylamah the liar approaches Madinah

    Question Kindly provide the translation and reference of the following narration: عن ابن عباس قال: قدم مسيلمة الكذاب على عهد رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، فجعل يقول: إن جعل لي محمد الأمر من بعده تبعته، وقدمها في بشر كثير من قومه، فأقبل إليه رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ومعه ثابت بن قيس بن شماس، وفي يد رسول الله …

  • 7 December

    When was the famous poem “Tala’al badru ‘alayna” recited?

    Question When was the famous poem “Tala’al badru ‘alayna” recited? Was it when Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) arrived in Madinah Munawwarah at the time of Hijrah, some other occasion, or on multiple occasions?

November, 2020

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، …

  • 1 October

    Jibril (‘alayhis salam) brought a scroll to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in the cave of Hira

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration which states that Jibril (‘alayhis salam) came with a scroll to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)? عن محمد بن إسحاق قال: حدثني وهب بن كيسان، أنه سمع عبد الله بن الزبير، رضي الله عنهما يسأل عبيد بن عمير الجندعي، عن بدو أمر رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال عبيد: كان صلى …