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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 …

September, 2020

  • 14 September

    Which Sahabi stopped Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was on his way to kill Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

    Question When Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was on his way to kill Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) , which Sahabi stopped him on the way: Sayyiduna Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas or Sayyiduna An-Nahham, Nu’aym ibn ‘Abdillah (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)? The reason for posing this question is that in some books, like Fadail A’mal and the Jamiat’s Tasheel Series Grade 7, it says …

  • 3 September

    The verse that was revealed during the Farewell Hajj

    Question Was the following verse revealed during the Farewell Hajj of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam): “This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion.” (Surah Maidah, Verse: 3) Please provide commentary for this verse as well.

August, 2020

  • 21 August

    The date palm trees of the Banu Nadhir tribe being cut down and burnt

    Question Would you kindly please provide a detailed commentary of the following Hadith in Sahih Bukhari? The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) had the date palm trees of the Banu Nadhir tribe burnt, and cut down at a place called Al-Buwayrah. Hassan ibn Thabit (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said in a poetic verse: “The chiefs of Bani Lu-ay found it easy to watch …

  • 6 August

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) neighbours causing him harm

    Question عن عائشة قالت: قال رسول الله (صلى الله عليه وسلم): كنت بين شر جارين. بين أبي لهب وعقبة بن أبي معيط إن كانا ليأتيان بالفروث فيطرحانها على بابي حتى إنهم ليأتون ببعض ما يطرحون من الأذى فيطرحونه على بابي. فيخرج به رسول الله – صلى الله عليه وسلم فيقول: يا بني عبد مناف أي جوار هذا! ثم يلقيه بالطريق

June, 2020

  • 19 June

    Our Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) generosity

    Question Is there a Hadith which states: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) received a garment from someone. When he wore it and came out, someone from the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) saw him and he asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) for it. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) immediately went to his house, wore his old clothes and gave the Sahabah …