Tag Archives: Sirah

October, 2021

  • 15 October

    A narration regarding ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) not killing a polytheist who spat on him

    Question Is the following narration authentic and what is its reference? This is just the gist of the narration: Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was fighting a polytheist and was about to kill the polytheist when the polytheist spat in his face. Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) stopped and walked away. When asked he said that at first he was going to …

August, 2021

July, 2021

June, 2021

  • 16 June

    Valuing a strand of the blessed hair of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration: Ibn Sirin (rahimahullah) has said: “I said to ‘Abidah (rahimahullah): ‘We have some of the hair of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) which we got from Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) or from his family.’ ‘Abidah (rahimahullah) replied. “No doubt if I had a single strand of that [hair], it would have …

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”