Tag Archives: Sirah

October, 2017

  • 2 October

    An incident regarding Abu Sufyan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) at the conquest of Makkah

    Question Is this incident suitable to quote? Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was sitting, just after the conquest of Makkah, watching Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) walking with the people close on his heels, he said to himself, What if I resumed fighting this man? Whereupon Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) walked over to him nudged his chest and …

  • 2 October

    Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) going between Safa and Marwah in Hajj

    Question In the following narration: Lam yatufin Nabiyyu sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam wa ashabuhu baynas safa wal marwati illa tawafan wahidan. Does this sa’i refer to the sa’i of ‘Umrah or Hajj ?

September, 2017

August, 2017

  • 17 August

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would choose the easier option as long as it did not entail sin

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said: If there were two alternatives Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would adopt the easiest, provided there was no sin in it. If it was a wrong action, he was the furthest of people from it. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) did not take revenge for himself in respect of anything unless …

  • 9 August

    Jabir ibn Samurah’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) description of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? عن سماك قال: قلت لجابر بن سمرة: أكنت تجالس رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم؟ قال: نعم وكان طويل الصمت قليل الضحك وكان أصحابه يذكرون عنده الشعر وأشياء من أمورهم فيضحكون وربما تبسم

  • 4 August

    An unauthentic description of Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says: “I asked my mother [to describe] Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha), the daughter of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). She said: ‘She was like a moon on its full night, or like the sun that parts the clouds and shines forth. She was fair with a touch of rose colour …

  • 3 August

    Was Ummu Ayman the foster mother of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)?

    Question Regarding this post I read in an article that Ummu Ayman (radiyallahu ‘anha) also breastfed Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) as well as Sayyiduna Hamzah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and thus they were foster brothers. Is this true?

July, 2017

May, 2017

  • 12 May

    The natural fragrance of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question What is the reference for this narration? Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that whenever Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) passed by a road, someone searching for him would be able to trail him by the fragrance that lingered in the air after him. This was the natural fragrance his body exuded without him applying perfume.

April, 2017

  • 19 April

    Jibril travelling at full speed

    Question Is this an authentic narration? One day Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) asked Jibril, “Have you ever travelled at full speed?” Jibril said, “Yes, on four occasions.” Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) asked, “What were the four occasions?”

  • 3 April

    The splitting of the chest of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

    Question Please mention how many times the chest of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was split and on which occasions did it occur in his life?

March, 2017

  • 31 March

    A narration regarding the Buraq on the night of Mi’raj

    Question I have read a narration where the Buraq misbehaved when Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was about to mount it. Jibril (‘alayhis salam) reprimanded it and said something to the effect ‘Are you doing this to Muhammad sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam?’ What is the correct wording and verification?