Tag Archives: Tarikh Dimashq

April, 2022

  • 7 April

    Reciting Surah Ikhlas ten times after Fajr

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “Whoever prays Fajr Salah then recites ‘Qul Huwallahu Ahad’ (Surah Ikhlas) ten times, he will not pursue in sin that day.” (Ibn Asakir)

December, 2021

October, 2021

  • 25 October

    The Hadith of Abu Musa Al Ash’ari (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on the signs of Qiyamah

    Question What is the reference and authenticity of the Hadith of Sayyiduna Abu Musa Al Ash’ari (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding the signs of the end of times? Please provide the full Arabic text of the Hadith. Qiyamah will come… – When it will be regarded as a shame to act on Quranic injunctions. – When untrustworthy people will be regarded as …

August, 2021

June, 2021

  • 28 June

    An unreliable narration regarding Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Ali is the lord of the world and master of the Hereafter. (Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 3 pg. 128 (4640), Tarikh Dimashq, vol. 42 pg. 292)

April, 2021

March, 2021

  • 10 March

    Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) accepts Islam without any hesitation

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is reported to have said: ‘I brought Islam to every single one of you and every one of you hesitated for a moment except Abu Bakr’.

February, 2021

  • 24 February

    Falling asleep in Salah

    Question I have received the following hadith. Please may I be informed regarding its authenticity. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)‎‬ said: “If one gets up to pray at night and his eyes are overtaken by sleep while in sajdah, Allah will say to his angels: ‘Look my angels! This is my slave! His soul is with Me and his body …

  • 18 February

    An incident before the demise of Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What is the authenticity of this incident? Makhul said, “When Mu’awiyah approached death he gathered his children around him and said to the mother of his sons, ‘Show me the consignment which I entrusted with you.’ She came back with a container that was sealed and locked. We thought it contained gems within it. He said, ‘I preserved this …

November, 2020

  • 13 November

    Eating watermelon before meals

    Question Are these benefits of watermelon authentic? البطيخ قبل الطعام يغسل البطن غسلا ويذهب بالداء أصلا

October, 2020

  • 8 October

    Fasting on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays during the sacred months

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following Hadiths: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is reported to have mentioned that: “The reward of 700 years of worship will be recorded for that person who fasts on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays of the sacred months [of Rajab, Zil Qa’dah, Zil Hajjah and Muharram.] Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is also reported …

June, 2020

  • 8 June

    ‘Ali’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement when visiting the graveyard

    Question Is this narration authentic: قال ابن عساكر: كان علي رضي الله عنه إذا أراد زيارة المقبرة جعل يقول: يا أهل القبور نُكِحَت أزواجكم وقُسِمَت أموالكم وسُكِنَت بيوتكم واستُخدِمَت صبيانكم هذا خبر ما عندنافياليت شعري ما خبر ما عندكم؟ ثم يقول والله لو تكلمتم لقلتم وتزودوا فإنّ خير الزاد التقوى تاريخ دمشق ٢٧/٣٩٤

May, 2020

  • 5 May

    An unreliable narration regarding honouring the Quran

    Question Please advise regarding the words من وقر القران فقد وقر الله Whoever honours/respects the Quran, has certainly honoured Allah Is this from a marfu’ Hadith and is it suitable to quote?