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Tag Archives: Umdatul Qari

August, 2019

July, 2019

  • 30 July

    The well of Zam Zam will never dry out

    Question Are there any Hadiths which say that the Zam Zam well will never dry out of water?

  • 25 July

    A narration in Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? 1. Ibn Abi Shaybah narrated that ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “No man learns Farsi (Persian) but he becomes evil, and no man becomes evil but his chivalry is compromised.” 2. It was also narrated that Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) heard some people speaking Farsi. He said: “What is this Magianism …

  • 24 July

    The time of the witr salah of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

    Question In the following Hadith, what is meant? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) read witr in the beginning and middle of the night and then further it is mentioned that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) ended his witr just before dawn? عن عائشة أم المؤمنين: مِنْ كُلِّ اللَّيْلِ قدْ أَوْتَرَ رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ مِن أَوَّلِ اللَّيْلِ، وَأَوْسَطِهِ، وَآخِرِهِ، فانْتَهى وِتْرُهُ إلى …

  • 16 July

    Explanation of the words: Children of Isma’il (ولد إسماعيل)

    Question I have come across this statement in a few Hadiths wherein Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) mentions that the virtue of a certain action is like emancipating a slave from the children of Nabi Isma’il (‘alayhis salam). For example, Imam Muslim narrates: من قال: لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له، له الملك وله الحمد وهو على كل شيء …

June, 2019

  • 20 June

    Sitting and drinking water

    Question Looking at the narrations below, what is the Sunnah? To stand and drink, or to sit whilst drinking? a) Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said “No person should stand and drink water, and if one forgetfully stood and drank it, it should be vomited out” (Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2026) b) Imam Ahmad narrated that Sayyiduna ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (radiyallahu …

  • 17 June

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) saw celestial light at the Sidratul Muntaha

    Question Is this narration authentic? رفعت لي سدرة المنتهى فرأيت عندها نورا عظيما

April, 2019

December, 2018

November, 2018

  • 12 November

    Al Aswadan; Dates and water

    Question Why are dates and water referred to as ‘Al Aswadan- i.e Two black things’?

  • 7 November

    Using pure gold and silver utensils

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Do not drink from gold and silver utensils and do not eat from gold and silver plates.” Is this Hadith authentic?

October, 2018

  • 2 October

    A Hur [maiden] in Jannah called ‘Al ‘Ayna’

    Question Is this narration authentic? إن في الجنة حوراء يقال لها العيناء إذا مشت مشى حولها سبعون ألف وصيفة عن يمينها وعن يسارها كذلك وهي تقول: أين الآمرون بالمعروف والناهون عن المنكر؟

  • 1 October

    The saliva of the Maidens of Jannah

    Question Is this narration authentic? عن ابن عباس أنه قال : في الجنة حوراء يقال لها العيناء لو بزقت في البحر لعذب ماؤه Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said, “There is a Hur [maiden] in Jannah called ‘Al ‘Ayna’, the waters of the ocean would turn sweet if she were to put her saliva in.”