Tag Archives: Umdatul Qari

June, 2021

  • 4 June

    Sayyidah ‘Aaishah’s and Sayyiduna ‘Uthman’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) salah on journey

    Question Kindly explain the following portion of the Hadith: إنها تأولت كما تأول عثمان   عن عائشة رضي الله عنها: أن الصلاة أول ما فرضت ركعتين فأقرت صلاة السفر وأتمت صلاة الحضر. قال الزهرى فقلت لعروة ما بال عائشة تتم فى السفر قال إنها تأولت كما تأول عثمان

April, 2021

  • 19 April

    Women leaving their homes for their needs

    Question In the following Hadith, what does needs refer to? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “O women! You have been allowed by Allah to go out for your needs.” What does ‘needs’ mean?

  • 7 April

    Translation of the word يباشرها/مباشرة

    Question What is the translation of يباشِرُها in the following Hadith? عن عائشة أم المؤمنين رضي الله عنها قالت: كان إحدانا إذا كانتْ حائضًا، أمَرَها رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فتأتزر بإزارٍ، ثم يباشِرُها

March, 2021

September, 2020

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 …

  • 14 August

    Did Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) wear a trouser/pants?

    Question I heard from one of my teachers that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) had worn a ‘sirwal’ in his lifetime, while another said he never wore it, but approved of it. Would you please add some clarity to this matter? Kindly please translate the word ‘sirwal’ as well.

July, 2020

  • 21 July

    The Kursi in relation to the ‘Arsh

    Question Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: “The Kursi is the place of the feet of Allah, and the size of Throne cannot be known.” This was narrated by Ibn Khuzaymah in at-Tawhid, 1/248, no. 154 and Hakim in Mustadrak. He classed it as authentic according to the conditions of Bukhari and Muslim and Dhahabi has agreed with him. Is the …

  • 21 July

    Consuming camel urine for medical purposes

    Question I would like to know if there is a Hadith that makes mention of the consumption of camel urine for shifa (i.e medicinal purposes). Is it authentic? And if so, can the Hadith be used to validate the usage of camel urine? Please provide some commentary on the Hadith.

February, 2020

  • 18 February

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) daughter’s request

    Question Which daughter of the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) does the following Hadith refer to and why did he refuse to go in the first instance? Usama (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: ‘Once, one of the daughters of the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) sent a message to him while we were with him. In the message she wrote, ‘My child is going …

  • 5 February

    Iman being taken away

    Question I have a question with regards to the following Hadith in Mishkah: عن حذيفة رضي الله عنه قال : حدثنا رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم حديثين رأيت أحدهما وأنا أنتظر الآخر ، حدثنا أن الأمانة نزلت في جذر قلوب الرجال ثم علموا من القرآن ثم علموا من السنة وحدثنا عن رفعها قال ينام الرجل النومة فتقبض الأمانة من …

January, 2020

  • 22 January

    Yellow dyeing of the beard

    Question Please provide the authenticity and explanation of the following narration: Zayd ibn ‘Umar (rahimahullah) has reported that Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) used to dye his beard using the colour yellow [so profusely] until even his clothes became full [i.e became dyed] of yellowness. He was asked: “Why do you dye using the colour yellow?” He replied: “I saw Rasulullah …

August, 2019