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Tag Archives: Umdatul Qari

July, 2019

  • 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.”

September, 2018

October, 2017

  • 16 October

    Who suggested digging the trench?

    Question I have heard that the suggestion of Salman Farsi regarding trenches is without sanad. Is this true?

  • 12 October

    A recommended du’a to recite when using the miswak

    Question Is this authentic? Du’a to be read at the time of using miswak: اللهم طهر فمي، ونور قلبي، وطهر بدني، وحرم جسدي على النار، وأدخلني برحمتك في عبادك الصالحين Allahumma tahhir fami, wa nawwir qalbi, a tahhir badani, a harrim jasadi ‘alan nar, wa adkhilni birahmatika fi ‘ibadikas salihin