Tag Archives: Unreliable narrations

March, 2021

  • 11 March

    An unreliable narration regarding the cry of a baby

    Question Is this an authentic narration? It is narrated that the crying of a baby at birth until two months is as if the child is testifying to the Kalimah Tayyibah and then durud upon Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).

February, 2021

  • 23 February

    Guarding the Muslim camp for forty days

    Question Is this narration authentic: تمام الرباط أربعون يوما

  • 23 February

    Another version of the Hadith regarding the Keys of the treasure of the heavens and the earth

    Question Is this suitable to quote and practise upon? عن ابن عباس أن عثمان جاء إلى النبي صلّى الله عليه وسلم فقال له: أخبرني عن مقاليد السماوات والأرض فقال: سبحان الله والحمد لله ولا إله إلا الله والله أكبر ولا حول ولا قوة إلا بالله العلي العظيم الأول والآخر والظاهر والباطن بيده الخير يحيي ويميت وهو على كل شيء قدير …

  • 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 …

  • 16 February

    A river in Jannah called ‘Rajab’?

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: إن في الجنة نهرًا يقال له: رجب, أشد بياضًا من اللَّبن, وأحلى من العسل, مَن صام يومًا من رجب، سقاه الله من ذلك النهر “Indeed, there is a river in Jannah that is called ‘Rajab’. It is whiter than milk and sweeter than honey. Whoever fasts a day …

  • 12 February

    ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding the death of a scholar

    Question Can this be quoted? ‘Umar ibnul Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “The death of 1000 worshippers is easier to bear than the death of a scholar who has knowledge of what Allah has permitted and forbidden.”

  • 8 February

    Another version of the Hadith on visiting one’s parent’s grave and reciting Surah Yasin

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Abu Bakr Siddique (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The person who visits the graves of both his parents, or one of them, and he recites Surah Yasin at the graveside (of one) or at both of them, they will be forgiven.”

  • 2 February

    An unreliable narration regarding the Masjids in the Hereafter

    Question Is this narration authentic? “On the Day of Qiyamah, all the masajid of the world will be annexed and included into Jannah.  Jannah is pure and the masajid are places of purity, therefore they too will become part of Jannah.”

December, 2020

  • 22 December

    An unreliable Hadith regarding sitting in direct sunlight

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) advised people to avoid sitting in direct sunlight because it spoils the clothing, causes a person to smell with perspiration and also causes suppressed illness to surface. (Mustadrak: 8264)

  • 2 December

    An unreliable narration regarding Abu Bakr’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) entry into Jannah

    Question Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I said to Jibril when he took me on the Night Journey (al-Isra) up to heaven: “O Jibril, will my ummah be brought to account?” He said: ‘All of your ummah will be brought to account except Abu Bakr as-Siddiq. On the Day of Resurrection, it will …

November, 2020

  • 26 November

    The example of a person’s family, wealth and deeds

    Question What is the authenticity of the Hadith in Kanzul ‘Ummal (Hadith: 42981) which starts with the words: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يوما لأصحابه: أتدرون ما مثل أحدكم ومثل أهله وماله وعمله؟ فقالوا: الله ورسوله أعلم، فقال: إنما مثل أحدكم ومثل ماله وأهله وولده وعمله كمثل رجل له ثلاثة إخوة، فلما حضرته الوفاة دعا إخوته فقال: إنه …

  • 25 November

    An unreliable virtue of walking with a cane

    Question Is this narration reliable? Virtue of walking with an ‘Asa (cane) “Walking with a stick is from humility. For each step, a person gets a thousand good deeds, and raising him a thousand levels.”

  • 13 November

    Eating watermelon before meals

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