Archives: Commentary on Hadeeth

What is the meaning of the hadeeth “Do not inveigh against time (waqt) for Allaah is time waqt)”?

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Praise be to Allaah. The word used in the hadeeth is not waqt (= time), but dahr (= time, vicissitudes of time) [this element of confusion may stem from translation of the question into Arabic]. This hadeeth was narrated by Muslim (5827) from Abu Hurayrah. Other versions of the hadeeth are: “Do not inveigh against • Read More »

except ruqam (marks or stripes) on clothes

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Praise be to Allaah. The scholars (may Allaah have mercy on them) interpreted ruqam in two ways: (i)                That it refers to images in carpets and similar items, which are walked on and are not treated in a respectful manner like pillows. This is allowed, because the Messenger (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon • Read More »

The soundness of the hadeeth “Do not write anything from me…” and explanation of what it means

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Praise be to Allaah. It was narrated from Abu Sa’eed al-Khudri that the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Do not write anything from me; whoever has written anything from me other than the Qur’aan, let him erase it and narrate from me, for there is nothing wrong with • Read More »

The meaning of the hadeeth, “Whoever taunts his brother with a sin” and how sound it is

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Praise be to Allaah. This hadeeth was narrated by al-Tirmidhi, (Kitaab Sifat al-Qiyaamah wa’l-Wara’, 2429), where the wording is,  “Whoever shames his brother for a sin will not die until he does it too.” Shaykh al-Albaani described this hadeeth in Da’eef al-Jaami’ (5710) as mawdoo’ (fabricated). If a hadeeth is da’eef (weak) and mawdoo’ (fabricated), • Read More »

The hadeethHadeeth: “Whoever is content with a little provision from Allaah…”

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Praise be to Allah. This hadeeth was narrated by al-Bayhaqi in Shu’ab al-Eeman (7/204). Its isnad (chain of narrators) includes Ishaq ibn Muhammad al-Farawi, who was classed as da’eef by al-Nasai, Abu Dawood and al-Daraqutni. See Meezan al-I’tidal, 1/351; Tahtheeb al-Tahrheeb, 1/217. It was also classed as da’eef by al-‘Iraqi in Takhreej al-Ihya, 4/334.  

Names of Commentaries on Saheeh Muslim

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Praise be to Allaah. You may read the book Fath al-Mulhim li Sharh Saheeh Muslim by Imam al-Subki; al-Siraaj al-Wahhaaj by Abu’l-Tayyib Siddeeq ibn Hasan Khan al-Qanooji al-Bukhaari, b. 1248 AH, d. 1307 AH, which is comprised of 13 volumes. And Allaah is the Source of strength

Soundness of the Narration About Fifteen Punishments for One Who Neglects Prayer

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Praise be to Allah Firstly: The hadeeth, “Whoever neglects prayer, Allah will send fifteen punishments upon him, six in this world, three when he is dying, three in the grave and three when he emerges from the grave…” is a fabricated (mawdoo’) hadeeth which is falsely attributed to the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings • Read More »

Reconciling the ahaadeeth about how many times better praying in congregation is than praying alone

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Praise be to Allaah.   The first hadeeth was narrated from ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Umar by al-Bukhaari (619) and Muslim (650). It says: “Praying in congregation is twenty seven times better than praying alone”. The second hadeeth was narrated from Abu Sa’eed al-Khudri, and was narrated by al-Bukhaari (619). It says: “Praying in congregation is twenty-five • Read More »

al-Namrood and the people of the ditch

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Praise be to Allaah.   Al-Namrood was the king of Babylon, and he was a kaafir king. There happened between him and Ibraaheem (peace be upon him) that which Allaah describes in the verse (interpretation of the meaning): “Have you not looked at him who disputed with Ibraaheem (Abraham) about his Lord (Allaah), because Allaah • Read More »

What is the status of the hadeeth, “No man is scratched by a thorn…”?

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Praise be to Allaah.   Firstly: This hadeeth was narrated by al-Tabari in al-Tafseer, 5/175; and by al-Bayhaqi in Shu’ab al-Eemaan, 7/153; from the mursal hadeeth of Qataadah. A mursal report is one which is narrated by a Taabi’i from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), with no narrator in between. • Read More »

The meaning of the word Anwaat

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Praise be to Allaah.   This hadeeth was narrated by Imam Ahmad (2139) and by al-Tirmidhi (2180), who said it is hasan saheeh. It was also narrated by Ibn Abi Aasim in al-Sunnah. Al-Manaawi said: its isnaad is saheeh. And it was classed as saheeh by al-Albaani in Riyaadh al-Sunnah, no. 76. These words were • Read More »

Does this hadeeth contradict the principle of equality and justice in Islam?

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Praise be to Allaah.   This hadeeth was narrated by Imam Ahmad, Abu Dawood, al-Nasaa’i, al-Bayhaqi and others from ‘Aa’ishah (may Allaah be pleased with her), who said that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Forgive the people of good character for their mistakes, except in cases of hadd punishments.” • Read More »

Meaning of the hadeeth: “The Shaytaan has despaired of ever being worshipped by the worshippers in the Arabian Peninsula”Meaning of the hadeeth: “The Shaytaan has despaired of ever being worshipped by the worshippers in the Arabian Peninsula”

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Praise be to Allaah.  One of the things that are established by the scholars is that shirk will take place in the ummah as is indicated by the sound texts, and reality confirms this. Many of the Arabs apostatized after the death of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), and many • Read More »

The story of magic against the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and its meaning

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Praise be to Allaah. The hadeeth of magic against the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) is a saheeh hadeeth which was narrated by al-Bukhaari, Muslim and other imams of hadeeth. Ahl al-Sunnah accept this story and no one denies it except an innovator. There follows the text of the hadeeth, its • Read More »