Hadith query: Did the sun return for Sayyiduna Ali?

Ḥadīth query: Did the sun return for Sayyidunā ʿAlī (may Allah be pleased with him)?

Question

There is a famous story that once ʿAlī (may Allah be pleased with him) was unable to perform his ʿAṣr Ṣalāh and the sun set. Thereafter, the Prophet ﷺ returned the sun enabling him to perform ʿAṣr Ṣalāh. Is this story authentic?

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Story of Bilal ibn Rabah returning to Madinah and giving the adhan

Story of Bilal ibn Rabāḥ (may Allah be pleased with him) returning to Madīnah and giving the adhān

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There is a story of Bilāl ibn Rabāḥ (may Allah be pleased with him) which is related by many speakers. The summary of the story is that when he was in Shām (Levant) he once saw a dream in which the Prophet ﷺ suggested to him to visit the blessed city of Madīnah. He immediately departed and headed towards Madīnah and arrived at the grave of the Prophet ﷺ. Thereafter, he met with Ḥasan and Ḥusayn (may Allah be pleased with them) and embraced them. Continue reading

Hadith query: The world is a carcass and its seekers are dogs

Ḥadīth query: The world is a carcass and its seekers are dogs

Question

What is the status of the narration that states: “The world is a carcass and its seekers are dogs”?

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Hadith query: Saliva of the believer is cure

Ḥadīth query: Saliva of the believer is cure

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What is the status of the ḥadīth that states that “the saliva of the believer is cure”?

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Is Surah al-Kafirun equivalent to one quarter of the Quran (Arabic)

معادلة سورة الكافرون بربع القرآن الميمون ، تأليف يوسف شبير أحمد البريطاني

This Arabic treatise critically examines the narrations which suggest that Surah al-Kafirun is equivalent to one quarter of the Quran. The mutiple chains of the narration and the meaning of the narration is discussed in detail.

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Is Surah al-Kafirun equivalent to one quarter of the Quran

Is Sūrah al-Kāfirūn equivalent to one quarter of the Qurʾān?

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Is there a ḥadīth that states that Sūrah al-Kāfirūn is equivalent to one quarter of the Qurʾān, and if so is it authentic and what does it mean?

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Hadith query: Drinking water on an empty stomach

Ḥadīth query: Drinking water on an empty stomach

Question

Is there any ḥadīth that suggests that it is prohibited or disliked to drink water as soon as you wake up in the morning? Please outline if it is authentic.

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