Source of a Bedouin’s poem of condolence at the demise of Abbas

Source of a Bedouin’s poem of condolence at the demise of ʿAbbās (may Allah be pleased with him)

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The following is mentioned in several books. Is there are any isnād (chain) for this?

:وحكي أن أعرابيا عزى ابن عباس على أبيه فقال

اصبر نكن بك صابرين فإنما ، صبر الرعية بعد صبر الراس

خير من العباس أجرك بعده ، والله خير منك للعباس

فقال ابن عباس: ما عزاني أحد أحسن من تعزيته

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Istighfar Dua Query

Istighfār Duʿāʾ Query

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What is the source of the famous Duʿāʾ: أستغفر الله ربي من كل ذنب وأتوب إليه

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Authenticity of the story regarding the son of Umar fornicating

Authenticity of the story regarding the son of ʿUmar (may Allah be pleased with him) fornicating

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There is a story that is regularly mentioned in the context of the justice of Sayyidunā ʿUmar (may Allah be pleased with him). The story is that his son fornicated with a woman and a child was born as a result. Continue reading

Hadith query: Prophet Musa (peace be upon him) and the 70000 veils between Allah and the fasting person being lifted

Ḥadīth query: Prophet Musā (peace be upon him) and the 70000 veils between Allah and the fasting person being lifted

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There is a message circulating on social media which states the following: Once Prophet Mūsa (peace be upon him) asked Allah Almighty: O Allah! You have granted me the honour and privilege of talking to you directly, have you given this privilege to any other person? Allah Almighty replied, “O Musa, during the last period, I am going to send a nation, this will be the nation of Muḥammad with dry lips, parched tongues, emaciated body with eyes sunken deep into their sockets, with livers dry and stomachs suffering the pangs of hunger, they will supplicate to me and be much closer to me than you O Mūsa. Continue reading

Hadith query: Did the sun return for Sayyiduna Ali?

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

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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. 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

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

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