Source of a Bedouin’s poem of condolence at the demise of ʿAbbās (may Allah be pleased with him)
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
Questions regarding ḥadīths and books featuring Ḥanafī scholars
The following document in Arabic and Urdu answers the following queries received from Mufti Nasiruddin of Mazahirul Uloom Saharanpur:
- Is there a ḥadīth with this meaning: Islam’s honour in the early period is poverty and towards the end of time richness and wealth?
- Is this a ḥadīth “Poverty is my pride”? What is its status?
- Was a companion squeezed in the grave simply because he was not careful regarding urine drops?
- Please outline some books that feature the profiles of Ḥanafī scholars.
Istighfār Duʿāʾ Query
What is the source of the famous Duʿāʾ: أستغفر الله ربي من كل ذنب وأتوب إليه
Spending on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ (Part 2)
Summary of the treatise of Imam Ibn al-Qaṭṭān al-Fāsī al-Mālikī (d. 628/1231)
بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم
Last year, I wrote an article regarding the status of the narration which encourages increasing expenditure on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ (10th Muḥarram). The various views of the scholars and ḥadīth experts regarding the authenticity of this narration were outlined in the article which is available on the following link: https://nawadir.org/2016/09/18/spending-on-the-family-on-ashura-10-muharram/. Recently, I came across a treatise by the Mālikī scholar Imam Ibn al-Qaṭṭān al-Fāsī (d. 628/1231) entitled Faḍāʾil ʿĀshūrāʾ, which is printed in the second volume of the nineteenth annual edition of Liqāʾ al-ʿAshr al-Awākhir bi al-Masjid al-Ḥarām. Continue reading
Authenticity of the story regarding the son of ʿUmar (may Allah be pleased with him) fornicating
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
Eid Ṣalāh and Jumuʿah Ṣalāh on the same day
There is some confusion in relation to performing Jumuʿah Ṣalāh this Friday 1st September 2017 as it is also Eid al-Adha on the same day. There are some messages circulating that it is against the Sunnah to perform Jumuʿah Ṣalāh if Friday conincides with the day of Eid. Please can you clarify the issue and outline the views of all four schools of thought in this regard.
Ḥadīth query: Prophet Musā (peace be upon him) and the 70000 veils between Allah and the fasting person being lifted
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