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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Sukut of Imam Abu Dawud

In this short Arabic article, Shaykh Uthman ibn Firoz discusses the status of the hadiths transmitted by Imam Abu Dawud in his Sunan without commenting on it. The article concludes that the silence of Imam Abu Dawud does not necessarily indicate that the hadith is suitable to be used as evidence.

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Hadith query: I was a hidden treasure and I wished to be known

Ḥadīth query: I was a hidden treasure and I wished to be known

Question

Is it permissible for the following statement to be narrated as a ḥadīth qudsī (sacred ḥadīth attributed to Almighty Allah):

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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

Question

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

Narrations of Sawdah (may Allah be pleased with her) in Sihah Sittah

Narrations of Sawdah (may Allah be pleased with her) in Ṣīḥāḥ Sittah

Question

Are there any ḥadīths narrated by the mother of believers Sawdah (may Allah be pleased with her) in the Ṣiḥāḥ Sittah?

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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

Question

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

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