Sahih Muslim Silk Hadith Query

Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim Silk Ḥadīth Query


This question is related to two incidents transmitted in Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim regarding silk.

The first ḥadīth suggests that on one occasion ʿUmar (may Allah be pleased with him) saw a silken cloak and suggested to the Prophet ﷺ to purchase it. It is clear from the wording of the narration that ʿUmar (may Allah be pleased with him) was unaware of the prohibition of silk and was informed by the Prophet ﷺ. Continue reading

[New Book Release] An Expositive Treatise on the Six Fasts of Shawwal


A critical study on the controversy surrounding the six fasts of Shawwāl from a ḥadīth and jurisprudential perspective. The treatise highlights the authentication of the ḥadīth transmitted in Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim by more than twenty experts and the endorsement of the practice by more than fifty scholars. Continue reading