Tagged: hadith analysis

Destructive hopes

  Question What is the authenticity of this narration? From Abdullah ibn ‘Amr he said the Messenger of Allah peace and blessings be upon him said: The rightness in the beginning of this nation was...

An angelic word?

  Question What is the sourcing for the following tradition, is it Ṣaḥīḥ (authentic)? عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ سَعْدٍ قَالَ جَاءَ جِبْرِيلُ إِلَى النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ فَقَالَ يَا مُحَمَّدُ عِشْ مَا شِئْتَ فَإِنَّكَ مَيِّتٌ...

Hearts of Devils

  Question Many people quote this narration, which is found in Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim, upon the authority of Ḥudhayfah that he said the Prophet peace be upon him said: ‘You will listen to the Amir and...

A Ruling on Music & Chess

There are issues of contention that tend to invoke some quite unusual or even polarising responses.  Music and chess are of this category.  Often there tends to be quite a skewed approach to such issues,...

Stargazing

  وَسَخَّرَ لَكُمُ اللَّيْلَ وَالنَّهَارَ وَالشَّمْسَ وَالْقَمَرَ ۖ وَالنُّجُومُ مُسَخَّرَاتٌ بِأَمْرِهِ ۗ إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَآيَاتٍ لِّقَوْمٍ يَعْقِلُونَ By His command, He has made the night and day, the sun, moon, and stars all of...