Tagged: hadith analysis

A Triumphant Group

Recently we have had several questions posted asking about the textual evidences regarding a group from the Muslim Ummah, a Ṭā’ifa, who will be steadfast upon the truth.  One of the questions posed within this,...

Q&A Caliphate in Jerusalem

Question Is the following tradition Sahih, authentic?  I have read that it is reported that the Messenger of Allah said: In the book of Ibn Asakir entitled the “Great history of Damascus,” Yunis Ibnu Maysara...

gates of the burial place of Prophet Muhammad

‘Don’t make my grave an idol’

Introduction Previously we have briefly touched upon the most common arguments dominating discourse surrounding the root origins of Shirk (polytheism).  Often, this discourse centres around three distinct poles: the story of al-Lāt, the idols worshipped...

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...