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Abu Dawud

Valid excuses for offering Salah at home

Can I have the reference for this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If a person hears the Adhan and does not go to the Masjid without a valid excuse, his Salah [performed alone] is not accepted. When the Sahabah asked as to what a valid excuse...

Seeking forgiveness for the deceased after burial

I want to know the authenticity of this Hadith: “When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would finish the burial of the deceased, he would stay by the grave and say, ‘Seek forgiveness for your brother and beg steadfastness for him as he is now being...

Cupping on the hip

Is there any narration that the Messenger of Allah was cupped on his hip due to a pain in that area?   Answer Yes. Imam Abu Dawud and other Muhaddithun have authentically reported the following Hadith: “Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu...

Du’a on two occasions are seldom rejected

Can you source this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Two things are never rejected or seldom rejected; Du’a at the time of Adhan and at the time when people are locked in battle”   Answer Imam Abu Dawud and Hakim (rahimahumallah) have recorded...