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The definition of Al Ma’lul

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What is the definition of Al Ma’lul?   Answer Al Ma’lul refers to a Hadith that apparently fulfils all the conditions of As Sahih [an authentic Hadith], but in reality it has a hidden defect which effectively renders that Hadith weak. These subtle defects were usually extremely difficult to detect and were only identified by… read more »

Those who do not make salam are the most miserly

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Is this correct? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The stingiest are those who are miserly with making salam [i.e. greeting first or replying to salam]”   Answer Yes, this is an authentic Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) recorded in Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan (4498), Al Mu’jamul Awsat (5587) and other Hadith collections…. read more »

Speaking in the Masjid

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Is the following Hadith authentic? When a person speaks in the Masjid, an Angel on the first instance says ‘O friend of Allah, keep quiet’.  On the second instance the Angel says ‘O enemy of Allah, keep quiet and if the person persists, the Angel says ‘May Allah’s curse be upon you’ (Takhrijul Ihya) Answer… read more »

A narration on anger

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Is this a Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)? أول الْغَضَب جُنُون وَآخره نَدم The initial stage of anger is madness and the end state is regret and remorse   Answer I have not come across this as a Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in any authentic Hadith source. ‘Allamah Ibnul Jawzi… read more »

Applying kuhl/antimony before sleeping

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I wanted to know whether there is any authentic Hadith with regards to applying surma/kuhl (antimony) at night? Is any method also mentioned?   Answer Yes. Hereunder are Hadiths on this topic: 1) Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The best antimony/collyrium is ithmid, [applied] before sleeping,… read more »