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Conveying of salām at the grave of Rasūlullāh

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Feb 23, 2021

QUESTION: Is the conveying of salām at the grave of Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam established from the early eras of Islam and the pious predecessors or is it an invention of the latter peoples? ANSWER: Conveying salām at the grave of Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam is established from the early eras of Islam […]

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Applying the words “Nūr ‛Arshihi” to Rasūlullāh

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Feb 22, 2021

QUESTION: We heard some imāms referring to Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam as “Nūr ‛Arshihi” in their du‛ā’. Is it correct to apply these words to him? What can these words mean? ANSWER: The words “Nūr ‛Arshihi” (the light of His Throne) are not found in the durūd sharīf and du‛ā’ collections. If they are […]

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Names of Rasūlullāh

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Feb 21, 2021

Question: Copies of the 99 names of Allāh ta‛ālā are distributed among people and read by them. Similarly, copies of 99 names of Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam are distributed and read by people. Is there any basis for the 99 names of Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam? If there is, we notice that some […]

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A misgiving with regard to seeing Rasūlullāh in a state of wakefulness

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Feb 20, 2021

Question: If it is possible to see Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam in a state of wakefulness, why do our elders refute the Barelwīs when they leave an empty place for Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam and claim that he is sitting there? Answer: They claim his coming there without furnishing any proof. No one […]

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Seeing Rasūlullāh in a state of wakefulness

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Feb 19, 2021

Question: Is it possible to see Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam in a state of wakefulness? If it is possible, what is the proof for it? Answer: It is possible to see Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam in a state of wakefulness. ‛Allāmah Jalāl ad-Dīn Suyūtī rahimahullāh goes into a detailed discussion on this subject […]

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The aqīqah of Rasūlullāh

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Feb 18, 2021

Question: Did Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam make his ‛aqīqah? Answer: It is learnt from certain weak narrations that Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam made his ‛aqīqah. However, the Hadīth scholars consider these narrations to be weak and unfounded. If they are accepted to be authentic, it would mean that Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam […]

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Rasūlullāh shadow

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Feb 17, 2021

Question: Did Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam have a shadow? What clarification is there in this regard in the Ahādīth? Answer: It is gauged from authentic narrations that Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam did have a shadow. There are just two weak narrations which point to the fact that he did not have a shadow. […]

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The Narration of Mujāhid as regard Rasūlullāh sitting on the Arsh.

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Feb 16, 2021

Question: In his Fatāwā, ‛Allāmah Ibn Taymīyyah rahimahullāh quotes a Hadīth of Mujāhid rahimahullāh about Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam sitting on the ‛Arsh. The following is stated in his Fatāwā: فقد صرح العلماء المرضيون وأولياءه المقبولون أن محمدا رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم .يَلسه ربه على العرش معه روى ذلك محمد بن فضيل […]

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Rasūlullāh sitting on the ‛Arsh

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Feb 15, 2021

Question: Did Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam sit on the ‛Arsh and go onto it with his shoes? Which of the Salafī leaders hold this view? Is this view of theirs correct? Answer: ‛Allāmah Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jauzīyyah rahimahullāh who is a student and follower of ‛Allāmah Ibn Taymīyyah rahimahullāh holds the view that Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi […]

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Jibra’īl abstaining from going beyond Sidratul Muntahā

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Feb 14, 2021

Question : It is popular among certain lecturers to say that Jibra’īl ‛alayhis salām accompanied Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam on the night of Mi‛rāj up to Sidratul Muntahā and could not go beyond. He said to Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‛alayhi wa sallam: “If I were to take one step beyond, my wings will get burnt.” […]