Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Fiqh of passing by the graves of the Kuffaar

(And yes it means no RIP prayers for them)

بسم الله والحمد لله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله ، وبعد

Al-Baihaqee reported on the authority of `Aamer Ibn Sa`d, that his father said: A Bedouin came to the Messenger of Allaah and said: “My father used to uphold ties of kinship, and he did such-and-such (mentioning his acts of kindness), so where is he?” The Prophet said: He is in the Fire. The Bedouin found it difficult to bear. Then he said: “Where is your father of Messenger of Allaah?” He said: Whenever you pass by the grave of an idolater, give him the tidings of Hell-fire.

The Bedouin later became Muslim, and he said: “The Messenger of Allaah gave me a difficult task. I never passed the grave of an idolater but I gave him the tidings of Hell-fire.”

[Shaikh al-Albaanee said in Saheeh al-Seerah: reported by al-Baihaqee in “al-Dalaail” (1/191-192), and also reported by al-Tabaraanee in al-Kabeer (326), as well as by al-Dhiyaa’ al-Maqdasee in “al-Mukhtaarah” (1005) and its chain is “Saheeh” See al-Saheehah (18)]

Monday, August 14, 2017

Brief Comments on Riyaadh al-Saaliheen #115

From the Etiquettes of Greeting

بسم الله والحمد لله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله ، وبعد

857 - Abu Hurairah رضي الله عنه reported: The Messenger of Allaah said: A rider should greet a pedestrian; a pedestrian should greet the one who is sitting; and a small group should greet a large group (of people). [Agreed upon]

In another narration of Saheeh al-Bukhaaree it is: The young should greet the elderly. [Saheeh al-Bukhaaree (6231, 6232, 6233) and Saheeh Muslim (2160)]