When is trading permissible during the Hajj?

Question 3:  Are major sins forgiven by virtue of Hajj Mabroor (Hajj sincerely done, not mixed with any sin, and is accepted by Allaah)? When is trade permissible in Hajj?

Answer: Firstly, it is authentically reported in the Two Saheeh (authentic) Books of Hadeeth (i.e. Al-Bukhaaree and Muslim) on the authority of ‘Aboo Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) who said that he heard the Messenger of Allaah (peace be upon him) saying, “Anyone who performs Hajj and does not use obscene language nor commits a sin, will return (pure of sin) as on the day their mother gave birth to them.” (Agreed upon by Al-Bukhaaree and Muslim)… read more here.

‘Aboo Bakr said: “I wish I were a tree cut down by the axe of a woodcutter,” is it True?

Question 8: Is it true what was reported about ‘Aboo Bakr Al-Siddeeq that he said, “I wish I were a tree cut down by the axe of a woodcutter”?

Answer: As far as we know it was not authentically reported that ‘Aboo Bakr (may Allaah be pleased with him) said so; but Ahmad related in “Al-Zuhd”, on the authority of ‘Aboo ‘Imraan Al-Jawnee that ‘Aboo Bakr Al-Siddeeq said, I wish I were a hair on the body of a believer. This Athar (narration from a Companion) is not true either, because ‘Aboo ‘Imraan Al-Jawnee never met ‘Aboo Bakr Al-Siddeeq… read more here.


Claiming that al-Jaami’ al-Saheeh of al-Bukhaaree contains weak Hadeeths

Question 6: Some people claim that the Saheeh (Authentic Hadeeth Book) of Al-Bukhaaree includes some Da‘eef (weak) Hadeeth, although we told them that all Muslims unanimously agree to its authenticity, could you please show the right opinion?

Answer: This claim is untrue, for all the Hadeeth in Saheeh Al-Bukhaaree that are Musnad (Hadeeths with a sound chain of narration) and Muttasil (Hadeeths with a continuous chain of narration to a Companion of the Prophet or Follower; the generation after the Prophet’s Companions) are authentic… read more here.

Who are the two Shaykhs?

Question 5: After citing some Hadeeth, the phrase “Rawaahu Al-Shaykhaan (Related by the two Shaykhs)” comes at the end; who are the two Shaykhs?

Answer: The phrase “Rawaahu Al-Shaykhaan” refers to Muhammad ibn Ismaa‘eel Al-Bukhaaree, who compiled the most authentic collection of Hadeeth entitled [Saheeh Al-Bukhaaree]and Muslim ibn Al-Hajjaaj Al-Naysabooryee, who compiled… read more here.