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VOLUME (1.12)

  

BOOK # 9 - THE QIBLA

 كتاب القبلة

  

CHAPTER (1)

باب اسْتِقْبَالِ الْقِبْلَةِ

Facing the Qibla

 
أَخْبَرَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ إِسْمَاعِيلَ بْنِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا إِسْحَاقُ بْنُ يُوسُفَ الأَزْرَقُ، عَنْ زَكَرِيَّا بْنِ أَبِي زَائِدَةَ، عَنْ أَبِي إِسْحَاقَ، عَنِ الْبَرَاءِ بْنِ عَازِبٍ، قَالَ قَدِمَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم الْمَدِينَةَ فَصَلَّى نَحْوَ بَيْتِ الْمَقْدِسِ سِتَّةَ عَشَرَ شَهْرًا ثُمَّ وُجِّهَ إِلَى الْكَعْبَةِ فَمَرَّ رَجُلٌ قَدْ كَانَ صَلَّى مَعَ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم عَلَى قَوْمٍ مِنَ الأَنْصَارِ فَقَالَ أَشْهَدُ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَدْ وُجِّهَ إِلَى الْكَعْبَةِ ‏.‏ فَانْحَرَفُوا إِلَى الْكَعْبَةِ ‏

 Al Bara bin Azib narrated that the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) came to Madinah and prayed toward Bait-al-Maqdis for sixteen months, then he was commanded to pray toward the Ka'ba. A man who had prayed with the Prophet (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) passed by some of the Ansar (who were praying) and said : "I bear witness that the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) has been commanded to face toward the Ka'ba. So they turned to face the Ka'ba".
 
 

CHAPTER (2)

باب الْحَالِ الَّتِي يَجُوزُ عَلَيْهَا اسْتِقْبَالُ غَيْرِ الْقِبْلَةِ

Situation in which it is permissible to face a direction other than the Qibla

 
Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 2
 
أَخْبَرَنَا قُتَيْبَةُ، عَنْ مَالِكِ بْنِ أَنَسٍ، عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ دِينَارٍ، عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ، قَالَ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يُصَلِّي عَلَى رَاحِلَتِهِ فِي السَّفَرِ حَيْثُمَا تَوَجَّهَتْ بِهِ ‏.‏ قَالَ مَالِكٌ قَالَ عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ دِينَارٍ وَكَانَ ابْنُ عُمَرَ يَفْعَلُ ذَلِكَ ‏.‏
 
It was narrated that Ibn Umar (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : "The Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) used to pray atop his mount while traveling, facing whatever direction it was facing." (One of the narrators) Malik said : "Abdullah bin Dinar said : and Ibn Umar (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ)  used to do likewise".
 
 
 
أَخْبَرَنَا عِيسَى بْنُ حَمَّادٍ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا ابْنُ وَهْبٍ، قَالَ أَخْبَرَنِي يُونُسُ، عَنِ ابْنِ شِهَابٍ، عَنْ سَالِمٍ، عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ، قَالَ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يُصَلِّي عَلَى الرَّاحِلَةِ قِبَلَ أَىِّ وَجْهٍ تَوَجَّهُ بِهِ وَيُوتِرُ عَلَيْهَا غَيْرَ أَنَّهُ لاَ يُصَلِّي عَلَيْهَا الْمَكْتُوبَةَ ‏.‏
 
It was narrated that Abdullah (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said: "The Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) used to pray atop his mount while traveling, facing whatever direction it was facing, and he would pray witr atop it, but he did not pray the prescribed prayers atop it ".
 
 

CHAPTER (3)

باب اسْتِبَانَةِ الْخَطَإِ بَعْدَ الاِجْتِهَادِ

Finding out that one's judgment was wrong

 
Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 4
 
أَخْبَرَنَا قُتَيْبَةُ، عَنْ مَالِكٍ، عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ دِينَارٍ، عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ، قَالَ بَيْنَمَا النَّاسُ بِقُبَاءٍ فِي صَلاَةِ الصُّبْحِ جَاءَهُمْ آتٍ فَقَالَ إِنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَدْ أُنْزِلَ عَلَيْهِ اللَّيْلَةَ قُرْآنٌ وَقَدْ أُمِرَ أَنْ يَسْتَقْبِلَ الْقِبْلَةَ ‏.‏ فَاسْتَقْبَلُوهَا وَكَانَتْ وُجُوهُهُمْ إِلَى الشَّامِ فَاسْتَدَارُوا إِلَى الْكَعْبَةِ ‏.‏

It was narrated that Ibn Umar (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : "While the people were in Quba praying Subh prayer, someone came to them and said that revelation had come to the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) the night before, and he had been commanded to face Ka'ba. So face toward it. They had been facing toward Syria, so they turned to face toward Ka'ba."
 
 
 

CHAPTER (4)

باب سُتْرَةِ الْمُصَلِّي

The Sutra (screen) of the one who is praying

 
Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 5
أَخْبَرَنَا الْعَبَّاسُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ الدُّورِيُّ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ يَزِيدَ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا حَيْوَةُ بْنُ شُرَيْحٍ، عَنْ أَبِي الأَسْوَدِ، عَنْ عُرْوَةَ، عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، - رضى الله عنها - قَالَتْ سُئِلَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم فِي غَزْوَةِ تَبُوكَ عَنْ سُتْرَةِ الْمُصَلِّي فَقَالَ ‏ "‏ مِثْلُ مُؤْخِرَةِ الرَّحْلِ ‏"‏ ‏.‏

It was narrated that Ummul Momineen Aisha (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہا) said : "The Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) was asked during the campaign of Tabuk about the Sutra of one who is praying. He said : "Something as high as the back of a camel saddle."

 
 
أَخْبَرَنَا عُبَيْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ سَعِيدٍ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى، عَنْ عُبَيْدِ اللَّهِ، قَالَ أَنْبَأَنَا نَافِعٌ، عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ، عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ كَانَ يَرْكُزُ الْحَرْبَةَ ثُمَّ يُصَلِّي إِلَيْهَا ‏.‏
 
It was narrated from Ibn Umar (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) that the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم)  used to set up a short spear then pray facing toward it."
 
 

CHAPTER (5)

باب الأَمْرِ بِالدُّنُوِّ مِنَ السُّتْرَةِ

The command to get close Sutra (screen)

 
Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 7
 

It was narrated that Sahl bin Abi Hathma (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : The Prophet (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) said : When anyone of you prays toward a Sutra, let him get close to it and not allow the Satan to sever his prayer for him."
 
 

CHAPTER (6)

باب مِقْدَارِ ذَلِكَ

The distance for that

 
Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 8

 أَخْبَرَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ سَلَمَةَ، وَالْحَارِثُ بْنُ مِسْكِينٍ، قِرَاءَةً عَلَيْهِ وَأَنَا أَسْمَعُ، عَنِ ابْنِ الْقَاسِمِ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي مَالِكٌ، عَنْ نَافِعٍ، عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عُمَرَ، أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم دَخَلَ الْكَعْبَةَ هُوَ وَأُسَامَةُ بْنُ زَيْدٍ وَبِلاَلٌ وَعُثْمَانُ بْنُ طَلْحَةَ الْحَجَبِيُّ فَأَغْلَقَهَا عَلَيْهِ قَالَ عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ عُمَرَ فَسَأَلْتُ بِلاَلاً حِينَ خَرَجَ مَاذَا صَنَعَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ جَعَلَ عَمُودًا عَنْ يَسَارِهِ وَعَمُودَيْنِ عَنْ يَمِينِهِ وَثَلاَثَةَ أَعْمِدَةٍ وَرَاءَهُ - وَكَانَ الْبَيْتُ يَوْمَئِذٍ عَلَى سِتَّةِ أَعْمِدَةٍ - ثُمَّ صَلَّى وَجَعَلَ بَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَ الْجِدَارِ نَحْوًا مِنْ ثَلاَثَةِ أَذْرُعٍ ‏.‏

It was narrated from Abdullah bin Umar (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) that the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) entered the Ka'ba with Usamah bin Zaid, Bilal and Uthman bin Talha al Hajabi (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہم) and locked the door behind him. Abdullah bin Umar (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : "I asked Bilal (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) when he came out : " What did the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) do?" He said : "He stood with one pillar to his left, two pillars to his right and three pillars behind him - at that time the House stood on six pillars - and he prayed with approximately three forearm's length between him and the wall."
 
 

CHAPTER (7)

باب ذِكْرِ مَا يَقْطَعُ الصَّلاَةَ وَمَا لاَ يَقْطَعُ إِذَا لَمْ يَكُنْ بَيْنَ يَدَىِ الْمُصَلِّي سُتْرَةٌ

Mention of what interrupts the prayer and what does not, if a praying person does not have a Sutra in front of him

 
Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 9

أَخْبَرَنَا عَمْرُو بْنُ عَلِيٍّ، قَالَ أَنْبَأَنَا يَزِيدُ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا يُونُسُ، عَنْ حُمَيْدِ بْنِ هِلاَلٍ، عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ الصَّامِتِ، عَنْ أَبِي ذَرٍّ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏"‏ إِذَا كَانَ أَحَدُكُمْ قَائِمًا يُصَلِّي فَإِنَّهُ يَسْتُرُهُ إِذَا كَانَ بَيْنَ يَدَيْهِ مِثْلُ آخِرَةِ الرَّحْلِ فَإِنْ لَمْ يَكُنْ بَيْنَ يَدَيْهِ مِثْلُ آخِرَةِ الرَّحْلِ فَإِنَّهُ يَقْطَعُ صَلاَتَهُ الْمَرْأَةُ وَالْحِمَارُ وَالْكَلْبُ الأَسْوَدُ ‏"‏ ‏.‏ قُلْتُ مَا بَالُ الأَسْوَدِ مِنَ الأَصْفَرِ مِنَ الأَحْمَرِ فَقَالَ سَأَلْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم كَمَا سَأَلْتَنِي فَقَالَ ‏"‏ الْكَلْبُ الأَسْوَدُ شَيْطَانٌ ‏"‏ ‏.‏

It was narrated that Abu Dharr (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said :The Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) said : "When anyone of you stands to pray, then he is screened if he has in front of him something as high as the back of a camel saddle. If he does not have something as high as the back of a camel saddle in front of him, then his prayer is nullified by a woman, a donkey or a black dog." I (one of the narrators) said : "What is the difference between a black dog, a yellow one and a red one?" He said : I asked the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) just like you and he said :"The black dog is a Davil."
 
 
 
أَخْبَرَنَا عَمْرُو بْنُ عَلِيٍّ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى بْنُ سَعِيدٍ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي شُعْبَةُ، وَهِشَامٌ، عَنْ قَتَادَةَ، قَالَ قُلْتُ لِجَابِرِ بْنِ زَيْدٍ مَا يَقْطَعُ الصَّلاَةَ قَالَ كَانَ ابْنُ عَبَّاسٍ يَقُولُ الْمَرْأَةُ الْحَائِضُ وَالْكَلْبُ ‏.‏ قَالَ يَحْيَى رَفَعَهُ شُعْبَةُ ‏.‏
 
It was narrated that Qatada (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : "I said to Jabir bin Zaid (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) : "What invalidates prayer?" He said: "Ibn Abbas (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) used to say : A menstruating woman and a dog." (One of the narrators) Yahya said : "Shubah said it was a marfu report."
 
 
 
أَخْبَرَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ مَنْصُورٍ، عَنْ سُفْيَانَ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا الزُّهْرِيُّ، قَالَ أَخْبَرَنِي عُبَيْدُ اللَّهِ، عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، قَالَ جِئْتُ أَنَا وَالْفَضْلُ، عَلَى أَتَانٍ لَنَا وَرَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يُصَلِّي بِالنَّاسِ بِعَرَفَةَ ثُمَّ ذَكَرَ كَلِمَةً مَعْنَاهَا فَمَرَرْنَا عَلَى بَعْضِ الصَّفِّ فَنَزَلْنَا وَتَرَكْنَاهَا تَرْتَعُ فَلَمْ يَقُلْ لَنَا رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم شَيْئًا ‏.‏
 
It was narrated that Ibn Abbas (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : "Al-Fadl and I came riding a female donkey of ours, and the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) was leading the people at Arafat." Then he said something to that effect. "We passed by part of the row, and then we dismounted and left the donkey grazing, and the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) did not say anything to us."
 
 
 
أَخْبَرَنَا عَبْدُ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنُ خَالِدٍ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا حَجَّاجٌ، قَالَ قَالَ ابْنُ جُرَيْجٍ أَخْبَرَنِي مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عُمَرَ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ، عَنْ عَبَّاسِ بْنِ عُبَيْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، عَنِ الْفَضْلِ بْنِ الْعَبَّاسِ، قَالَ زَارَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم عَبَّاسًا فِي بَادِيَةٍ لَنَا وَلَنَا كُلَيْبَةٌ وَحِمَارَةٌ تَرْعَى فَصَلَّى النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم الْعَصْرَ وَهُمَا بَيْنَ يَدَيْهِ فَلَمْ يُزْجَرَا وَلَمْ يُؤَخَّرَا ‏.‏
 
It was narrated that Al-Fadl bin 'Abbas (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : "The Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) visited Al Abbas (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) in some land of ours outside the city, and we had a small dog and a donkey which was grazing. The Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) prayed Asr and they were in front of him, and they were not shooed away or pushed away."
 
 
It was narrated that Suhaib said : "I heard Ibn Abbas (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) narrate that he passed in front of the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم), he and a young boy of Banu Hashim, riding a donkey in front of the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) when he was praying. Then they dismounted and joined the prayer, and he did not stop praying. Then two young girls of Banu Abdul-Muttalib started running around and grabbing him by the knees. He separated them but he did not stop praying."
 
 
 
It was narrated that Ummul Momineen Aisha (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہا) said : "I was in front of the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) when he was praying, and when I wanted to leave I did not want to get up and pass in front of him, so I just slipped away slowly and quietly."
 
 

CHAPTER (8)

باب التَّشْدِيدِ فِي الْمُرُورِ بَيْنَ يَدَىِ الْمُصَلِّي وَبَيْنَ سُتْرَتِهِ

Stern warning against passing between a praying person and his Sutra

 
Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 15
 
أَخْبَرَنَا قُتَيْبَةُ، عَنْ مَالِكٍ، عَنْ أَبِي النَّضْرِ، عَنْ بُسْرِ بْنِ سَعِيدٍ، أَنَّ زَيْدَ بْنَ خَالِدٍ، أَرْسَلَهُ إِلَى أَبِي جُهَيْمٍ يَسْأَلُهُ مَاذَا سَمِعَ مِنْ، رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يَقُولُ فِي الْمَارِّ بَيْنَ يَدَىِ الْمُصَلِّي فَقَالَ أَبُو جُهَيْمٍ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ "‏ لَوْ يَعْلَمُ الْمَارُّ بَيْنَ يَدَىِ الْمُصَلِّي مَاذَا عَلَيْهِ لَكَانَ أَنْ يَقِفَ أَرْبَعِينَ خَيْرًا لَهُ مِنْ أَنْ يَمُرَّ بَيْنَ يَدَيْهِ ‏"‏ ‏.‏

It was narrated from Busr bin Sa'eed that Zaid bin Khalid sent him to Abu Juhaim (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) to ask him what he had heard the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) say about one who passes in front of a person who is praying? Abu Juhaim (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : "The Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) said : "If the one who passes in front of a person who is praying knew what (burden of sin) there is on him, standing for forty (years) would be better for him than passing in front of him."
 
 
It was narrated from Abu Sa'eed (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) that the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) said : " If anyone of you is praying, he should not let anyone pass in front of him, and if he insists (on passing) then let him fight with him."
 
 

CHAPTER (9)

باب الرُّخْصَةِ فِي ذَلِكَ

The concession regarding that

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 17

أَخْبَرَنَا إِسْحَاقُ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ، قَالَ أَنْبَأَنَا عِيسَى بْنُ يُونُسَ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ الْمَلِكِ بْنُ عَبْدِ الْعَزِيزِ بْنِ جُرَيْجٍ، عَنْ كَثِيرِ بْنِ كَثِيرٍ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ، عَنْ جَدِّهِ، قَالَ رَأَيْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم طَافَ بِالْبَيْتِ سَبْعًا ثُمَّ صَلَّى رَكْعَتَيْنِ بِحِذَائِهِ فِي حَاشِيَةِ الْمَقَامِ وَلَيْسَ بَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَ الطُّوَّافِ أَحَدٌ ‏.‏

It was narrated from Kathir bin Kathir, from his father, that his grandfather said : "I saw the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) circumambulate the House (Ka'ba) seven times, then he prayed two Rak'a at the edge of the Maqam, and there was nothing between him and the people who were performing Tawaf."
 
 

CHAPTER (10)

باب الرُّخْصَةِ فِي الصَّلاَةِ خَلْفَ النَّائِمِ

The concession allowing praying behind one who is sleeping

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 18
 
أَخْبَرَنَا عُبَيْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ سَعِيدٍ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى، عَنْ هِشَامٍ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا أَبِي، عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، قَالَتْ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يُصَلِّي مِنَ اللَّيْلِ وَأَنَا رَاقِدَةٌ مُعْتَرِضَةٌ بَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَ الْقِبْلَةِ عَلَى فِرَاشِهِ فَإِذَا أَرَادَ أَنْ يُوتِرَ أَيْقَظَنِي فَأَوْتَرْتُ ‏.‏

It was narrated that Ummul Momineen Aisha (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہا) said :"The Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) used to pray at night while I was lying down sleeping between him and the Qibla on his bed. When he wanted to pray witr he would wake me up and I would pray witr"
 
 
 

CHAPTER (11)

باب النَّهْىِ عَنِ الصَّلاَةِ، إِلَى الْقَبْرِ

The prohibition of praying (facing) towards graves

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 19

It was narrated that Abu Marthad al Ghanawi (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : "The Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) said : 'Do not pray toward graves and do not sit on them.'
 
 

CHAPTER (12)

باب الصَّلاَةِ إِلَى ثَوْبٍ فِيهِ تَصَاوِيرُ

The prayer towards a cloth containing pictures

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 20

أَخْبَرَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عَبْدِ الأَعْلَى الصَّنْعَانِيُّ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا خَالِدٌ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا شُعْبَةُ، عَنْ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنِ الْقَاسِمِ، قَالَ سَمِعْتُ الْقَاسِمَ، يُحَدِّثُ عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، قَالَتْ كَانَ فِي بَيْتِي ثَوْبٌ فِيهِ تَصَاوِيرُ فَجَعَلْتُهُ إِلَى سَهْوَةٍ فِي الْبَيْتِ فَكَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يُصَلِّي إِلَيْهِ ثُمَّ قَالَ ‏ "‏ يَا عَائِشَةُ أَخِّرِيهِ عَنِّي ‏"‏ ‏.‏ فَنَزَعْتُهُ فَجَعَلْتُهُ وَسَائِدَ ‏

It was narrated that Ummul Momineen Aisha (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہا) said :"In my house there was a cloth on which there were images, which I covered a closet which is in the house, and the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) used to pray toward it. Then he said : 'O Aisha (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہا), take it away from me.'  So I removed it and made pillows out of it."
 
 
 

CHAPTER (13)

باب الْمُصَلِّي يَكُونُ بَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَ الإِمَامِ سُتْرَةٌ

If there is a Sutra between a praying person and Imam

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 21
 
أَخْبَرَنَا قُتَيْبَةُ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا اللَّيْثُ، عَنِ ابْنِ عَجْلاَنَ، عَنْ سَعِيدٍ الْمَقْبُرِيِّ، عَنْ أَبِي سَلَمَةَ، عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، قَالَتْ كَانَ لِرَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم حَصِيرَةٌ يَبْسُطُهَا بِالنَّهَارِ وَيَحْتَجِرُهَا بِاللَّيْلِ فَيُصَلِّي فِيهَا فَفَطِنَ لَهُ النَّاسُ فَصَلَّوْا بِصَلاَتِهِ وَبَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَهُمُ الْحَصِيرَةُ فَقَالَ ‏ "‏ اكْلَفُوا مِنَ الْعَمَلِ مَا تُطِيقُونَ فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ لاَ يَمَلُّ حَتَّى تَمَلُّوا وَإِنَّ أَحَبَّ الأَعْمَالِ إِلَى اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ أَدْوَمُهُ وَإِنْ قَلَّ ‏"‏ ‏.‏ ثُمَّ تَرَكَ مُصَلاَّهُ ذَلِكَ فَمَا عَادَ لَهُ حَتَّى قَبَضَهُ اللَّهُ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ وَكَانَ إِذَا عَمِلَ عَمَلاً أَثْبَتَهُ ‏.‏

It was narrated that Ummul Momineen Aisha (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہا) said :"The Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) had a mat which he would spread in the day and make into a small booth at night to pray in it. The people found out about that and they prayed when he prayed, with the mat in between him and them. He said : 'Do as much of good deeds as you can, for Allah does not get tired (of giving reward) until you get tired. And the most beloved of deeds to Allah are those that are continuous, even if they are few.' Then he stopped that prayer and did not return to it until Allah took him.   And if he started to do something he would continue it."
 
 

CHAPTER (14)

باب الصَّلاَةِ فِي الثَّوْبِ الْوَاحِدِ

Prayer in a single garment

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 22

أَخْبَرَنَا قُتَيْبَةُ بْنُ سَعِيدٍ، عَنْ مَالِكٍ، عَنِ ابْنِ شِهَابٍ، عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ الْمُسَيَّبِ، عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ، أَنَّ سَائِلاً، سَأَلَ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم عَنِ الصَّلاَةِ فِي الثَّوْبِ الْوَاحِدِ فَقَالَ ‏ "‏ أَوَلِكُلِّكُمْ ثَوْبَانِ ‏"‏ ‏.‏

It was narrated from Abu Huraira (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) that someone asked the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) about praying in a single garment, and he said : "Does everyone of you have two garments?"
 

 
It was narrated from Umar bin Abi Salama (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) that he saw Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) praying in a single garment in the house of Ummul Momineen Umm Salama (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہا), putting the ends of it on his shoulders."
 
 

CHAPTER (15)

باب الصَّلاَةِ فِي قَمِيصٍ وَاحِدٍ

Prayer in a single Khamis

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 24
 
أَخْبَرَنَا قُتَيْبَةُ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا الْعَطَّافُ، عَنْ مُوسَى بْنِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ، عَنْ سَلَمَةَ بْنِ الأَكْوَعِ، قَالَ قُلْتُ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ إِنِّي لأَكُونُ فِي الصَّيْدِ وَلَيْسَ عَلَىَّ إِلاَّ الْقَمِيصُ أَفَأُصَلِّي فِيهِ قَالَ ‏ "‏ وَزُرَّهُ عَلَيْكَ وَلَوْ بِشَوْكَةٍ ‏"‏ ‏.‏

It was narrated that Salamah bin Al-Akwa (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : " I said 'O Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم), I go hunting wearing nothing but a single shirt. Can I pray in it?' He said : 'Fasten it to yourself even with a thorn.'"
 
 

CHAPTER (16)

باب الصَّلاَةِ فِي الإِزَارِ

Praying in an Azar (waist wrap)

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 25

أَخْبَرَنَا عُبَيْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ سَعِيدٍ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى، عَنْ سُفْيَانَ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي أَبُو حَازِمٍ، عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ سَعْدٍ، قَالَ كَانَ رِجَالٌ يُصَلُّونَ مَعَ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم عَاقِدِينَ أُزْرَهُمْ كَهَيْئَةِ الصِّبْيَانِ فَقِيلَ لِلنِّسَاءِ لاَ تَرْفَعْنَ رُءُوسَكُنَّ حَتَّى يَسْتَوِيَ الرِّجَالُ جُلُوسًا ‏.‏

It was narrated that Sahl bin Sa'd (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : Some men used to pray with Apostle  of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) tying their lower garments tight like children, it was said to the women : 'Do not raise your heads (from prostration) until the men have sat up completely.'"
 
 
It was narrated that 'Amr bin Salama (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : "When my people came back from the Prophet (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) and they said that he had said : 'Let the one who recites the Quran most lead you in prayer.' So they called me and taught me how to bow and prostrate and I used to lead them in prayer, wearing a torn cloak, and they used to say to my father : 'Will you not conceal your son's backside from us?"
 
 

CHAPTER (17)

باب صَلاَةِ الرَّجُلِ فِي ثَوْبٍ بَعْضُهُ عَلَى امْرَأَتِهِ

A person praying in a garment, part of which is over his wife

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 27

أَخْبَرَنَا إِسْحَاقُ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ، قَالَ أَنْبَأَنَا وَكِيعٌ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا طَلْحَةُ بْنُ يَحْيَى، عَنْ عُبَيْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ، عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، قَالَتْ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يُصَلِّي بِاللَّيْلِ وَأَنَا إِلَى جَنْبِهِ وَأَنَا حَائِضٌ وَعَلَىَّ مِرْطٌ بَعْضُهُ عَلَى رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏.‏

It was narrated that Ummul Momineen Aisha (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہا) said that the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) used to pray at night when I was beside him and I was menstruating, and there was a garment over me, part of which was over the Apostle  of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم).
 
 

CHAPTER (18)

باب صَلاَةِ الرَّجُلِ فِي الثَّوْبِ الْوَاحِدِ لَيْسَ عَلَى عَاتِقِهِ مِنْهُ شَىْءٌ

A person praying in a single garment with no part of it is over his shoulder

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 28
 
أَخْبَرَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ مَنْصُورٍ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا سُفْيَانُ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو الزِّنَادِ، عَنِ الأَعْرَجِ، عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ "‏ لاَ يُصَلِّيَنَّ أَحَدُكُمْ فِي الثَّوْبِ الْوَاحِدِ لَيْسَ عَلَى عَاتِقِهِ مِنْهُ شَىْءٌ ‏"‏ ‏.‏

It was narrated that Abu Huraira (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : 'The Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) said : 'No one of you should pray in a single garment with no part of it on his shoulder.'
 
 

CHAPTER (19)

باب الصَّلاَةِ فِي الْحَرِيرِ

Praying in Silk

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 29

أَخْبَرَنَا قُتَيْبَةُ، وَعِيسَى بْنُ حَمَّادٍ، زُغْبَةُ عَنِ اللَّيْثِ، عَنْ يَزِيدَ بْنِ أَبِي حَبِيبٍ، عَنْ أَبِي الْخَيْرِ، عَنْ عُقْبَةَ بْنِ عَامِرٍ، قَالَ أُهْدِيَ لِرَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم فَرُّوجُ حَرِيرٍ فَلَبِسَهُ ثُمَّ صَلَّى فِيهِ ثُمَّ انْصَرَفَ فَنَزَعَهُ نَزْعًا شَدِيدًا كَالْكَارِهِ لَهُ ثُمَّ قَالَ ‏ "‏ لاَ يَنْبَغِي هَذَا لِلْمُتَّقِينَ ‏"‏ ‏.‏
 
It was narrated that 'Uqbah bin Amir (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) said : "A silken Farruj was presented to the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) and he put it on and offered the prayer in it, then when he had finished the prayer he tore it off as if he disliked it and said : 'This is not befitting for those who have Taqwa.'
 
 

CHAPTER (20)

باب الرُّخْصَةِ فِي الصَّلاَةِ فِي خَمِيصَةٍ لَهَا أَعْلاَمٌ

The concession for praying in a Khamis that has markings

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 30

أَخْبَرَنَا إِسْحَاقُ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ، وَقُتَيْبَةُ بْنُ سَعِيدٍ، - وَاللَّفْظُ لَهُ - عَنْ سُفْيَانَ، عَنِ الزُّهْرِيِّ، عَنْ عُرْوَةَ بْنِ الزُّبَيْرِ، عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم صَلَّى فِي خَمِيصَةٍ لَهَا أَعْلاَمٌ ثُمَّ قَالَ ‏ "‏ شَغَلَتْنِي أَعْلاَمُ هَذِهِ اذْهَبُوا بِهَا إِلَى أَبِي جَهْمٍ وَائْتُونِي بِأَنْبِجَانِيِّهِ ‏"‏ ‏.‏

It was narrated from Ummul Momineen Aisha (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہا) that the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) prayed in a khamisa that had markings, then he said : "These markings distracted me. Take it to Abu Jahm (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) and bring me his Anbijani (a woolen garment with no markings)."
 
 

CHAPTER (21)

باب الصَّلاَةِ فِي الثِّيَابِ الْحُمُرِ

Praying in red garments

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 31

أَخْبَرَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ بَشَّارٍ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ الرَّحْمَنِ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا سُفْيَانُ، عَنْ عَوْنِ بْنِ أَبِي جُحَيْفَةَ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ، أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم خَرَجَ فِي حُلَّةٍ حَمْرَاءَ فَرَكَزَ عَنَزَةً فَصَلَّى إِلَيْهَا يَمُرُّ مِنْ وَرَائِهَا الْكَلْبُ وَالْمَرْأَةُ وَالْحِمَارُ ‏.‏

It was narrated from Awn bin Abi Juhaifah, from his father that, the Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) went out in a red Hullah, and he set up a short spear (Anazah) and prayed facing toward it, while dogs, women and donkeys were passing beyond it.
 
 

CHAPTER (22)

باب الصَّلاَةِ فِي الشِّعَارِ

Praying in a blanket

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 32
 
أَخْبَرَنَا عَمْرُو بْنُ مَنْصُورٍ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا هِشَامُ بْنُ عَبْدِ الْمَلِكِ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى بْنُ سَعِيدٍ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا جَابِرُ بْنُ صُبْحٍ، قَالَ سَمِعْتُ خِلاَسَ بْنَ عَمْرٍو، يَقُولُ سَمِعْتُ عَائِشَةَ، تَقُولُ كُنْتُ أَنَا وَرَسُولُ اللَّهِ، صلى الله عليه وسلم أَبُو الْقَاسِمِ فِي الشِّعَارِ الْوَاحِدِ وَأَنَا حَائِضٌ، طَامِثٌ فَإِنْ أَصَابَهُ مِنِّي شَىْءٌ غَسَلَ مَا أَصَابَهُ لَمْ يَعْدُهُ إِلَى غَيْرِهِ وَصَلَّى فِيهِ ثُمَّ يَعُودُ مَعِي فَإِنْ أَصَابَهُ مِنِّي شَىْءٌ فَعَلَ مِثْلَ ذَلِكَ لَمْ يَعْدُهُ إِلَى غَيْرِهِ ‏.‏

Khilas bin 'Amr said : "I heard Ummul Momineen Aisha (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہا) say : 'The Apostle of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) and I were beneath a single blanket, and I was menstruating. If something got on his cloth from me, he would wash whatever place it got on his clothes and he did not wash anywhere else, and he prayed in it then came back to me. And again if anything got on him from me, would do exactly the same and he did not wash anywhere else.
 
 

CHAPTER (23)

باب الصَّلاَةِ فِي الْخُفَّيْنِ

Praying in Khuffs

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 33
 
أَخْبَرَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عَبْدِ الأَعْلَى، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا خَالِدٌ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا شُعْبَةُ، عَنْ سُلَيْمَانَ، عَنْ إِبْرَاهِيمَ، عَنْ هَمَّامٍ، قَالَ رَأَيْتُ جَرِيرًا بَالَ ثُمَّ دَعَا بِمَاءٍ فَتَوَضَّأَ وَمَسَحَ عَلَى خُفَّيْهِ ثُمَّ قَامَ فَصَلَّى فَسُئِلَ عَنْ ذَلِكَ فَقَالَ رَأَيْتُ النَّبِيَّ صلى الله عليه وسلم صَنَعَ مِثْلَ هَذَا ‏.‏

It was narrated that Hammam said : "I saw Jarir (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) urinate, then he called for water and performed wudhu, and wiped over his Khuffs, then he stood up and prayed. He was asked about that and he said: 'I saw the Prophet (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) do exactly like this.'"
 
 

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باب الصَّلاَةِ فِي النَّعْلَيْنِ

Praying in Sandals

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 34
 

Abu Maslamah - whose name is Saeed bin Yazid, a trustworthy Basri - told us : "I asked Anas bin Malik (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ): 'Did the Prophet (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) pray in sandals?' He said: 'Yes.'"
 
 

CHAPTER (25)

باب أَيْنَ يَضَعُ الإِمَامُ نَعْلَيْهِ إِذَا صَلَّى بِالنَّاسِ 

Where should the Imam put his sandals when he leads the people in prayer?

 

Sunan an-Nasai, Vol 1, Bk 9, Hadith # 35
 

It was narrated from Abdullah bin As-Saib (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) that the Apostle  of Allah (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم) prayed on the day of Conquest (of Makka), and he put his sandals to his left.
 
 
 

 
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