Do You Know?
Maulana Abu Muhammad Attari Madani
Question 1: How many people took part in the First Migration?
Answer: According to one opinion, 11 men and 4 women partook in the First Migration. (Zurqaani ‘Alal Mawahib, vol. 1, p. 504)
Question 2: Can you name the birds that came back to life after being slaughtered?
Answer: A pigeon, a rooster, a vulture, and a peacock; they were slaughtered by Sayyiduna Ibrahim عَـلَيْـهِ الـسَّـلَام before regaining life with the command of Allah Almighty. (‘Ajaaib-ul-Quran, p. 57, Part 3, Surah Al-Baqarah Verse 260)
Question 3: At what time did Sayyiduna Adam عَـلَيْـهِ الـسَّـلَام descend from Paradise to Earth?
Answer: Sayyiduna Adam عَـلَيْـهِ الـسَّـلَام came to Earth from Paradise in the afternoon, between Zuhr and ‘Asr. (Tabqat-e-Ibn-e-Sa’d, vol. 1, p. 30)
Question 4: Where did Sayyiduna Nuh عَـلَيْـهِ الـسَّـلَام bury the blessed body of Sayyiduna Adam عَـلَيْـهِ الـسَّـلَام after the Great Flood?
Answer: In Al-Bayt-ul-Muqaddas (Jerusalem). (Tabqat-e-Ibn-e-Sa’d, vol. 1, p. 36)
Question 5: How old was Sayyiduna Isa عَـلَيْـهِ الـسَّـلَام when he was raised to the heavens?
Answer: 32 years and 6 months. (Tabqat-e-Ibn-e-Sa’d, vol. 1, p. 45)
Question 6: How old was the Beloved Prophet صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم when Sayyiduna Abdul-Muttalib passed away?
Answer: 8 years. (Tabqat-e-Ibn-e-Sa’d, vol. 1, p. 95)