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Ten sentences to recite after Fajr Salah

Question

What is the authenticity of the following Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Whomsoever says ten sentences after Fajr Salah every day, Allah will suffice him [in the ten things mentioned in these sentences]. Five are for this world and five are for the Hereafter:

  1. حسبي الله لدينيhasbiyallahu li dini– (Allah is sufficient for my Din)
  2. حسبي الله لما أهمني hasbiyallahu lima ahammani– (Allah is sufficient for my concerns and worries)
  3. حسبي الله لمن بغي عَليّ – hasbiyallahu limam bagha ‘alayya– (Allah is sufficient for those who oppress me)
  4. حسبي الله لمن حسدنيhasbiyallahu liman hasadani– (Allah is sufficient for those who are jealous over me)
  5. حسبي الله لمن كادني بِسوء – hasbiyallahu liman kadani bi su’– (Allah is sufficient against those who plot against me)
  6. حسبي الله عِنْد الْمَوْتhasbiyallahu ‘indal mawt– (Allah is sufficient at the time of death)
  7. حسبي الله عِنْد المساءلة فِي الْقَبْرhasbiyallahu ‘indal musa-alati fil qabr– (Allah is sufficient at the time of questioning in the grave)
  8. حسبي الله عِنْد الْمِيزَان – hasbiyallahu ‘indal mizan– (Allah is sufficient at the scale)
  9. حسبي الله عِنْد الصِّرَاط – hasbiyallahu ‘indas sirat– (Allah is sufficient at the bridge)
  10. حسبي الله لَا إِلَه إِلَّا هُوَ عَلَيْهِ توكلت وَإِلَيْهِ أنيب – hasbiyallahu la ilaha illa huwa ‘alayhi tawakkaltu wa ilayhi unib– (Allah is sufficient, there is no Deity except him. I rely upon him and turn in repentance to him)”

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The first thing Allah Ta’ala created was the pen

Question

What is the authenticity of this narration?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“The first thing Allah created was the pen after which He commanded it to write. The pen asked its Rabb what it should write. Allah said, ‘Write the decree of all that which is to occur till eternity/Qiyamah'”

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Another version of the du’a when bidding farewell

Question

Do the following words to recite when bidding farewell appear in a Hadith?

جعل الله التقوى زادك و غفر ذنبك و وجهك للخير حيث ما توجهت

Ja’alal Allahut taqwa zadaka wa ghafara dhanbaka wa wajjahaka lil khayri haythu ma tawajjahta

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Renew your Iman by repeating ‘La ilaha ilallah’

Question

What is the authenticity of the following Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘Renew your Iman.’ It was said, ‘O Rasulullah! How should we renew our Iman?’ He replied, ‘Excessively repeat La ilaha illallah

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