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Earthquakes, murders and wars are signs of Qiyamah

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Can you kindly verify this?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Qiyamah will not come until knowledge is taken away, earthquakes are frequent, time passes quickly, trials and afflictions appears, murders and wars becomes commonplace, and your wealth increases to the point of overflowing.”

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An unauthentic du’a at the time of iftar

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Is the following narration suitable to quote and spread?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There is no Muslim who fasts and says the du’a below at the time of iftar, but that he comes out free of his sins like the day on which his mother gave birth to him.

يا عظيم يا عظيم انت الهي لا اله غيرك اغفرلي الذنب العظيم فإنه لا يغفر الذنب العظيم إلا العظيم

(Ya ‘Azimu Ya Azimu anta Ilahi la ilaha ghayruk ighrfirli adh dhambal ‘azim fa innahu la yaghfiruz dhambal ‘azima illal ‘Azim)

O the Most Great! Oh the Most Great! You are my Deity, there is no Deity other than You, forgive my great sins, for surely none can forgive great sins, except the Most Great.

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) then said, ‘Teach it to your family for verily these are words which Allah and His Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) love, and it will correct all his affairs of this world and the Hereafter.

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The rebellious devils are chained in Ramadan, the doors of Jannah are opened and the doors of Jahannam are sealed

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Please verify the authenticity of this Hadith?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“When the first night of Ramadan enters, the Shayatin and rebellious Jinnat are chained,the doors of Jahannam are closed and no door remains open, the doors of Jannah are opened and no door remains closed, and a caller announces: ‘O the one seeking piety and good, advance. O the one seeking evil, restrain (from your evil).’ And Allah Ta’ala emancipates many souls from the fire of Jahannam, and this transpires every night throughout the month of Ramadan.”

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A comprehensive du’a

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Is this du’a authentic?

It was narrated from Sayyidah  ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) taught her this supplication:

Allahumma inni as aluka minal khayri kullihi, ‘ajilihi wa ajilihi, ma ‘alimtu minhu wa ma la a’lam. Wa a’udhu bika minash sharri kullihi, ‘ajilihi wa ajilihi, ma ‘alimtu minhu wa ma la a’lam. Allahumma inni as’aluka min khayri ma sa’alaka ‘abduka wa Nabiyyuka, wa a’udhu bika min sharri ma ‘adha bihi ‘abduka wa nabiyyuka. Allahumma inni as’alukal-jannata wa ma qarraba ilayha min qawlin aw ‘amalin, wa a’udhu bika minan nari wa ma qarraba ilayha min qawlin aw ‘amalin, wa as’aluka an taj’al kulla qada’in qadaytahuli khayra

 

(O Allah, I ask You for all that is good, in this world and in the Hereafter, what I know and what I do not know. O Allah, I seek refuge with You from all evil, in this world and in the Hereafter, what I know and what I do not know. O Allah, I ask You for the good that Your slave and Prophet has asked You for, and I seek refuge with You from the evil from which Your slave and Prophet sought refuge. O Allah, I ask You for Paradise and for that which brings one closer to it, in word and deed, and I seek refuge in You from Hell and from that which brings one closer to it, in word and deed. And I ask You to make every decree that You decree concerning me good).

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Recitals at the sight of the Ramadan moon

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Is there any substantiation for the following:

When you sight the moon of Ramadan, recite Surah Qadar twenty one times. You will have barakah in your rizq.

Also recite Surah Mulk. Its thirty verses will protect you from calamities for the entire month (thirty days lunar).

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Fasting is a shield against Jahannam

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Narrated Mutarrif who was from the tribe of Banu Amir ibn Sa’sa’ah that Sayyiduna Uthman ibn Abul ‘As Ath Thaqafi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) invited him to drink some milk. Mutarrif said: “I am fasting.” Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “I heard Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say: ‘Fasting is a shield against the Fire just like your shield used when fighting.’”

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Mount Uhud loves us and we love it

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I want to check the authenticity of this Hadith:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) declared, “Uhud is a mountain which loves us and which we love, it is upon the Gate of Heaven” adding, “And Ayr is a place which hates us and which we hate, it is upon the Gate of Hell.”

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