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The importance of tutorship and the benefits of knowledge

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What is the authenticity of this narration:

Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that he heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say:

“O people, knowledge can only be acquired through seeking it, and the true understanding of Din can only be obtained through in-depth study [tutorship], and the one who Allah Ta’ala wishes good for, He grants him the true understanding of Din, and among the servants of Allah Ta’ala, it is only the ‘Ulama (those who possess the true knowledge) who fear Him.”

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Is the hat a Sunnah?

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Does any Hadith prove that wearing a hat daily is Sunnah?

Some ‘Arab Scholars claim that the hat and turban are just culture. I know many Hadiths are about the turban, but what about the hat? The ‘Arab Scholars said the Hadiths about the turban is not acceptable?

The following Hadith regarding Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) covering his head to go toilet is acceptable to practice or not, can it be proof for wearing a hat as Sunnah?

Is the Sunnah to wear a hat specific for going to the toilet or is it for all the time?

‘عن حبيب بن صالح، قال: ‘كان رسول االله صلى الله عليه وسلم اذا دخل الخلاء لبس حذاءه، وغطى رأسه

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Musa (‘alayhis salam) asking Allah Ta’ala if He sleeps?

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Musa (‘alayhis salam) once wondered, does Allah Ta’ala sleep?

So Allah sent to him an Angel, who kept Musa (‘alayhis salam) awake for three days, and then gave Musa (‘alayhis salam) two bottles [to hold] in each hand. After that Musa (‘alayhis salam) slept and the two bottles fell from his hands and broke. He said: “Allah has given me an example, that if Allah slept then the heavens and the earth would not have been upheld.”

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Benefit of not being jealous

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What is the authenticity of this story :

The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said :

You will see appear a man of Paradise. Thereupon, a man with a wet beard appeared. One Sahabi wanted to know the secret of this man, this man said to him: I never slept with rancor for others.

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A Hadith stating ‘Those who send abundant salutations [durud] will be under the shade of the ‘Arsh’

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I have heard that there will be three categories of people on the day of Qiyamah whom will be under the shade of the ‘Arsh [Throne] of Allah Ta’ala. One of them are those who sent abundant salutations [durud] to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). What is the reliability of this?

This narration which mentions the three categories is besides the famous Hadith which mentions seven categories will be under the shade the ‘Arsh.

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The date palms of Jannah

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What is the authenticity of the following narration?

The dates in Jannah will be the size of big pitcher. They will be whiter than milk, sweeter than honey and softer than butter and free of pits.

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Sadaqah benefits three people

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I read this in a book :

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has stated, ‘Allah makes three people enter Jannat [by virtue of] a morsel of bread and a handful of dates or anything besides them which benefits a poor person. The owner of the house who orders it, his wife who prepares it, and and the servant who goes to give it to the poor.’ Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) then said, ‘All praises are for Allah, Who has not left out even our servants [i.e. they are also made to enter Jannah due to participating according to their ability and conveying the Sadaqah to the poor].’

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A narration explaining a huge reward for visiting a sick person

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Kindly verify this narration.

Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Whoever visits a sick person and sits by his side for a moment, will receive the reward of one thousand (1000) years of worship during which Allah Ta’ala was not disobeyed at all”

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A reward in Jannah for those who love for the sake of Allah Ta’ala

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Is this narration authentic?

Those who love each other for the sake of Allah will be upon a pillar of rubies on which there will be seventy thousand (70 000) rooms. These will shine for the residents of Jannah as the sun shines for the residents of this world. The people of Jannah will visit these people and find their faces shining like the moon.

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