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‘Umar ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz’s advice to his son when he purchased an expensive ring

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How authentic is this incident?

‘Umar Ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz (rahimahullah) heard that his son bought a ring for 1000 Dirhams, so he wrote a letter to his son, saying:

“The news has reached me that you bought a 1000 Dirham ring. When this letter reaches you, sell the ring and feed 1000 stomachs, then buy an iron ring for two Dirhams and engrave on it the following words: “May Allah have mercy on the person who knows his limits!”

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A Hadith regarding Bismillah and Adam (‘alayhis salam)

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Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani (rahimahullah) has mentioned the following Hadith in his book Al-Ghunyah

“Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim was the first verse to be revealed upon Adam ‘alayhis salam and the ummah will be protected from punishment as long as they read it”

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The punishment for disobedience to parents is meted out without delay

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What is the authenticity of the following Hadith?

Sayyiduna Abu Bakrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“While the punishments for other sins are delayed till the Hereafter, the punishment for disobeying parents is meted out even before a person leaves this world”

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A narration on fitnah in Sham

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Is this Hadith authentic?

تكون فتنة بالشام كان أولها لعب الصبيان ثم لا يستقيم أمر الناس على شيء ولا تكون لهم جماعة حتى ينادي منادي من السماء عليكم بفلان وتطلع كف تشير

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Hadithut Tayr (The Hadith of the bird)

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What is status of this Hadith?

اللَّهُمَّ ائْتِنِي بِأَحَبِّ خَلْقِكَ إِلَيْكَ يَأْكُلُ مَعِي هَذَا الطَّيْرَ ‏ ‏.‏ فَجَاءَ عَلِيٌّ فَأَكَلَ مَعَهُ

 

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An unauthentic narration on loving Allah and frequenting the Masjids

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What is the status of this narration?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Whomsoever loves Allah, loves the Quran. And whoever loves the Quran, loves me. And whoever loves me, loves my Sahabah and my relatives. Whoever loves Allah, loves the Masjids for they are the buildings and courtyards of Allah. Allah Ta’ala has commanded that they be exalted and has blessed them and their inhabitants. Allah protects those who frequent the Masjid and takes care of their needs  and sustenance while they are in the Masjid engaged in his remembrance”

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Seven people whom Allah will not look at on the Day of Qiyamah

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Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

‘There are seven people whom the Creator will neither look at on the Day of Qiyamah nor will He purify them, and He will make them enter Jahannam, the homosexual and his partner, the one who masturbates, the one who engages in bestiality, the one who has anal intercourse with a woman, a man who marries both a woman and her daughter, the one who fornicates with his neighbour’s wife and the one who hurts his neighbour to such a degree that he curses him.’

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