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Prostration of a female

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Can this be quoted?

Yazid Ibn Abi Habib states that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) passed two women who were performing their prayer. He said to them: “When you prostrate, make part of your body touch the ground because a woman is unlike a man in these aspects.”
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Greeting twenty people after Fajr Salah

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I have heard a Hadith that if a person makes salam to twenty people when he leaves the Masjid after reading Fajr in congregation, and he passes away on the same day, he will be forgiven.

Is this authentic?

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Caution against taking a false oath to usurp the right of a Muslim

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

“He who snatches away the right of a Muslim by swearing a false oath, Allah would make Hell-fire necessary for him and would declare Jannah forbidden for him. A person said ‘Even if it is something insignificant?’ He replied: ‘Yes, even if it is the twig of the arak [miswak] tree'”

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Mention of a ‘white house’ in Hadith

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There is a narration of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) where he said that ‘Qiyamah will not come until a group of my Ummah conquer the White House.’

1) Is there such a narration which exists? What is the narration?

2) If the narration does exist, what is meant by the White House? Is it the one in North America?

3) If there is such a narration, is there any mention of flags?

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Another Hadith on the description of the inhabitants of Jannah

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

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

“The people of Jannah will enter Jannah without any hair on their body, beardless, with a fair complexion and curly hair, having collyrium in their eyes, aged thirty-three years; and they will be in the form of Adam, sixty cubits tall, and seven cubits wide”

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A fabricated narration on harming a poor person

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Whoever harms a poor believer unjustly, it is as though he has destroyed Makkah ten times and Baytul Maqdis and it is as though he murdered close Angels”

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The grave is the first stage of the Hereafter

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Is this incident authentic?

Whenever he passed by a graveyard, Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) always wept so bitterly that his beard would get wet.
Someone asked, “Why is it that you do not weep as much when mention is made of Jannah and Jahannam?” He replied, “I have heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say, “The grave is the first of the many stages of the Hereafter. Whoever fails to succeed in the grave will find the stages thereafter to be even more difficult.”

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‘He is bigger/greater, but I am elder’

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What is the source, and authenticity of this narration?

Sayyiduna ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was once asked, ‘Who is older; you or Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)?” Sayyiduna ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) replied, ‘He, is greater than me but I was born before him (I am older than him).”

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‘My mercy prevails over My wrath’

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Verily, Allah when He created the creation, He personally wrote against himself, that: ‘My mercy prevails over My wrath.‘”

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The Hadith, ‘Allah does not accept the Salah of a man who trails his lower garment’

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Is this Hadith authentic and is the reference correct?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said to a man who was performing Salah while his lower garment was below his ankles, “Go and perform your wudu again.” That man went and came back having performed it. The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) again said, “Go and perform your wudu.” Someone present asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): “O Messenger of Allah! Why did you ask him to repeat his wudu.” The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): said, “He performed Salah while his lower garment was below his ankles. Allah the Almighty does not accept the Salah of a man who trails his lower garment.”

(Abu Dawud)

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