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An unauthentic Hadith describing the person with perfect intellect

Question

Is this Hadith authentic and quotable?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“The one who fears Allah the most and takes careful consideration to abide by what Allah has enjoined and abstains from what Allah has prohibited has the most mature mind among you even though he does the least voluntary deeds.”

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Reciting the Quran from memory

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Can you please tell me if this Hadith is authentic?

Aws al Thaqafi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“A man’s recital of the Quran from memory is a thousand degrees and his recital from a Mushaf [looking inside] is doubled to two thousand.”

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A narration regarding Reciting Quran aloud in Salah

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Is this Hadith reliable?

Ibnul Adra’ says: One night I was in the company of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) when we walked past a man who was reciting Quran aloud [without shouting] in Salah. I said , “O Messenger of Allah! Maybe he did it ostentatiously?” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied ,” Never! he is turning towards Allah” Ibnul ‘Adra’ says, ‘I looked at this person and he was ‘Abdullah Dhul Bijadayn.’

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Severing ties bring Allah’s punishment without delay

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What is the authenticity of the following?

“There is no sin more likely to bring the punishment of Allah in this world as well as what [punishment] Allah has in store in the Hereafter than transgression [oppression/rebelling] and severing family ties ”

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Hold fast onto the Holy Quran

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What is the authenticity of the following narration regarding the Quran?

“Indeed this Quran is such that its one end is in the hand of Allah and the other end is in your hands. Therefore firmly hold onto it, for certainly you will not go astray nor and will you be destroyed thereafter”

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Validity of the different duruds in various books

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We often come across various types of Duruds in books of ‘Wazaif’ and ‘Du’a’ like ‘Durud e Tunajjina’ etc. The wordings of these Duruds is very appealing and heart touching but these are not found in Hadiths Books. Apart from Durud e Ibrahim, can one recite these Duruds also. Are these authentic? Read More »

A du’a for settling debts

Question

I wanted to know the exact reference for the following narration and is it suitable to quote. Furthermore, is the translation correct?

“A man approached Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and declared, I am unable to pay my kitabah (money paid by a slave to his master to secure his freedom), so kindly assist me.

Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, ‘Should I not teach you some words which Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) taught me? If your debt were to be equivalent to Mount Sir/Sabir, Allah will remit it.’

Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, ‘Recite

اَللّٰہُمَّ اكْفِنِىْ بِحَلَالِكَ عَنْ حَرَامِكَ وَ اَغْنِنِىْ بِفَضْلِكَ عَمَّنْ سِوَاكَ

 

O Allah! Make Your halal provision sufficient for me [so that I stay away] from haram. And by Your grace, make me independent of everyone besides You”

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