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Reciting Surah Qadr thrice on Friday

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I want to know how authentic is the following statement?

“Whoever recites Surah Qadr three times on Friday [before Jumu’ah] and three times after Jumu’ah, will receive as many good deeds for him as the number of people offering Jumu’ah Salah that day throughout the world.”

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The virtue of leaving home to seek knowledge

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What is the authenticity if this narration?

Zirr ibn Hubaysh (rahimahullah) reports: Once I had come to Sayyiduna Safwan ibn ‘Assal (radiyallahu ‘anhu). He asked: “What has brought you here?” I replied: “I have come to seek knowledge and gain a deep understanding” He said: “I heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) mention: “There is no person who leaves his home with the intention of seeking knowledge except that the Angels spread out their wings out of happiness for the path he has adopted.”

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Engaging in futile debates and disputes could result in misguidance

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Could you verify this narration

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“No people go astray after being guided, but those who indulge in disputes [i.e. Constantly debating and presenting futile and baseless arguments to their Nabis].” Then Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) recited the Verse: ‘Nay! But they are a quarrelsome people’

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Music leads to hypocrisy

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Can you please grade the following Hadith and give an explanation:

Music makes hypocrisy grow in the heart just as water makes crops grow.

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An unauthentic virtue of reciting three verses of Surah An’am after Fajr

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Is the following narration authentic?

من قرأ إذا صلى الغداة ثلاث آيات من أول سورة الأنعام إلى {ويعلم ما تكسبون} نزل إليه أربعون ألف ملك يكتب له مثل أعمالهم ونزل إليه ملك من فوق سبع سماوات ومعه مرزبة من حديد فإن أوحى الشيطان في قلبه شيئا من الشر ضربه ضربة حتى يكون بينه وبينه سبعون حجابا فإذا كان يوم القيامة قال الله تعالى له أنا ربك وأنت عبدي امش في ظلي واشرب من الكوثر واغتسل من السلسبيل وادخل الجنة بغير حساب ولا عذاب

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Salah is the pillar of Din

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What is the status of the following famous narration?

الصَّلاةُ عِمادُ الدِّينِ مَنْ أقَامَها فَقدْ أقَامَ الدِّينَ وَمنْ هَدمَها فَقَد هَدَمَ الدِّينَ

Salah is the pillar of Din. Whoever establishes it has established Din and whoever neglects and destroys it has destroyed Din

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The drink in Jahannam for those who consume intoxicants

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What is the grade of this Hadith?

Those who drink alcohol:

“Allah ‘Azza Wa Jalla has made a vow that anyone who drinks any intoxicant will be made to drink ‘tinatul khabal’ [in the Hereafter]. The Companions (radiyallahu ‘anhum) asked, ‘What is ‘tinatul khabal’? He explained: ‘It is the perspiration of the inhabitants of Jahannam'”

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Abstain from asking people, you will enter Jannah

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Could you verify the authenticity of this Hadith?

Sayyiduna Thawban (radiyallahu ‘anhu)  said: “The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Who will commit himself to holding fast onto one quality, I will guarantee him Jannah?’ Thawban (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says, ‘I said: ‘I will.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Do not ask people for anything.'”

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