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What if the virtue mentioned is a mistake?

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What is status of following Hadith? Can it be quoted?

من بلغه عن الله فضل فأخذ بذلك الفضل الذي بلغه أعطاه الله ما بلغه وإن كان الذي حدثه كاذبا

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‘Aaishah (radiyallahu anha) smearing pudding on the face of Sawdah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

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Is this narration authentic?

Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) says:

Sawdah (radiyallahu ‘anha) visited us one day. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) between them placing a leg in the lap of each one of us. I prepared type of pudding and said to her ‘Eat’. She refused so I took some of the food and smeared it on her face. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) laughed and raised his leg which was in her lap so that she could get back at me. He said to her,  ‘You smear her face now’. So she took some of the pudding from the plate and smeared my face with it and Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) laughed and then ordered them to wash their faces.

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Remaining steadfast on the Quran and enduring punishment during the time of fitnah

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Is the following narration authentic and what does it mean?

خذوا العطاء ما دام عطاء، فإذا صار رشوة في الدين فلا تأخذوه، ولستم بتاركيه، يمنعكم الفقر والحاجة، ألا إن رحى الإسلام دائرة، فدوروا مع الكتاب حيث دار، ألا إن الكتاب والسلطان سيفترقان، فلا تفارقوا الكتاب، ألا إنه سيكون عليكم أمراء يقضون لأنفسهم ما لا يقضون لكم، إن عصيتموهم قتلوكم، وإن أطعتموهم أضلوكم قالوا: يا رسول الله، كيف نصنع؟ قال: كما صنع أصحاب عيسى ابن مريم، نشروا بالمناشير، وحملوا على الخشب، موت في طاعة الله خير من حياة في معصية الله

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A virtue of reciting Surah ikhlas one hundred times with wudu

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Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“The person who reads Surah Ikhlas 100 times with wudu, beginning with Surah Fatihah, will receive the following virtues:

1. Allah Ta’ala will record ten good deeds for every letter
2. Erase ten sins
3. Elevate ten stages
4. Build one hundred palaces in Jannah
5. On that particular day Allah Ta’ala will grant him the reward of all of mankind
6. It will be as he has recited the Quran thirty three times
7. Serve as freedom from shirk
8. It will cause the Angels to be present
9. It is a cause for Shaytan to retreat
10. This reading will make a buzzing sound around the ‘Arsh, mentioning the reader by name, until Allah Ta’ala looks at the reader with mercy. Thus when Allah Ta’ala looks towards him/her he will never punish him.”

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Reciting Surah Yasin on the eve of Friday

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Is this this Hadith authentic?

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

“Whoever recites Surah Yasin on the eve of Friday he will be forgiven by morning”

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A query regarding ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) questioning in the grave

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Is this narration reliable?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was once explaining what will happen in the grave when the Angels come to question a person. Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) if he will be stable during questioning. When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied in the affirmative, he said, ‘Then I will be able to manage the questioning and answer them O Rasulullah’.

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) then took an oath and said, ‘Jibril (‘alayhis salam) has informed me that when the Angels come to question you in the grave you will say ‘Allah is my Rabb, Who is your Rabb, Muhammad is my Nabi, who is your Nabi and Islam is my religion what is your religion’?

The Angels will then say in astonishment, ‘We don’t know if we were sent to question you or were you sent to question us’?

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Prohibition against killing frogs

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What is the status of the following narration?

كانت الضفدع تطفئ النار عن إبراهيم، وكان الوزغ ينفخ فيه، فنهي عن قتل هذا، وأمر بقتل هذا

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A narration regarding Yunus (‘alayhis salam) in the belly of the whale

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I want to know whether this narration is correct especially the part

‘صوت ضعيف معروف من بلاد غريبة’

سمعت أنس بن مالك ولا أعلم إلا إن أنسا يرفع الحديث إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ان يونس النبي عليه السلام حين بدا له إن يدعو بهذه الكلمات وهو في بطن الحوت، قال اللهم لا إله إلا أنت سبحانك إني كنت من الظالمين فأقبلت هذه الدعوة تحف بالعرش فقالت الملائكة
يا رب صوت ضعيف معروف من بلاد غريبة؟ فقال أما تعرفون ذاك قالوا لا يا رب، ومن هو؟ قال عبدي يونس، قالوا عبدك يونس الذي لم يزل يرفع له عمل متقبل ودعوة مجابة؟ قال نعم، قالوا يا رب، أولا ترحم ما كان يصنع في الرخاء فتنجيه من البلاء؟ قال: بلى. فأمر الحوت فطرحه في العراء Read More »

The initial names of Hasan and Husayn (radiyallahu’anhuma)

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I heard the following Hadith;

“When Hasan and Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) were born, ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) named them Ja’far and Hamza.” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) told him: “I have been commanded to change their names to Hasan and Husayn.”

The lecturer said this Hadith is hasan. Is this true?

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Translation of part of a narration regarding Safiyyah (radiyallahu ‘anha) on a journey with Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

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Can you please translate this narration and is it authentic?

كانت صفية مع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم في سفر وكان ذلك يومها فأبطأت في المسير فاستقبلها رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وهي تبكي وتقول حملتني على بعير بطيء، فجعل رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يمسح بيديه عينيها ويسكتها

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