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An unauthentic virtue of Surah Al An’am

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

‘The Quran was revealed in one fifth part, whoever memories it in one fifth parts would not forget it, except for Surah Al An’am, which was revealed in its entirety, seen off by seventy angels from each heaven until they delivered it to the Prophet. Never has it been recited over a sick person, without Allah granting him a cure’.

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Unauthentic virtue on embracing one's wife

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Is the following Hadith regarding treating one’s wife with love and affection authentic?

If you hold her hand with love, you will get five hasanat (good deeds), if you make mu’anaqah (embrace), you get ten hasanat etc.

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Sayyidatuna 'Aaishah (radiyallahu 'anha) finding her needle when Rasulullah (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) smiled

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Is the following story a fabrication?

Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) had misplaced her needle one night and could not locate it. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) smiled and a light emerged from the blessed mouth of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) which brightened up the room resulting in Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) finding her needle.

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Sleeping after 'Asr Salah

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Once I was tired and wanted to sleep after ‘Asr. Someone prevented me and said a Sahabi or one of the Salaf said to someone not to talk to a certain person as he sleeps after ‘Asr.   Is there a basis for this as I have never heard of it, I know there is a Hadith saying sleeping after ‘Asr diminishes one’s mental health but the Muhaddithun classify it as very weak.

Is there any Hadith saying one should not sleep after ‘Asr?

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The virtues of kissing the black stone (Al Hajarul Aswad)

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Please explain the origin and action of the Black stone on the day of judgement?

I was told that it was a white stone in Jannah and was sent down with Adam (‘alayhis salam) to the earth. It turned black due to the sins of mankind and on the day of Qiyamah Allah will give it two eyes and a mouth.

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Hadith: ‘A little showing off is polytheism…’

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What is the grade of the following Hadith?

Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anu) went out one day to the masjid of the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), and he found Sayyiduna Mu’adh ibn Jabal sitting by the grave of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), weeping. He said: ‘Why are you weeping?’ Sayyiduna Mu’adh replied: ‘I am weeping because of something that I heard from the Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). I heard Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say:

‘A little showing off is polytheism (shirk) and whoever shows enmity towards a friend of Allah has declared war on Allah. Allah loves those who are righteous, pious and (outwardly) lowly -those who if they are absent, are not missed, and if they are present, are not acknowledged-. Their hearts are lamps of guidance and they come out from every dark place (ie. from every trial and tribulation)’

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Events on 'Aashura

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Did the following take place on ‘Aashura: Adam (‘alayhis salam) sent down from Jannah, his taubah accepted, Nuh (‘alayhis salam)’s ark landing on Mount Judi, Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) being saved from fire?

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Signs of Qiyamah

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What is the status of this narration?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

1. When public money is passed around like own money, 2. Trust is taken as booty (i.e. intention is to use it and refuse to return it), 3. Zakah is seen as a tax, 4. Knowledge of Din is acquired for reasons other than spreading the Din 5. A man obeys his wife and disobeys his mother, 6. Draws his friends close and distances his father, 7. Voices are raised in the Masajid, 8. Tribes are led by their wicked, 9. The leader of the community is the most despicable amongst them, 10. A person is respected for fear of his reprisals, 11. Singing girls and musical instruments become widespread, 12. Intoxications are consumed, 13. The latter of this Ummah will curse their former;

Then anticipate dangerous hurricanes, earthquakes, collapsing of the earth, disfigurement of bodies and faces, raining of stones, and such signs that follow in succession like beads of a necklace when the string is cut and so they (the beads) fall in succession.

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Status of children buried alive in Jahiliyyah

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What is the grade of the following Hadith and what does it mean?

 

Sayyiduna Salamah ibn Yazid Al Ju’fi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said:

‘My brother and I came to the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said that our mother had passed away during jahiliyyah, she use to honour her guests, upheld the ties of kinship, and did such and such good, but she had buried alive a sister of ours during jahiliyyah who had not reached the age of puberty.

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sllam) said:

‘The one who was buried and the one who buried her are in Jahannam, unless Islam reached the one who buried the child alive and she became a Muslim.’

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