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Explanation of a statement regarding the abrogated verses of the Quran

Question

Please confirm the original source of this Hadith and what did Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) mean when he says “Many verses have gone”?

Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reportedly said, “Let none of you say, ‘I have got the whole Quran,  how does he know what all of it is? Many verses have gone. Let him say instead, I have got what has survived.”

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How many times should the dhikr after salah be recited

Question

I would like to know about the Hadith mentioned below in Sahih Bukhari. I have read in other narrations that, the count should be 33, 33 and 34. Can I follow this narration and recite only 10 times after each fard salah. Reciting 10 times is quicker than 33 times.

Narrated by Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu): The people said, “O Allah’s Apostle! The rich people have got the highest degrees of prestige and the permanent pleasures (in this life and the life to come in the Hereafter).” He said, “How is that?” They said, “The rich pray as we pray, and strive in Allah’s cause as we do, and spend from their surplus wealth in charity, while we have no wealth (to spend likewise).” He said, “Shall I not tell you a thing, by doing which, you will catch up with those who are ahead of you and supersede those who will come after you; and nobody will be able to do such a good deed as you do except the one who does the same (deed as you do). That deed is to recite Subhan Allah ten times, and Al Hamdulillah ten times, and AllahuAkbar ten times after every prayer.”
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Clarification on Hadiths regarding good/bad intentions

Question

1) The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “What I fear for you the most is the minor shirk, that is ar-riya. Allah will say on the Day of Judgement when He is rewarding the people for their actions: Go to those for whom you did riya for in the world then see if you find the reward with them.” Related by Musnad Ahmed (5/428, 429)

2) The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Shall I not inform you of what I fear for you more than the Masih ad-Dajjal? It is the hidden shirk. It is when a man stands up for prayer, then beautifies his prayer for another to look at.” Related by Ibn Majah (2604)

My question in relation to the meaning of these Hadith is: does it apply to people who performed worship or did good deeds for the sake of riya and/or does it also apply to people who performed worship and did good deeds for the sake of Allah, but then later on implemented the intentions/thoughts of riya. Please confirm what the Muhadithun say in regards to this. JazakAllah.

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Benefit of the du’a of the Angels

Question

Various Hadiths say that the Angels will make du’a for you (for example if you make du’a for a brother without him knowing or if you sleep the night in wudu). What is the significance of the Angels making d’ua for you?

Are the du’as of the Angels always accepted or do they have a higher chance of being accepted?

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Commentary on the optional salah between Maghrib and ‘Isha

Question

With reference to the virtue of offering additional six rak’ats after Maghrib salah (Awwabin);

I have read this post, in which the answer pertains more to the authenticity and not commentary.

My question is: Is the reward of twelve (12) years of worship here for each time you pray the prayer or is it the collective reward of having prayed it in your life? (ie – every time I pray the six (6) rakats, do I receive the reward of twelve (12) years of worship if it is accepted?)

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