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The beginning of the Hijri calendar

Question

Is there any authentic Hadith which says the Islamic calendar started from when the first Wahi was revealed to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) or did it start after Hijra when Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) reached Madinah.

Did the Islamic calendar start during the time of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) or during the time of the Sahabah?

Which calendar was used during the time of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)?

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Four people who will not enter Jannah (early)

Question

Kindly assist with the reference for the following Hadith:

‘There are four kinds of people about whom Allah has decided not to admit to paradise and not let them taste its bliss: the one who is addicted to wine, the one who takes the Riba, the one who exploits the property of an orphan and the man who is disobedient to his parents.’

JazakAllah khairan.

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Not missing a single lesson

Question

We hear many a times from scholars/teachers that if a student misses a day of lesson then he is deprived from 40 days of blessings. Is there any basis to that in Hadith (or anywhere)

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Who should/could attend the Bukhari graduation gatherings?

Question

Can you advise what are the benefits/merits in participating in the gathering of the completion of Sahih Bukhari.

Some brothers explain it’s an occasion where du’as are accepted and some argue it’s not a gathering for the laymen. It should only be attended by the students of knowledge.

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Writing the salutations upon Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

Question

Is it okay to quote the following Hadith?

Writing the salutations:

عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله : من صلى علي في كتاب لم تزل الملائكة تستغفر له ما دام اسمي في ذلك الكتاب

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radhiallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said:

Whoever sends salutations upon me in written form, the angels continue seeking forgiveness on his behalf as long as my name remains on that piece of paper.

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