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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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Will a Shahid (Martyr) be liable for his debts?

Question

Dear ‘Ulama, we often hear that one will not be forgiven for the debts that he fails to repay. Even the shahid (martyr) will not be forgiven for this.

Does this warning apply to all types of debtors?

or is there some detail to this?

What if one has a sincere intention to pay?

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Eating on a raised platform

Question

How did Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa salam) take his meals on the floor? i.e, the food was on the floor or how was it?

Can the following be regarded as sunnah or in conformity to Sunnah: a person eats whilst seated on the floor and his food on a raised table approximately 60 cm above the ground.

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