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Masnun surahs for Eid salah

Question

I came across two opinions regarding the masnun surahs to be read in Eid Salah:
1. Surah ‘Ala and Surah Ghashiya
2. Surah Qaf and Surah Qamar

Are these established from reliable Ahadith? Read More »

The 99 names of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

Question

Can you please clarify the following about the 99 names of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

1) Does Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) have 99 names?
2) Is this not bordering on shirk because Allah gave Himself (for lack of a better word) 99 names and this is ‘elevating’ our Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) to that level? Read More »

Having salt before meals

Question

Is there any authenticity in the action stating that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi was sallam) used to put salt in his blessed palm and taste it before and after eating?

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A beautiful du’a of a bedouin

Question

1. What is the full Arabic text with transliteration and translation of the Hadith wherein the Bedouin praises Allah Ta’ala and Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) gives him gold because he liked the way he praised Allah?

2. Was this praising/Du’a of his inside or outside Salah and if it was inside Salah, which Salah
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Sahabah reciting Surah ‘Asr everytime they met

Question

Please provide a reference for the following incident regarding the sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum): “When two companions of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) met they wouldn’t part company until one of them recited Surah Asr to the other.

After doing so one of them of them would say “assalamu alaykum” to the other.’

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Victory through the blessing of the hair of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

Question

I request your help in telling us about the authenticity and correct translation of this narration and is it suitable to quote?

حَدَّثَنِي عَلِيُّ بْنُ عِيسَى ، أَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ نَجْدَةَ ، ثَنَا سَعِيدُ بْنُ مَنْصُورٍ ، ثَنَا هُشَيْمٌ ، ثَنَا عَبْدُ الْحَمِيدِ بْنُ جَعْفَرٍ ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ ، أَنَّ خَالِدَ بْنَ الْوَلِيدِ ، فَقَدْ قَلَنْسُوَةً لَهُ يَوْمَ الْيَرْمُوكِ ، فَقَالَ : اطْلُبُوهَا فَلَمْ يَجِدُوهَا ، ثُمَّ طَلَبُوهَا فَوَجَدُوهَا ، وَإِذَا هِيَ قَلَنْسُوَةٌ خَلِقَةٌ ، فَقَالَ خَالِدٌ : ” اعْتَمَرَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ وَسَلَّمَ فَحَلَقَ رَأْسَهُ ، وَابْتَدَرَ النَّاسُ جَوَانِبَ شَعْرِهِ ، فَسَبَقْتُهُمْ إِلَى نَاصِيَتِهِ فَجَعَلْتُهَا فِي هَذِهِ الْقَلَنْسُوَةِ ، فَلَمْ أَشْهَدْ قِتَالا وَهِيَ مَعِي إِلا رُزِقْتُ النَّصْرَ

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A form of salutations (durud)

Question

I know there are many forms of salutations (durud). I wanted to know if this durud is correct?

‘Allahumma salli ‘ala Muhammadiw wa ‘ala alihi wa barik Wassallim’

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The reward of the custodians of the Quran

Question

Is the narration authentic?

Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“The custodians of the Quran will be in the shade of Allah, in the company of the Prophets and other virtuous people on the day of Qiyamah”

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