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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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The best names for children

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Is the following narration authentic and suitable to quote?

 عبد الله بن جراد قال: صحبني رجل من مؤتة فأتى النبي عليه الصلاة والسلام وأنا معه فقال: يارسول الله ! ولد لى مولود فما اخير الاسماء ؟ قال: ان خير اسمائكم الحارث وهمام ونعم الاسم عبد الله وعبد الرحمن وسموا بأسماء الانبياء ولا تسموا بأسماء الملائكة، قال: وباسمك ؟ قال: وباسمى ولا تكنوا بكنيتي

Jazakallahu khayran

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Will we acquire the promised virtue even without fulfilling the clauses?

Question

The virtues for certain A’maal are mentioned with certain clauses. If these clauses are not fulfilled does one receive the same virtue? eg Ishraq Salah earning a person the reward of Haj and Umrah has been mentioned as after sitting in same place making Zikr till Ishraq.

However if a person does not sit on his Musalla and goes home gets involved in his necessities and later reads Ishraq when the time sets in, will he also get the same reward (ie of Haj and Umrah)?

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Authenticity of the bazar du’a

Question

What is the authenticity of this narration?

Umar bin al-Khattab reported that the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: if a servant of Allah goes to the marketplace or shopping area and recites the following prayer then one million good deeds will be recorded for him and one million sins will be forgiven by Allah, who will also build a magnificent palace in Jannah for him.

La ilaaha illallahu wahdahu la sharika lahu, lahul mulku wa lahul hamdu yuhyi wa yumitu wahuwa hayyun la yamutu biyadihil khayru wahuwa ‘ala kulli shay in qadir.

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Is it wrong to cry over the deceased?

Question

Please clarify if someone cannot control his tears while remembering his beloved child who has passed away, is there anything wrong with this? I have read that when tears flow, it is a kind of mercy from Allah and it is not haram.

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Another du’a for after wudu

Question

I believe this is from Nasai, is it authentic?

 اللَّهُمَّ اجْعَلْنِي مِنَ التَّوَّابِينَ وَاجْعَلْنِي مِنَ الْمُتَطَهِّرِينَ

Allahummaj ‘alni minat-tawwabina waj’alni minal-mutatahhirin.

O Allah, make me among those who turn to You in repentance, and make me among those who are purified.

 

This is the extra verse I was referring to in this question, I’m sure it’s in the second juz. http://www.hadithanswers.com/reciting-the-shahadah-after-wudu/

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Any special virtue for keeping the name Muhammad?

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Is there any special virtue mentioned in the Hadith Sharif regarding keeping the name Muhammad, other than it being the blessed name of Nabi (sallallahu  ‘alayhi wasallam). I have noticed many of our Akabirin having Muhammad as their first name

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Authenticity of the du'a 'Ya Man Azharal Jamil'

Question

I want to ask about the Du’a recorded by Imam Hakim in his Mustadrak: “Ya man azhar aljamil…”

In Al-Asma wal-Sifat of Imam Bayhaqi he states:

“wa huwa du’aun hasanun wa fee sihatihi ‘an Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) nazarun”

The narration states that Jibrail had come down and told Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that Allah has sent down a gift to you, the gift being this du’a.

Is this authentic?

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