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Shaykh Abu 'Abdillah Al Andalusi

Question

Is this story true?

Shaykh ‘Abdullah Al-Andalusi, the teacher of Junayd Baghdadi and Shibli was a well-known scholar and Muhaddith. Twelve thousand disciples sat at his feet. He knew thirty thousand (30 000) Hadiths by heart, and could recite the Quran in all the various modes of Qira’ah. But he fell in love with a non Muslim and forgot everything due to him looking down on the disbelievers and thinking that he was better than them. Allah Ta’ala granted him Iman again before he passed away.

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The hill of Rawha, its masjid and well.

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A famous well between Badr and Madinah by the name of Bir Rauha has been mentioned as a place where 70 Ambiyaa passed by. Is this authentic? Also, is there any significance to the water of this well from Hadith or Pious Predecessors?

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Narrations on protecting the gaze

Question

Is the following Hadith authentic?

“When anyone’s eyes fall on the beauty of a woman and he immediately casts his gaze away from her, Allah grants him Divine guidance towards such ‘ibadah, the ecstasy of which he feels in himself”

Can you also provide other Hadiths on lowering and protecting the gaze.

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Imam Shafi'i's du'a for protection when summoned by the Khalifah

Question

Kindly provide the reference for the following du’a of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) as well as the incident behind the du’a.

شهد الله أنه لا إله إلا هو الآية… اللهم إني أعوذ بنور قدسك، وببركة طهارتك، وبعظمة جلالك، من كل عاهة وآفة، وطارق الجن والإنس، إلا طارقاً يطرق بخير منك يا رحمن. اللهم بك ملاذي فيك ألوذ. وبك غياثي فيك أغوث يا من ذلت له رقاب الفراعنة، وخضعت له مغاليظ الجبابرة، ذكرك شعاري وثناؤك دثاري، أنا في سرادقات حفظك، وقني واغنني بخير منك يا رحمن

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