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Serving the elderly

Question

Please provide the reference for the following Hadith:

“Whenever any youngster honours an elderly person because of his old age, Allah appoints somebody who will honour him during his old age.”

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Value five before five things occur

Question

Kindly provide the correct sequence and the reference to the following narration:

“Take benefit of five before five: your youth before your old age, your good health before your sickness, your wealth before your poverty, your free-time before your preoccupation, and your life before your death”

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Benefit of Tasbih Fatimi

Question

Is there any Hadith which states that if one reads Tasbih Fatimi before sleeping one will feel energetic in the morning? JazakAllah Khayran

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The moment of acceptance on Friday

Question

I’ve read and been told that during Friday or when Jumu’ah khutbah is taking place there is an hour where any du’a made is guaranteed to be accepted. I’ve been told by some it could be when the Imam is mounting pulpit or descending from it.

Please clarify which moment this applies to, and quote the narrations in question not forgetting to confirm their grading. Jazak’allah.

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Saying the words: 'da-iman abadan…' after the iqamah

Question

I have a question pertaining to a common practice of people after the iqamah is made for salah. They say:

Da’iman abadan la ilaha illaha Muhamadan Rasulullah

Does this practice have any basis in our tradition and if not, is there anything masnun prescribed for after the iqamah is made?

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The Hur (maiden of Jannah) of Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab

Question

Kindly provide the reference for the following:

It is said that when Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) did Isra’ Mi’raj and saw paradise, he saw a very shy Hur of dark skin. And he asked Jibril, whose Hur is that. Jibril answered that is a Hur for your best friend Umar ibn Khattab, When he read Quran about the beauty of Jannah he wished in his heart for a Hur of dark skin, with blue and red eyes, and very shy. Since your Sahabah always do Allah’s commands immediately, Allah manifests ‘Umar’s wishes immediately too.

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