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The keys of the Ka’bah

Question

How was the key of the Ka’bah given to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) on the occasion of the Conquest of Makkah? Was it taken or was it handed over willingly?

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Surah Fatihah; a cure for all illness?

Question

I know that Surah Fatihah can be recited to cure scorpion stings from the Hadith of Abu Sa’id Al-Khudri.

But can Surah Fatihah be used to cure all illnesses and health problems in general (other than scorpion stings) as well? If so, please cite the Hadith and it’s authenticity.

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Eating watermelon with fresh dates

Question

What is the reference for this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would eat watermelon with ripe dates, saying: ‘The heat of this [dates] neutralises the coolness of that [watermelon]’

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Assume the best about your brother

Question

Please mention the source of this narration?

Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said:

“Assume the best about your brother until what comes to you from him overcomes you (and you have to change your opinion).”

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Intentionally getting wet in the rain?

Question

Is there any mention in a Hadith about the first rain of the season being a cure?

Or any mention about the first rain of the season, that a person should wet himself with it, is this found in any Hadith or as a practice of Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum).

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A follow up question on the du’a to recite after Fajr and Maghrib for protection from Jahannam

Question

With regard to reading ‘Allahumma ajirni minan nar’ seven times after Fajr and Maghrib, I have two questions:

1. Is there any narration that mentions that this should be said before unfolding one’s legs?

2. If one was reading Salah in congregation and says ‘Allahumma ajirna minan nar’ so as to make the du’a for everyone present, would one still attain the virtue mentioned in the Hadith?

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