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Is Cupping (hijamah) outdated?

 

Question

What is the status of cupping /hijamah in Islam? Is it a ‘forgotten’ Sunnah?

In which case, is it’s revival a commendable act worthy of great potential reward or would it now be seen as an outdated therapy that no longer applies given the advances of modern medicine?

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Should we address the deceased after burial?

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After burial of the deceased some people give adhan on the grave, they say “It comforts the dead in the horrid loneliness of the grave”, is the calling of the adhan permissible and is this proven from sunnah or the sahabah?

After burial of the deceased some ‘Ulama do talqin to the deceased. Is this proven from the sunnah or the sahabah?

Please provide reference for the above from Hadith.

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Virtue of reciting two rakats after Maghrib salah

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What is the status of the following hadith?

“The person who loves that Allah Ta’ala protect his Iman until he meets Allah Ta’ala on the day of Qiyamah, should perform every evening two optional rakats after the two Sunnats of Maghrib before talking to anyone. He should read in each rakat  Surah Fatiha, Sura Falaq and Surah Naas. Verily Allah will safeguard his Iman until he meets Allah on the Day of Qiyaamah.”

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Authenticity of Hadith: Allah will never unite my ummah upon misguidance

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Please provide the reference for the following hadith and kindly confirm the translation as well:

“Allah Ta’ala will never allow my Ummah to unite upon misguidance. Allah Ta’ala’s mercy, blessings and protection are with the largest group of Muslims. And he who deviates from this largest group of Muslims will be thrown into Hell”.

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Do not delay in five things

Question

Please provide the correct translation and reference of the following:

Sayyiduan ‘Ali (radiyallahu’anhu) said that Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ‘alaihi wasallam) advised haste in 5 matters: Establishing Salah, repentance before death, completing the funeral rites of the deceased, paying off debts, marriage when a suitable match is found. Jazakumullah.

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One virtue of replying to the Adhan

Question

Please verify if this is authentic:

‘When a person hears and replies to the adhan, then reads the du’a after adhan and radina billahi rabba…,he gets two million virtues. And if a lady in the home does this, she gets one million virtues’.

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