Moulana Suhail Motala

An unreliable du’a; Al Jawshanul Kabir

Question

Please I would like to know the status and authenticity of the du’a called ‘Jawshan Al Kabir’ (الجوشن الكبير)

It is said that this du’a is very rewarding to be recited in the beginning of the month of Ramadan.

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Reciprocating a gift or praising the bestower

Question

Is this a Hadith?

If someone is given something, he should give a return for it provided he can afford if he cannot afford, he should praise him. He who praises him for it, thanks him, and he who conceals it is ungrateful to him

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The Ismul A’azam in two Verses

Question

What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

Asma’ bint Yazid reported: The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The greatest name of Allah is in these two Verses: ‘Your God is one God, there is no God but Him, the Gracious, the Merciful’ (2:163). As well as the opening of Surah Alu ‘Imran: Allah, there is no God but Him, the Living, the Sustainer.'” (3:2)

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Khalid’s ibn Ma’dan statement regarding spending five nights of the year in ‘ibadah

Question

I want to know the authenticity of this particular saying of Tabi’i Khalid ibn Ma’dan (rahimahullah) who said:

“There are five particular nights in a whole year, whosoever spends these nights in worship with intention of gaining virtues and believing [in its promised virtues], Allah will grant him entrance into Jannah

1. The first night of Rajab (worships in the night and fasts during the day for all)

2) The 15th night of Sha’ban

3 and 4) Both nights of ‘Eid (fasting the day preceding these nights or some versions state ‘Does not fast the next day’)

5. The night of ‘Ashura.’

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The virtue of wearing simple clothing

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

من ترك اللباس وهوقادر عليه تواضعا لله دعاه الله على رؤوس الخلائق، حتى يخير في حلل الإيمان يلبس أيها شاء

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