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A narration regarding reciting certain Surahs on the eve of Friday

Question

Please clarify the authenticity of the following narration and can we act upon it:

Imam al-Sadiq was quoted as saying: “If one recites Tawasin (The three consecutive Surahs that start with طس, Surahs: 26, 27 and 28) on Friday Eve, he will be a friend of Allah, and will be adjacent to Him and under His grace and support. He will have no hardships in the world, and in the afterlife, he will be given as much of Jannah as he will be satisfied or even beyond his satisfaction, and Allah will marry one hundred Hurs to him.”

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Five categories of people whose safety is assured by Allah Ta’ala

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Please let me know if the following narration is correctly translated and provide the reference

Mu’adh ibn Jabal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever strives in the way of Allah, his safety is assured by Allah. Whoever visits a sick person, his safety is assured by Allah. Whoever visits the Masjid in the morning or evening, his safety is assured by Allah. Whoever enters upon a leader to honour him/assist him, his safety is assured by Allah. Whoever sits in his house and does not backbite any human being, his safety is assured by Allah.”

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Five evil practices which brings about destruction

Question

Is this Hadith correct?

Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “When my nation adopts five practices, their destruction is inevitable; When they curse each other openly, they wear silk, they take up musical [instruments], they drink wine, and men are satisfied with men and women are satisfied with women.”

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