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Protection of the houses in a neighbourhood by reciting Ayatul Kursi

Question

What is the status of the following narrations?

عن ابن مسعود قال: قال رجل: يا رسول الله, علمني شيئا ينفعني الله به. قال: “اقرأ آية الكرسي؛ فإنه يحفظك وذريتك ويحفظ دارك حتى الدويرات حول دارك “

(Fawaidul Mahamili; Ad-Durrul Manthur, Surah Baqarah, Verse: 255)

 

عن علي بن أبي طالب: سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يقول: “من قرأ آية الكرسي في دبر كل صلاة, لم يمنعه من دخول الجنة إلا الموت, ومن قرأها حين يأخذ مضجعه, أمنه الله على داره, ودار جاره, وأهل دويرات حوله

(Shu’abul Iman, Hadith: 2174)

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Reward for filling a gap in prayer

Question

Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith:

“Whoever fills a gap in a row [of prayer], Allah Ta’ala will raise him in rank and build for him a palace in Jannah”

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Meaning of the word حليف

Question

Kindly explain the meaning of the word حليفه in the following Hadith:

عن عائشة رضي الله عنها قالت: جاءت سهلة بنت سهيل إلى النبى صلى الله عليه وسلم فقالت يا رسول الله إنى أرى فى وجه أبى حذيفة من دخول سالم وهو حليفه. فقال النبى صلى الله عليه وسلم: أرضعيه . قالت: وكيف أرضعه وهو رجل كبير؟ فتبسم رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وقال:  قد علمت أنه رجل كبير

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Reason for Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) seeming upset?

Question

Is it known why Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was angry in the following Hadith?

عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه قال: صَلّى بنا رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ إحْدى صَلاتَيِ العَشِيِّ، إمّا الظُّهْرَ، وإمّا العَصْرَ، فَسَلَّمَ في رَكْعَتَيْنِ، ثُمَّ أتى جِذْعًا في قِبْلَةِ المَسْجِدِ، فاسْتَنَدَ إلَيْها مُغْضَبًا، وفي القَوْمِ أبو بَكْرٍ وعُمَرَ، فَهابا أنْ يَتَكَلَّما، وخَرَجَ سَرَعانُ النّاسِ، قُصِرَتِ الصَّلاةُ، فَقامَ ذُو اليَدَيْنِ، فَقالَ: يا رَسولَ اللهِ، أقُصِرَتِ الصَّلاةُ أمْ نَسِيتَ؟ فَنَظَرَ النبيُّ ﷺ يَمِينًا وشِمالًا، فَقالَ: ما يقولُ ذُو اليَدَيْنِ؟ قالوا: صَدَقَ، لَمْ تُصَلِّ إلّا رَكْعَتَيْنِ، فَصَلّى رَكْعَتَيْنِ وسَلَّمَ، ثُمَّ كَبَّرَ، ثُمَّ سَجَدَ، ثُمَّ كَبَّرَ فَرَفَعَ، ثُمَّ كَبَّرَ وسَجَدَ، ثُمَّ كَبَّرَ ورَفَعَ. قالَ: وأُخْبِرْتُ عن عِمْرانَ بنِ حُصَيْنٍ أنَّه قالَ: وسَلَّمَ

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Virtue of praying four rak’ahs (Salatud Duha) in the morning

Question

Regarding the following Hadith, what is meant by “suffice”? Does it mean that Allah Ta’ala will protect one against misguidance and committing sins?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said:

‘Verily, Allah Ta’ala says: ‘O Son of Adam! Pray to me in the beginning of the day with four units [rak’ahs] and I shall thereby suffice you at the end of it.’ Read More »

You will certainly be with the ones that you love

Question

Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration:

عن أنس رضي الله عنه قال: جاء رجل إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فقال: يا رسول الله متى الساعة؟ قال: وما أعددت للساعة؟ قال: حب الله ورسوله، قال: فإنك مع من أحببت قال أنس: فما فرحنا، بعد الإسلام فرحا أشد من قول النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم: فإنك مع من أحببت قال أنس فأنا أحب الله ورسوله، وأبا بكر وعمر، فأرجو أن أكون معهم، وإن لم أعمل بأعمالهم

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Explanation regarding the Hadith pertaining to the heat and cold of Jahannam

Question

How would one explain the following Hadith keeping in mind that different parts of the world have summer and winter at different times?

عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال:] قالتِ النّارُ: رَبِّ أَكَلَ بَعْضِي بَعْضًا، فَأْذَنْ لي أَتَنَفَّسْ، فَأْذِنْ لَها بنَفَسَيْنِ، نَفَسٍ في الشِّتاءِ، وَنَفَسٍ في الصَّيْفِ، فَما وَجَدْتُمْ مِن بَرْدٍ، أَوْ زَمْهَرِيرٍ فَمِنْ نَفَسِ جَهَنَّمَ، وَما وَجَدْتُمْ مِن حَرٍّ، أَوْ حَرُورٍ فَمِنْ نَفَسِ جَهَنَّمَ

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What the Muslims consider as good is good in the court of Allah

Question

Kindly provide the reference, authentication, and Arabic wording of the following narration:

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Allah looked into the hearts of His slaves and found that the heart of Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was the best of all His slaves’ hearts. So He chose him for Himself and sent him with His Message. Then He looked into the hearts of all His slaves after the heart of Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) and He found that the hearts of his companions were the best of all His slaves’ hearts, so He made them the helpers of His Prophet, fighting for the sake of his religion. So what the Muslims think is good, is good before Allah, and whatever the Muslims think is bad, is bad before Allah.” Read More »

Valuing a strand of the blessed hair of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

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Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration:

Ibn Sirin (rahimahullah) has said: “I said to ‘Abidah (rahimahullah): ‘We have some of the hair of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) which we got from Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) or from his family.’

‘Abidah (rahimahullah) replied. “No doubt if I had a single strand of that [hair], it would have been dearer to me than the whole world and whatever is in it.” Read More »