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Hadith on the blessings (Barakah) of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

Question

What is grade of this Hadith?

Ummu Ayman (radiyallahu ‘anha) reports:

‘The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayh wa sallam) had a wooden cup in which he used to urinate (during night). In the morning he would tell, O Ummu Ayman, throw away the water in the cup. [She said:] So one night I awoke and I was thirsty so I drank what was in it. He [sallallah ‘alayh wa sallam] said, “From this day, you’ll never complain of your stomach’.

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The virtue of Qurbani/Udhiyah

Question

What is the authenticity of the following Hadiths:

1) There is nothing dearer to Allah during the days of Qurbani than the sacrificing of animals. The sacrificed animal shall come on the Day of Qiyamah with its horns, hair, and hooves (to be weighed on a persons good deeds). The sacrifice is accepted by Allah before the blood reaches the ground. Therefore sacrifice with an open and happy heart.

2) Sayyiduna Zayd ibn Arqam (radiyallahu ‘anhu) relates that the Companions asked,

‘O Messenger of Allah! What is Udhiyah?’ He replied, ‘It is the Sunnah of your father Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam).’ They asked again, ‘What benefit do we get from it?’ He answered, ‘A reward for every hair (of the sacrificed animal).’ ‘And [what reward is there for animals with] wool, O Messenger of Allah?’ they asked. ‘A reward’, he said, ‘for every fibre of the wool.’

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Hadith.? ‘Recognizing Allah is my capital, intellect is the root of my faith…’

Question 

I want to enquire about the strength of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)’s narration found in Qadhi Iyadh’s renowned “Ash-Shifa’ Bi Ta’rif Huquqil Mustafa”.

Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) asks Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) about his path and Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) responds with 17 short statements like “Love is my foundation”, “Trust is my treasure” and “Conviction is my sustenance etc.

Can you please cite the whole Hadith and elaborate on it’s strength?

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The wording of a particular form of Salat ‘alan Nabi

Question

 Is this durud authentic, if so what are the benefits?

 Allahuma salli ‘ala sayyidina Muhammad wa Aadama wa Nuh wa Ibrahima wa Musa wa ‘Isa wa ma baynahum minan Nabiyyina wal Mursalin Salawatullahi wa salamuhu ‘Alayhim Ajma’in 

Translation: O Allah! send salutations upon Muhammad -sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam-, Adam, Nuh, Ibrahim,  Musa,  ‘Isa -‘alayhimus salam-, and on those Messengers who were sent between each of them. May the blessings of Allah and His peace be on them all.

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‘The Scholars of this Ummah like the Ambiya of the Banu Israel’ a Hadith?

Question

The Hadith:

  علماء أمتي كأنبياء بني إسرائيل 

Translation: The scholars of my ummah are like the Prophets of Bani Israel

 

I have read this hadith is a fabrication (mawdu’), but some say its not such because Imam Shadhili (rahimahullah) had a dream in which he saw the Prophet (sall allahu alayhi wa sallam) along with other Prophets [alayhimus salam]. Sayyidina Musa (alayhis salam) said to the the the Prophet, Imam al Ambiya, the leader of the mankid and the Jinn (sall allahu alayhi wa sallam): “You have said that the scholars of my ummah are like the Prophets of Bani Israel”, so (please) show me one such scholar. The Prophet (sall allahu alayhi wa sallam) pointed towards Imam Ghazali (rahimahullah) and said “Him”

 

Please comment.

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Musa (‘alayhis salam) seeking cure

Question

It is constantly heard in speeches the story of Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam) where he has a sickness and is told by Allah to use the leaves of a tree and subsequently gets cured. Then later gets a similar sickness and goes back to those leaves without asking Allah and doesn’t find a cure. What is the veracity of this story?

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The fasting person and Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam)

Question

Please verify the following: 

Once Musa (‘alayhis salam) asked Allah ‘Ta’ala

O  Allah! You have granted me the honour and privilege of talking to you directly, Have you given this privilege to any other person?

Allah Ta’ala replied, O Musa! during the last period I am going to send an Ummah, who will be the Ummah of Muhammad (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) with dry lips, parched tongues, emaciated body with eyes sunken deep into their sockets, with livers dry and stomachs suffering the pangs of hunger. They will call out to me (in du’a) they will be much much closer to me than you.

O Musa! while you speak to me there are 70000 veils between you and me but at the time of iftar there will not be a single veil between me and the fasting Ummati of Mohammed (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) .

O Musa! I have taken upon myself the responsibility that at the time of iftar I will never refuse the du’a of a fasting person!

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