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The best gatherings are the most spacious

Question

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

خير المجالس أوسعها

The best gatherings are the most spacious

 

Have the commentators explained that it is better for the gathering to be more spacious and spread out rather than people being cramped and uncomfortable?

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Saying ‘La ilaha illallah’, the most virtuous of good deeds

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Please can you provide a reference for this Hadith and comment on its authenticity.

عن أبي ذر قال: قلت: يا رسول الله، أوصني، قال: إذا عملت سيئة فأتبعها حسنة تمحها قال: قلت: يا رسول الله، أمن الحسنات لا إله إلا الله؟ قال: هي أفضل الحسنات

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The virtue of ‘La ilaha illallah’

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Is this Hadith strong enough to quote?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“By Him in Whose hand is my soul, if the heavens and the earth and all that are in them and everything that is in between were brought and placed in one pan of the Balance, and the witnessing that there is no god but Allah were placed in the other, the latter would outweigh the former.”

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Make dhikr when hearing thunder

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Remember Allah Ta’ala [make dhikr] when hearing thunder for thunder will not harm the dhakir [the one remembering Allah]”

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A salutation [durud] which yields the reward of ten thousand salutations

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What is the authenticity of the following Hadith?

اللهم صل على سيدنا محمد ما اختلف الملوان وتعاقب العصران وكر الجديدان واستقبل الفرقدان وبلغ روحه وارواح اهل بيته منا التحية والسلام

Whoever recites this durud thrice, will receive the reward of reciting salutations 30 000 times.

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Hadiths on the polish for the heart

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Could you provide the exact translation and reference for the hadith in which Rasulullah (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) explained that hearts rust like iron rusts. When asked: “How can they be polished?” He (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wasallam) replied, “Reciting Allah’s book and remembering Him much.”

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A beautiful tasbih for after Jumu’ah Salah

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What is the status of the following Hadith narrated by Ibnus Sunni in book; Amalul yawm wallaylah:

“whoever recites the following 100 times after Jumu’ah Salah on Friday;

subhanallahil azeemi wa bi hamdihi

Rasulullah (sallalhu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said the reciter’s 100,000 sins will be forgiven and in addition 24,000 of his/her parents’ sins will also be forgiven.

سبحان الله العظیم و بحمدہ

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To use the right hand when counting Dhikr

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I recently read an email which stated that our Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu’alaihi wasallam) prohibited the Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum) from using their left hands to count when doing dhikr. Unfortunately I cannot find this email, and was hoping that you could find something in this regard and forward it to me. Jazakallah

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Hadith: Tasbeeh Fathimi

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Can you please tell in which Hadith book it is stated the Hadith of the incident when Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) told Sayyidah Fatima (radiyallahu ‘anha) to read the tasbih-e-fatima every night before bed when she wanted a servant to help her.

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