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Some sunnats of eating

Question

Could you reference the narration?

Narrated Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Abi Salamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu):

“I was a boy under the care of Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and my hand used to go around the plate while I was eating. So Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said to me, ‘O youngster! Mention the Name of Allah and eat with your right hand, eat of the dish what is nearer to you.’ Since then I have applied those instructions when eating.”

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The best thing and worst thing a man can be given

Question

What is the reference for this narration and can it be quoted?

The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “The best thing a believing man can be given is good character, and the worst thing a man can be given is an evil heart with a beautiful appearance.”

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The etiquette of seeking permission before entering

Question

What is the authenticity of this?

Sayyiduna Kaladah ibn Hambal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said:

“I entered upon Nabi  (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) without greeting or seeking permission. He said, ‘Go back and say: ‘As Salamu ‘alaykum,  may I come in?'”

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Hadith on pride

Question

Is there a Hadith, wherein Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) mentioned that if a person has an atom of pride, he will be deprived of even the fragrance of Jannah, whereas the fragrance of Jannah will extend to a distance of a journey of 500 years out of Jannah?

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