Etiquettes

Best Dhikr & Best Sustenance

Question

What is the authenticity of the following Hadith?

The Messenger of Allah (may peace and blessings be upon him) said:

‘The best Dhikr is that which is done quietly and the best provision (livelihood) is that which is sufficient.’

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Du’a when wearing clothes

Question

Is this reliable?

Before wearing clothes recite:

All praise is for Allah who gave me this garment to wear and granted it to me without my strength and power’,

Whoever recites this will have his former and latter sins will be forgiven.

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Difference between Muslim and Mu’min

Question

In several Hadiths, Rasulullah (sallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) seems to differentiate between a Mu’min and a Muslim.

For example, in Sunan Tirmidhi, Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said:

“The Muslim is the one from whose tongue and hand Muslims are safe, and the believer is the one with whom the people trust their blood and their wealth.”

Would you kindly enlighten me on the differences?

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A severe warning for disclosing one’s sins

Question

Kindly translate the following Hadith and provide the reference:

كل أمتي معافاة إلا المجاهرين وإن من الإجهار أن يعمل العبد بالليل عملا ثم يصبح قد ستره ربه فيقول: يا فلان قد عملت البارحة كذا وكذا وقد بات يستره ربه فيبيت يستره ربه ويصبح يكشف ستر الله عنه

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Devotion in Salah

 

Question

Kindly provide a Hadith that can be quoted regarding performing salah with devotion and concentration.

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Musafahah (shaking hands), a means of forgiveness

Question

Is the following Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Al Bara’ ibn Al ‘Azib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasululah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

No two Muslims meet each other and shake hands, except that Allah forgives them before they part.”

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Preferred Hadith on how to commence important matters

Question

Are both of the following narrations correct, or is one preferred over the other?

كل أمر ذي بال لا يبدأ فيه ببسم الله الرحمٰن الرحيم فهو أقطع رواه الرهاوي في الأربعين من حديث أبي هريرة

 

كل أمر ذي بال لا يبدأ فيه بحمد الله فهو أقطع وروى ابن حبان وأبو داود والنسائي من حديث أبي هريرة مرفوعا

 

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Another du’a when entering the Masjid

Question

Previously you have cited a reference for the famous du’a when entering the Masjid:

Allahummaf tah li abwaba Rahmatik

I am looking for a source for the second part of this du’a that is commonly recited:

Wa sahhil li abwaba Rizqik.

Can you please assist?

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