Etiquettes

Sprinkling water on each spouse after nikah

Question

I have heard two points in a lecture regarding procedures related to after the Nikah.

1) It is Sunnah sprinkle water on each spouse.

2) It is Sunnah for the father of the bride to go to the house of the couple and make Du’a for them. It was mentioned that Nabi (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) went to the home of Sayyidatuna Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) after the Nikah and made a certain du’a for them. I humbly request if you could please explain the steps outlined above as well as include the relevant du’as and references.

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Hadith on what company to keep

Question

Is this a sahih Hadith?

“Which of our companions are best?” Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) replied: “One whose appearance reminds you of Allah Ta’ala, and whose speech increases you in knowledge, and whose actions remind you of the Hereafter.”

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Warning against oppressing a non Muslim living in a Muslim state

Question

What is the status of the following Hadith:

“He who oppresses any dhimmi (non Muslim living in an Islamic state), or defames and degrades him, or demands from him anything more than he can bear or do, I will stand against that person and make a demand in favour of the dhimmi on the Day of Qiyamah.”

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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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Is Cupping (hijamah) outdated?

 

Question

What is the status of cupping /hijamah in Islam? Is it a ‘forgotten’ Sunnah?

In which case, is it’s revival a commendable act worthy of great potential reward or would it now be seen as an outdated therapy that no longer applies given the advances of modern medicine?

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One woman leading others in Salah

Question

There is a Hadith in Tabarani and Musnad Ahmad that says ”There is no good in women’s congregation.” What is the status of this Hadith?

There is also a report from Ali saying a woman can never be an imam,

but Hadiths in Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah said ‘Aaishah and Umm Salamah (radiyallahu’anhuma) called adhan and led prayers. Are these sahih?

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