Etiquettes

Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah) learns patience

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What is the authenticity of this incident?

Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah) said:

“I learned patience from a small boy. On my way to the Masjid one day, I came across a woman beating her son at home. As he was yelling and screaming, he managed to open the door and flee. So his mother locked the door on him. When I returned from the Masjid, I found the boy after having cried and wept sleeping at the door of his home longing for his mother. So his mother’s heart softened and she opened the door for him.”

Upon witnessing that, Fudayl ibn Iyad cried until his beard became wet with tears, and then he said “Subhanallah! If only the servant was to be patient at the door of Allah, Allah would surely open it!”

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‘Abdullah’s ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) response to a questioner who was insincere

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In the following Hadith, what is the meaning of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah’s ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement ‘وكل القرآن قد أحصيت غير هذا’

عن أبي وائل، قال: جاء رجل يقال له نهيك بن سنان إلى عبد الله، فقال: يا أبا عبد الرحمن كيف تقرأ هذا الحرف؟ ألفا تجده أم ياء (من ماء غير أسن)، أو من ماء غير ياسن؟ قال: فقال عبد الله: وكل القرآن قد أحصيت غير هذا، قال: إني لأقرأ المفصل في ركعة، فقال عبد الله: هذا كهذ الشعر، إن أقواما يقرءون القرآن لا يجاوز تراقيهم، ولكن إذا وقع في القلب فرسخ فيه نفع، إن أفضل الصلاة الركوع والسجود، إني لأعلم النظائر التي كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يقرن بينهن سورتين في كل ركعة

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‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) discourages excessive reporting of Hadith without understanding

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What is the authenticity of this narration?

Qarazah ibn Ka’b said:

“We went with Umar ibn al-Khattab towards desert, he walked with us and said: ‘Do you know why I followed you?’ They said: ‘To honour us’. He said: ‘Besides that, you are going to the villagers. The Qur’an reverberates in them like the reverberation of a bee. “Do not occupy them with traditions [Hadith]. So make them busy and recite the Qur’an, and don’t engage them with Narrations from the Prophet and I am an associate to you”

(Jami’u Bayanil ‘Ilm)

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Authenticity and explanation of Ibn Sirin’s (rahimahullah) reaction to someone disrespecting Hadith

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Please provide the explanation and authenticity of this narration:

Qatadah (rahimahullah) related: Ibn Sirin (rahimahullah) once related a Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to a man. The man [retorted], ‘But so and so said such and such.’ Ibn Sirin (rahimahullah) replied, ‘I am relating to you from Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and you saying so and so said such and such? I will never speak to you again!'”

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Announcing a lost item in the Masjid

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is reported to have said, “Whoever hears a person announcing a lost item in the Masjid then he should say, “May Allah not return it to you for verily the Masjid has not been built for this purpose.”

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Wisdom is the lost property of a believer

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I want to know the exact wording and the authenticity of the hadith listed below.

“Wisdom (sometimes “Wisdom” is replaced by “A wise statement”) is the lost property of the believer, so wherever he finds it, then he is the most worthy of it.”

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