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An amazing dream of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

Question

What is the authenticity of the following?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdur Rahman ibn Samurah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that once Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came out to us and said:

“Last night I saw a marvelous dream. I saw a man from my Ummah and the Angel of Death approached him to take his soul, but the man’s obedience to his parents came and kept the Angel at bay.’ ‘Thereafter I saw a man from my Ummah subjected to the torment of the grave but then his ablution came and rescued him from it.’ ‘Then I saw a man from my Ummah surrounded by devils, then his remembrance of Allah came to him and delivered him from their midst.’ ‘Then I saw a man from my Ummah who was surrounded by the Angels of torment, but his Salah came to him and rescued him from their hands.’

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Wishing for children in Jannah

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What is the authenticity of this narration:

“When a Mu’min (believer) wishes for a child in Jannah, its pregnancy, birth and its growing older will happen in less than no time.”

(Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah, Dharimi, Ibn Hanbal)

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The father is the best door to Jannah

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said,

“The father is the middle of the door of Jannah, so keep this door or lose it.”

I have also been told there are variations of this Hadith where it says “The father is the key to Jannah” and not the door?

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Virtue of a woman whose first child is a daughter

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I wanted to ask the authenticity of the following Hadith:

من بركة المرأة ابتكارها بالأنثى

“Wathilah (may Allah be pleased with him) narrates that he (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “Amongst the blessing of a woman is that the first born be a girl.”

Ibn Asakir.

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Any special virtue for keeping the name Muhammad?

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Is there any special virtue mentioned in the Hadith Sharif regarding keeping the name Muhammad, other than it being the blessed name of Nabi (sallallahu  ‘alayhi wasallam). I have noticed many of our Akabir having Muhammad as their first name.

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A great virtue for taking care of orphans

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

I am the first who will open the gates of Jannah, a woman will try to enter together with me or just after me. I will ask her, ‘What do you want and who are you’? She will say,  ‘I am a woman who took care of my orphans’

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Keeping children indoors when night sets in

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What is meant by ‘when the darkness of the night envelopes’ in the following Hadith? Which time is it referring to?

‘Ata (rahimahullah) related that he heard Jabir ibn ‘Abdullah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) say that the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said,

“When the darkness of the night envelops–or it becomes nightfall–withhold your children (from going outside). Verily, the Jinn spread out at this time. Then, when part of the night has passed, let them go outside. And lock the doors whilst mentioning Allah’s name.” [Bukhari, Chapter of the Beginning of Creation]

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Unlimited reward for striving in the path of Allah

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I have seen a Hadith saying Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Striving in the part of Allah is better than all the good you can do for your family.’

The reference was mustadrak. How do we explain above Hadith with the other that says: the best of you is who is best to his family?

Jazakallahu khayran

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