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Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s words to Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) when she was slandered

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There is a very beautiful Hadith I have heard in a khutbah showing Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s love and patience. Can you please provide the exact words and reference.

When the rumour about Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) spread, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came to her and said; “O ‘Aaishah, if what they say is true than seek forgiveness and if what they say is false than Allah will make it apparent”.

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Any virtue for eating melons?

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Rasullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: “None of your women who are pregnant and eat of water melon will fail to produce off spring that is good in countenance and good in character.”

Is this Hadith reliable?

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An unauthentic virtue for visiting one’s Mother’s or relative’s grave

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What is the status of this narration?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said,

“Whoever visits his mother’s grave or the grave of one of his relatives, gets the reward of an accepted Hajj/’Umrah and whoever visits them frequently until he passes away, the Angels will visit his grave”

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An unauthentic form of Salah to be recited on Thursday night and sending the reward to one’s parents

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Is the following narration authentic?

The prayer for one’s parents is a Sunnah, due to the following Hadith:

“Whoever prays two rak’ahs on the eve of Friday, between Maghrib and ‘Isha in which he recites in each rak’ah Surah Fatihah, Ayatul Kursi, Surah Ikhlas, Surah Falaq and Surah Nas five times each. After completing the Salah he says ‘Astaghfirullah’ fifteen times and sends the reward of this Salah to his parents would have fulfilled the rights of his parents, even if he had not been dutiful towards them. Allah will bestow him with that which He bestows upon those of great faith and the martyrs”

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Translation of a passage on fatherly love

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Can you please tell me the meaning of this?

وقال زيد بن علي بن الحسين لابنه يحيى: أن الله تبارك وتعالى لم يرضك لي فأوصاك بي، ورضيني لك فلم يوصيني بك

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Translation of one part of a narration

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Can you please assist with the translation of the part in bold in the following narration?:

وعن عبد الله بن عمرو – رضي الله عنهما – قال: جاء رجل إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يستأذنه في الجهاد، فقال: (هل من والديك أحد حي؟ قال: أمي قال: انطلق فبرهما). فانطلق يحل الركاب

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Jannah beneath the feet of both parents

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What is the authenticity of the following narration of Al Mu’majul Kabir that states that Jannah lies beneath the feet of the father and mother.

The summary of the narration is that:

Once a Sahabi by the name of Jahimah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said:

O Nabi of Allah! I came to seek your advice as I intend to go out in the path of Allah. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) asked: ‘Are your parents alive?’ Jahimah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) replied in the affirmative. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

 ‘Stay with them as Jannah lies beneath their feet.’

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