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Another narration regarding sharpening the blade before slaughtering

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once passed by a man who placed his foot on the side of a sheep, as he sharpened his blade. The sheep was observing this. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Why didn’t you [do this] before or would you like to kill it twice?”

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‘Abdul Malik ibn Marwan’s statement at the grave of Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

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Is this narration authentic?

‘Abdul Malik ibn Marwan (d.86 AH) was passing by the grave of Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). He stopped at the grave, stood by, and began making du’a [for Allah to have mercy]. A person asked ‘Whose grave is this?’

‘Abdul Malik ibn Marwan  replied:

قبر رجل كان والله فيما علمته ينطق عن علم، ويسكت عن حلم، إذا أعطى أغنى، وإذا حارب أفنى، ثم عجل له الدهر ما أخره لغيره ممن بعده، هذا قبر أبي عبد الرحمن معاوية

“This is the grave of the person who, I swear by Allah, when he would speak, he would speak with knowledge and wisdom, and when he would stay silent, he would stay silent with patience and forbearance, whoever he gave to he made rich and whomsoever he fought he destroyed. Time gave to him quickly that which it gave to others very slowly, from those who came after him. This is the grave of Abu ‘Abdir Rahman; Mu’awiyah [radiyallahu ‘anhu].”

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Authenticity of the Hadith regarding witnessing the udhiyah/qurbani animal being slaughtered

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What is the status of this Hadith?

عن أبي سعيد الخدري رضي الله عنه قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم لفاطمة: قومي إلى أضحيتك فاشهديها فإن لك بأول قطرة تقطر من دمها يغفر لك ما سلف من ذنوبك قالت: يا رسول الله، هذا لنا أهل البيت خاصة أو لنا وللمسلمين عامة؟ قال: بل لنا وللمسلمين عامة

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Do not waste water, even at the riverbank

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Is this Hadith authentic?

The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) passed by Sa’d (radiyallahu ‘anhu) when he was performing ablution, and he said: ‘What is this extravagance?’ He said: ‘Can there be any extravagance in ablution?’ Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Yes, even if you are on the bank of a flowing river.'”

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Another narration regarding becoming impatient in du’a

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated from Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that he said, “There is not a servant who raises his hands such that his armpits become visible, and then he asks Allah for something, except that Allah will give it to him, so long as he is not hasty/impatient.” They asked, ‘How is one hasty?’ He replied, ‘He says, ‘I asked and I asked but I was not given anything.'”

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Remaining steadfast and the importance of protecting the tongue

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Sufyan bin ‘Abdullah said:

I said: “O Messenger of Allah! Inform me about a matter that I may hold fast to.” He said: ‘Say: My Lord is Allah, then be steadfast.’ I said: “O Messenger of Allah! What do you fear most for me?” So he took hold of his tongue and said: ‘This.'”

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Using medical treatments and medication

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Usamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said:

“Some Bedouins asked: ‘O Messenger of Allah, can we treat our ill [by using medication]?’ He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied, ‘Yes, O servants of Allah! Use remedies, for indeed Allah did not make a disease but He made a cure for it’ or he said ‘a remedy’, except for one disease.’ They said: ‘O Messenger of Allah! What is it?’ He said: ‘Old age.'”

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