Authentication

Announcing a lost item in the Masjid

Question

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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Valuing a strand of the blessed hair of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

Question

Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration:

Ibn Sirin (rahimahullah) has said: “I said to ‘Abidah (rahimahullah): ‘We have some of the hair of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) which we got from Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) or from his family.’

‘Abidah (rahimahullah) replied. “No doubt if I had a single strand of that [hair], it would have been dearer to me than the whole world and whatever is in it.” Read More »

Du’a for increased sustenance

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Is this du’a from Hadith?


For plentiful rizq (sustenance) and total independence recite the following du’a one hundred (100) times after ‘Isha and 100 times after Fajr.

اللهم كما صنت وجهي عن السجود لغيرك فصن وجهى عن المسئلة لغيرك

Allahumma kama sunta wajhi ‘anis sujudi li ghayrika fasun wajhi ‘anil mas-alati li ghayrika

“O Allah, as you have preserved my face [honour] by safeguarding me from making sajdah to others, do save my face [honour] by safeguarding me from stretching my hands before others.”

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Eating in the Masjid

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Is this Hadith authentic?

‘Abdullah ibnul Harith (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “In the time of the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) we used to eat bread and meat in the Masjid.”

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