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The famous virtue of Surah Waqi’ah


I recently heard that the narration regarding Surah Waqi’ah being a safeguard against poverty is weak?

Are all narrations regarding this virtue of Surah Waqi’ah weak?

I understand we can practice on weak narrations for virtues of deeds, but I just wanted clarity on this particular virtue.

JazakAllahu khayran

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Authenticity of a dhikr to be recited after Fajr Salah


The Hadith that states that if a person prays Fajr and recites the following dhikr one hundred times before bending his legs, he would be the best man to offer good deeds on earth that day, except those who did the same as he did or more than he did. The dhikr is

“لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له له الملك وله الحمد يحيي ويميت بيده الخير وهو على كل شيء قدير”

La ilaha illalahu wahdahu la sharika lahu lahul mulku wa lahul hamdu yuh yi wa yumitu biyadihil khayru wa huwa ‘ala kulli shay in qadir

Is this Hadith authentic or not?

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Love the Arabs


Is the following narration authentic?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

‘Love the Arabs for three reasons: Because I am an Arab, The Quran is in Arabic and the language of Jannah is Arabic’

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A sign that Allah Ta’ala has turned away his attention from a person


I am looking for a Hadith, the gist of which, as related by one of the Scholars is,Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) asked:

‘What are the signs that Allah Ta’ala has turned away His glance of mercy from a person?” One of the signs mentioned is that that person is engaged in futile activities’.

I would appreciate the actual translation and reference.

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Hadith on black flags


Can you please comment on the gradation of this narration?

Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says:

‘When you see the black flags, remain where you are and do not move your hands or your feet. Thereafter there shall appear a feeble folk to whom no concern is given. Their hearts will be like fragments of iron. They are the representatives of the State. They will fulfill neither covenant nor agreement. They will invite to the truth, though they are not from its people. Their names will be agnomens [i.e., Abu So-and-so], and their ascriptions will be to villages [i.e. al-dimashqi al-baghdadi ]. Their hair will be long like that of women. [They shall remain] till they differ among themselves, and then Allah will bring forth the truth from whomever He wills.’

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