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Killing without motive before Qiyamah

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A Prophetic tradition says: “Time will come when people will kill without knowing the motivation, and the victim will be unaware of the reason for their execution. What is the grade of this Hadith?

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Ways to draw Allah’s assistance

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Who is the narrator of the following Hadith and is it authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“O people, join the link between you and your Rabb by remembering Him in abundance”

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A virtue of teaching one’s child the Holy Quran?

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What is the status of the following Hadith?

Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) had reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Whoever teaches the reading of Quran to his son (without memorising it), all his past and future sins will be forgiven and whoever makes his child memorise the Quran will be raised on the Day of Judgement in the semblance of a full moon and his son will be asked to start reciting, and for every ayah read by the child, the status of the parent will be raised to the next higher grade of Jannah, till the recitation of the Holy Quran is completed.”

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Sayyiduna Abu Bakr’s bravery as described by Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

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Is this narration authentic?

Muhammad ibn ‘Aqil says:

‘Ali made a Sermon to us and he said: “O people, Who was the bravest among the people?” We said: “You O Ameerul Mu’minin”, He said: “That is Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu), when we were on the day of Badr we placed a cover for Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to shade him and we said: ‘Who will stand near him When the Mushriks come seeking him and would prevent them’? Abu Bakr was the one who stood up and he raised his sword above his head whenever a person came near Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) he would strike them with it…

(He continues in a long Hadith) Then `Ali asked his companions: By Allah I ask you, which of the two is best? A believer from the family of Pharaoh or Abu Bakr? The people remained silent, `Ali then Said: By Allah Abu Bakr is much better than a believer from the folk of Pharaoh, That was a man who kept his belief hidden in his heart but Abu Bakr had openly announced his Iman”

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Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and the miraculous dates

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What is the authenticity of the narration which states that Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) had brought some dates to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asked him to make du’a for barakah. After this there was so much of barakah in those dates that he fed large numbers of people right until the time of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

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Seven earths and seven Nabis

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What is the status of the Hadith which states that there are seven other earths and each earth has an Nabi, Adam like how we had Adam, Nuh like how we had Nuh…?

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A du’a for protection against sorcery and Shaytan

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What is status of following narration and can it be quoted?

أمسينا وأمسى الملك والحمد لله أعوذ بالله الذي يمسك السماء أن تقع على الأرض إلا بإذنه من شر ما خلق وذرأ وبرأ من قالهن عصم من كل ساحر وكاهن وشيطان وحاسد

Whomsoever reads the du’a mentioned in this Hadith, will be protected from every magician, fortune teller, Shaytan and every jealous person

 

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The multiple benefits of using the miswak

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What is status of following narration? Please provide its original source, and can it be quoted?

It is written in Fadail A’mal like this.(more or less)

Some Ulama say that in punctual usage of Miswak has 70 benefits, one of which is that the person will get opportunity to recite Kalima e Shahdat at the time of death.

In contrast to this, in usage of Opium is 70 harms, one of which is that the person doesn’t get the opportunity at the time of death to recite kalimah.”

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