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Rewarded merely for intending to carry out a good deed

Question

What is the status of the following Hadith in Musnad Ahmad?

“Whomsoever intends doing a good deed, his heart is set on carrying it out and Allah Ta’ala is aware that he wants to carry it out, then Allah Ta’ala will record for him one good deed”

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Leadership of women

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said;

“Men are destroyed when they obey women.”

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Reciting the last two verses of Surah Tawbah

Question 

What is the status of the following Hadith?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“The one who continuously reads ‘Laqad ja-akum Rasulum min anfusikum’ till the end of the Surah [Surah Tawbah, verse 128 and 129] will not face a death through something collapsing on him, drowning, (being) burnt or being struck by iron”

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The modesty of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

Is the following narration authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was reclining in his house while his legs were uncovered. Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) sought permission to enter, so he permitted him to enter and he spoke to him. Then Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) sought permission to enter, so he was permitted likewise, and he spoke to him as well while he continued to recline. Then Sayyiduna ‘Uthman came and sought permission to enter, so Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) sat up and straightened his garments. Sayyiduna ‘Uthman was then permitted to enter and he spoke to him.

When he left, Sayyidah  ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): ‘Abu Bakr came and you did not move, ‘Umar came and you did not move, but when ‘Uthman came you sat up and straightened your garments?’ He said:

“Should I not feel shy before a man whom the Angels feel shy of “?

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The gardens of Jannah in this world

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“When you pass by the meadows of Jannah indulge freely in them!” The Sahabah asked: “O Messenger of Allah! What are the meadows of Paradise?” He replied: “The circles/gatherings of ‘ilm [Knowledge].”

[Tabarani]

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Reciting the Shahadah after wudu

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I’ve been told that reading second kalimah (the shahadah) after wudu is Sunnah along with a verse of the Quran.

Can you please confirm the narration, and it’s authenticity?

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Did Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) resemble Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam)?

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Is the following narration authentic?

1) When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) married Sayyidah Ummu Kulthum to Sayyiduna ‘Uthman, he said to her,

“Verily, your husband resembles your forefather Ibrahim, and your father Muhammad”.

2) Ibn Asakir has recorded on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said,

” I find a resemblance in ‘Uthman to my forefather Ibrahim”.

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