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Loving the family of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

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Is this authentic?

‘Abdur Rahman ibn Abi Layla reports from his father that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

No one can become a [true] believer until he loves me more than his life and my family is dearer to him than his family and until my life is dearer to him than his life and until my family is more dearer to him than his family.”

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Leave the Turks!

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Is this Hadith reliable and could you kindly explain it:

اتْرُكُوا التُّرْكَ مَا تَرَكُوكُمْ

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Another version of the incident wherein ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) only had dates to offer a woman and her daughters

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What is the reference for this narration and can it be quoted?

“A woman entered upon Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) with her two daughters and she gave the woman three dates.
The woman gave each of her daughters a date and then she split the last one between her two daughters [she didn’t eat anything herself].
Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) then told Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) about what happened. He said: “Why are you surprised? She will enter Jannah because of that!”

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When in difficulty with no help in sight

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What is the authenticity of the following:

Sayyiduna ‘Utbah  ibn Gazwan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has reported from Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) that when one is lost in any lonely place or finds himself in any difficulty without any assistance at hand, then he should call out the following three times:

يَا عِبَادَاللهِ اَعِينُونِى

Ya ‘ibadallahi a’inuni

O! The servants of Allah, help me.

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The earth will testify against man on the Day of Qiyamah

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Is this narration authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) recited the Verse, ‘On that Day it [the earth] will declare its information’ (Surah Zalzalah, Verse: 4) and said: ‘Do you know what its information is?’ The Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) said: ‘Allah and His Messenger know best.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Indeed its information is that it will testify against every servant, male and female, regarding the actions they carried out on the surface of the earth. It will say that he did such and such, on such and such a day.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) then said: ‘This is what is meant by its information.’

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Another version of the Hadith on ‘Giving due where it’s due’

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I read on your website on this link, regarding Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) making space for Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu anhu).

There is a similar narration which mentions Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)  making space for Sayyiduna ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhu), and Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) made the same statement, “Only virtuous people recognise other virtuous people.”

Please advise if this version of the narration will be suitable to quote?

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Fruit from a unique tree in Jannah for those who send abundant salutations (durud)

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

خلق الله تعالى في الجنة شجرة ثمرها أكبر من التفاح، وأصغر من الرمان، ألين من الزبد، وأحلى من العسل، وأطيب من المسك، وأغصانها من اللؤلؤ الرطب، وجذوعها من الذهب، وورقها من الزبرجد لا يأكل منها إلا من أكثر من الصلاة على محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم

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A du’a to recite when shaking hands (musafahah)

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What is the authenticity of the following?

When shaking hands, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would not let go of a person’s hand until he had said the following du’a:

 ربنا آتنا في الدنيا حسنة وفي الآخرة حسنة وقنا عذاب النار

Rabbana atina fid dunya hasanah wa fil akhirati hasanah wa qina ‘adhaban nar

Translation: O our Rabb! Grant us good in this world and the hereafter and save us from the torment of the fire.

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