Authentication

A du’a attributed to Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)

Question

Kindly inform me regarding the authenticity of the du’a of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)

اللهم كما رزقتني الاسلام ولم اسألك فارزقني الجنة وأنا اسألك

Allahumma kama razaqtanil Islama wa lam as-aluka farzuqnil Jannata wa ana as-aluk

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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 »