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Five evil practices which brings about destruction

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Is this Hadith correct?

Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “When my nation adopts five practices, their destruction is inevitable; When they curse each other openly, they wear silk, they take up musical [instruments], they drink wine, and men are satisfied with men and women are satisfied with women.”

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A follow up query regarding Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) choosing poverty

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Could you provide the source and authenticity of this Hadith?

I saw one site who claim that the Hadith is in Bukhari and another site says says Ahmad. But I haven’t found it in either place. Could you please verify?

On the authority of Abu Umamah who quotes the Prophet as saying: “My Rabb has offered me that He make the valley of Makkah gold for me, but I said: ‘No. I would rather have enough to eat one day and remain hungry one day. Thus, when I am hungry I would turn to You [in earnest supplication] and remember You and when I have my fill, I praise You and give thanks.”

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An unreliable narration regarding Abu Bakr’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) entry into Jannah

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Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I said to Jibril when he took me on the Night Journey (al-Isra) up to heaven: “O Jibril, will my ummah be brought to account?” He said: ‘All of your ummah will be brought to account except Abu Bakr as-Siddiq. On the Day of Resurrection, it will be said to him: ‘O Abu Bakr, enter Jannah’. He will say: I will not enter it until those who loved me in the previous world enter it with me.'”

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The angel of death approaching Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam)

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Kindly provide me with the authenticity of the following narration:

When Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam) was in grief, the angel of death appeared before him and Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam) asked: “Did you remove the soul of Yusuf (‘alayhis salam)? The angel replied in the negative. Consequently Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam) was relieved and comforted. Read More »

Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) advice regarding sustenance and seeking rizq through halal avenues

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Is the following Hadith suitable to quote?

ليس من عمل يقرب إلى الجنة، إلا قد أمرتكم به، ولا عمل يقرب إلى النار، إلا قد نهيتكم عنه، لا يستبطئن أحد منكم رزقه ان جبريل عليه السلام ألقى في روعي أن أحدا منكم لن يخرج من الدنيا حتى يستكمل رزقه، فاتقوا الله أيها الناس، وأجملوا في الطلب، فإن استبطأ أحد منكم رزقه، فلا يطلبه بمعصية الله، فإن الله لا ينال فضله بمعصية

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The example of a person’s family, wealth and deeds

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What is the authenticity of the Hadith in Kanzul ‘Ummal (Hadith: 42981) which starts with the words:

قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يوما لأصحابه: أتدرون ما مثل أحدكم ومثل أهله وماله وعمله؟ فقالوا: الله ورسوله أعلم، فقال: إنما مثل أحدكم ومثل ماله وأهله وولده وعمله كمثل رجل له ثلاثة إخوة، فلما حضرته الوفاة دعا إخوته فقال: إنه قد نزل بي من الأمر ما ترى فما لي عندك وما لي لديك؟ فقال:لك عندي أن أمرضك ولا  أزيلك وأن أقوم بشأنك، فإذا مت غسلتك وكفنتك وحملتك مع الحاملين، أحملك طورا وأميط عنك الى آخر الحديث

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Accolade of Sayyiduna Mus’ab ibn ‘Umayr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

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Kindly verify if the following statement was made by Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) regarding Sayyiduna Mus’ab ibn ‘Umayr (radiyallahu ‘anhu):

“Among the believers are men who have been true to what they have pledged to Allah.” The Prophet then cast his Mubarak eyes over the battle field on which lay the dead companions of Mus’ab and said: “The Messenger of Allah testifies that you are martyrs in the sight of Allah on the day of Qiyamah.” Then turning to the living companions around him he said: “O People! Visit them, send peace on them for, by Him in whose hand is my soul, any Muslim who sends peace on them [i.e. gives them salam] until the day of Qiyamah, they would return the salutation of peace.” Read More »