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The swelling of the Crescent; a sign of Qiyamah

Question

Sayyidina Abu Hurairah related that the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) stated:

‘A sign from among the signs of Qiyamah is that the moon of the 1st night will be large and upon seeing this people will say: ‘This is the moon of the 2nd night.’

Please provide the reference and authenticity for this.

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Allah Ta’ala forgives the Muslims on the first night of Ramadan

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that once when the Ramadan month arrived, the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) exclaimed: “Subhanallah! What a great moment you are about to welcome, and what a great moment is about to dawn on you!” ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “May my father and mother be sacrificed for you, O Messenger of Allah! Has some revelation descended or an enemy approaches?”

The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied: “No! Instead it is the Month of Ramadan! Allah grants forgiveness on the first night (of this month) to every member of this qiblah [every Muslim]!”

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Advice given to Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

Someone in our local Masjid was sharing this lengthy narration in the form of a booklet. However, many said it is a Shi’i narration.

Can you kindly clarify the authenticity?

Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said that one day, “I entered at midday in the presence of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in his Masjid and I said: ‘O Rasulullah, by my father and mother, please advise me with such advice that Allah will benefit me by it.’

So he said: ‘Yes, and how noble you are O Abu Dharr! Most surely, you are from us, the Ahlul Bayt and I am giving you advise, so remember it, for surely it is the collection of [all] the paths of goodness. Surely if you memorise them and put them into practice, you will have two folds of mercy [In this world and the Hereafter]…”

 

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An angel makes tasbih whilst carrying the ‘Arsh

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“I have been permitted to narrate to you about an angel that his feet passes through the seventh earth and the Throne is on his shoulders, and he says; “Pure are You from being said where were you, and where are you”.

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A narration regarding Ramadan

Question

Is this narration authentic?

اتقوا شهر رمضان فإنه شهر الله جعل لكم أحد عشر شهرا تشبعون فيها وتروون وشهر رمضان شهر الله فاحفظوا فيه أنفسكم

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