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Another narration regarding becoming impatient in du’a

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated from Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that he said, “There is not a servant who raises his hands such that his armpits become visible, and then he asks Allah for something, except that Allah will give it to him, so long as he is not hasty/impatient.” They asked, ‘How is one hasty?’ He replied, ‘He says, ‘I asked and I asked but I was not given anything.'”

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Remaining steadfast and the importance of protecting the tongue

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Sufyan bin ‘Abdullah said:

I said: “O Messenger of Allah! Inform me about a matter that I may hold fast to.” He said: ‘Say: My Lord is Allah, then be steadfast.’ I said: “O Messenger of Allah! What do you fear most for me?” So he took hold of his tongue and said: ‘This.'”

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Using medical treatments and medication

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Usamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said:

“Some Bedouins asked: ‘O Messenger of Allah, can we treat our ill [by using medication]?’ He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied, ‘Yes, O servants of Allah! Use remedies, for indeed Allah did not make a disease but He made a cure for it’ or he said ‘a remedy’, except for one disease.’ They said: ‘O Messenger of Allah! What is it?’ He said: ‘Old age.'”

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Speaking lies blackens the face

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Is this Hadith authentic?

ألا إن الكذبَ يُسَوِّدُ الوجهَ

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Speaking lies blackens the face.”

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The gruesome punishment of the inhabitants of Jahannam

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How sound is the Hadith in Sunan Tirmidhi (2587) wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said that a person will be grilled by the fire until his upper lip is folded up reaching the middle of his head?

Also explain regarding the strength of the chain, ‘Darraj reporting from Abul Haytham’

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Our Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) generosity

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Is there a Hadith which states:

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) received a garment from someone. When he wore it and came out, someone from the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) saw him and he asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) for it. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) immediately went to his house, wore his old clothes and gave the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) the new one. The Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) reprimanded the other Sahabi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) who asked for Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) new dress because Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would never deny someone’s request. The Sahabi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said that he had his own reason, to shroud himself in that piece of cloth when he passed away.

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A Sahabi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) who requested permission to commit zina

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I heard in a lecture that a man came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) saying he wanted to commit zina with so and so lady. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) listened to him quietly and calmly and then asked him how he would feel if so and so man committed zina with his mother, sister or daughter and the man understood his mistake.

What is the source and authenticity of this?

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Miserliness leads to destruction

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Three are the matters that destroy;… Selfishness that is obeyed…” [i.e. acting in accordance to miserliness]

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Adhkar taught to Ummu Hani (radiyallahu ‘anha)

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How sound is the following Hadith reported by Sayyidah Ummu Hani (radiyallahu ‘anha)?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Reciting Alhamdulillah one hundred times is better than giving one hundred saddled and bridled horses in the path of Allah and whoever recites Subhanallah one hundred times it is better than freeing one hundred slaves from the children of Isma’il.” (Musnad Ahmad)

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