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When a child says ‘Bismillah’

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Is the following an authentic narration?

It is reported from Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When the teacher says to a child, say ‘Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim’ and the child says so, the teacher, the child and the child’s parents are all freed from the fire of Jahannam.

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A du’a to recite when hearing a sneeze

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Is this narration authentic?

عن علي رضي الله عنه قال من قال عند عطسة سمعها الحمد لله رب العالمين على كل حال ما كان، لم يجد وجع الضرس ولا أذن أبدا

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‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) respect towards the wives of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

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Is the chain for this narration sahih?

Aslam (rahimahullah), the slave of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu), reports that Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) had nine platters reserved for sending gifts to the Azwaj Mutahharat (respected wives of Rasulullah sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).

Whenever any delicacy, fruit or meat would come to Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu), then he would make nine shares, place them on the nine platters and send them to the respected wives of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). He would first send the platters to the other wives and would send the platter of his beloved daughter, Sayyidah Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anha), last. At times, if there was a slight shortage in any platter, he would send this platter to his daughter, Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anha) [and ensure that the other wives of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) received the full platters.]

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The extinction of the ummah through plague and bloodshed

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

Narrated from Abu Burdah ibn Qays, the brother of Abu Musa Al ‘Ash’ari (radiyallahu ‘anhu), that Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “O Allah, make the end of my ummah through being killed in your cause, by piercing (bloodshed) and plague.”

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Abu Hurayrah’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) respect for Hasan ibn ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

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Can you confirm if this Hadith is authentic?

Sa’id bin Abi Sa’id Al Maqburi (rahimahullah) narrates the following incident:

On one occasion, we were with Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) when Sayyiduna Hasan ibn ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) came to us and greeted us with salam. When the group heard him make salam, they replied, after which Sayyiduna Hasan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) departed. However, Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was unaware that Hasan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) had come and made salaam.

When someone brought it to his attention that Hasan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) had come to the gathering, made salaam and thereafter left, Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) left the gathering and went to look for Hasan (radiyallahu ‘anhu). When he found him, he replied to his salaam saying, ‘Wa ‘alaykas salam ya Sayyidi (and may salam be upon you, O my leader).’

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) then said, ‘I heard Rasulullah (sallallalhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say, ‘He is a leader.'” Read More »

Another narration on the virtue of musafahah (shaking hands)

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I wanted to know the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith.

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Verily, when a believer meets another believer and greets him [with salam] and shakes his hand, the sins of them both will shed like the shedding of the leaves of a tree.”

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The greatness of the ‘Arsh over the Kursi

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Sayyiduna Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “The seven heavens and seven earths in comparison to the Kursi is nothing but like a ring thrown in a desert, and certainly the hugeness of the Arsh over the Kursi is like the desert over that ring.”

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Combing the hair while standing

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Is it established from authentic Hadith that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) predicted that problems and calamities would come at very fast rate for a person who combs hair while standing?

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‘Aaishah’s (radiyallahu ‘anha) disapproval of backgammon

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) heard that some people who were living on her property had a backgammon set, so she sent word to them saying: ‘If you do not throw it out, I will throw you out of my property. And she denounced them for that. (Al Adabul Mufrad)

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