Authentication

Authenticity of Hadiths on conquest of India

Question

What is the status of the following Hadiths?

1) Thawban (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Two groups of my Ummah Allah has protected from the Hellfire, a group that will conquer India and a group that will be with ‘Isa son of Maryam (‘alayhimas salam)”

2) Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, “The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) promised us the conquest of India. If I [Abu Hurayrah] were to come across that I will spend my soul and wealth. If I am killed then I am among the best of martyrs. And if I return then I am Abu Hurayrah, the freed.”

3) Nu’aym ibn Hammad in Al-Fitan has recorded that Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said that the Messenger of Allah, (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), mentioned India and said, “A group of you will conquer India, Allah Ta’ala will open for them [India] until they come with its kings chained, Allah Ta’ala having forgiven their sins. When they return [from India], they will find Sayyiduna ‘Isa ibn Maryam in Syria.”

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One virtue of replying to the Adhan

Question

Please verify if this is authentic:

‘When a person hears and replies to the adhan, then reads the du’a after adhan and radina billahi rabba…,he gets two million virtues. And if a lady in the home does this, she gets one million virtues’.

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Virtues of Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah)

Question

Imam al-Harizmi reported from Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

“Among my Ummah, there will come a man called Abu Hanifah. On the Day of Resurrection, he will be the light of my Ummah.”

Is this a Hadith? If it is, it is sahih or da’if?

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The marriage age of Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu’anha)

Question

What is the most verified age of the marriage and consummation of marriage thereafter of Sayyidatina ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) to Rasulullah (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)? Famously known to be 6 and 9 respectively but is this supported in view of narrations and views of our salaf or not?

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Reciting different Surahs after every Fard Salah

Question

Can you please verify the authenticity of this narration?

‘Whoever reads these five Surahs after each Salah i.e. After Fajr, Surah Yasin, after Zuhr, Surah Fath, after ‘Asr, Surah Naba, after Magrib, Surah Waqi’ah and after ‘Isha, Surah Mulk will be among the cup bearers of the pond of Kawthar.’

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Proof for placing the hands below the navel in Salah

Question

Is the following narration Sahih with the extra wording ‘under the navel’:

Sayyiduna Wa’il ibn Hujr (radiyallahu’anhu) reports:

“I saw the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) placing his right hand over his left hand in Salah, below the Navel.”

(Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah)

How many manuscripts have the additional wording and how many do not? Barakallu feek

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