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Good rulers and evil rulers are signs of Allah’s happiness and displeasure

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Is this narration authentic?

Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam) asked Allah Ta’ala: “O my Rabb! Your Majesty lies in the Heavens while we are on earth. What is the sign of Your Wrath and Pleasure? Allah Ta’ala said: “When I appoint the best of you to be your ruler, then it is a sign of My being pleased with you. And when I appoint your worst (scoundrel) to be your ruler, then it is a sign of My Wrath for you.”

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One who protected 360 girls from being buried alive

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Is there any authentic story regarding a Sahabi, Sa’sa’ah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that in Jahiliyyah he saved 360 infant girls from being buried alive. When he asked Nabi (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) what reward he would get, he was told that being blessed with Iman is your reward. Read More »

A narration regarding a youngster who devotes himself to ‘ibadah

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Is this narration authentic?

قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إن أحب الخلائق إلى الله شاب حدث السن جميل في صورة حسنة جعل شبابه وجماله في عبادة الله فذاك الذي يباهي به الرحمن ملائكته يقول هذا عبدي حقا

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Prohibition against using the right hand for istinja

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Is this Hadith authentic?

 عن عبد الله بن أبي قتادة عن أبيه أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم نهى أن يمس الرجل ذكره بيمينه

Sayyiduna Abu Qatadah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prohibited that a man should touch his private part with his right hand.”

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Consoling the deceased’s family

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What is the authenticity of this du’a for ta’ziyah (consoling the family of the deceased):

Inna lillahi ma akhadha wa lahu ma a’ta wa kullu shay-in ‘indahu bi ajalim musamma

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Another version of the Hadith regarding ‘Oppressive leaders and caution against assisting them’

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Is this narration authentic?

عن كعب بن عجرة قال: خرج علينا رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ونحن تسعة فقال: إنه ستكون بعدي أمراء من صدقهم بكذبهم، وأعانهم على ظلمهم، فليس مني ولست منه، وليس بوارد علي الحوض، ومن لم يصدقهم بكذبهم، ولم يعنهم على ظلمهم، فهو مني وأنا منه، وهو وارد علي الحوض

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Unreliable Hadith on sacrificing one’s desire

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What is status of following narration ?

أيما امرئ اشتَهى شهوةً ، فرَدّ شهوتَه وآثَرَ على نفسه غَفَر الله له .قط في الافراد، وأبو الشيخ في الثواب – عن ابن عمر

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