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Consuming a haram morsel

Question

I am aware of the Hadith regarding Salah not being accepted for forty days for the one who drinks an alcoholic beverage. What is the authenticity of the following Hadith which states a similar punishment for one who consumes haram food?

من أكل لقمة من حرام لم تقبل منه صلاة أربعين ليلة

Whoever consumes a haram morsel, his Salah will not be accepted for forty (40) days

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Fulfil trusts and do not cheat

Question

How authentic is this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Fulfil the trust for the one who entrusted you, and do not cheat the one who cheated you”

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Abu Barzah’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) comments regarding women leaving the home

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

Abu Barzah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) came [home] and did not find his Ummu Walad in the house. They [the inmates in the house] said that she has gone to the Masjid. When she came, he screamed at her and exclaimed: “Verily, Allah has prohibited women from emerging [from the home]. He has commanded them to remain firmly inside the house, and that they should not follow a janazah, and that they should not go to the Masjid, and that they should not go for Jumu’ah.”

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Each person will follow the Deity they worshipped on the day of Qiyamah

Question

Is this Hadith suitable to quote?

يجمع الله الناس يوم القيامة في صعيد واحد، ثم يطلع عليهم رب العالمين، فيقول: ألا يتبع كل إنسان ما كانوا يعبدون، فيمثل لصاحب الصليب صليبه، ولصاحب التصاوير تصاويره، ولصاحب النار ناره، فيتبعون ما كانوا يعبدون، ويبقى المسلمون

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Sakinah descends when Quran is being recited

Question

Could you verify this narration?

A man was reciting Surah Al Kahf and his horse was tied with two ropes beside him. A cloud came down and spread over him and it kept on coming closer and closer to him till his horse started jumping (as if afraid of something). In the morning, the man went to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and told him of that experience. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “That was As Sakinah [tranquillity] which descended due to (the recitation of) the Quran.”

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