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Complete Hadith regarding Jannah, Jahannam, and the detrimental characteristics of women

Question

Kindly provide the complete Arabic, translation and authenticity of the following Hadith:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The majority of those I saw therein [i.e. in the fire] were women who spread secrets when entrusted; when they are asked, they are stingy, and when they ask others, they do so in a demanding way.’

Husayn [ibn Muhammad, when narrating this Hadith] said [that Rasulullah – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam – also added]: ‘And when they are given something, they are not appreciative.’ Read More »

Virtues of crying out of the fear of Allah

Question

What is the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There is no eye that is filled with tears except that Allah forbids that entire body from the fire and there are no tears that flow down the cheeks, except that no darkness nor humiliation will cover that face. If a person weeps in a given nation, they will be all be shown mercy and there is nothing except that it has an amount and a balance, except the tear, as it extinguishes seas of fire.”

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Allah Ta’ala glances upon the ummah on the first night of Ramadan

Question

I have come across this and it was quoted as a narration. Is this something found in Hadith?

“On the first night of Ramadan, Allah Ta’ala gazes upon all of humanity, His creation. If Allah Ta’ala gazes upon someone, He will never distance that person from His presence nor allow them to become lost in this life.”

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Taking Allah’s name before eating

Question

What is the grading of the following Hadith?

“We were with the Prophet when food was presented to him, and I never saw food which had greater blessing when we began to eat, or less when we finished. We asked Allah’s messenger how that was, and he replied, “We mentioned Allah’s name when we ate, then one who ate sat down without mentioning Allah’s name and the devil ate with him.”

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