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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ascended the pulpit and said amin thrice

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ascended the pulpit and he said, “Amin, amin, amin.” It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, you ascended the pulpit and said amin, amin, amin.” He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Verily, Jibril came to me and he said: Whoever reaches the month of Ramadan and he is not forgiven, then he will enter Jahannam and Allah will cast him far away, so say amin. I said amin. Whoever sees his parents in their old age, one or both of them, and he does not honor them and he dies, then he will enter Hellfire and Allah will cast him far away, so say amin. I said amin. Whoever has your name mentioned in his presence and he does not send blessings upon you and he dies, then he will enter Hellfire and Allah will cast him far away, so say amin. I said amin.”

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A prescription for the 14th of Sha’ban for increase in one’s sustenance

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Is this authentic?

A wazifah for the 14th of Sha’ban for a year full of barakah and sustenance

The following should be read on the 14th of Sha’ban between Zuhr and ‘Asr:

3× Durud (salutations)
21× Surah Qadr
101× والله يرزق من يشاء بغير حساب
700× يا واسع
3× Durud (salutations)

Then, make du’a

After this, read the following tasbih everyday together with 11 Durud (salutation) before and after
100x يا واسع

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A narration stating that Jibril (‘alayhis salam) came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) on the 13th, 14th and 15th of Sha’ban

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Abu Nasr ibn Sa’id (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “On the 13th Sha’ban, Jibril (‘alayhis salam) came to me and said, ‘Rise, O Muhammed, it is the time of Tahajjud. Make du’a on behalf of your Ummah.” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) rose and did accordingly. At the time of dawn, Jibril (‘alayhis salam) descended and gave glad tidings to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that “Allah Ta’ala has forgiven one third of your Ummah.”

Upon hearing this Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) cried and said, “O Jibril, tell me about the remaining two thirds, what has happened to them?” Jibril (‘alayhis salam) replied, “I have no knowledge about them.”

On the following night, Jibril (‘alayhis salam) reappeared and once more exhorted Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to rise and make du’a, as he had done the previous night. Once again, at the time of dawn, Jibril (‘alayhis salam) descended and informed Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that Allah Ta’ala had forgiven two thirds of the Ummah. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) again cried and said, “Tell me about the remaining third.” Jibril (‘alayhis salam) replied, “I have no knowledge about it.”

Then when it was the 15th of Sha’ban, the night of Bara’ah Jibril (‘alayhis salam) delivered the glad tidings to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that the entire Ummah has been forgiven, provided that they do not ascribe partners to Allah Ta’ala in His Being or His Attributes. Jibril (‘alayhis salam) then said, “O Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) turn your head towards the sky and look. What do you see?”

When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) looked up, he saw that all the doors of the Heavens were open and all the angels from the first heaven till the ‘Arsh of Allah Ta’ala were in sajdah, seeking forgiveness for the Ummah of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). At the door of each heaven an angel was making an announcement:

The Angel at the first heaven was proclaiming, “Glad tidings for the one who performs ruku’ on this night.”

The Angel at the second heaven was proclaiming, “Glad tidings for the one who performs sajdah on this night.”

The Angel at the third heaven was proclaiming, “Glad tidings for the one who makes dhikr on this night.”

The Angel at the fourth heaven was proclaiming, “Glad tidings for the one who supplicates to his Rabb.”

The Angel on the fifth heaven proclaimed, “Glad tidings for the one who cries out of the fear of Allah Ta’ala on this night.”

The Angel on the sixth heaven proclaimed, “Glad tidings for the one who performs an act of goodness and virtue on this night.”

The Angel on the seventh heaven was proclaiming, “Glad tidings for the one who recites Quran on this night.”

Then this same angel proclaimed, “Is there anyone who is asking for anything, so that he may be granted it? Is there anyone supplicating so that his supplication may be answered? Is there anyone seeking repentance so that his repentance may be accepted?”

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A du’a the Tabi’un/Tab’ut Tabi’un would recite when Ramadan commenced

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What is the status of this narration?

 حَدَّثَنَا هَاشِمُ بْنُ مَرْثَدٍ الطَّبَرَانِيُّ، ثنا صَفْوَانُ بْنُ صَالِحٍ، ثنا الْوَلِيدُ بْنُ مُسْلِمٍ، عَنْ عَبْدِ الْعَزِيزِ بْنِ أَبِي رَوَّادٍ، قَالَ: ” كَانَ الْمُسْلِمُونَ يَدْعُونَ عِنْدَ حَضْرَةِ شَهْرِ رَمَضَانَ: اللَّهُمَّ أَظَلَّ شَهْرُ رَمَضَانَ وَحَضَرَ، فَسَلِّمْهُ لِي، وَسَلِّمْنِي فِيهِ، وَتَسَلَّمْهُ مِنِّي، اللَّهُمَّ ارْزُقْنِي صِيَامَهُ وَقِيَامَهُ، صَبْرًا وَاحْتِسَابًا، وَارْزُقْنِي فِيهِ الْجِدَّ وَالِاجْتِهَادَ وَالْقُوَّةَ وَالنَّشَاطَ، وَأَعِذْنِي فِيهِ مِنَ السَّآمَةِ وَالْفَتْرَةِ وَالْكَسَلِ وَالنُّعَاسِ، وَوَفِّقْنِي فِيهِ لِلَيْلَةِ الْقَدْرِ، وَاجْعَلْهَا خَيْرًا لِي مِنْ أَلْفِ شَهْرٍ

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