Authentication

Salutations when it rains

Question

What is the authenticity of the following narration?

When it is raining if you recite this salutation [durud] once, for every drop of rain that falls, you will receive ten good deeds, ten of your deeds will be forgiven and your rank will increase by ten:

اللهم صل علي محمد بعدد قطرات الامطار

Allahumma salli ‘ala Muhammadin bi ‘adadi qataratil amtar

O Allah! Send salutations upon Muhammad as many as the number of raindrops

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The stones and trees reverberate with talbiyah

Question

Please advise if the following Hadith is authentic:

Nabi Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has said: “When a person recites his talbiyah, every stone and tree on his left and right recites the talbiyah till the end of the earth.”

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A practice for Friday after ‘Asr

Question

What is the authenticity of the following?

Recite the following after ‘Asr Salah on a Friday:

  1. Surah Fatihah thrice
  2. Ayatul Kursi thrice
  3. Ayatul Karima (La ilaha illa anta subhanak inni kuntu minaz zalimin) twenty five times
  4. Durud ‘Ibrahim eleven times

Then make du’a for whatever is troubling you, before the next Friday your need will be fulfilled.

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An angel descended to give glad tidings to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) regarding his daughter and grandsons

Question

Is this authentic?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Indeed, this is an angel that never descended to the earth ever before tonight. He sought permission from his Lord to greet me with peace and to give me the glad tidings that Fatimah is the chief of the women of Paradise, and that Al-Hasan and Al-Husain are the chiefs of the youths of the people of Paradise.”

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Reward for filling a gap in prayer

Question

Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith:

“Whoever fills a gap in a row [of prayer], Allah Ta’ala will raise him in rank and build for him a palace in Jannah”

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A narration on music

Question

Is the following narration regarding music authentic? What is the reference from the books of Hadith? Kindly translate the narration as well.

استماع الملاهي معصية والجلوس عليها فسق والتلذذ بها كفر

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