Authentication

The good deeds and evil deeds of a child

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once said: “The good deeds of a minor child are recorded in the account of his father or both his parents, but his evil deeds are not recorded, neither in his parents account nor in his own. After he has attained puberty, the pen now writes against him, and the two angels that are attached to him are commanded to be weary and become strict…”

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A du’a after wudu

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Whoever performs wudu and says: ‘Subhanakallahumma wa bihamdika ash-hadu al la ilaha illa anta astaghfiruka wa atubu ilayka’

(O Allah, You are pure and all praises are due to You. I bear witness that there is no god besides You. I seek forgiveness from You and I repent to You)

These words will be written on a paper and then sealed. The seal will not be broken till the day of Judgement.

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Honey mixed with water

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Is the following established?

Ibn Qayyim (rahimahullah) said, “The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to drink honey and water first thing in the morning. In it is a hidden cure for the preservation of one’s health. None will benefit from it except the intelligent.” (Zadul Ma’ad)

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Frequenting the masjid

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What is the status of this narration:

عن أبي الدرداء – رضي الله عنه – قال: سمعت رسول الله – صلى الله عليه وسلم – يقول: المسجد بيت كل تقي، وتكفل الله لمن كان المسجد بيته بالروح والرحمة، والجواز على الصراط إلى رضوان الله إلى الجنة

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Seventy blessings for sending one salutation/durud

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

حديث عَبْدَ اللهِ بْنَ عَمْرٍو بن العاص -رضي الله عنهما- الذي يَقُولُ فيه: مَنْ صَلَّى عَلَى النَّبِيِّ -صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ- وَاحِدَةً صَلَّى الله عَلَيْهِ وَمَلَائِكَتُهُ سَبْعِينَ صَلَاةً.

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Surah An’am, the whole Surah revealed at one time

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Please authenticate this Hadith.

It appears in a Hadith that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

Surah An’am, the whole of it, was revealed at one time. Such was the majesty of its revelation that seventy thousand (70 000) angels followed behind it reciting tasbih [glorifying Allah]. Read More »

Concealing wealth

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In one Hadith, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Don’t declare your wealth as there are many envious people”

What is the status of this Hadith?

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Grade of a Hadith on the importance of protecting the Quran and the Family of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

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I am very curious about the correct grading of the following chain:

حدثنا سليمان بن عبيد الله الغيلاني، حدثنا أبو عامر، حدثنا كثير بن زيد، عن محمد بن عمر بن علي، عن أبيه، عن علي رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال :إني تركت فيكم ما إن أخذتم به لن تضلوا :كتاب الله، سببه بيد الله، وسببه بأيديكم، وأهل بيتي

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Walking arrogantly was a cause for continuous punishment

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Is this narration reliable?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“A man from a nation before you left his home wearing two green garments boasting and strutting about in them. Allah commanded the earth to swallow him. He will continue sinking in it until the Day of Qiyamah.”

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