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A Hadith warning against the Shi'ah

Question

Kindly verify the authenticity of the following Hadith:

 يظهر في آخر الزمان قوم يسمون الرافضه يرفضون الاسلام

Translation: Towards the end of time a nation called the ‘Rafidah’ (a type of Shi’ah)  will appear, they will reject and abandon Islam.

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Ruling on untraceable Hadiths

Question

I have read that some Hadiths are untraceable. What is the ruling on stories and Hadiths that cannot be found?

Should such Hadiths be propagate or abstinence be kept.

Jazakallah kayran for your efforts.

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The beginning of the Hijri calendar

Question

Is there any authentic Hadith which says the Islamic calendar started from when the first Wahi was revealed to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) or did it start after Hijra when Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) reached Madinah.

Did the Islamic calendar start during the time of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) or during the time of the Sahabah?

Which calendar was used during the time of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)?

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Four people who will not enter Jannah (early)

Question

Kindly assist with the reference for the following Hadith:

‘There are four kinds of people about whom Allah has decided not to admit to paradise and not let them taste its bliss: the one who is addicted to wine, the one who takes the Riba, the one who exploits the property of an orphan and the man who is disobedient to his parents.’

JazakAllah khairan.

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Not missing a single lesson

Question

We hear many a times from scholars/teachers that if a student misses a day of lesson then he is deprived from 40 days of blessings. Is there any basis to that in Hadith (or anywhere)

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Who should/could attend the Bukhari graduation gatherings?

Question

Can you advise what are the benefits/merits in participating in the gathering of the completion of Sahih Bukhari.

Some brothers explain it’s an occasion where du’as are accepted and some argue it’s not a gathering for the laymen. It should only be attended by the students of knowledge.

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