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Verification of the Hadith on signs of nur in the heart

Question

What is the status of this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said that when nur enters the heart, the (spiritual) breast of man expands. When the Sahabah asked for a sign of this nur, Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said:

“Such a person flees from this abode of deception. He turns his attention to the abode of the Aakhirah (Hereafter) and he makes preparations for death before it’s arrival.”

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Hadith on killing lizards

Question

In Sahih Muslim there is a Hadith in which we are told to kill lizards (gecko).

What kind of lizard is this?

Are we allowed to kill only this kind of lizard or any lizard?

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Du’as and Deeds for memorisation

Question

I came across these du’as for memorisation:

 اللَّهُمَّ انْفَعْنِي بِمَا عَلَّمْـتَنِي وَ عَلِّمْنِي مَا يَنْفَعُنِي اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ فَهْمَ النَّبِيِّينَ وَ حِفْظَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ الْمُقَرَّبِينَ اللَّهُمَّ اجْعَلْ لِسَانِي عَامِرًا بِذِكْرِكَ وَ قَلْبِي بِخَشْيَتِك.إِنَّكَ عَلَى مَا تَشَاءُ قَدِيرٌ وَ أَنْتَ حَسْـبُنَا وَ نِعْمَ الْوَكِيلُ

 

After Studying:

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْتَوْدِعُكَ مَا قَرأتُ وَمَا حَفَظْتُ، فَرُضُهُ عَليّ عِنْدَ حَاجَتِي إِلَيهِ، إِنّكَ عَلى مَا تَشَاءُ قَدِيرُ وَأَنْتَ حَسْبِي وَنِعْمَ الوَكِيل

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The meaning of Al Birr

Question

After listening to last Friday’s khutbah at our masjid here in Palmerston North, New Zealand, I am very curious to know about the word “Albirr” and its meaning and where and why Allah Ta’ala has used it in Quran. Your reply will enlighten our knowledge and will allow us to understand Quran more deeply. May Allah Ta’ala bless you for providing this service to the Ummah. Jazak Allah khayran

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The meaning of a word in a hadith

Question

In the line below, what does suu al-Jiwar or Jawaar mean? The context is the signs of the hour?

ومنها من أشراط الساعة سوء الجوار ، وقطعية الأرحام

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Iman is between fear and hope

Question

One often hears the statement, sometimes cited as a Hadith or saying of the Salaf:

‘Iman is between fear and hope’ or different wordings.

What is the source for this statement? And regardless of the source, is the principle correct?

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