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Some sunnats of eating

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Could you reference the narration?

Narrated Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Abi Salamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu):

“I was a boy under the care of Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and my hand used to go around the plate while I was eating. So Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said to me, ‘O youngster! Mention the Name of Allah and eat with your right hand, eat of the dish what is nearer to you.’ Since then I have applied those instructions when eating.”

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The best thing and worst thing a man can be given

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What is the reference for this narration and can it be quoted?

The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “The best thing a believing man can be given is good character, and the worst thing a man can be given is an evil heart with a beautiful appearance.”

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Interact with humans as you would with fire

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Respected scholars who is this attributed to and please mention the reference?

“Interact with humans as you would with fire. Draw warmth from them but don’t get burnt in the process. (i.e. Take the good and avoid the bad)

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Snakes in the grave of a disbeliever

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Is it true that two snakes will be released upon the disbeliever in his grave? One will be at his head and the other at his feet, they will be biting him until the Day of Qiyamah.

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Shaytan will overpower man in three ways

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Kindly provide the reference for this narration:

عن خيثمة قال: كان يقال إن الشيطان يقول ما غلبني عليه ابن آدم فلن يغلبني على ثلاث أن يأخذ مالا من غير حقه أو أن يمنعه من حقه أو أن يضعه في غير حقه

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Starting and ending the day with a good deed

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Can you mention the reference for this Hadith please?

من استفتح أول نهاره بخير، وختمه بخير. قال الله عز وجل لملائكته: لا تكتبوا عليه ما بين ذلك من الذنوب

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Du’a asking for health

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Please provide the reference and Arabic text for this supplication:

“O Allah! Make my body healthy, Make my hearing healthy, Make my eyesight healthy. There is no Deity but You”

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Saying ‘La ilaha illallah’, the most virtuous of good deeds

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Please can you provide a reference for this Hadith and comment on its authenticity.

عن أبي ذر قال: قلت: يا رسول الله، أوصني، قال: إذا عملت سيئة فأتبعها حسنة تمحها قال: قلت: يا رسول الله، أمن الحسنات لا إله إلا الله؟ قال: هي أفضل الحسنات

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