Reference

The qualities and signs of an ostentatious person

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Could you kindly give a reference for this?

It is narrated that Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “There are four qualities of a show-off; He is lazy when alone, he is [only] active when among people, he [only] increases in deeds if he is praised and he decreases actions when admonished.”

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If someone insults you, do not retaliate

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Is this a Hadith?

“And if a person reviles you and dishonours you with what he knows of you then do not degrade him (back) with what you know of him for the curse (of abuse) will only be upon him.”

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A query regarding the bazar du’a cited in Ihya ‘Ulumid Din

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What is the original reference for this Hadith in Imam Ghazali’s Revival of the Religious Sciences?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: If a man says after entering the market the following, There is no deity but Allah, the Single, there is no partner for Him, His is the kingdom and for Him is all praise, He gives life and takes life, He is eternal and will not die, in His hands, there is good and He is powerful over all things’, Allah will reward him with thousands of merits.

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Allah has ordained five daily Salah

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I remember coming across a Hadith a couple of years ago which says something like Allah has made five Salahs obligatory and those who miss it will be punished but Allah will forgive if He so wills.

Could you kindly locate the Hadith?

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Another version of the Hadith regarding what company to keep

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What is the reference for this Hadith?

حدثنا عباس بن محمد بن حاتم الدوري، حدثنا عبيد الله بن موسى، أنبأنا مبارك بن حسان، عن عطاء، عن ابن عباس، قال: قيل: ” يا رسول الله، أي جلسائنا خير؟ قال: من ذكركم بالآخرة عمله

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Regret on assuming responsibility

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Kindly provide the reference of this Hadith along with its translation:

سَمِعتُ رسولَ اللهِ ﷺ يقولُ: أَوشَكَ الرجلُ أنْ يَتمنّى أنَّه خَرَّ مِن الثُّريّا، وأنَّه لَم يَتَوَلَّ -أو يَلِ، شَكَّ أبو بَكرٍ- مِن أَمْرِ الناسِ شيئًا

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