Seven splendid advices to Sayyiduna Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)


Kindly provide the reference of the following Hadith and verify the translation.

Sayyiduna Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa salam) said:

“My close friend (i.e. Nabi sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ordered me with seven things:

1) To love the poor and to be close to them

2) To look to those who are less [fortunate] than me and not to those who are above me

3) To maintain the ties of kinship even if they break them off

4) To not ask anyone for anything (i.e. to abstain from begging)

5) To say the truth even if it is unpleasant

6) To not fear the censure of the critics

7) To increase in saying: ‘La hawla wa la quwwata illa billah’ (There is no might nor power except with Allah), as it is from the treasures that are underneath the Throne.”

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Translation of a Hadith regarding being rewarded ten fold


Kindly translate the following Hadith

إِذَا هَمَّ رَجُلٌ بِحَسَنَةٍ فَعَمِلَهَا كُتِبَتْ لَهُ عَشْرُ حَسَنَاتٍ ، وَإِذَا هَمَّ بِحَسَنَةٍ فَلَمْ يَعْمَلْهَا كُتِبَتْ لَهُ حَسَنَةٌ ، وَإِذَا هَمَّ بِسَيِّئَةٍ فَعَمِلَهَا كُتِبَتْ عَلَيْهِ سَيِّئَةٌ ، وَإِذَا هَمَّ بِسَيِّئَةٍ فَلَمْ يَعْمَلْهَا كُتِبَتْ لَهُ حَسَنَةٌ لِتَرْكِهِ السَّيِّئَةَ ” الزهد لهناد بن السري

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The most beloved acts to Allah are those carried out with consistency


Please provide the reference and verify the translation of the following narration.

“O people, you should do whatever [good] deeds you can, for Allah does not get tired [of giving reward] when you get tired. And the most beloved of good deeds to Allah are those deeds that are done with consistency, even if it is little. If the family of Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would carry out an act, they would persist and carry it out with consistency.”

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Sayyiduna 'Ali praising Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu 'anhuma)


Can you please translate and confirm the authenticity of the following narration

 كان علي إذا ذكر عنده أبو بكر قال: السباق يذكرون السباق قال: والذي نفسي بيده ما استبقنا إلى خير قط

إلا سبقنا إليه أبو بكر

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The ruku’ and sajdah of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)


Kindly translate the following narration and provide the grading:

كَانَ النَّبِىُّ -صلى الله عليه وسلم- إِذَا رَكَعَ بَسَطَ ظَهْرَهُ ، وَإِذَا سَجَدَ وَجَّهَ أَصَابِعَهُ قِبَلَ الْقِبْلَةِ فَتَفَاج

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A narration on ‘Five actions that break the fast’


Can you kindly translate Al ‘Iraqi’s assessment of this Hadith:

 حديث جابر عن انس: خمس يفطرن الصائم الكذب والغيبة والنميمة واليمين الكاذبة والنظر بشهوة

قال العراقي: أخرجه الأزدي في الضعفاء من رواية جابان عن انس وقوله جابر تصحيف قال أبو حاتم الرازي هذا كذاب

Translation: There are five things that break the fast, Speaking lies, backbiting, carrying tales, false oaths and casting lustful gazes.

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Translation of a Hadith regarding beautiful recital of Quran


In the narration of al-Bara Ibn ‘Aazib (may Allah be pleased with him) the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said:

Adorn your voices with the Quran.

(Related in Abu Dawud)

Is this translation correct?

Is the maf’ul (object) ‘the Quran’ or ‘your voices’?

(should we beatify our voices with the Quran or the Quran with our voices). Jazakallah

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The meaning of ‘one qirat reward’


There is a Hadith wherein Muhammad (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) mentions one who keeps dog as a pet loses either one or two qirat reward per day. What exactly does a qirat translate to?

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