Merits of people & places

Question regarding Hadith numbers in Sahih Muslim


I read the following Hadith in an email:

Sayyidatuna Asma bint Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anha) had a garment that belonged to Rasulullaah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). Whenever anyone fell ill in Madinah, the garment would be washed, the water given to the ailing person to drink and the garment draped over his body. The person would then be cured.

[Sahih Muslim, Hadith number: 5409]

Please can you confirm this Hadith, as Sahih Muslim is said to end at number 3000 (approximately) and this is 5409.

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Hadith explaining the best thing for a woman


Is the following authentic?

Once when Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) asked Sayyidatuna Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha), “What is best for women?”

She spontaneously responded: “That no male sees her nor does she see any male.”

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was so elated with her apt response that he commented:

“Fatimah is a piece of my flesh.”

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The four best women of Jannah


Kindly provide the reference for the following Hadith:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

‘The four best women of Jannah are Khadijah bintu Khuwaylid, Fatimah bintu Muhammad, Maryam bintu ‘Imran and Asiyah bintu Muzahim the wife of Fir’awn’

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The virtues of kissing the black stone (Al Hajarul Aswad)


Please explain the origin and action of the Black stone on the day of judgement?

I was told that it was a white stone in Jannah and was sent down with Adam (‘alayhis salam) to the earth. It turned black due to the sins of mankind and on the day of Qiyamah Allah will give it two eyes and a mouth.

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Hadith on the blessings (Barakah) of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)


What is grade of this Hadith?

Ummu Ayman (radiyallahu ‘anha) reports:

‘The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayh wa sallam) had a wooden cup in which he used to urinate (during night). In the morning he would tell, O Ummu Ayman, throw away the water in the cup. [She said:] So one night I awoke and I was thirsty so I drank what was in it. He [sallallah ‘alayh wa sallam] said, “From this day, you’ll never complain of your stomach’.

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Virtue of the Quraysh


Is the following narration authentic?

Sayyiduna Rifa’ah ibn Rafi’ (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once instructed Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu):

“Gather my people!” Sayyiduna ‘Umar gathered them outside the room of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and then went in and asked, “O Rasulullah, should I get them to enter or shall you be going out to them?”

Rasulullah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) replied,

“I shall rather go to them.” When Rasulullah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) went to them, he asked “Is there anyone here who does not belong to you?” Yes, they replied. Amongst us are also our allies, the children of our sisters and our slaves”. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said to them, “Our allies are part of us, the children of our sisters are part of us and our slaves are all part of us. Have you not heard (the Quranic verse) that it is only those with Taqwa who are Allah’s friends? If you are His (Allah’s) friends, then it is excellent. Otherwise, you should give the matter deep thought. It should not be that other people arrive on the day of Judgement with plenty of good deeds while you arrive there with sins, because of which I will have to turn away from you.”

Rasulullah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) then raised his hands and said, “O people! The Quraysh are trustworthy people. Allah will therefore grab by the nostrils the person who searches for their faults and throw him into the Fire of Jahannam.” Rasulullah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) repeated this thrice.

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