Merits of people & places

Death on a Friday

Question

I’ve heard that if one dies on a Friday, he/she will be saved from the punishment of the grave. Is this correct?

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The Du’a of a Haji

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People have been saying that when one returns home from having completed Haj or ‘Umrah, their dua’s are accepted for forty days. I have never come across this before and am questioning its authenticity. Please can you enlighten me on this matter?

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Clarification on the Hadith of ‘loving the Ahlul Bayt’

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I am confused about the Hadith found in Sahih Muslim where Rasullulah (sallallahu ‘alayhim wasallam) says I am leaving two things the Quran and Sunnah and the Ahlul Bayt. I heard from someone that the descendants of Rasullulah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) are always right at all time periods. I am confused on this matter.

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Hadith on upbringing of children

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What is the status of this Hadith?

أَدِّبُوا أولادَكم على ثلاثِ خِصالٍ : على حُبِّ نبيِّكم، وحُبِّ أهلِ بيتِهِ، وعلى قراءةِ القرآنِ، فإن حَمَلَةَ القرآنِ في ظِلِّ اللهِ يومَ لا ظِلَّ إلا ظِلُّهُ، مع أنبيائِه وأصْفِيَائِهِ

Teach your children three things;

1. Love for your Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

2. Love for his Family

3. Quran recital,

For indeed the bearers of the Quran will be under the shade of Allah’s [throne] with the Prophets and chosen ones, on a day in which there will be no other shade.

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Reference for the story of the Bedouin who addressed Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) in his grave

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In Ma’ariful Quran, under the Tafsir of Surash Nisa verse 64, Mufti Shafi (rahimullah) mentions a incident of a sahabi who went to the blessed grave of the Prophet (sallah alyhi wassalam) and asked him to pray for his forgiveness. Mufti saheb mentions Bahrul Muheet as the source of this report. Could you please let me know the authenticity of this report and also find the original source. Jazakllah

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Authenticity of a Hadith about a river in Jannah

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I was wondering about the authenticity of the following Hadith.

في الجنة نهر يقال له الريان عليه مدينة من مرجان لها سبعون الف باب من ذهب وفضة لحامل القرآن

Jannah has a river called ‘Rayyan’ which has a city of coral with 70 000 doors made of gold and silver. All of this is reserved for the Hafiz of the Quran.

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Sayyiduna Nu’ayman ibn ‘Amr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

There are certain narrations about the pranks of Sayyiduna Nu’ayman ibn Amr (radiyallahu ‘anhu), like the narration where he sold Suwaybit ibn Harmalah as a slave to a group of Arabs or where he slaughtered a camel that did not belong to him. What did the classical scholars say about this Sahabi , Nuayman (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? I am just confused, because what he has done seems very strange/forbidden from a juristic perspective.

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