Merits of people & places

The most beloved to Allah

Question

What is the authenticity of this narration?

On the authority of Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu), Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“The one most deserving of envy according to me is the one who has the least burden, who offers a [great deal] of Salah [and finds solace in Salah], worshipping his Rabb well, and obeys him[even] in private. He is unknown among the people [and is not paid any heed]. His provisions are only what is sufficient and he is patient/content with that.” Then he tapped with his fingers and said: “His death comes quickly, his mourners are few, and his inheritance is little.”

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Sayyiduna ‘Ali praises Sayyiduna ‘Umar at his funeral

Question

Is this narration authentic?

Narrated by Ibn `Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma):

“While I was standing amongst the people who were invoking Allah for `Umar Ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) who was lying (dead) on his bed, a man behind me rested his elbows on my shoulder and said, “O `Umar! May Allah bestow His Mercy on you. I always hoped that Allah will keep you with your two companions, for I often heard Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) saying, “I, Abu Bakr and `Umar were (somewhere). I, Abu Bakr and `Umar did (something). I, Abu Bakr and `Umar set out. So I hoped that Allah will keep you with both of them.” I turned back to see that the speaker was `Ali Ibn Abi Talib (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

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Virtue of Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

Please give me the reference and authenticity of the narration wherein Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“No one has done any favour to me except that I have reciprocated him, except for Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu). For the favours that he has done to me, Allah will recompense him. No person’s wealth has benefitted me as much as the wealth of Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu).” Read More »

The lofty rank of the veterans of Badr

Question

Can you confirm the authenticity of the Hadith where Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said that the people of Badr are the best of companions, and Allah has looked at them, and said do as you please for Allah has forgiven you.”

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A virtue of Sayyiduna Zayd ibn Harithah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

Kindly confirm if the following narration is authentic?

‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said:

“Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) never sent Zayd ibn Harithah on a campaign but he appointed him as it’s commander, and if he [Zayd radiyallahu ‘anhu] had lived after him he would have appointed him as his vicegerent”

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