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Interpreting the Quran without knowledge

Question

What is the authenticity of the following narrations:

1. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) warned

“He who interprets The Quran without having knowledge let him prepare his place in Jahannam”

2. “He who interprets The Quran with his own opinion and is correct, has indeed still erred.”

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An unauthentic Hadith warning against hating the Ahlul Bayt

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Is the following narration authentic?

Sayyiduna Hasan ibn ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said, ‘Beware of hating us for Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)  has said:

‘On the Day of Qiyamah, those who hated us or were jealous of us will be driven away from the pond of Kawthar with whips of fire.’

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A follow up query on a Hadith in Majalisul Abrar

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I  wanted to ask regarding your answer in this link:http://www.hadithanswers.com/reference-for-the-hadith-of-spending-1-huqb-in-jahannam/

Shaykh Zakariya (rahimahullah) said that this narration has been mentioned in the book Majālis al-Abrār.

I have been unable to find this narration amongst the collections of ahādīth that are available to me.

However, the Shaykh of our Mashāikh, Shāh `Abd al-`Azīz Dahlawī (rahimahullāh), has praised this book. my question is  is such an approach acceptable from scholars of Islam?

Especially in a book which is written for laymen?

Is this narration authentic? or are salafis correct for saying this is a fabricated narration?

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A severe warning for disclosing one’s sins

Question

Kindly translate the following Hadith and provide the reference:

كل أمتي معافاة إلا المجاهرين وإن من الإجهار أن يعمل العبد بالليل عملا ثم يصبح قد ستره ربه فيقول: يا فلان قد عملت البارحة كذا وكذا وقد بات يستره ربه فيبيت يستره ربه ويصبح يكشف ستر الله عنه

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Hadith explaining the best thing for a woman

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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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Hadith: ‘A little showing off is polytheism…’

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What is the grade of the following Hadith?

Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anu) went out one day to the masjid of the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), and he found Sayyiduna Mu’adh ibn Jabal sitting by the grave of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), weeping. He said: ‘Why are you weeping?’ Sayyiduna Mu’adh replied: ‘I am weeping because of something that I heard from the Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). I heard Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say:

‘A little showing off is polytheism (shirk) and whoever shows enmity towards a friend of Allah has declared war on Allah. Allah loves those who are righteous, pious and (outwardly) lowly -those who if they are absent, are not missed, and if they are present, are not acknowledged-. Their hearts are lamps of guidance and they come out from every dark place (ie. from every trial and tribulation)’

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Signs of Qiyamah

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What is the status of this narration?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

  1. When public money is passed around like own money
  2. Trust is taken as booty (i.e. intention is to use it and refuse to return it)
  3. Zakah is seen as a tax
  4. Knowledge of Din is acquired for reasons other than spreading the Din
  5. A man obeys his wife and disobeys his mother
  6. Draws his friends close and distances his father
  7. Voices are raised in the Masajid
  8. Tribes are led by their wicked
  9. The leader of the community is the most despicable among them
  10. A person is respected for fear of his reprisals
  11. Singing girls and musical instruments become widespread
  12. Intoxicants are consumed
  13. The latter of this Ummah will curse their former

Then anticipate dangerous hurricanes, earthquakes, collapsing of the earth, disfigurement of bodies and faces, raining of stones, and such signs that follow in succession like beads of a necklace when the string is cut and so they (the beads) fall in succession.

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Status of children buried alive in Jahiliyyah

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What is the grade of the following Hadith and what does it mean?

 

Sayyiduna Salamah ibn Yazid Al Ju’fi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said:

‘My brother and I came to the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said that our mother had passed away during jahiliyyah, she use to honour her guests, upheld the ties of kinship, and did such and such good, but she had buried alive a sister of ours during jahiliyyah who had not reached the age of puberty.

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sllam) said:

‘The one who was buried and the one who buried her are in Jahannam, unless Islam reached the one who buried the child alive and she became a Muslim.’

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