Quran

Authenticity of a Hadith about a river in Jannah

Question

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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Reciting different Surahs after every Fard Salah

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Can you please verify the authenticity of this narration?

‘Whoever reads these five Surahs after each Salah i.e. After Fajr, Surah Yasin, after Zuhr, Surah Fath, after ‘Asr, Surah Naba, after Magrib, Surah Waqi’ah and after ‘Isha, Surah Mulk will be among the cup bearers of the pond of Kawthar.’

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Hadiths on the polish for the heart

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Could you provide the exact translation and reference for the Hadith in which Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) explained that hearts rust like iron rusts. When asked: “How can they be polished?” He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) replied, “Reciting Allah’s book and remembering Him much.”

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More merits of Ayatul-Kursi

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Could you clarify the authenticity of the following narrations on the virtues of Ayatul Kursi?

1. Recite Ayatul Kursi at the time of leaving home, because 70 000 angels will protect a person from the right, left, front and back; and if he passes away before returning, he will receive the reward of seventy martyrs.

2. Recite Ayatul Kursi forty times at the time of sunset daily, because its reciter will receive the reward of forty Hajj.

3. Recite Ayatul Kursi every night before sleeping, as an angel is appointed to guard the person till the morning.

4. Recite Ayatul Kursi after every ablution (wudu), as every word will elevate his status forty times.

5. Recite Ayatul Kursi every time one returns home, for it repels poverty.

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