Quran

Salah to assist in memorising the Quran

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There is a Hadith recorded by Imam Tirmidhi, Hadith: 3570 and others where Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates a Salah he learns from the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to ease his memorization of the Quran. There seems to be dispute by the Muhaddithun about the strength of this narration.

Is it of sufficient strength that we can act upon it?

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The condition of Islam, the Quran, The Masjids and the Scholars before Qiyamah

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

يوشك أن يأتي على الناس زمان لا يبقى من الإسلام إلا اسمه ولا يبقى من القرآن إلا رسمه مساجدهم عامرة وهي خراب من الهدى علماؤهم شر مَن تحت أديم السماء مِن عندهم تخرج الفتنة وفيهم تعود

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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s description in the Tawrah

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What is the authenticity of this narration?

“By Allah, Muhammad is described in Tawrah with some of the qualities attributed to him in the Quran as follows: “O Prophet ! We have sent you as a witness And a giver of glad tidings, And a warner And guardian of the illiterates. You are My slave and My messenger. I have named you “Al Mutawakkil”. You are neither discourteous nor harsh”

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Reciting Surah Ikhlas and other Surahs seven times after Jumu’ah

Question

Can please you inform me if the following narration is authentic or not and is it suitable for practice and also, what does being protected from one jumu’ah to the other mean?

من قرأ بعد الجمعة الحمد و المعوذتين و قل هو الله أحد سبعا سبعا حفظ إلى الجمعة الأخرى قال وكيع فجربناه فوجدناه كذلك

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The example of a Believer who recites the Quran

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Please provide the reference for this narration:

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“The example of a Believer who recites the Quran is like that of a citron. It has a pleasant smell and a sweet taste and the example of a Believer who does not recite the Quran is like that of a date. It has no smell, though its taste is sweet. The example of a hypocrite who recites the Quran is that of a sweet smelling flower. It has fragrance but has a bitter taste. The example of a hypocrite who does not read the Quran is like a wild gourd. It has a bitter taste and no smell.”

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An unauthentic Hadith describing the person with perfect intellect

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Is this Hadith authentic and quotable?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“The one who fears Allah the most and takes careful consideration to abide by what Allah has enjoined and abstains from what Allah has prohibited has the most mature mind among you even though he does the least voluntary deeds.”

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Reciting the Quran from memory

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Can you please tell me if this Hadith is authentic?

Aws al Thaqafi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“A man’s recital of the Quran from memory is a thousand degrees and his recital from a Mushaf [looking inside] is doubled to two thousand.”

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A narration regarding Reciting Quran aloud in Salah

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Is this Hadith reliable?

Ibnul Adra’ says: One night I was in the company of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) when we walked past a man who was reciting Quran aloud [without shouting] in Salah. I said , “O Messenger of Allah! Maybe he did it ostentatiously?” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied ,” Never! he is turning towards Allah” Ibnul ‘Adra’ says, ‘I looked at this person and he was ‘Abdullah Dhul Bijadayn.’

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Hold fast onto the Holy Quran

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What is the authenticity of the following narration regarding the Quran?

“Indeed this Quran is such that its one end is in the [control] of Allah and the other end is in your hands. Therefore firmly hold onto it, for certainly you will not go astray nor and will you be destroyed thereafter”

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