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Salah during a Lunar Eclipse

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Is there any narration in which it is mentioned whether Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) performed this Salah during a lunar eclipse in congregation or not ?

The narration below mentions that the Holy Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) performed this Salah

 عَنْ أَبِي بَكْرَةَ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ، أَنَّهُ صَلَّى فِي كُسُوفِ الشَّمْسِ وَالْقَمَرِ رَكْعَتَيْنِ مِثْلَ صَلَاتِكُمْ

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The best gatherings are the most spacious

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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

خير المجالس أوسعها

The best gatherings are the most spacious

 

Have the commentators explained that it is better for the gathering to be more spacious and spread out rather than people being cramped and uncomfortable?

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Sitting in circles around the speaker before the Jumu’ah Salah

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Could you please verify this post?

لا ينبغي القاء المواعظ و الدروس يوم الجمعة قبل الصلاة الجمعة فيه الحديث:عن عمرو بن شعيب عن ابيه عن جده ان رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم نهي عن التحلق قبل الصلاة يوم الجمعة

It is not suitable to give speeches and lessons in Jumu’ah day (Friday), before Jumu’ah prayer, there is Hadith by authority of ‘Amr ibn Shua’yb by his father by his grandfather that Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) forbid atahalluqu (gathering of knowledge and revisions) before the Salah on the day of Jumu’ah.

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The value of two rak’ahs of Salah

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once passed a grave and asked, ‘Who is buried here?’ The Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) replied, ‘So and so person.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) thereupon said, ‘Offering two rak’ahs of Salah is more beloved to him than your entire world.’

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Locating a narration in Musnad Ahmad

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Kindly help in locating a Hadith from Musnad Ahmad and Tabarani, the understood meaning of the Hadith is that whenever Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) used to deliver the khutba, when he reached near the Mimbar, he used to first greet (assalamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu) the people and then start the khutbah.

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The Angels follow in Salah when Adhan/Iqamah is called

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How authentic are these narrations

1) Sayyiduna Salman Al Farisi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) relates that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

“If a man is in a deserted land and the time of prayer arrives, thus he performs ablution [wudu] and if he does not find water he performs the dry ablution [Tayammum]. If he gives the Iqamah [and offers prayer], his two Angels offer prayer with him, and if he gives the Adhan and Iqamah, an army of Allah pray behind him, the two sides of which is not visible [due to it’s sheer number].”

2) Tawus (rahimahullah) says:

“When a man [who is alone] offers prayer with Iqamah, his two angels pray with him. And when he gives the Adhan and Iqamah, many Angels offer prayer with him.”

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Two rak’ahs after witr

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There is a Hadith in Sahih ibn Hibban that Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

This journey is strenuous and exhausting. If you pray Witr, offer two rak’ahs afterwards if you wake up, otherwise they will be written for you.

How authentic is this Hadith? Please provide the reference.

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Keeping silent during the Jumu’ah khutbah

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What is the reference for this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“If you say to your companion, ‘Listen attentively’ on a Friday when the Imam is delivering the khutbah, then you have engaged in idle speech”

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