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The virtue of ‘ibadah at times of trials

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Is this Hadith sahih?

Sayyiduna Ma’qil ibn Yasar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “The reward of worship performed at a time of trials is like emigration to me.”

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Explanation of ‘Spending some time in the morning in Allah’s path…’

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I heard an ‘Alim explain that:

“Spending some time in the morning or evening in path of Allah is better than the world and whatever it contains…”

Does not refer to being better than the things of the world because the world has no value in the sight of Allah, rather it refers to being better than all the good deeds taking place at that time in the world. The reason is that through spending time in the path of Allah, all other good actions come into existence.

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The virtue of taking a bath on Friday

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Is this Hadith reliable?

Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Taking bath on Friday takes out sins from the hair roots [i.e. removes minor sins completely].”

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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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A narration regarding Ramadan

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Is this narration authentic?

اتقوا شهر رمضان فإنه شهر الله جعل لكم أحد عشر شهرا تشبعون فيها وتروون وشهر رمضان شهر الله فاحفظوا فيه أنفسكم

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A virtue of saying ‘La ilaha illallah’

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

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

“Whosoever recites La ilaha illallah any time during the day or night, his sins are remitted from his account and virtues are written instead.”

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The virtue of ‘La ilaha illallah’

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Is this Hadith strong enough to quote?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“By Him in Whose hand is my soul, if the heavens and the earth and all that are in them and everything that is in between were brought and placed in one pan of the Balance, and the witnessing that there is no god but Allah were placed in the other, the latter would outweigh the former.”

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