Virtues of deeds

Worshiping Allah for forty days sincerely

Question

How authentic is the following narration? Is there any essence to it?

من اخلص العبادة لله تعالى أربعين يوماً ظهرت ينابيع الحكمة على قلبه ولسانه

Whoever sincerely worships Allah Ta’ala for 40 days, will find springs of wisdom gushing from his heart and tongue.

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Correct wording on the virtue of the sunnah

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Which version of this narration is correct, or are all correct?

  من احب سنتى فقد احبنى ومن أحبني كان معي في الجنة

‘He who loves my sunnah, loves me. Whoever loves me will be with me in Jannah.’

من احيا سنتى فقد احبنى ومن أحبني كان معي في الجنة

‘He who revives my sunnah, loves me. Whoever loves me will be with me in Jannah.’

 من احيا سنتى فقد احيانى ومن أحياني كان معي في الجنة

‘He who revives my sunnah, revives me. Whoever revives me will be with me in Jannah.’

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A Muadhin will have no fear on the day of Qiyamah

Question

Kindly provide the reference for the following Hadith:

One of the three categories of people who will not fear on the Day of Qiyamah when everybody will be filled with terror is a muadhin (caller to Salah) who calls people to Salah solely in pursuit of the pleasure of Allah.

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Significance of certain recitals after Fard Salahs

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Can the following be practiced upon?

‘It is Allah’s promise that anyone who recites, after every Salah,

Suratul Fatihah, Ayatul Kursi, two verses of Al-Imran, that is Shahidallahu..(3:18) and the verse: Qulillahumma Malikal Mulki upto Bi ghayri hisab (3: 26, 27),

He will make his abode in Paradise, and have him placed in the Sacred Enclosure, and bless him with His mercy seventy times every day, and fulfill seventy of his needs, and protect him against every envier and enemy and make him prevail over them.’

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Hadith on the abundant rewards for salutations

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Sayyiduna Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said,

“He who reads the durud once, Almighty Allah will bestow upon him ten blessings. He who reads the durud ten times, Almighty Allah will bestow upon him a hundred blessings. He who reads the durud hundred times, Almighty Allah blesses him a thousand times. He who reads the durud a thousand times, (on the Day of Qiyamah) at the door of Jannah (his shoulders will touch mine).”

(In other words, that is how close he will be to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam).

(Al Qawlul Badi)

Is this authentic?

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Hadith of Anas (radiyallahu’anhu) on sunnats

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What is the authenticity of the following Hadith ?

The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said to Anas ibn Malik:

‘O my son! If you could possibly spend your morning and evening without bearing any malice and hatred towards any person then you should do the same because it’s my sunnah and Whoever gives life to my sunnah certainly loves me: and whoever loves me is with me in Paradise.’

(Sunan Tirmidhi)

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Best Dhikr & Best Sustenance

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What is the authenticity of the following Hadith?

The Messenger of Allah (may peace and blessings be upon him) said:

‘The best Dhikr is that which is done quietly and the best provision (livelihood) is that which is sufficient.’

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Du’a when wearing clothes

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Is this reliable?

Before wearing clothes recite:

All praise is for Allah who gave me this garment to wear and granted it to me without my strength and power’,

Whoever recites this will have his former and latter sins will be forgiven.

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Reciting Durud, an alternative to giving sadaqah (charity)

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What is the authenticity of the following narration?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

That person who is not able to give sadaqah should say the following durud in his du’a:

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَى مُحَمَّدٍ عَبْدِكَ وَرَسُولِكَ وَصَلِّ عَلَى الْمُؤْمِنِينَ وَالْمُؤْمِنَاتِ وَالْمُسْلِمِينَ وَالْمُسْلِمَاتِ

‘Allahumma salli ‘ala Muhammadin ‘abdika wa rasulika wa salli ‘alal mu’minina  wal mu’minat wal muslimina wal muslimat’

and this would become his Sadaqah’ (charity)

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) also said:

‘A Believer is never satisfied from doing (never tires from doing) good until he reaches Jannah’

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