Virtues of deeds

A virtue of teaching one’s child the Holy Quran?

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What is the status of the following Hadith?

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

“Whoever teaches the reading of Quran to his son (without memorising it), all his past and future sins will be forgiven and whoever makes his child memorise the Quran will be raised on the Day of Judgement in the semblance of a full moon and his son will be asked to start reciting, and for every ayah read by the child, the status of the parent will be raised to the next higher grade of Jannah, till the recitation of the Holy Quran is completed.”

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Blessed footsteps

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Please provide the reference and authenticity of the narration which states that an Angel calls out, “Your footsteps are good” when visiting the sick.

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Saying a durud (salutation) seventy times at the grave of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

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What is status of following Hadith and can it be quoted?

It is reported that when a person stands at the grave of Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) and recites the verse: إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ  (Innallah Wa Mala-Ikatahu Yu Salluna ‘Alan Nabi), (Surah Al Ahzab, verse: 56) and then says seventy times ‘sallallahu ‘alayka Ya Muhammad’ An Angel says to him, “May Allah’s blessing be on you too, no need of yours will be left unfulfilled”

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Five daily salahs equal fifty in reward

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It is said that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) was told even though Allah reduced the number of Salahs from fifty (50) to five (5), the Ummah would get the reward of fifty. Please cite the Hadith that backs this up and if it is authentic?

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Great reward for a simple tasbih

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Please confirm the narration which states that Sayyidah Juwayriyyah (radiyallahu ‘anha) was on her prayer mat early in the morning, and when Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came back at mid morning he taught her a special du’a that would’ve been equivalent to the entire time she sat on her prayer mat. Read More »

Explanation of a Hadith regarding Allah’s protection

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Regarding the following Hadith in Sahih Bukhari,

“Whoever prays our prayer and faces our qibla and eats what we slaughter, he is a Muslim and is under the protection of Allah and the protection of His Messenger. Do not act treacherously against Allah with respect to those under His protection”

Please explain why these actions are mentioned and other important pillars of Islam are not mentioned?

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An amazing dream of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

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What is the authenticity of the following?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdur Rahman ibn Samurah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that once Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came out to us and said:

“Last night I saw a marvelous dream. I saw a man from my Ummah and the Angel of Death approached him to take his soul, but the man’s obedience to his parents came and kept the Angel at bay.’ ‘Thereafter I saw a man from my Ummah subjected to the torment of the grave but then his ablution came and rescued him from it.’ ‘Then I saw a man from my Ummah surrounded by devils, then his remembrance of Allah came to him and delivered him from their midst.’ ‘Then I saw a man from my Ummah who was surrounded by the Angels of torment, but his Salah came to him and rescued him from their hands.’

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Hadith about one who passes away en route to Hajj

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A narration mentions that a person who passes away whilst on their way for Hajj or Umrah will receive the reward of performing Hajj / Umrah till the day of Qiyamah. Does this Hadith refer to a person who passes away whilst in Ihram only on the way to Makkah Mukarramah or it includes for instance a person before Hajj passes away in Madinah Munawwarah (as he went to Madinah Munawwarah before coming to Makkah Mukarramah for Hajj as is the case generally) or if a person passes away after arriving in Makkah Mukarramah completing the Umrah and is now out of Ihram waiting for the 8th of Zul Hijjah as well? (as the tragedy that occurred in the Haram prior to the days of Hajj this year)

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