Virtues of deeds

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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Authenticity of the bazar du’a

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What is the authenticity of this narration?

Umar ibnul Khattab reported that the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

‘If a servant of Allah goes to the marketplace or shopping area and recites the following prayer then one million good deeds will be recorded for him and one million sins will be forgiven by Allah, who will also build a magnificent palace in Jannah for him.’

لا إِلٰه إلا اللُه وَحدَه لا شَريكَ لَه، له المُلْكُ وله الحَمْدُ، يُحْيِي وَيُمِيتُ، وَهو حَيٌّ لا يَمُوتُ بِيَدِه الخَيْرُ، وَهُوَ عَلٰى كُلّ شَيْءٍ قَدير

La ilaha illallahu wahdahu la sharika lahu, lahul mulku wa lahul hamdu yuhyi wa yumitu wahuwa hayyun la yamutu biyadihil khayru wahuwa ‘ala kulli shay in qadir.

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Respect bread

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Respect bread. It is from the blessings of the skies and earth. Whoever eats fallen bread from the table cloth for him there is maghfirah [salvation].

What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

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Translation of a Hadith regarding being rewarded ten fold

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Kindly translate the following Hadith

إِذَا هَمَّ رَجُلٌ بِحَسَنَةٍ فَعَمِلَهَا كُتِبَتْ لَهُ عَشْرُ حَسَنَاتٍ ، وَإِذَا هَمَّ بِحَسَنَةٍ فَلَمْ يَعْمَلْهَا كُتِبَتْ لَهُ حَسَنَةٌ ، وَإِذَا هَمَّ بِسَيِّئَةٍ فَعَمِلَهَا كُتِبَتْ عَلَيْهِ سَيِّئَةٌ ، وَإِذَا هَمَّ بِسَيِّئَةٍ فَلَمْ يَعْمَلْهَا كُتِبَتْ لَهُ حَسَنَةٌ لِتَرْكِهِ السَّيِّئَةَ ” الزهد لهناد بن السري

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Rewarded merely for intending to carry out a good deed

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What is the status of the following Hadith in Musnad Ahmad?

“Whomsoever intends doing a good deed, his heart is set on carrying it out and Allah Ta’ala is aware that he wants to carry it out, then Allah Ta’ala will record for him one good deed”

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The reward of making fifty Tawaf (Circumambulation of the Ka’bah)

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Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Whoever performed Tawaf of the Ka’bah fifty times, he will be as free of his sins as the day his mother bore him [i.e. free of all minor sins].”

After citing the Hadith, Imam Tirmidhi says:

‏ ‏قَالَ أَبُو عِيسَى حَدِيثُ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ حَدِيثٌ غَرِيبٌ ‏.‏ سَأَلْتُ مُحَمَّدًا عَنْ هَذَا الْحَدِيثِ فَقَالَ إِنَّمَا يُرْوَى هَذَا عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَوْلُهُ

Is the Hadith really weak? Can you advise what defect is in the Hadith or the chain of narrators which led to it being classified as weak, or is it a Hadith at all?

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Protection from Dajjal

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Is the recital of the first ten (10) and last ten (10) verses of Surah Kahf described as protection from the fitnah of Dajjal in the Hadith?

Also, if yes / no, what a’mal are mentioned in the Hadith for protection from the fitnah of Dajjal?

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