Virtues of deeds

A virtue of Takbir, Tasbih and Istighfar

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Is the following narration authentic?

A woman once said, O Rasulullah! Inform me of a few words [which I may use for Dhikr] but don’t mention too many. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

Say, ‘Allahu Akbar’ ten times, Allah says, ‘This is for me’.

Say, ‘Subhanallah’ ten times, Allah says, ‘This is for me’.

Say ‘Allahummagh Firli’ [O Allah forgive me], Allah says, ‘I have done so’

you repeat the Istighfar ten times, and Allah says, I have done so’.

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Allah personally re compensating the one who says a certain hamd [praise of Allah]

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What is the status of the following narration?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) informed them:

“Once a certain slave of Allah said ‘Ya Rabbi, Lakal hamdu kama yambaghi li jalali wajhika wa li ‘azimi sultanika’. (O Allah, All praise belongs to you, as befits the Glory of Your Countenance and the greatness of Your Might.)

The Angels were uncertain and did not know how to write down [the reward of this]. They ascended to the sky and said, ‘ O our Rabb, Your slave has uttered such a statement we are unsure how to write down [the reward]. Allah then said – and He knows best what His slave said -, ‘What did my slave say’?

The Angels reply, ‘He said  ‘Ya Rabbi, Lakal hamdu kama yambaghi li jalali wajhika wa li ‘azimi sultanika’.

Allah Ta’ala then said, ‘Write it down just as my servant has uttered it until he meets Me and I shall reward him for it.'”

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A Hadith on not forbidding evil

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What is the status of the following Hadith?

“So long as a person says “La ilaha illallah” (no one is worthy of worship but Allah), he receives spiritual benefits, and is saved from miseries and calamities, unless he neglects its rights.” His Companions said: “O Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)! how are its rights neglected?”

He answered: “When sins are committed openly, and the person who recites the kalimah does not prevent the sinners from wrongdoings.”

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A great virtue for taking care of orphans

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

I am the first who will open the gates of Jannah, a woman will try to enter together with me or just after me. I will ask her, ‘What do you want and who are you’? She will say,  ‘I am a woman who took care of my orphans’

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Serving the elderly

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Please provide the reference for the following Hadith:

“Whenever any youngster honours an elderly person because of his old age, Allah appoints somebody who will honour him during his old age.”

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Glorifying Allah [Tasbih], an alternative for the miser and coward

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What is the status of the following Hadith:

Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Whoever dreads to endure the night, or is miserly about spending money, or is too cowardly to fight the enemy should say often: ‘Glory be to Allah and with His praise.’ [Subhanallahi Wa Bi hamdihi]  It is more beloved to Allah than a mountain of gold spent in the Way of Allah”

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Sending salutations [durud], a means of attaining intercession

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What is the status of following Hadith?

Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Whoever sends salutations upon me ten times in the morning and ten times in the evening, my intercession will reach to him on day of judgement”

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Benefit of Tasbih Fatimi

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Is there any Hadith which states that if one reads Tasbih Fatimi before sleeping one will feel energetic in the morning? JazakAllah Khayran

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Are good deeds useless without hijrah and jihad?

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What is the authenticity of the following narration?

أتى نفر من أهل البادية إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فقالوا يا رسول الله إن أهل قرآن زعموا أنه لا ينفع عمل دون الهجرة والجهاد في سبيل الله فقال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم حيثما كنتم فأحسنتم عبادة الله فأبشروا بالجنة

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Benefits of using a miswak

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What is the status of the following narration?

“Use the miswak, for it purifies the mouth, pleases Allah Ta’ala, pleases the Angels, increases good deeds, it is Sunnah, sharpens the eyesight, cures scurvy [a disease affecting the gums], strengthens the gums, removes phlegm and fragrances the mouth”

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