Virtues of deeds

Only what Allah wills shall happen

Question

Is this a Hadith Qudsy?

It is quite famous.

“O my slave, there is your intention, and there is my intention , if you sacrifice your intentions over mine, then I will help in your intentions, and only that what is my intention will happen. And if you do not sacrifice your intentions over mine, then I will tire you in pursuit of what you intend… and only that will happen what I like.”

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Entering Jannah or Jahannam because of a fly

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Is the following narration authentic?

“A man entered Jannah because of a fly, while another entered Jahannam because of a fly. “Two men passed by a people who had an idol, which it was not permissible for anyone to pass without making a sacrifice to it. They [the people] said to the first man: “Sacrifice [something in the name of the idol]. He said: “I will not sacrifice anything unless it be to Allah so they struck his neck (and he died) and entered Jannah”

Then they said to the second man:  “Sacrifice [something].” He said: “I have nothing with which to do so.” They said: “Sacrifice something, even if it were only a fly,” and so he did so, and they allowed him to continue on his way and so he entered Jahannam”

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The woman who used to comb the hair of the daughter of Fir’awn

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Is this story authentic?

When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was going for Mi’raj, he passed a place from where a fragrance was emanating. Upon inquiry, Jibrail (‘alayhis salam) told Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)  that this was the woman who used to comb the hair of the daughter of Fir’awn (Pharaoh). She was burnt together with all of her children by Fir’awn when Fir’awn had found out that she believed in Allah Ta’ala.

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Cupping on the head and shoulders

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Abu Kabshah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to undergo cupping on the head and between his shoulders and used to say “Whosoever removes this blood it will not harm him that he does not take any other medical treatment/medicine”

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The hearts of kings and leaders are in Allah’s control

Question

What is the status of following Hadith Qudsi? Is it an Israely Riwayah (Historical Narration) and can we attribute it to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) as his statement?

“I am Allah, there is no king besides Me I am king of kings, The hearts of kings are in My control. When My servants obey me, then I fill their king’s hearts with leniency and mercy. When My servants disobey Me, then I fill their kings hearts with vengeance and hatred towards them, so then the kings harm and punish them, Do not busy yourself in cursing them rather remember Allah and make yourselves humble, I will suffice you against these kings”.

(Hilyatul Awliya)

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The reward of fifty Sahabah

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Please relate the Hadith wherein Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) mentions a time, wherein a person who adheres to the Commandments of Allah Ta’ala will receive the reward of fifty Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum)

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Jannah beneath the feet of both parents

Question

What is the authenticity of the following narration of Al Mu’majul Kabir that states that Jannah lies beneath the feet of the father and mother.

The summary of the narration is that:

Once a Sahabi by the name of Jahimah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said:

O Nabi of Allah! I came to seek your advice as I intend to go out in the path of Allah. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) asked: ‘Are your parents alive?’ Jahimah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) replied in the affirmative. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

 ‘Stay with them as Jannah lies beneath their feet.’

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A virtue of abundant istighfar (seeking forgiveness)

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“If anyone constantly seeks pardon (from Allah), Allah will appoint for him a way out of every distress and a relief from every anxiety, and will provide sustenance for him from where he expects not.”

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