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Du’a to be free of debts and worries

Question

Kindly provide the source, background and meaning of this du’a:

 Allahumma Inni a’udhubika minal hammi wal huzni wa a’udhubika minal ‘Ajzi wal kasli wa a’udhubika minal bukhli wal jubni wa a’udhubika min ghalabatid dayni wa qahrir rijal.

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How to get one billion rewards

Question

Somebody told me we can earn over a billion rewards in just a few seconds! By praying a certain du’a we will get the reward of the amount of muslims there are living in this world as well those that have passed away. I am not sure what the du’a is.

Is there a du’a I can pray for the living and those who have passed away?

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Reciting different Surahs after every Fard Salah

Question

Can you please verify the authenticity of this narration?

Whoever reads these five Surahs after each Salah ie. After Fajr, Surah Yasin, after Zuhr, Surah Fath, after Asr, Surah Naba, after Magrib, Surah Waqi’ah and after ‘Isha, Surah Mulk will be among the cup bearers of the pond of Kawthar.

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Hadith: The fast only breaks with something entering the stomach

Question

What is the authenticity of the following narration:

Sayyidatuna ‘Aishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) reports that Rasulullah (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once entered and said: ‘O ‘Aishah, do you have a piece of bread’? Sayyidatuna ‘Aishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) says that she brought a piece of bread for Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), he put it in his mouth and asked: ‘ O ‘Aishah did any of it enter my belly? This is like the kiss of a fasting person, the fast is broken by what goes in, not by what comes out.

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Hadith: how wonderful is a man who understands Din

Question

Is the following narration authentic:

نعم الرجل الفقيه فى الدين ان احتيج اليه نفع وان استغنى عنه أغنى نفسه

Translation: How wonderful is a man who understands Din, if he is needed he benefits and if he is not needed he benefits himself.

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Hadiths on the polish for the heart

Question

Could you provide the exact translation and reference for the hadith in which Rasulullah (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) explained that hearts rust like iron rusts. When asked: “How can they be polished?” He (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wasallam) replied, “Reciting Allah’s book and remembering Him much.”

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When to Embrace?

Question

We find that many a time muslims greet by hugging each other, thereafter shaking hands. Is this hugging each other when greeting mentioned anywhere in the Hadith, or should one simply shake hands when greeting (generally)

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