Zakah & Charity

Cure sickness by giving sadaqah

Question

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

حَصِّنُوا أَمْوَالَكُمْ بِالزَّكَاةِ وَدَاوُوا مَرْضَاكُمْ بِالصَّدَقَةِ وَأَعِدُّوا لِلْبَلَاءِ الدُّعَاءَ

Especially this part:

 وَدَاوُوا مَرْضَاكُمْ بِالصَّدَقَةِ

And of the last portion:

وَأَعِدُّوا لِلْبَلَاءِ الدُّعَاءَ

In other narrations it is like

وَاسْتَقْبِلُوا أَمْوَاجَ الْبَلَاءِ بِالدُّعَاءِ

and

 وَرُدُّوا نائبَةَ الْبَلَاءِ بِالدُّعَاءِ

(Shu’abul Iman)

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The wealth of a servant is not decreased by giving charity

Question

What is the authenticity of this narration?

“The wealth of a servant is not decreased by giving charity, Allah Ta’ala will increase the honor of one who endures oppression, and a person does not open a door of begging except that Allah will open for him a door of poverty”

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How to remedy a hard heart

Question

Is this authentic?

A person complained to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that he had a hard heart. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) advised him to pass his hand over the head of an orphan and to feed the poor.

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A Hadith warning women who do not pay zakat for their jewellery

Question

A Hadith was read in our daily Ta’lim in our Masjid from Fadail Sadaqat (part 1, pg: 290, Hadith: 9) regarding a women wearing a gold necklace will have a similar necklace of fire on the day of Qiyamah.

A brother from an Arabic speaking background says he doubts this is correct. He doubts it can be in Abu Dawud. It is probably extremely weak he says and in his opinion it is fabricated.

He is self taught. He has read Bukhari and Muslim and his also learns via google. What have the Muhaddithun of early times said about this Hadith?

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A deed better than optional fasting, Salah and charity

Question

Please provide the reference for the following Hadith and confirm if authentic or not:

“Do you know what is better than charity, fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations between people, as quarrels and bad feelings destroy mankind.”

(Muslim and Bukhari)

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Ways to draw Allah’s assistance

Question

Who is the narrator of the following Hadith and is it authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“O people, join the link between you and your Rabb by remembering Him in abundance”

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One good deed, three people rewarded

Question

Please provide the reference for the following Hadith:

“When a woman gives charity from her husband’s house, she will get the reward for it, her husband will also be rewarded, the one keeping the money also gets rewarded. The reward of each them will not be decreased at all by the reward of the other. The husband is rewarded since he earned the money and the wife is rewarded since she gave the charity.”

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Some reasons for drought and famine

Question

Is the following Hadith authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) informed us that no people become unjust in their commercial transactions, and refuse to pay Zakah except that they will be afflicted with drought.

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