Zakah & Charity

Signs of Qiyamah

Question

What is the status of this narration?

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

  1. When public money is passed around like own money
  2. Trust is taken as booty (i.e. intention is to use it and refuse to return it)
  3. Zakah is seen as a tax
  4. Knowledge of Din is acquired for reasons other than spreading the Din
  5. A man obeys his wife and disobeys his mother
  6. Draws his friends close and distances his father
  7. Voices are raised in the Masajid
  8. Tribes are led by their wicked
  9. The leader of the community is the most despicable among them
  10. A person is respected for fear of his reprisals
  11. Singing girls and musical instruments become widespread
  12. Intoxicants are consumed
  13. The latter of this Ummah will curse their former

Then anticipate dangerous hurricanes, earthquakes, collapsing of the earth, disfigurement of bodies and faces, raining of stones, and such signs that follow in succession like beads of a necklace when the string is cut and so they (the beads) fall in succession.

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Virtues of reciting Subhanallah and Alhamdulillah

Question

Are the following authentic?

1. Whoever reads Subhanallah 100 times in the morning and 100 times in the evening, will get the reward equal to that person who has performed 100 Hajj.

2. Whoever reads Alhamdulillah 100 times -will be rewarded as though he has participated in 100 Jihads.

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Virtue of fulfilling the right of the wealth one acquires

Question

Please provide the reference for the following Hadith:

Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said, ‘One who acquires goods while keeping in mind its rights will find blessings in it, while one who acquires goods without keeping its rights in mind will be like one who eats but does not get full.”

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