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Ibn Hajar

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‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) favours Usamah ibn Zayd (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

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Can you confirm the source and authenticity of the narration which states that Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) stipulated a larger amount for Sayyiduna Usamah ibn Zayd (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) and gave his own son ‘Abdullah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) less. When questioned, Sayyiduna ‘Umar responded, ‘Usamah was more beloved to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) than… read more »

Entry to Jannah is only through the mercy of Allah Ta’ala

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What is the authenticity of the following narration? عن جابر بن عبد الله، قال: خرج إلينا رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فقال: ” خرج من عندي خليلي آنفا جبريل عليه السلام، فقال: يا محمد، والذي بعثني بالحق، إن لله لعبدا من عباده عبد الله خمسمائة سنة على رأس جبل في البحر عرضه وطوله ثلاثون… read more »

What to recite at iftar

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A friend sent me the following. Could you please verify? 1. Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: When the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) broke his fast, he would say: ﺫَﻫَﺐَ ﺍﻟﻈَّﻤَﺄُ ﻭَﺍﺑْﺘَﻠَّﺖْ ﺍﻟْﻌُﺮُﻭﻕُ ﻭَﺛَﺒَﺖَ ﺍﻷ‌َﺟْﺮُ ﺇِﻥْ ﺷَﺎﺀَ ﺍﻟﻠَّﻪُ Dhahabaz-zama-u, wabtallatil-‘uruqu wa thabatal-ajru insha Allah (Thirst has gone, the veins are moist, and the… read more »

An explanation of ‘Joining ties increases one’s lifespan’

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What is the authenticity of the following narration? Abu Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says: The Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) were once discussing family ties by Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). So they said, ‘Whomsoever joins family ties, his lifespan will increase’. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) explained, ‘A person’s lifespan will not be lengthened for Allah Ta’ala… read more »

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