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the Prophet (PBUH).
(See Hadith number 158)
1. This Hadith mentions the style of the speech of the Prophet (PBUH). His auspicious presence is regarded in it as a
sign of the nearness of the Day of Resurrection.
2. It emphasizes the importance of the Qur'an and the Sunnah and brings into focus the destruction caused by Bid`ah
in Deen.
3. It clearly lays down that the orphans and the needy are the liability of the government/Bait-ul-Mal (
). The reason being that the caliphs were the successors of the Prophet (PBUH) and the work which was
done by him in his lifetime was after him their responsibility.
4. The rightful owners of the deceased are their heirs and none else.