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20 Rak’ahs after Maghrib> Narrated Aisha: Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) said: He who observes twenty rak’ahs after the sunset prayer Allah wil build a house for him in Paradise.
Transmitted by Tirmidhi

3 Rows at Funeral Prayer> Narrated Malik ibn Hubayrah: The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: If any Muslim dies and three rows of Muslims pray over him, it will assure him (of Paradise). When Malik considered those who accompanied a bier to be a few, he divided them into three rows in accordance with this tradition.
[Abu Dawud Book 20, Hadith 3160]

99 Names of Allah> Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah has ninety-nine Names, i.e., one hundred minus one, and whoever believes in their meanings and acts accordingly, will enter Paradise; and Allah is Witr (one) and loves ‘the Witr’ (i.e., odd numbers).
[Bukhari Vol 8 Book 75, Hadith 419]

Allahumma Rabbana laka-l-hamd> Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah’s Apostle said, “When the Imam says, “Sami’ a-l-lahu Liman hamida,” you should say “Allahumma Rabbana laka-l-hamd.” And if the saying of any one of you coincides with that of the angels, all his past sins will be forgiven.
[Bukhari Vol 1 Book 12, Hadith 762]

Asr and Fajr Prayer> Narrated Abu Bakr bin Abi Musa: My father said, “Allah’s Apostle said, ‘Whoever prays the two cool prayers (‘Asr and Fajr) will go to paradise. ”
[Bukhari Vol 1 Book 10, Hadith 548]

Attest to the Piety of the Deceased> Narrated Anas ibn Malik: A funeral procession passed and the people praised the deceased. The Prophet said, “It has been affirmed to him.” Then another funeral procession passed and the people spoke badly of the deceased. The Prophet said “It has been affirmed to him”. Umar bin Al-Khattab asked (Allah’s Apostle (p.b.u.h) ), “What has been affirmed?” He replied, “You praised this, so Paradise has been affirmed to him: and you spoke badly of this, so Hell has been affirmed to him. You people are Allah’s witnesses on earth.
[Bukhari Vol 2 Book 23, Hadith 448]

Avoid Arguments and Lying> Narrated AbuUmamah: The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: I guarantee a house in the surroundings of Paradise for a man who avoids quarrelling even if he were in the right, a house in the middle of Paradise for a man who avoids lying even if he were joking, and a house in the upper part of Paradise for a man who made his character good.
[Abu Dawud Book 41, Hadith 4781]

Be Kind-Hearted> Narrated Abdullah ibn Mas’ud: The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: May I Point out to you the person who is forbidden for the Fire, or on whom the Fire of Hell is forbidden? The Fire is forbidden to touch everyone, who is closer to the people, soft, lenient, and is kind-hearted.
Transmitted by Tirmidhi.

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Hadith: Narrated ‘Ubada: The Prophet said, “If anyone testifies that None has the right to be worshipped but Allah Alone Who has no partners, and that Muhammad is His Slave and His Apostle, and that Jesus is Allah’s Slave and His Apostle and His Word which He bestowed on Mary and a Spirit created by Him, and that Paradise is true, and Hell is true, Allah will admit him into Paradise with the deeds which he had done even if those deeds were few.” (Junada, the sub-narrator said, ” ‘Ubada added, ‘Such a person can enter Paradise through any of its eight gates he likes.”)

[Bukhari Vol 4 Book 55, Hadith 644]