A "hadith" is a "saying". When used in the context of Islam, a hadith means "a report of what the Holy Prophet Muhammad said or did on a certain occasion".

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What is the proof to pray Dzuhur/Asr silently? ALLAH in Al-Quran says 17/110

As-Salaumu Alaykum! Please provide proof from Al-Qur'an and/or reliable hadith to support the instruction to make Dzuhr and Asr prayers silently (without loud recitation of Al-Qur'an). We pray - ...
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Isnt sufism the way of Prophet Muhammed (s.a) and His Sahabas? [on hold]

Can someone tell me problem with sufism. It looks like they are awesome people. I have heard of fraud as well as true sufis. Aren't they the true People? Because, I have just seen the hadith, "People ...
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Ahdith Collection

To verify the hadith one have to verify isnad. My question is how to check Isnad? mean to say is their any early book of Islam (Authentic) in which the series of connection between narrator are ...
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What does the Quran tell us about helping others? [closed]

When something tragic ( earthquake, tsunami, floods) occurs in the world Christians always reach out and try to help the victims, but Muslims don't unless the victims are Muslims themselves. What is ...
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can Allah go against his own revelation and test a soul beyond its limit?

According to the verse Quran 2 :286 Allah does not test a soul beyond its limit. Allah does not charge a soul except [with that within] its capacity. It will have [the consequence of] what ...
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Source of hadith about concentration during prayer

Does anyone know the source of this or similar hadith and the level of authenticity? The hadith is about Ali (RA) praying Salat to show his concentration level when Prophet Muhammad (SAW) offered a ...
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Is this a Sahih Hadtih?

Prophet narrated: On the Night of Mi'raj, I saw people lying on their backs with drum-like, transparent bellies where there are all kinds of creatures. I asked my brother Jibrail, "What are they?" ...
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is it appropriate to tell others my best friend is Allah?

Not sure if its appropriate as I fear Allah and so not want to do so to attribute partner to him or been the arrogant one, awuthubilah. Insha'Allah, please state Quranic hadith reference a company ...
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What is the authenticity of the hadith that Fajr Salah answers questions on behalf of us in the grave?

I want to know the authenticity of saying that... "when a person dies and is placed in the grave, then when the angels come to asks questions a person appears to answer them on behalf of the ...
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Is there a sect in Islam that follows the the Quran to the exclusion of hadith?

In christianity protestants are Sola scriptura. Is there a similar muslim group who follow the same kind of belief that the Quran is all that needed, and disregard other texts (such as Hadith)?
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Why is drawing haram if I'm not going to worship the drawings?

I have seen different opinions on drawing pictures on living beings. Most of them say it's haram, because on the day of judgement we will be asked to put life into our drawings. But what if I draw ...
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Why do sunni muslim make athan outside of the mosque

I made athan the other day, inside the mosque in front of the microphone because that is how I usually do it. But this time I went to a local mosque closer to me, which I never went before. When I ...
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What does Allah mean by I am time? [duplicate]

4th Hadith in Hadith Qudsi is as follows Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: Allah said: Sons of Adam inveigh against [the vicissitudes of] Time, and I am Time, in My hand is the night and ...
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Is marriage without a Wali for a divorcee woman valid?

I found recently that all women should have a wali or wakil (lawyer) to represent them during the Nikah otherwise it is not valid. This is my second marriage. Before the marriage, I told him I ...
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Can we say “Only 70000 of Muhammeds(pbuh) followers will enter Paradise”?

There are many hadiths which says only 70000 of last Prophets followers will enter paradise without reckoning e.g Sahih Bukhari Volume 008, Book 076, Hadith Number 549. Narated By Ibn 'Abbas : ...
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What are all the ways a hadith can be transmitted and what do they mean?

On another question, Sayyid mentioned four things someone could say to report how a saying of the prophet came to them through someone else: "from - An عَنْ" "he narrated to us - hadthna حَدَّثَنَا" ...
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Wearing Ihram from Majid e Ayesha while comming from madina to perform Umrah

As Salaam Alaikum Last thursday i have visited Madina from Riyadh with my Family (Mother, Wife & 3 Childrens with a Friend & Driver) & then we make pray Juma Salah & did Ziyara & ...
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In eloquence there is magic explanation

Can someone explain this line: "In eloquence there is magic" from the hadith... Narrated Buraydah ibn al-Hasib (RadhiAllahu 'anhu), I heard the Prophet of Allah ﷺ say: In eloquence there is ...
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Hadith about “Don't mess with us, and we won't mess with you”?

I'm trying to find a hadith I heard long ago. It was like, do your own prayers and live peacefully (to mushriks) and don't mess with out prayers. And we won't mess with you. Something like that. I ...
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Does reciting fatiah and gifting rewards to the dead actually help them?

Does reciting Surah Fatiha once and Surah Tauheed three times and after that gifting thawab to dead people, actually help the dead in hereafter? I want to know the hadiths in favour of this custom. ...
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Forty years between Al-Masjid-ul-Haram and Al-Aqsa?

Apparently the mosques in Mecca and Jerusalem were built 40 years apart: Abu Dhar narrated: I said, "O Allah's Apostle! Which mosque was first built on the surface of the earth?" He said, ...
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Definition of friendship in Islam [closed]

Is there a solid definition of friendship in Islam, and way of making friends in Islam? Are there specific references that we are abid to for making friends? Please referencing Quran and Hadith ...
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Does Islam encourage the kissing of an elder person's hands and feet?

I have heard that according to Islam we should kiss the hands of our parents to show respect. Fatima (may Allah be pleased with her) used to kiss the Prophet (SAW) hands and give up her space for him ...
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Reference to these hadiths?

AoA. Having studied in a madrassa some time ago, I've heard the following hadiths about the hifz-e-Qur'an: On the day of judgment, the one who memorizes Qur'an (hafiz) will recite the Qur'an. On ...
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Is forced slavery (cause of rapes) allowed in Islam?

Inspired by this question Can slave woman show herself to her master? and although freeing a slave is better(Qur'an 90:13), we all know that slavery is allowed in Islam. And this could be one of the ...
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Checking Hadith grading of narration of Abu Dhar in Musnad Ahmed

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم As-Salaamu alaikum Hadith of Abu Dhar in Musnad Ahmed about Dajjal and misguiding imams. Musnad Ahmed 20334 & 20335. The hadith is mentioned in The Book titled Dajjal ...
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Who decided that the 6 Sahih Hadiths were reliable? [closed]

There are 6 collections of Hadiths that are considered Sahih ("reliable"). I am asking who it was that decided these collections should be Sahih. Furthermore, how did they come to this conclusion? For ...
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Is lease allowed in Islam?

Would you please clarify if purchasing goods on rentals are allowed in Islam? According to what we studied, a fixed percentage of interest is added to the principal amount (current price) of that ...
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What does Islam say about introverts? [closed]

I feel that I an introvert. Connecting with people is an effort for me. What does Islam say about introverts?
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Which criteria the Rawis(Arabic: 'narrators') of Sahih-Hadith had to fulfil?

Which criteria the Rawis(Arabic: 'narrators') of Sahih-Hadith had to fulfil? As far as I know, there are six or seven requirements. Starting with being adult and mentally fit. I need this list.
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How will all believers gather in Hashr of Shaam?

how will all believers be gathered in Shaam as prophesized here? It is narrated that ‘Awf ibn Malik (R) said, "I came to the Prophet while he was in a tent. I greeted him and he said, ‘Awf?’ I ...
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When the population of a city exceeds beyond a limit,then new city should be created [duplicate]

Can you please provide me reference or source of this hadith or similar hadith regarding building new cities instead of expanding old on "When the population of a city exceeds beyond a limit,then new ...
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Can we praise other people?

Can we praise other people for their deeds like "Nice work done", or "Hats off, you did a great job today", or even like "You're a very good person" or "you're very intelligent"? Any rulings which ...
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Why Matam by Shias when maximum mourning period is 4 months?

How do Shias justify their Mourning(Matam) over Battle Of Karbala? We know that maximum mourning period of someone's death is 4 months 10 days (that too for a widow) but they do it every year. Please ...
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“Let my parents be sacrificed for you” in Hadith meaning?

What exactly is the meaning of the Phrase "Let(or Shall) my parents be sacrificed for you" while talking to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) the companions mostly used for showing respect. What is ...
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Can Muslim men marry Jewish or Christian women? [duplicate]

I read somewhere (I don't remember) that Muslims can marry Jews and Christians as they are Ahl-al-Kitab (People of Scripture). Please let me know that if it is true for men as per Quran or Hadith. ...
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Attitude toward a sinner

I know when a person commit a sin he/she should be punished. And Muslim should not feel mercy when the punishment is give to them. Now there are many sin when a person he/she did't get punished. So ...
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mistakenly crossed a person offering Salah

Assalamu alaikum after Jumuah Prayer, people were performing nafl. I tried to move out of masjid so I walked in between two persons who offering namaz. But one of those persons pushed me, I am ...
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Is dowry allowable in Islam?

In a discussion with my friend he said Islam allow man to ask money(dowry) to marry a girl. Is any thing like that.Please give me suggestions.
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Is it haram to choose to never marry?

I just honestly fear getting married. My parents got divorced and it was very traumatic to witness such problems at a young age. Would it be haram to consciously choose to not get married and have ...
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Why are depictions of The Prophet offensive? [closed]

Could someone please explain to a Non-Muslim why the depiction of The Prophet Muhammad is so offensive to Muslims? I know it is, I just don't understand why. Also I know when Muslims use his name ...
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Who decides who can carry out executions of those who mock the Prophet Mohammad?

I have read at IslamQA and learned that making fun of the Prophet Mohammad is punishable by death. In the Hadith, there are numerous acts carried out by regular people upon those who do so. It came to ...
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Does Islam allow killing of Innocent individuals, if the tribe has committed some crime?

According to this hadith: "Narrated Atiyyah al-Qurazi: I was among the captives of Banu Qurayzah. They (the Companions) examined us, and those who had begun to grow hair (pubes) were killed, and ...
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Which animal lost its tongue because of nammema?

Today a friend asked me a question "which animal lost its tongue because of telling nammemath." If anyone know the answer please reply quickly
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Which dua after wudhu is correct?

After performing wudhu, which dua are you supposed to recite? I have been researching this, and have found 2 slightly different variations. Which variation is correct according to the sunni > hanafi ...
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Accusing a person of rape?

And those who accuse chaste women and then do not produce four witnesses - lash them with eighty lashes and do not accept from them testimony ever after. And those are the defiantly ...
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Is a man allowed to deny his wife sexually?

Lets imagine that a man's wife had upset him a great deal day in day out over many years (to the extent that it is considered emotional abuse where he needs counselling to recover). To show his wife ...
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Reference for a hadith about the courage and bravery of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

There is a hadith by the Prophet's (PBUH) cousin Ali bin Abi Talib (may Allah be pleased with him), where he says the bravest among the fighters in Badr was the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The Arabic ...
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According to Shi'ites, are 'Sunni' hadith collections reliable?

Particularly concerning the two most famous texts on hadith in Islam, al-Bukhari and Muslim. If not, why not? And what are the go-to hadith books in the Shi'ite flavour of Islam?
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How can be “7 or 9 daughters” in narration?

http://sunnah.com/search/?q=jabir+marry : Abdullah (his father) died and left behind seven - or nine - daughter, ... My father died, leaving seven or nine girls (orphans) ... How could ...