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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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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How many abrogated verses according to Hadiths(Sahih) but still there are in Quran?

In sahih bukhari(and other books) there are numerous narrations regarding the abrogated verses. But we can still find these verses in Quran. e.g: Sahih Bukhari Book 60 Hadith 34 Narrated Salama: ...
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Decline of islamic caliphates? [on hold]

Salam , Brothers and sisters, Pls I want that someone could explain on me on the reasons of the decline of this great islamic caliphates. Yes! I know that** NATIONALISM is one of the most evident ...
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Pets after death

I have a female dog. She gave a birth to two puppies. One died in her womb but another came out safe. The Vet suggested cow milk to feed the puppy since he was not able to suck her mother's milk down. ...
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Definition of friendship in Islam [on hold]

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 the only ...
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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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Where specifically in the Muslim writings (either the Qur'an or the Sahih Hadiths) does it differentiate between lesser and greater jihad?

I am only concerned about where in the Qur'an or the 6 sahih Hadith collections that it differentiates between a lesser and/or greater jihad. Thank you much.
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Is it an authentic hadith from Ebne-Abi-Shaibeh about lady-Fatimah?

I found some matters in regard to threatening by Omar to fire the house of Lady Fatimah. Ebne-Abi-Shaibeh quotes the below-mentioned narration by invoking the following sanad which has shown here ...
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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 namaz,

Assalamu alaikum, after jumma namaz 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 unable ...
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Is the burning of people as a Punishment allowed in Islam? [closed]

Does Islam allow punishing people by burning them alive whether they are taken Hostage or committed minor/major sins?
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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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What does Islam says about taking photos in general?

I know that it is forbidden to take photos of people in general. However, in certain circumstances for show of proof, the rule has been softened. Can someone elaborate on that a little bit. I know ...
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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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Animal lost 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 ...
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Once in hell, under what known circumstances will a person be able to leave?

Of course, as Muslims we believe that Allah knows what we do not. However, I was wondering what known circusmstances there are under which a person in hell will be able to leave, taking into account ...
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Has anybody ever compiled a book of Shia authentic Hadiths?

I am not referring to old books but any book that has been written in the last century. Every time I try to understand Shia beliefs from Hadiths I get faced by their claims that not all their Hadiths ...
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Is the hadees in regards city population exceeding its limit authenticate?

I am a Civil Engineering student and I read somewhere in my Urban Planning course that there is a hadees that "When the population of a city exceeds beyond a limit,then new city should be created, ...
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How does years distance counted?

Narated By Al-Abbas ibn AbdulMuttalib : I was sitting in al-Batha with a company among whom the Apostle of Allah (pbuh) was sitting, when a cloud passed above them. The Apostle of Allah ...
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Performing jumma prayer in the battle field

Is it permissible to offer jummah prayer behind a qualified imam in the battlefield when the regular salat is offered in individualistic approach
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Is there any hadith from Shia about “the thawab of children kissing?”

As far as I can remember,the psychologists emphasize on kissing the children. In other word, according to psychologists, kissing the children has a positive effect on them. So. I wonder what the ...
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حی علی خیر العمل is a part of Adhan or ؟الصلاه خیر من النوم

حی علی خیر العمل is a part of Adhan or ؟الصلاه خیر من النوم and in the time of dear prophet which of these were used?
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According to Sunni, Is kissing the children enumerated as the recommended deeds?

As far as I know, psychologists emphasize on kissing the children and likewise believe that is has a very positive effect on kids. I wonder what the viewpoint of Sunni is regarding this issue? Is ...
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Is the Hadith about “the prophet sucking on the tongue” true?

I've just came across a comment from a (probably christian) I recently stumbled upon a Hadith that said this too! Musnad Ahmad 16245—[Mua’wiya said]: I saw the prophet sucking on the tongue ...
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Muslims and Hadiths?

I have looked online and couldn't find a definite answer to this. My question is about if we are suppose to follow Hadiths or not? Are hadiths mentioned in the Quran? How preserved are these Hadiths? ...