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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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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historical backround and appraisal of Muwatta, and sahihain Bukhari and MUslim [on hold]

what is the historical backround and appraisal of Muwatta, and sahihain Bukhari and MUslim and when each start his work and how they compiled their books
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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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Marriage with Jewish and Christians in Islam

As Salamu Alaikum... As I read some where (I don't remember) that Muslims can marry the Jewish and Christians as they are Ahl-al-Kitab (People of Scripture). Please let me now that if it is true as ...
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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? ...
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Revert married to a non Muslim Man

Assalamu Alaikum, I reverted to Islam in Feb. of this year and am Married to a non Muslim man. First of all he is not an idolater nor has he set up partners with Allah. He is a Christian but not by ...
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Is it wrong to share video displaying something embarrassing of people I dont know on FB?

I wanted to make my title "Is it wrong to share video displaying stupidity on FB?" but it seemed harsh and wrong. With my current title, one would automatically say no. I recently saw a video on FB, ...
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Is it permissible to build a building taller than Kaaba around it?

I have heard that it is not permissible to make any buildings taller than Ka'bba around it. (Shia view). I was wondering if there is any narrations regarding this issue? If so, what could be the ...
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The Quran and the Hadith

What is the relation between the Quran and the hadith? The Quran is the Word of God, but what about the hadith? Are they the interpretations of men or are they also divine revelation? Also does the ...
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What is the religous significance of this hadith?

Hadith 116 in Sahih al-Bukharis collection is narrated by Abdullah bin Umar; he says: Once the Prophet (ﷺ) led us in the `Isha' prayer during the last days of his life and after finishing it (the ...
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What is meant by the Kunya name of the Prophet?

Hadith 110, from Sahih al-Bukhari is narrated by Abu Hurraira; and he had said: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Name yourselves with my name (use my name) but do not name yourselves with my Kunya name ...
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Can we say “رضی الله عنه ” after Khalid bin Al-Walid?

There is a tradition In Sahih Bukhari, Book 64, Hadith 368 in which The Prophet (pbuh) stated clearly his low opinion on what Khalid had committed: The Prophet (ﷺ) sent Khalid bin Al-Walid to the ...
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Is it permissible for Muslim men to wear silver chains?

I would like to wear silver chain. Is it permissible for Muslim men to wear silver chains? If it is haram please give me a proof of it being so from hadith.
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What counts as bowing?

I know bowing to a human being is a sin, but what counts as bowing? All types, or just ones in Islam, like ruku and sujud?
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Verification of Hadith from Quran [closed]

There are certain instances where Hadith contradicts Quran. (E.g. in case of shortening of salat during traveling). The question is that has ever Hadith been verified from Quran? If yes, than a ...
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Read a story about bad news

I heave just read a story called "wasiyat nama(A will)" that talked about a sheikh, who said that the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) has come in his dream, and told him that the world has forgotten the ...
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Do I still have to pay Zakat, even with a large house loan?

I have a house loan which is bigger than my annual salary, and I also have some personal debts. I don't have any gold or silver, and the only source of income is my monthly salary. I am saving some ...
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how to calculate jewlry zakat while in debt?

My husband and me recently bought a house and staying there.But since we couldn't manage the full price of that house so we we took bank loan based on our salaries.50% of the price of that house is ...
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Difference between Günah and kufr

what is difference between Günah گناہ and kufr كفر. Can some one explain with examples.
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Are there any reported miracles performed by the Prophet (in the Hadith)?

There are miracles reported in the Qu'ran; but from the lists I've seen these are acts of Allah or prophets other than Muhammed (pbuh). Q. Is it safe to assume that there are no reports in the Qu'ran ...
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Am I cursed for using my dad's income which is generated from selling alcohol?

I am only 16 years old. My father is a non-practicing Muslim that sells alcohol and other haram items. I have no other resource of income besides my father.I know the Quran says to obey our parents, ...
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Authencity of this hadith?

Rasulullah (Ssallallahu alaihi wa sallam) said: "Anyone who shaves has no claim to the mercy of Allah" - Reported by Ibn Abbas (RA) in Tibrabi'