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Prophet Muhammad (saw) wanted to Destroy the Kabah?

Salaam Alaikum I found this hadith from Bukhari can you please explain its meaning, using Fath al Bari in English? Narrated Aswad: Ibn Az-Zubair said to me, "Aisha used to tell you secretly a number ...
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Yafur Talking Donkey of Prophet Muhamamd (saw)?

assalaam alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa baraktuh The Beginning and the End (1) by Ibn Kathir (2) v.6, p.166-167 167-166. The amazing story of Yafur the talking donkey Muhammad (saw) obtained in battle ...
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His this Hadith authentic about conquest of Khaybar?

Narrated Abdullah Ibn Umar: The Prophet fought with the people of Khaybar, and captured their palm-trees and land, and forced them to remain confined to their fortresses. So they concluded a treaty of ...
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Is Agriculture frowned upon?

Salaam Alaikum I found this hadith about agriculture can you explain it please using Fath al-Bari or something? Narrated Abu Umama al-Bahili: I saw some agricultural equipment and said: "I heard ...
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Rapid Recitation of Quran during Taraweeh Prayer [closed]

Here in India, While offering the taraweeh prayer the Noble Quran is recited really fast in order to just complete it by the time the month gets over. I really dont think that this type of recitation ...
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Could you please translate some of the references made in Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl's article “Dogs in the Islamic Tradition and Nature”?

Assalamu alaikum I was reading an article written by Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl concerning the status of dogs and some of his arguments as to why he believes they are not as impure as some other ...
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Seven Earths mentioned in Quran al Kareem and Ahadith

Can someone please explain to me what do the Seven Earths in the Quran and Sahih Hadith refer to ? Please support your answer with references . “It is Allah Who has created seven heavens and of the ...
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Is the following Hadith which says prophets would never get decomposed true or false?

I cam across this Hadith - Chapters Regarding Funerals - Sunan Ibn Majah for Allah has forbidden the earth to consume the bodies of the Prophets Which is classified as Da'if. And in Earth Does ...
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How much of Surah Al-Baqarah need to be recited for protection of the household?

I came across this hadith before: Abu Hurayrah reports that the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w.) said: “Do not make your houses like graves, for the Shaytan runs away from a house in which Surat al-...
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Did Prophet Muhammad know/learn how to write?

Narrated Ibn 'Abbas: When Allah's Apostle was on his death-bed and in the house there were some people among whom was 'Umar bin Al-Khattab, the Prophet said, "Come, let me write for you a ...
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Is the hadith “He who doesn't ask Allah, he gets angry at him” is it authentic?

I asked a question regarding that hadith and some say it is and some say it is not authentic. But, good websites like islamqa.com and other hadiths uses that hadith and if they use that hadith ...
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What does Islam say about judging others?

In Christianity, not judging others is major topic I remember from growing up reading the Bible and listening to the Sunday preachers. What does the Quran tell us about not judging other people? What ...
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What is the significance of red arrows?

This hadith has been narrated on the authority of Jabir (RA) that Gog and Magog would walk until they would reach the mountain of al−Khamar and it is a mountain of Bait−ul−Maqdis and they would say: ...
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Hadith about the earths

"Whoever usurps even one span of land of somebody, its depth through the seven earths will be collared to his neck." (Saheeh Al-Bukhari, ‘Book of Oppression.’) "Whoever takes a piece of land of ...
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Why Abu Hurraira changed his narration ?

BUKHARI HADITH: Volume 7, Book 64, Number 268: Narrated Abu Huraira: "The Prophet said, 'The best alms is that which is given when one is rich, and a giving hand is better than a taking one, ...
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72 virgins and wife?

From a womans point of view, will her husband be with her in heaven, If so why will the man get virgins ? Will the man have the wife he loves and virgins ?
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Is there a dual meaning to the treatment of Jews in the The Noble Qur'an?

Salam Aleikum Non Muslim here with a question, On one hand, there are plenty of evidence that Islam is indeed a peaceful religion: (http://www.juancole.com/2013/04/islamic-forbids-terrorism.html) ...
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prophet (pbuh) and coccyx bone

Asalamu 'aleykum.there is a Hadith about the day of resurrection which states, that humans will be resurrected from the end part of the coccyx This Hadeeth is presented in Saheeh Al-Bukhaari and ...
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The prophet and al dajjal and constantinople

Narrated Mu'adh ibn Jabal: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: The flourishing state of Jerusalem will be when Yathrib is in ruins, the ruined state of Yathrib will be when the great war comes, the outbreak of ...
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Can I perform Wudu during bathing, while in nude?

I usually take bath in the nude. While in nude, can I perform all the steps of wudu without washing the legs, then, perform the bathing and while bathing is complete and I'm dressed, can I then just ...
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Does stepping over unclean cloth invalidates ablution?

Like others sometimes I have wetdreams during my sleep in the night. Sometimes I sleep in the nude (though by body remains covered with blanket). During wetdream the secretion (semen) sometimes ...
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Hadith about the prophet and his daughter fatimah tongue suckling [duplicate]

Musnad of Ibn Hanbal: "Muhammad would not sleep until he sucked the tongue of his daughter Fatima and nuzzled his face in her bosom." I want to know if this hadith is authentic or not(fabrication) and ...
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How can we be so sure that women must wear hijab when the Qur`an does not prescribe it in clear words?

The Qur`an does not specify that women must cover their hair. It merely says that they have to preserve their 'beautiness' (e.g. ornaments). Wearing hijab was a norm prior to the spread of Islam and ...
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Why is الْمُتْعَةِ translated as “Hajj-at-Tamatu”?

The following Hadith has been narrated in the Book Sahih Al-Bukhari: حَدَّثَنَا مُسَدَّدٌ، حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى، عَنْ عِمْرَانَ أَبِي بَكْرٍ، حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو رَجَاءٍ، عَنْ عِمْرَانَ بْنِ حُصَيْنٍ ـ ...
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Is it okay if we commit a sin with a clean intention?

I'm really confused about a hadith إِنَّمَا الأَعْمَالُ بِالنِّيَّةِ which means Actions are (only) dependent upon their intentions. Does it mean if we have a clean intention, we can do ...
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Is the Quran complete? If so, why do we need Hadith?

I am hoping to seek a final affirmed answer to a question that has plagued me for a long while. Though i cannot claim myself to be a good muslim like most of the people here, i do hope that with your ...
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Can we formulate our own Tafseer from our understanding of Qur'an?

Narrated Jundab bin 'Abdullah: that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: "Whoever says (something) about the Qur'an according to his own opinion and he is correct, yet he has committed a mistake." And ...
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a specific verse in Ibn Ishaq's “Sirat Rasulallah” in Arabic

I am trying to find the Arabic equivalent to this text: [Muhammad said] "So I read it, and he [Gabriel] departed from me. And I awoke from my sleep, and it was as though these words were written ...
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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 [good]...
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Did Wahi stop coming or will it continue till the end?

There is a hadith in Sahih Muslim which says that Allah will send Wahy to Jesus (pbuh) on his return. It is in Kitab-ul-Fitn or in Signs of End Times What I believed previously is that Wahy is closed ...
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What does it mean by the marriage is valid but its condition is illegal ? [hadith explanation]

Sahih Bukhari Volume 009, Book 086, Hadith Number 090. Narrated By 'Abdullah : Nafi narrated to me that 'Abdullah said that Allah's Apostle forbade the Shighar. I asked Nafi', "What is the Shighar?...
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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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“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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What did Prophet Muhammad mean by “Seek knowledge even as far as China"?

What did Prophet Muhammad (PUBH) mean by “Seek knowledge even as far as China" ? What type of knowledge is this? Though this line doesn't sound so prophetic.. Does anybody have further knowledge on ...
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Should one pray after 'Asr?

There appears to be two different hadiths on praying after 'Asr. Some hadiths say it is haram. Narrated Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri: I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "There is no prayer after the morning ...
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Tabari 9:69 “Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us” The words of Muhammad, prophet of Islam

A Non-muslim says that Islam is barbaric, and put this before me: Tabari 9:69 "Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us" The words of Muhammad, prophet of Islam. However, he is willing to engage ...
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Context for “there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him”

What context, if any, is there for the following, which is referred to in the charter of at least one major political organisation nowadays? The Day of Judgement will not come about until Muslims ...
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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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Isn't this hadith unscientific?

Sahih Bukhari Volume 4, Book 54, Number 421: Narrated Abu Dhar: The Prophet asked me at sunset, "Do you know where the sun goes (at the time of sunset)?" I replied, "Allah and His Apostle ...
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Sahih Buckari Book of Funerals number 435 hadith explanation

Narrated Jabir: A man was buried along with my father and I did not like it till I took him (i.e. my father) out and buried him in a separate grave. Sahih Buckari Book of Funerals number 435 ...
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Funeral procession of the daughter of Allah's Apostle - hadith explanation

Narrated Anas: We were in the funeral procession of the daughter of Allah's Apostle and Allah's Apostle was sitting near the grave and I saw his eyes full of tears. He said, "Is there anyone ...
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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 (pbuh)...
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It is right if someone committed Zina but wants to suicide instead of stoning himself to death

I want to ask you about punishment of Zina. What I knew is that the punishment of Zina is stoning the committed person until he Die. But what if I want to suicide instead of stoning? I know that if ...
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Reciting the Quran in English [duplicate]

Let me start from introducing myself, I am an 18-year-old boy and have been thinking like crazy about this, but this is my conclusion to ask someone, because I have no idea. I was on a website ...
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Jihad al nafs: Why did Prophet Muhammad(PBUH) called it the greatest jihad?

Why did Prophet Muhammad(PBUH) called Jihad-al-Nafs the greatest jihad. Is it because its the most difficult struggle?
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What is meant by “striking one another's necks” in the hadith

What is meant by "striking one another's necks" in the following hadith: It was narrated that Salamah bin Nufail al-Kindi said: "I was sitting with the Messenger of Allah (SAW) when a man said: '...
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Can we ask another person who is more faithful than us to ask our demands from Allah ? is this Tavassol or not?(Sunni view )

There is a Hadith in Sunni sources which reads: Narrated Anas: Whenever there was drought, Umar bin Al-Khattab used to ask Allah for rain through Al-Abbas bin Abdul Muttalib, saying, "O ...
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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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According to this hadith, did Muhammad add something to Qur'an verse 4:95 or was it re-revealed?

Narrated Al-Bara: There was revealed: 'Not equal are those believers who sit (at home) and those who strive and fight in the Cause of Allah.' (4.95) The Prophet said, "Call Zaid for me and ...