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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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It is right if someone committed Zinah but wants to suicide instead of stoning himself to death

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

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 to the aya 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 ...
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Umar (RA) recoursed (Tawassol) to the uncle of the Prophet(s) (sunni view)

عَنْ عُمَرَ بْنِ الْخَطَّابِ : أنّه کَانَ إِذَا قَحَطُوا اسْتَسْقَى بِالْعَبَّاسِ بْنِ عَبْدِالْمُطَّلِبِ ، فَقَالَ: اللَّهُمَّ إِنَّا کُنَّا نَتَوَسَّلُ إِلَیْکَ بِنَبِیِّنَا فَتَسْقِینَ،ا ...
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What was Al-Jassasah, the beast mentioned in hadith 96, book 33, Tirmidhi?

A Sahaba meets Dajjal is mentioned in hadith 96, book 33, Tirmidhi. The Sahaba talks about a beast-like creature they see, when they asked him "who are you" he say "I am Al-Jassasah". Is it ...
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What does it mean that one day would be like one year during Dajjal's reign?

I have read the complete story of how Dajjal would come and rule over the whole world except for mecca and medina It is also mentioned that these 40 days would be different then other days because ...
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Does Allah have a loin or loincloth as stated in Sahih Bukhari, Book 65, Hadith 4879?

There is a tradition from Sahih Bukhari, Book 65, Hadith 4879 حَدَّثَنَا خَالِدُ بْنُ مَخْلَدٍ، حَدَّثَنَا سُلَيْمَانُ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي مُعَاوِيَةُ بْنُ أَبِي مُزَرَّدٍ، عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ ...
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If “that which intoxicates in large quantities” is haram, does that mean water is haram?

As there are no direct verses in the Qur'an about smoking, I asked some people about "why is marijuana haram?" In reply, the following hadith was quoted to me: "That which intoxicates in large ...
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Does All-Mighty Allah has a particular shape? (Sahih al-Bukhari Page 1021, No.7437, A-Soltaniah Edition)

The following Hadith is narrated in the book of Towhid of Sahih al-Bukhari:(Page 1021, No.7437, A-Soltaniah Edition) حدثنا عبدالعزیز ابن عبدالله: حدثنا ابراهیم بن سعد عن ابن شهاب عن عطاء بن یزید ...
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Did Umar Say That if There Was Not Ali , Then He undoubtedly killed? [closed]

Some Shiites believes that Umar (Arabic: عمر بن الخطاب, translit.: `Umar ibn Al-Khattāb) the second caliphate declared a famous sayings which designated on outranking and overriding of Ali. I want to ...
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why is Laylatul Qadr interpreted to hazrat Fatima?

There are some hadiths which interpreted Laylatul Qadr to hazrat Fatima like the following. Why is it interpreted to hazrat Fatima? قال الصادق (علیه السلام):’’ انا انزلناه في لـيلة القـدر’’، ...
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What is the authenticity and true meaning of this hadith: My Companions are like the stars…?

Is the following hadith authentic? مثل أصحابی مثل النجوم یهتدی بها فبأیّهم أخذتم بقوله اهتدتم My Companions are like the stars; whoever among them you use for guidance, you will be rightly ...
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Contradiction in khilafah hadis? (Sahih Muslim Book 33, Hadith 10; In-book reference)

I found so many hadis on khilafah that contradict each other: The khilafah after me is thirty years, then there will be biting kingship in Sahih ibn hibban Khilafah is thirty years I went ...
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Why does this hadith say that wearing perfume is allowed while in Ihram state?

It's stated in Saheeh Muslim (source) that 'A'isha (Allah be pleased with her) reported that when the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) intended to enter upon the state of Ihram he perfumed himself with ...
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the meaning of the hadith: كل راية ترفع قبل قيام القائم ، فصاحبها طاغوت

what does exactly this hadith means? كل راية ترفع قبل قيام القائم ، فصاحبها طاغوت يعبد من دون الله عز وجل some shia scholars according to this hadith prove that each ruling(government) before ...
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Is there a contradiction between the Quran and Hadith regarding the ruling of having a sexual relation with menstruating women?

In Surah al-Baqarah, Ayah 222 And they ask you about menstruation? Say: "It is harmful, so retire yourselves sexually from the women during the menstruation, and do not approach them until ...
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What is 'wala' of a slave?

Its mentioned in several ahadith (like this) that the 'wala' of a slave is for the one who buys the slave, and that 'wala' should not be bought and sold. This 'wala' comes up a lot in the ahadith ...
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Did god create the earth for the sake of the prophet and his family only?

I posted a question earlier and I got a reply that states a part of a Hadith: Why do Shia care about Hussain and not Hasan? Then the Lord, Almighty Allah said :"O My angels! O Residents of My ...
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Did Muhammad(PBUH) recive revalation about donkeys or not ? hadith contradction

Prophet said nothing has been revealed to him regarding donkeys. Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet was asked about donkeys and he replied, "Nothing has been revealed to me regarding donkeys ...
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Hadith explanation of Quran 59:7 . Where are these cursed activities of ladies in Quran ?

Narrated Alqama 'Abdullah (bin Masud) said, "Allah curses those ladies who practice tattooing and those who get themselves tattooed, and those ladies who remove the hair from their faces ...
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What is the reason for the revelation of Quran 3:77?

Two reasons given in hadith (to my knowledge there can be more). First Narrated Abu Wail: 'Abdullah bin Masud said, "Allah's Apostle said, 'Whoever takes an oath when asked to do so, in which ...
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Is trading dead animal fat prohibited for muslims?

Narrated Jabir bin 'Abdullah: I heard Allah's Apostle, in the year of the Conquest of Mecca, saying, "Allah and His Apostle made illegal the trade of alcohol, dead animals, pigs and idols." The ...
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What is the newborn suffering that aqiqa is supposed to relieve?

Narrated Salman bin 'Amir Ad-Dabbi: I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "'Aqiqa is to be offered for a (newly born) boy, so slaughter (an animal) for him, and relieve him of his suffering." ...
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Why hadiths make distinctions between Prophets? Quran vs hadith contradction

Say, [O believers], "We have believed in Allah and what has been revealed to us and what has been revealed to Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac and Jacob and the Descendants and what was given to ...
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No soul will bear the burden of other? hadith vs Quran contradiction

Sahih Muslim Book 37. Repentance And Exhortation Of Repentance Abu Burda reported on the authority of his father that Allah's Apostle (may peace be upon him) said: No Muslim would die but ...
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Is Allah bounded by Time and Space?

“And there is none like unto Him.” Quran Al-Ikhlas, 112: 4 And We have already created man and know what his nafs whispers to him, and We are closer to him than [his] jugular vein ...
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Question about a hadith involving a house in Jannah

"Whoever prays 12 rakaat in the day and night, a house in Jannah will be built for him." [Muslim] I ask, must those 12 rakaat be 'additional' to the other obligatory rakaat in the 5 salawat?
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Eating garlic before visiting the masjid - ambiguous hadith

Narrated 'Ata' (Radi-Allahu 'anhu): I heard Jabir bin 'Abdullah saying, "The Prophet (Sallallahu 'Alaihi WaSallam) said, 'Whoever eats (from) this plant (he meant garlic) should keep away from ...
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Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said: 'Whoever imitates them is one of them"? But what if the person is a muslim by heart?

Allah looks at our hearts and actions, so how is the Muslim wearing a symbol of other religion is considered one of the kafirs if he/she still believes Islam 100%?
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Color of Jesus, Hadith contradicts

In some hadith, Jesus is said to be of red or reddish-white. eg: Narrated Ibn `Abbas: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "I saw Moses, Jesus and Abraham (on the night of my Ascension to the heavens). Jesus ...
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What does “play” mean in Sunan an-Nasa'i 1556 Book 19, Hadith 1?

What does "play" mean in the following hadith: It was narrated that Anas bin Malik said: "The people of the Jahiliyyah had two days each year when they would play. When the Messenger of Allah ...