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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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Did Abu Bakr commit any Bid'ah or Fatima sinned? [closed]

It is the traditional view that a muslim should not forsake his/her fellow muslims for more than three days. It is not permissible for a man to forsake his Muslim brother for more than three ...
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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 ...
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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 the ...
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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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Did Prophet Muhammad Believe that your behavior and reason is based on your heart and not the brain? [closed]

Note: the verse below says " a piece of flesh, which indicates and points to the actual heart?? The prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) said in a hadith reported by Imams Bukhari and Muslim,"…In the body, ...
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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." ...
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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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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 ...
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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 [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 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 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 ...