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Buying a slave? [on hold]

assalaam alaykum Is this hadith authentic.. The tradition mentioned above has also been transmitted by Qatadah through a different chain of narrators to the same effect. This version adds: "If he ...
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Is gambling on horse prohibited?

Is betting allowed with horses and camels according to this hadith can you provide explanation? Narrated AbuHurayrah: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: Wagers are allowed only for racing camels, or horses or ...
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Abu Bakr “If i had one foot in paradise i would still fear Allahs deception”?

Is this narration authentic found in Successors of the Messenger" by Khalid Muhammad Khalid, p. 70: "Abu Bakr said if i had one By Allah! I would not feel safe from the deception (of Allah, even if I ...
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The eye when awake is the string of the anus hadith?

assalaamu alaykum wa rahamtullahi wa baraktuh Can you explain the meaning of this hadith and is it authentic? Narrated Mu’awiyah (rad): Allah’s Messenger (saW) said: “The eye (when awake) is the ...
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Four untrustworthy hadith narrators of hadith said by al Nasa'i?

assalaam alaykum I came across this statement by al Nasa'i where he mentions 4 people known to fabricate ahadeeths. Is he referring to Ibn Sa'd al-Baghdadi and number 4? (Muhammad bin Sa'id Syria?? ...
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Battle of Ali and Amir ibn Aas incident?

Is this strange narration authentic?! One day ‘Ali attacked Amr ibn Aas, he threw a spear and Amr fell to the ground, Amr fell to the ground and he then exposed his buttocks. ‘Ali then turned away ...
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Please can anyone explain the following hadith?

Assalamu'alaykum, Please can anyone explain the following hadith? The Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “Fear the prayer of the oppressed, even if he is a ...
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The Dog of Allah?

assalaamu alaykum I read a hadith in Tafsir al Tabari Sura An-Najim 53 verse 1 that Muhammad (saw) warned Abu Lahab or someone to fear the dog of Allah and it attacked him in Yemen and killed him? Is ...
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Can prophet tell when a man is forgivan by Allah from his/her legally punishable sin?

There are legally punishable sin mentioned in Quran. For example adultery. But some hadith claims prophet withheld performing his duty as the leader of his community. Sahih Bukhari Volume 008, ...
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Did Prophet Abraham handover his wife to a tyrant?

According to some hadith literature a Muslim must protect and not hand over a fellow Muslim to a tyrant or oppressor (Hadith 1). But some hadith claims Prohet Abraham did send his wife(Sarah) to a ...
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A question about descendance of Allah at the last night

Asslamu’alekum, One question always bothers me about tahajjud . N I believe some one can help me with it. Above Hadith says: “Our Lord Descends to the lowest heaven during the last third of the night,...
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Is this hadith about a tree taking shahada miracle by Muhammad (saw) authentic?

I want to know if this hadith is authetnic, about a tree taking shahada by the command of Muhammad (saw) by the grace of Allah swt? It was narrated by Muhammad Ibn Tarif, narrated by Muhammad Ibn ...
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Story of talking Donkey Yafur in Ibn Kathir's book Al-Bidāya wa-n-nihāya? [duplicate]

Is the story of Yafur the talking donkey that Muhammad acquired in battle with the Jews authentic as recorded in ibn Kathirs book "The Beginning and the End" Al-Bidāya wa-n-nihāya??
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Truth - Zuhr 4 rakat Sunnah and making hellfire haram?

Salam I have read this from somewhere but want to know if this is true or not? Looking for answers from the Sunni perspective Virtues of the Four Rak'aah Sunnah of Zuhr The Prophet (...
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Eating till 1/4 of the fajr adhan: is the fast valid? [duplicate]

I have a doubt concerning the validity of my fast. I woke up late today and started eating dates and drinking water since it's permissible to eat till one hears the adhan of fajr salah. However, I ...
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False witnesses to marriage without females consent?

Salaam Alaikum Can you please explain this hadith, using Fath al Bari or any other scholarly opinion? Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "A lady slave should not be given in marriage until she is ...
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The Purpose of gaining knowledge

Now, SubhanAllah I love gaining Islamic education but I am just worried that whether the purpose of it is wrong in the sight of Allah, may he be glorified and exalted, or not. I basically gain ...
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Abu Dharr insulting Bilal Abu Dharr called Bilal ‘son of the black woman’? Authentic Hadith?

Salaam Alaikum, Can you tell me the source for this Hadith is it authenticated? When his Arab Companion Abu Dharr called Bilal ‘son of the black woman’, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) ...
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Hadith about “the Ka'ba with doors for entrance.”

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)? [duplicate]

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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Is 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 ...