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What does “Rasul” means?

Honestly, that's my name, I wonder if there is a depth meaning of it. I am also curios if there is a relation of my name to GOD or a prophet. Please tell me.
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Is it true that Prophet Muhammad PBUH gave names to his belongings? [on hold]

I stumbled upon this article that said the Prophet gave names to his property, e.g. al-Qaswa' for his camel, Kinn for his tent, etc.. Check out the URL here: ...
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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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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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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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Origin and authenticity of this hadith?

“Feed the hungry and visit a sick person, and free the slave, if he be unjustly confined. Assist any person oppressed, whether Muslim or non-Muslim.” ― Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) There are ...
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Where does white musk come from and how do you apply it?

Why the back of the hand? I was taught to always apply ittar on the back of the hands and I've seen this everywhere, from North America to Mecca . Why not the palm? Normally when we spread things on ...
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Why eating cheese (alone) will be the cause of some diseases? (According to Shia hadiths)

As far as I know, there are several traditions from Shia that mention the harm of eating cheese (alone). I wonder what its reason is that we ought not to eat cheese alone? And also are those ahadith ...
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Looking for the source of a Hadith by Ibn Majjah about a son and his father?

I read a hadith that goes something like: There was a young man who came to the Prophet Salalahu Alayhi Wasalim complaining to the messenger Salalahu Alayhi Wasalim saying: “My father takes my ...
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Does hell consist of 7 levels?

In this website the author of the article claims: Hell consists of seven levels. The torment inflicted in each level is severer than the torment inflicted in the level above it. (Faraid-ul-Fawaid) ...
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What is the source of this Hadith from Imam Sadeq (a.s.) ? “looking at non-Mahram is a poison arrow from Satan's arrows”

previously, I had heard a tradition from Imam sadeq (a.s.) regarding looking at non-mahrams that: «النّظرة سهمٌ من سهام إبلیس مسمومٌ من ترکها للّه لا لغیره أعقبه اللّه إیماناً یجد طعمه» ...
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Does the saying “If you cannot prevent an oppression, at least announce it to everyone?” belong to Hazrat Ali (R.A)?

I am seeing this saying quoted quite often nowadays, that is attributed to Hazrat Ali (R.A) If you cannot prevent an oppression, at least announce it to everyone? Does this saying really belong ...
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The authencity of the famous sermon by Ali ibn Abi Talib known as ash-Shiqshiqiyyah (Sunni view)

I read this sermon in Nahjul Balagha. In this sermon Ali stated that he was the right Caliph after prophet but he had to wait while he had a very difficult situation. He viewed that the first ...
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Hadith authenticity regarding rafidah (Sunni View Only)

Its been seen that following hadith are being quoted in forums, its not possible for me to verify the references, hence I require the source link for the following hadith linked to an actual hadith ...
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what is the source of this fitwa: “Whoever kills one Rafezi (7 or 10 Shia), He'll go to the Janah”

fatwa: من قتل رافضيّاً واحداً(سبعة او عشرة شیعه) وجبت له الجنّة Whoever kills one Rafezi (7 or 10 Shi'a), He'll definitely go to the Jannah I see this fatwa in the internet and there are a ...
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the authenticity and true meaning of this hadith: Abu bakr (Ra)and Umar (Ra) are the Masters of the Adults of Paradise

I heard this hadith a lot: **قال رسول الله: عمر وابوبکر سیداکهول اهل الجنة Abu bakr and Umar are the Masters of the Adults of Paradise.** is it fabricated or not ? because there are similary ...
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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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What is the authenticity of this statement by Umar, “There is no Islam except with jama’ah”

I found the following saying of Umar RA , is this authentic and is it applicable even today? : “There is no Islam except with jama’ah, and no jama’ah except with imarah (leadership), and ...
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Where is this hadith regarding Mahdi

I am seeing the following hadith being quoted at many places but I cant find the reference book for this: "When a man rules over ash-Sham, and another over Egypt, and the Shami and Egyptian fight ...
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Name of Quran Reciter

Assalamu Aleykoum, Does anyone who the reciter is at 15:40? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4siDzEgVu0c. W/salam.
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who is a Musafir?

Musafir is a traveler, but after covering how much distance is a person called Musafir? I've been searching for this everywhere but the distance varies everywhere.
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What is the source for two weighty things(Quran and Sunna) in last sermon?

have read that in his last sermon Muhammad(PBUH) mentioned about Quran and Sunnah. I leave behind me two things, the Qur'an and my example, the Sunnah and if you follow these you will never ...
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Eating onions can harm Angels?

One of my friend said a person must not enter mosque after eating onions. Because it can harm Angels. Is this true or can this be a cultural belief ? There are many hadiths about eating Garlic and ...
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Hadith of Black flags from Khorasan

Ahmad, at-Tirmidhi and Nu'aym ibn Hammad narrated from Abu Hurayrah [radhiyallahu 'anhu] that he said: "The Messenger of Allah [sallallahu 'alayhi wa-sallam] said: "Black banners will come out ...
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Is chanting thikr in a circle wrong?

I went to stay with a family member last year in another city/area for Ramadaan and attended the local masjid(a shafie majid) for my fard salah. After standing in for the imaam a few times I was ...
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Cleaning/Washing hands in plate after meals

I have seen two different groups of people who say cleaning hands in the plate after a meal is considered sunnah due to which Shaytan will not sit on the plate. Whereas the second group of people say ...
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Did ALLAH (SWT) asked us before sending us to earth?

I heard from someone that ALLAH(SWT) created us and then took some oath and sent us on earth. I don't know how authentic it is as I do not have any reference. Can someone shed some light on this?
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What is the undotted sermon of Imam Ali (a.s.)?

Apparently Imam Ali (a.s.) has an undotted sermon. Actually it is without any dot. Is it right? If so, What is that???
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Is there any Hadith that says anything about the Cross (Christianity)?

I'm just wondering because I read someone saying there is a Hadith saying that the Prophet (p.b.u.h) did not accept the cross.
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Where is the Nur Buat prayer from?

I have chanced upon this blog (link below) and found the Nur Buat prayer. http://magicseaopen.blogspot.sg/2012/05/gift-from-god-nur-buat-prayer.html I been searching for the past hour to find out ...
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Where did Abdul Razzaq (عبد الرزاق بن همام الصنعاني) record what Ali said in regards to those who hoard gold and silver?

I have been researching to answer this question which asks about the grade of a hadeeth from Ali in regards to what Allah said: Abdur-Razzaq recorded a Hadith from Ali about Allah's statement, ...
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Is this hadith regarding the wealth muslims are allowed to collect sahih?

In tafseer ibn kathir, comments on following ayah includes an hadith which I would like to verify. Sahih International O you who have believed, indeed many of the scholars and the monks ...
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What is the source of this dua or hadith

the wordings are as follows: "Oh Allah Guide the Nation of Muhammad. Oh Allah Bless the Nation of Muhammad. Oh Allah remove all afflictions from the Nation of Muhammad" It says whoever reads ...
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Where is the Quranic verse of 5 suckling?

Sahih Muslim Book 008, Hadith Number 3421 Chapter: One suckling or two do not make marriage unlawful. 'Aisha (Allah be pleased with, her) reported that it had been revealed in the Holy Qur'an ...
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I am looking for a hadith regarding periods and pregnancy pain

On Wikipedia, there is a quote without a citation: But in the Hadith, it is mentioned that women will suffer from periods and will bear pregnancy pain. is there such a Hadith?
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Which Dua is know as Mustadafeen/Mustazafeen?

I've looked around to try to find some posts on this but none that address my specific question (that I could find). I want to know which Dua is known as Mustadafeen or Mustazafeen according to Hadith ...
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Last sermon' a companion ask a question that if we could not understand from AL-QURAN' He SAW replied that you have my sun-nah

Just After delivering last sermon, A companion asked a question from Prophet SAW that if we could not understand from Al-Quran, "He SAW replied that you have my sun-nah". I am searching hadith about ...
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Need to get the name of the Qari by the text from some photos [closed]

I took photos from television when it was showing Quran recitation. At the bottom the photos(I mean television screen) I think they are displaying the name of the Qari who was reciting the Quran. I ...
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How old will we be on the Day of Judgment?

How old will be on the Day of Judgment? Will we be of the same age as when we died, or some other? A few years back I had heard that girls will be aged 14 and boys will be slightly older than that. ...
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verification of hadith

When you stand and pray and say” Allahu Akbar” allah stands before you and the minute your mind goes wandering on silly things in life. Allah turns his face away from youand says(is there something ...
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Reference of hadith in Musnad Ahmed which states the wearing taweez/amulet is shirk?

What is the complete reference including volume and hadith number for hadith that states wearing amulet is shirk in Musnad Ahmed?
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Are human being the best of creations?

Are human being the best creation of God or are Jinns and Angels better than humans? Can there be any other more intelligent being than humans in universe? According to your reference of Quran ...
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Muslim as a single nation, according to Quran and Hadith

Does Islam considers all the muslims all over the world as a single nation or does it acknowledges different nations based on region or ethnicity? I am not talking of "ummah"
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What is Sahih al-Jami`?

A relative mailed me this du'a after my mother passed away last week. Whoever is stricken with sadness, grief, sickness or hardship and says: "Allahu Rabbi, la sharika lah" (Allah is my Lord, ...
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What is the exact source of this hadeeth?

I have found this hadeeth: Anas bin Malik (RA) narrates that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: " I wish that I could meet my brothers." The Sahaabah (RAA) asked: "Aren't we your brothers?" He ...
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Concept of “sawab” according to Quran and hadith

I have been told that sawab is a unit of "naiki". It will be something that will be counted or weighed on the Judgement Day. Is this concept supported by Quran and hadith? Specifically, as a unit of ...
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Text of the condolence which is given to Muhammad(saww) on the Day of Ashura?

There is this text in religious books which has words of condolence for Muhammad(saww) upon the death of his grandson on the Day of Ashura. It's surely not the Ziyárat of Ta`ziyah (Condolences). It's ...
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Milad, what does Quran, sahabha say it about [duplicate]

There is much confusion on celebrating Milad-un-Nabi,i have a question posted here (but it doesn't say much).While some say if you don't celebrate it (like lightning up house,masjids or don't take ...
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Can a woman/female lead the prayer?

Is it permissible for women to lead the congregational prayers? Will the prayers of those praying under her leadership be void, if they did unknowingly or were misled? Background: Women promote ...
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Why is the place where prayer leader/imam stands on a lower ground than the rest?

It is usually observed that the position where the imam stands while leading the prayer is lower than the rest of those behind, whom he's leading. Why is it so? And what's the source of this ...