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Does the idea of praying 5 times a day come from the Qur'an?

One of my maternal uncles argued that, since the Qur'an does not explicitly say anything about praying 5 times a day, it may be considered as optional/less important. What argument can I place ...
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Why do the Shi'a have different hadiths?

As is known, there are six major books of ahadith used in Sunni jurisprudence. The Shi'a typically don't treat these collections with such esteem, and instead give preferential treatment to four of ...
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Is the Quran complete? If so, why do we need Hadith? [closed]

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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What kinds of sin does hadith rejection lead to (if any)?

It is accepted that not all ahadith are authentic. One example is: What did Prophet Muhammad mean by “Seek knowledge even as far as China"? It is sensible, therefore, to reject some ahadith. ...
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What exactly is tadlees?

I'd like to get a good/full definition of tadlees: This means a clear definition of the meaning. If there are different kinds/levels I'd like to know the impact of the kind of tadlees on the ...
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If I convert, must I have a beard?

Basically what I said. If I convert and become a Muslim, am I required to grow/maintain a beard?
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How can seemingly contradictory ahadith still be classified as sahih?

In the hadith literature, there are often ahadith that apparently contradict each other in substantial ways. These are often used by polemics to poke holes in either ulum al-Hadith or Islamic theology ...
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What is the origin of the concept of four ways to follow Islam?

Many times I hear people say (there are four ways to follow Islam) and many similar things, and that the four madhahib (Al Malikiyah, Al Hanafiyah, Al Shafi'iyah, and Al Hanabilah) are these four ways ...
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Are Muslims required to believe in things which are irrelevant to the message of the Quran? [closed]

We Muslims believe that the Quran is the word of Allah, not the hadith and not the sirah. So if a Muslim rejects an authentic hadith that has nothing to do with the message of the Quran, will he/she ...
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Do I go to hell for not believing in the Hadith at all?

I don't think I can believe in even the most authentic Hadith out there, because they all seem to be made up or fabricated in one way or another. Now my question is, that, If I reject and refuse to ...
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Believing in Hadith

Muslims believe in the Quran, that it's the very words of Allah, and that it's Him who protect it. Now my question is whether the Islamic hadith and, in particular, those compiled in Saih Bukhari, are ...
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Am I legitimate muslim?

My question is straightforward; am I still a Muslim and part of ahl Sunnah to believe those ahadiths which is fundamental to the faith like praying, fasting, Hajj, etc whic I accept and practice, ...