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Is basing the authenticity of a hadith based on its source even right? [closed]

I always thought that only sahih albukhari and sahih muslim are the only 100% correct sources of hadiths and pretty much ignored other sources until I found this thread: How do we make sure if a ...
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Did the Prophet (saw) say “acquire knowledge, it enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong…”?

Did the Prophet (saw) say this about knowledge? Acquire knowledge. It enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights the way to Heaven; it is our friend in the desert, our ...
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Is the hadith “I did not see anyone walk faster than [Prophet Muhammad], as if the earth folded for him” authentic?

From Shama'il Muhammadiyah, Book 18, Hadith 116, we have: Hazrat Abu Hurairah radiyallahu anhu says, "I did not see anyone more handsome as Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam. It was as if the ...
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Is there a hadith “whoever shoots at a living creature for sport is cursed” and is it authentic?

Wikipedia references a hadith from page 874 of Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature by Bron Taylor (Google Books) which writes: He opposed recreational hunting, saying that "whoever shoots at a ...
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Is there an authentic hadith to the effect of “If Fatima suffers, I also suffer. Don't you ever marry anyone but Fatima”?

M. Arnez, Empowering women through Islam: Fatayat NU between tradition and change, J. Islamic Studies, 2010 (doi), p. 83 describes how Siti Musdah Mulia, an Indonesian women's rights activist, uses ...
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Is this hadith from Sahih Al-Jami' about people not tested wishing their skins were cut up authentic?

Is this hadith which can be found in Sahih al-Jami' authentic: The prophet (pbuh) said "The people who were not tested in this dunya will wish their skins were cut up when they see the rewards for ...
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Authenticity of Ttibb nabawi Hadith [closed]

Is Tibb nabawi of the volume Zaad al Maad authentic? Sheikh Assim alhakeem says some of it is not authentic and some of it is. How do others (in this forum and sheikhs) view it? See the YouTube video ...
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What is the ruling on someone who narrates, and He is weak, but saw the thing being narrated with His eyes?

Some scholars have made sanad Hasan, and in the sanad there is a Man who narrates, for example so and so the son of so and so said, but this man is weak in memory, but He also saw what was being ...
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What proof do we have that the Quran we are using is the right version? [duplicate]

We are aware that the Quran we are using today is the version compiled by Uthman RA. Uthman RA ordered the burning of all other versions of the Quran. What proof do we have that the Quran we are using ...
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Authenticity of statement attributed to Abu Bakr: “If I had one foot in paradise, I would still fear Allah's 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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What is the overall grade of this hadith describing people of paradise?(Arabic users) [closed]

Prophet sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam ( may Allaah exalt his mention ) who said, “The people of Paradise will enter Paradise without any hair on their body, beardless, with a fair complexion and ...
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Is the hadith of the pond of Khumm authentic? If so, what is the sunni view on it?

In this hadith of the pond of Khumm, it shows that Ali is shown to be said that he is the master of whom the Prophet was the master of: O people, Allah the Most Kind the Omniscient has told me that ...
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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 hear 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 similar hadith ...
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Is this a sahih hadith: “They are those who accumulated wealth without differentiating between lawful and unlawful…”?

Prophet narrated: On the Night of Mi'raj, I saw people lying on their backs with drum-like, transparent bellies where there are all kinds of creatures. I asked my brother Jibrail, "What are they?" ...
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Did Uthman read the whole Quran in one rakah?

Today I heard someone saying that Uthman ibn Affan read the whole Quran in one rakah and this verse from Surah Az-Zumar was about him: Quran 39:9 أَمَّنْ هُوَ قَانِتٌ آنَاءَ اللَّيْلِ ...
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Authenticity of the hadith about farewell sermon by Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him?

I want to know the authenticity of this hadith which has not been answered on here, about an Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab nor a non-Arab has any superiority over an Arab; also a white has ...
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Is the strage narration “…you should praise Allah and your anus” authentic?

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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Is the hadith “two things of your world were made lovely to me, perfume and women” authentic?

Is this hadith authentic? Two things of your world were made lovely to me, perfume and women; and the coolness of my eyes is in prayer.
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Is Al badi a name of Allah ?

This verse in Quran بَدِيعُ ٱلسَّمَـٰوَٲتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضِ‌ۖ وَإِذَا قَضَىٰٓ أَمۡرً۬ا فَإِنَّمَا يَقُولُ لَهُ ۥ كُن فَيَكُونُ Al-Baqarah 2:117 saying "The Originator of the heavens and the earth. When He ...
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Authenticity of the Hadith regarding the one who disdains prayers

Is this Hadith authentic? منكر أو تارك الصلاة يعاقبه الله خمس عشرة عقوبة 6 أثناء حياته و3 حين الموت و3 في القبر و3 يوم القيامة The one who disdains the prayers will receive fifteen punishments ...
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Talking during intercourse inherits aphonia and looking at genitalia inherits blindness?

Narrated by Abi Hurairah that the prophet PBUH said: If one of you got engaged in intercourse, they shouldn't look at the genital for that inherits blindness, and not talk too much for that inherits ...
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Authenticity of “If a young man repents, the torment of grave is withheld from east to west for 40 days”?

The hadith I am referring to is: If a young man repents, the torment of grave is withheld from east to west for 40 days. What is the authenticity of this hadith?
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Is this description of God by Ali regarded as valid by Sunni Muslims?

I stumbled upon this description of Allah by 'Ali bin Abi Talib and wanted to know if it is regarded as valid by Sunni Muslims: Imam 'Ali bin Abi Talib, the great jurist, said the following in ...
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Is the hadith “…no superiority of an Arab over a non-Arab … or a black person over a red person…” authentic? [duplicate]

The Prophet sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam (may Allaah exalt his mention), said: "O, people, indeed your Lord is One and your father is one. Know that there is no superiority of an Arab over a non-...
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The book of Al-Bidayah wan nihayah By Ibn Kathir?

Salaam Alaikum The book of Al-Bidayah wan nihayah "The beginning and the end" is this book authentic does it have weak narrations?
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Hemorrhoids and Ramadan

I have a really bad case of hemorrhoids and constipation currently. I am wondering that if a lot of blood comes out with the bowel movements, will my fast be invalidated? I can't really control if I ...
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Is the hadith “He who doesn't ask Allah, he gets angry at him” 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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Are these ahadith regarding reciting “Allah is sufficient for me…” seven times authentic?

Assalamu alaikum. Recently I have seen the following excerpt which I'm copying here... Hasbiyallaahu laa 'ilaaha 'illaa Huwa 'alayhi tawakkaltu wa Huwa Rabbul-'Arshil-'Adheem. Allah is ...
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What was al-Albani's methodology for authenticating ahadith?

Often, I see ahadith cited, especially from those major collections other than the sahihain, with their authenticity graded by al-Albani. From perusing his selected bibliography on Wikipedia, I can ...
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Does the hadith describing “benevolent love towards people” exist?

Does this hadith exist? What is its source? The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) taught us that the best deed after believing there is no deity worthy of worship except God is "benevolent love ...
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Are the texts of tafsir al-kashshaf authentic?

Wikipedia lists a tafsir named Al-Kashaaf. It says: Al-Kashshaaf ('The Revealer') by Al-Zamakhshari (d. 1144CE). Al-Zamakhshari belonged to the Mu'tazili school of theology, but nevertheless this ...
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Is a hadith in Ibn Taymiyyah about whoever kills Rafidhas being promised paradise authentic?

In Ibn Taymiyyah Al-Sarim al-Maslool book, pages 582-583 (archive.org) there is a hadith narrated by Ali from Muhammad (saw) saying a person is promised paradise for anyone who kills Rafida (Shia). Is ...
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Which part of the Christian Bible is corrupted?

I have met few Muslims who always tell me that the Christian Bible is corrupted. They say that the Torah was revealed by Allah to Jews and New Testament to Christians. Is this correct? If so, which ...
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Is this hadith authentic? “He who makes wudu… and prays two rak'at, Allah will grant him whatever he may pray for…”

Recently I have found out in some articles about a hadith that says, (I'm quoting it the same way as they are quoted in the articles), Ahmad has on sound authority reported from Abu Darda that the ...
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Is the hadith “Mary mother of Jesus, will be one of my wives” authentic?

I have read some hadiths that the Prophet Muhammad will marry Mary, the mother of Jesus, in heaven (and the wife of Pharaoh) are these authentic? I couldn't find the exact reference only to the books ...
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Is this hadith about not killing a kafir under protection authentic?

The Messenger Of Allah (p) said: “Whoever gives a man a promise of security and kills him, I am innocent of the killer, EVEN IF THE ONE WHO WAS KILLED WAS A DISBELIEVER.” (Al-Mu’jam Al-Awsat Lil ...
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Has anyone ever been punished for making up hadiths?

Salam everyone There has always been a lot of discussion about which hadiths are authentic and which are not. The presence of non authentic hadiths suggests that some people modified or made up ...
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Is the Hadith Sahih “The World is a Prison of the Believer and Paradise for the Kafir”?

Can anyone please confirm the hadith "The World is a Prison of the Believer and Paradise for the Kafir" is sahih or not. Please give Reference and check the conditions of it being sahih. Please take ...
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Dua yunus for haajat or delivering distress of the believers [closed]

I already know about Dua Yunus, I have been reciting this for a some times now, as Through it Allah removes one distress and fulfills wishes, but I'm still somewhat distress, so this is making me fear ...
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When is the time of response mentioned in this following hadith?

I have read a hadith that says, every night there is an hour when no Muslim asks Allah of anything and he will be given that. Can anyone tell me is there any record or authentic opinion about when ...
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Is this hadith aunthentic? “…so seek treatment (of illness) but do not treat (illness) with anything that is haraam.”

It was narrated that Abu’d-Darda’ said: The Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “Allah has sent down the disease and the remedy, and He has created a remedy for ...
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Is this hadith authentic? “Only an honorable man treats women with honor and integrity…”

I've seen this hadith (in meme form) on the Internet: Version 1: Only an honorable man treats women with honor & integrity. And only a mean, deceitful and dishonest man humiliates and insults ...
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Are there narration chains for the coccyx/tailbone hadith that don't go through Abu Hurairah?

There are a large number of versions of the below-listed hadith relating to the coccyx/tailbone which are all attributed to Abu Hurairah. Question: Are there narration chains for the coccyx/tailbone ...
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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 two ...
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Hadith regarding a donkey that came to the prophet S.A.W

As-salaamu alaikum Is the hadith of a donkey reporting its' owner to prophet authentic? and was this donkey truly baried by seyyiidat Fatima R.A ?
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Hadith for Allah's love 70 times better than mother's love

I heard more times in bayans especially during Ramadhan that Allah(Sub)'s love is 70 times more than a mother's love to her children. Is there any hadith with these wordings, ie, 70 times? I ...
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Is this a authentic hadith, “Seek Knowledge even if you have to travel to China”?

The above hadith is often quoted to emphasis gaining of knowledge other than Islamic knowledge because at that time, China did not have Islam but the hadith says so. I have heard this may not be ...
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Do Sunni Muslims consider whole Bukhari as 100% authentic? [duplicate]

If there are some discrepancies in a few narrations in Bukhari Sharif then how do people define some narration to be manipulated and if some are manipulated then what about credibility of all others ...
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Why are hadith considered an authoritative source in Islam when they are not protected from corruption?

I was curious to know why people give citation from hadith? I have no intention to say that any of the hadith is false. The Quran will surely not be changed but like the other books changed, can't ...
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hadith about the dajjal

Jabir bin Abdullah (ra) narrated that Prophet (saw) while discussing about Dajjal said: And his donkey on which he will arrive, will have a span of 40 hands between his two ears. [Musnad Ahmad] I ...