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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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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 from ...
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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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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 sufficient for ...
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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 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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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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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 ...
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Proof that Quran in the form of book today is the same what was revealed to Holy Prophet PBUH [duplicate]

What proof a Muslim can give to a non muslim that the book that is available today is the same as what was revealed to Holy Prophet PBUH, without any alternation?
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How to check authenticity of hadith? [duplicate]

Often I find a lay person dispensing hadith with no context or reference to back up its authenticity. How can I check a hadith for it's pretty authenticity?
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Authenticity of the prophets?

I have a question regarding the authenticity of the prophets. I do not mean to offend anyone, I’m just asking this to clear my own mind. How can we verify the prophets were truly sent by God, when ...
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Knowing and not believing regarding the Holy Quran

I'm sorry for the lack of imagination regarding the title of this question but it sums up pretty much the main idea. I would like to know if there is an event (or many events) on which it could be ...
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Why Islam contradicts with Quran about the authenticity of Bible?

Why Islam contradicts itself with Quran about the authenticity of Bible? The Qur'an affirms that Allah revealed His word to previous prophets and messengers in the form Torah (Pentateuch), Zabur (...
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Did Prophet (PBUH) never laugh after revelation of verses 59-60 of Surat An-Najm?

There is a riwayah which shows Prophet (PBUH) never laugh after revelation of verses 59-60 of Surat An-Najm till his death(AL-KASHAF 'AN HAQA'IQ AL-TANZIL of Mahmud al-Zamakhshari,volume 4,page 430) ...
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Authenticity of a Hadith

"He who has eaten onion or garlic or leek should not approach our masjid, because the angels are also offended by the strong smells that offend the children of Adam."
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Challenge of the quran [duplicate]

“If you are in doubt of what We have revealed to Our Messenger, then produce one chapter like it, call upon all your helpers, besides Allah, if you are truthful.” Surah al-Baqarah (The Heifer) 2: 23. ...
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What are the sources of Mawdu'/Fabricated Ahadeeth?

Some fabricated Ahadeeth come from an individuals self, but others come from other sources, like sayings of scholars, poets and doctors. So, what are the sources of fabricated Ahadeeth? What are the ...
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What are the criteria for a Hadeeth to be not authentic?

Many Muslims defend Islam by reasoning that a particular Hadith is weak and therefore not authentic when an obvious flaw is pointed in the Hadith. Example1 and Example2 In this question, the OP asks ...
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On the longevity of prophets?

I've heard various accounts that various prophets were extremely long lived. For instance a brother at my mosque told me that Moses was ~1200 years old, and had been a prophet for ~300. I've never ...

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