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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 ...