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Is Sahih al-Bukhari considered as 100% authentic by Sunni scholars?

I think there are some Hadith in this book are not compatible with Quran. Also I think this is not a logic term to say "Sahih Bukhari is Sahih (authentic) because its name is Sahih" Bukhari was an ...
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How do we make sure if a Hadith is sahih or fake?

What are the techniques for distinguishing sahih and fake Hadiths? What should we do when we hear a new Hadith? Should we immediately accept it as sahih until someone proves that it was fake, or ...
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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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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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How can we trust the authenticity of the Koran and of Muhammad?

In the early dark ages, when most of the people were illiterate and weak - and also deeply superstitious, the powerful and strong kings and warlords were able to influence them in any way they wanted. ...
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Sunan ibn Majah & suckling

It was narrated that 'Aishah said: “The Verse of stoning and of breastfeeding an adult ten times was revealed, and the paper was with me under my pillow. When the Messenger of Allah died, we were ...
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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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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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Is there any authentic hadith that the complete Salawat is " اللهم صل علی محمد و آل محمد" ? (Sunni view)

I know it is the belief of Shia that we must recite the complete Salawat (صلوات) as follow: اللهم صل علی محمد و آل محمد It is factually a formula of praise and greetings to Allah (The ...
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What is the authenticity of the hadith "if you eat meat for 40 days, those qualities will come within you"?

In my answer to How often should we eat meat?, I quote two ahadith which I'm unsure about their reliability. The second is “At one time the Rasul of Allah said to his cousin ‘Ali, ‘O ‘Ali, you ...
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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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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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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 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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Are these ahadith about the Prophet liking women, perfume and food authentic?

Are the following narrations from Ibn Sa'd authentic please can you clarify? The Apostle of Allah, may Allah bless him, said: "I like not from worldly life but perfumes and women." (Ibn Sa'...
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What is an example of a hadith that is sahih in chain but not sahih in content?

There are two main aspects of a hadith that make reliable (sahih): its narrator chain (sanad) and its content (matn). See Hadith studies at Wikipedia. Question: What is an example of a hadith that ...
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What is the authenticity of the hadith that if Moses and Jesus were alive they would have to follow the prophet?

Can someone check the authenticity and translation for this narration: “If Moses and Jesus were alive, they would have had no choice but to follow me.” (Tafsir Ibni Kathir, Under the Verse ‘Mithaqun-...
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Is this hadith authentic: "Everything has a polish, which takes away rust. The polish of the heart is dhikr."

explanation of this hadith and Could you provide the exact translation and reference for this hadith "Everything has a polish, which takes away rust. The polish of the heart is dhikr."? and is it a ...
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Authenticity of Hadith similar to Famous Hadith on End of Times in Bukhari:

What is the authenticity of the following narrative: “Some of the signs of the Day of Judgment are when: Al-Qayenat and singers, al-Ma-Azef (all kind of music), drinking alcoholic products and the ...
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Did the Prophet (SAW) have a sex slave?

It was narrated from Anas, that the Messenger of Allah had a female slave with whom he had intercourse, but 'Aishah and Hafsah would not leave him alone until he said that she was forbidden for him. ...
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What is the authenticity of the hadith "do not make your stomach a graveyard of animals"?

In my answer to How often should we eat meat?, I quote two ahadith which I'm unsure about their reliability. The first is Hazrat Ali Ibn Abi Talib, the cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad, ...
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Is it permissible to recite this everyday?

The Prophet ﷺ said: “Whoever recite this Dua 3 times in the morning and evening has fulfilled his or hers obligation of gratitude for the day”. The dua: اللهم إني أصبحت منك في نعمة وعافية وستر، فأتم ...
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What are the authentic, standard supplications (A'dyiah) and rememberances (Adhkar) after the Prayer?

Which Ahadith and references from the scholars could be provided to answer this question? Continuation of "the authentic supplications (A'dyiah) during the Tashahhud."
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Are these narrations of Ibn as-Sunni authentic?

I have searched everywhere on the internet and I can not find any information about these following narrations that I will show. They are from the book "Kitab al-Adhkar" from Imam An-Nawawi, ...
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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 there a narration about the following story related to the Day of Judgement?

It goes along the lines of what is mentioned in a lecture and on the internet, which is not the Hadith mentioned in Sahih Muslim (190a), but is still somehow similar to this following narration (if it ...
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Has anybody ever compiled a book of Shia authentic Hadiths?

I am not referring to old books but any book that has been written in the last century. Every time I try to understand Shia beliefs from Hadiths I get faced by their claims that not all their Hadiths ...
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Are the "half your deen" hadiths authentic?

Question: Are the "half your deen" hadiths authentic? I hear it quoted often. For example: Narrated by Anas ibn Malik, Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) said, “When a man marries he has ...
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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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Is this hadith about wasting water by ibn Majah authentic?

Do not waste water, even if you perform your ablution on the banks of an abundantly-flowing river -Ibn Majah Is this hadith authentic? if it is not authentic, should Muslims still act on it?
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Is this hadith is authentic? "All the sins of my followers will be forgiven except those of the mujahirin..."

I read this hadith from a website. Please tell me a place where I can search for this hadith's classification. Narrated Abu Huraira: "I heard Allah's Apostle saying. "All the sins of my ...
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Is it mentioned why God protected the Qur'an from corruption but not the Bible?

In Islam it is believed that the Bible was revealed by God but was then corrupted by man. Does Islam provide an account of why God protected the Qur'an from corruption but not the Bible?
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Hadith: I don't eat until I'm hungry

Is this hadith present in Sahih hadith books? (My Google search did not find it, but it could be due to English wording.)
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Is this Seal of Prophethood hadith authentic?

Is this hadith authentic: Shama'il Muhammadiyah » Seal Of Nubuwwah (Prophethood) Of Rasoolullah 'Ilbaa bin Ahmar Al-yashkari says that the Sahaabi, Abu Zayd 'Amr bin Akhtab Al-Ansaari ...
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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 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 there an authentic hadith where a woman is forbidden from leaving the house while her father dies, but they're forgiven for her obedience?

From ImamReza.net we have the following hadith (listed as by Hojjat al-Islam Shaykh Husain Ansariyan): Imam Sadiq said: One of the men from the Helpers (Ansar) went on a trip and ordered his wife ...
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What are the authentic supplications (A'dyiah) and rememberances (Adhkar) at Fajr, A'sr and Maghrib?

Which Ahadith and references from the scholars could be provided to answer this question? (I will post an answer to this question) Continuation of "the authentic, standard supplications (A'dyiah)...
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Is there a hadith "Allah ... commanded me to do away with musical instruments, flutes, strings, crucifixes ..." and is it reliable?

The Reliance of the Traveller, by Ahmad ibn Naqib al-Misri (translated by Nuh Ha Mim Keller) in Section r40.1 quotes a fatwa (كفُّ الرَّعَاع عن محرَّمات اللهو والسَّمَاع Kaff al-ra'a' 'an muharramat ...
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How reliable is the quote "70 sins between you and [Allah] is much lighter than... just one sin between you and the people" by Sufyan al-Thawri?

A WordPress blog makes this quote (citing this source, in Arabic, so I can't read it): وقال سفيان الثوري: إنك أن تلقى الله عز وجل بسبعين ذنباً فيما بينك وبينه أهون عليك من أن تلقاه بذنب واحد فيما ...
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Is this hadith authentic? "Alcohol itself is prohibited and intoxication in every other beverage."

I saw this hadith quoted by Mufti Ebrahim Desai in an AskImam.com fatwa 6408: Furthermore, Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Álayhi Wasallam) said, 'Alcohol itself is prohibited and intoxication in every ...
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Hadith of Abu Lahab's Punishment Lightened on Mondays

Some people claim that Abu Lahab's punishment in Hellfire will be lightened. This is an exact statement which I found online while reading tafseer of Surah Lahab (Surah Masad): The hadith of Abu ...
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Authenticity of Kanz al-Ummal?

Is Kanz al-Ummal byAli ibn Abd-al-Malik al-Hindi a authentic hadith collection? How many weak ahadiths does it have?
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Is "Allaah commanded the believing women ... to leave only one eye showing" authentic?

Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: “Allaah commanded the believing women, when they go out of their houses for some need, to cover their faces from the top of the head with the jilbaab,...
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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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Are these narrations of Ibn as-Sunni authentic? (Part 2)

Edit: The narration, which is contained in the red box, has been answered by @UmH in the comments. Following the suggestion from @Medi1Saif regarding this post. Hereinafter, these adhkar (in parts) ...
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What Is The Status Of Narrator Minhal Ibn Amr? Did Scholars Really Rejected His Narrations?

Salam Brothers, I would like to know what is the status of narrator Minhal Ibn Amr. I have read somewhere that he was a Shia, but still many Sunni scholars accepted his narrations. However, is it true ...
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Was the body of Prophet Muhammad SAW decomposing?

According to one Hadith : The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “Verily, Allah has forbidden the Earth to consume the bodies of the Prophets.” (Sunan Abî Dâwûd (1047), Sunan al-Nasâ’î (1374), and ...
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What is the authenticity of the following narrative in which Aisha RA had a girl remove the bells from her anklets?

I am asking for this specific hadith: یحدث ھشام بن عروۃ قال دخلت جاریة علی عائشة وفی رجلھا جلاجل فی الخلخال فقالت عائشة اخرجوا عنی مفرقة الملائکة. (عبدالرزاق، رقم۱۹۶۹۹)
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What is the authenticity of the hadith prohibiting cutting nails and hairs for those who want to sactifice on eid al-adha?

What is the authenticity and interpretation of the hadith prohibiting cutting nails and hairs for those who want to sacrifice an udhiyyah on eid al-adha? AFAIK this hadith is compiled in Musnad Ahmad ...
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