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Questions tagged [authenticity]

Use this tag if you have a statement and want to check its authenticity

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Is this hadith about dhikr authentic?

Aasim bin Bahdah, from Abee Saalih from Umm Haanee bint Abee Taalib (Prophet’s cousin). She said,"The Messenger of Allaah passed by me so I said, ‘I have become old and weak (or she said ...
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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 there any basis for the saying that 'Zamzam well will never dry out'?

I have seen many claims about how the Zamzam well never dries out. But, is there any backup for this from the Qur'an and Sunnah. I searched but did not find any.
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People asking Prophet Muhammad to turn the mountain into gold

I have asked this question in a different context. Now I need to know its authenticity. Google search gives various slightly different versions. For example: The people of Mecca asked the Prophet ...
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What is the authenticity of this hadith about an incident during the battle of Khandaq?

In his al-Bidaya wa-Nihaya ibn Kathir quotes a hadith he says that only al-Bazzar أبو بكر البزار has compiled it: وقال الحافظ أبو بكر البزار : حدثنا محمد بن معمر ، حدثنا مؤمل ، يعني ابن إسماعيل ،...
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Is the hadith of non-renewal of ablution after cupping authentic?

Daraqutni recorded a hadith about prophet not renewing ablution after cupping and blood flowed from that cut. Is this narration authentic or fair (Hasan)? Anas (Radiya Allahu Anhu) narrated that "...
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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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What is the classification of the hadith “seeking knowledge is a duty upon every Muslim”?

This hadith popped up on my Facebook feed in meme form, and I was thinking about sharing it, but I should fact check first: I found that this hadith from Sunan Ibn Majah is listed as da'if (weak) at ...
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Does Allah create daughters when happy?

I came across a post where Allah tells Musa alaihisalam that He sends daughters to earth when He is the most happy. Does this narration come from a verified source? Once Hazrat Moosa (A.S) asked ...
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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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Al-gharaniq and the Muslims return from Abyssinia

Ibn Ka’ab al-Quzari: When the Messenger of Allah (SAW) realized how alienated the Qurayshites had become, and how intensely they had persecuted his companions, Muhammad expressed the wish that a ...
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Is it true that after a person returns from Hajj or Umrah, all his supplications (i.e. dua's) are accepted for 40 days?

I have heard that after a person returns from performing Hajj or Umrah, all of his supplications (dua's) are accepted for 40 days. My question is that is this piece of information authentic? Does it ...
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Authentic hadith or supernatural talks?

Assalaamu a'laykum wa ragmatullahie wabarakaatu! I have heard from a family member not to wiggle your feet whilst eating. Also that it means Shaytaan is busy with you whenever you play/wiggle your ...
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Looking for a source of narration of Bilal being an advocate for a marriage candidate!

In one of the lessons of sheikh 'Omar Abdulkafy I witnessed around 17-20 years ago he narrated a story for which I'm looking for both source and authenticity: The story is about a Muslim man (It ...
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How should we understand the connection between the Prophet and the poem of Tarafa and what is the authenticity of the narration if there is any?

In the known mu'allaqa of Tarafa the poet -whom in my opinion used many words of wisdom which seem to go along with many teachings of Islam- said/wrote the verse saying: ستُبْدي لكَ الأيامُ ما كنتَ ...
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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 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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Authenticity of Nabi Salih's AS command to the eight evildoers

Can someone help determine the authenticity of the report below : According to Hajjaj- Ibn Jurayj: When Salih told the eight evildoers that a boy would be born at whose hands they would be ...
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Authenticity of Hadith in “Advice to a Son” by Imam al-Ghazali

"The sign of Allah's withdrawal from His worship­per is his busying himself in what does not concern him; and if a man has passed an hour of his life in other than that for which he was created, it is ...
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Is it true that a person can not visit Masjid-al-haram (Mecca) or Masjid-al-nabawi (Medina) unless Allah SWT looks at him with mercy for 70 times?

I met a person in Medina who said that one can not visit this city unless Allah SWT looks at him 70 times with mercy? I am posting this question to check the authenticity of this? Does it have any ...
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Man entering the court of Imam Uthman

What is the authenticity and the course of the following narration: A man [supposed his name is known] has entered the court of Imam Uthman (may Allah be pleased with him), and Imam Uthman said: ...
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Is (or was) there a school of Islam that accepts both Sunni and Shia hadiths?

I am asking if such a movement ever appeared, that would consider as authentic a hadith if it is considered authentic by either Sunni or Shia Muslims. In other words, the set of hadiths they consider ...