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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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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 about prophet Musa sahih?

is this hadith authentic: Once Moosa (AS) asked Allah Ta'ala: O Allah! You have granted me the honor and privilege of talking to you directly, Have you given this privilege to any other person? ...
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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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Cutting of tree at hudaibiah where historical pledge took place?

What is genuineness of narration/report which approximately says that Umer(May Allah be pleased with him) cut down the tree at hudaibia in order to prevent people from committing acts of innovation ? ...
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Hadith Qudsi in Saadi's Gulistan

In the Omphaloskepsis edition of the Persian poet Saadi's Gulistan (Rose Garden), based on the translation of Edward Rehatsek, Saadi mentions this tradition: The tradition is that whenever a sinful ...
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Ali's letter to his son - authentic?

Is the famous letter (filled with parental advice) attributed from Ali to his son al-Hasan an authentic piece? I am not aware of an isnad or a physical manuscript. Here's a link: https://www.al-islam....
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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 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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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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How do you find the reference to a hadith you know exists, but don't have the citation for?

I often find myself struggling to find a hadith in, say Bukhari, or some other book. Mostly I am interested in finding them in the seven books available here. I know an acceptable insight is that how ...
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Explanation of Quran 9 31

Asalamalaikum Warahmatullah Wabarakatuhu, Allah (swt) says in Quran 9 31 that the Jews and Christians took their rabbis and priests as Lords besides Allah. A hadith that is quoted to explain this ...
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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 ...