Questions tagged [authenticity]

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

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Is the hadith concerning the conquest of Constantinople when the Dajjal comes forth authentic?

Narrated Mu'adh ibn Jabal: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: The flourishing state of Jerusalem will be when Yathrib is in ruins, the ruined state of Yathrib will be when the great war comes, the outbreak of ...
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Looking for a source and the authenticity of the story of 'Omar ibn al-Khattab and the secret drunkards

There's a story I've at least once saying that during his Caliphate 'Omar ibn al-Khattab unmasked some people drinking alcohol in secrete -at night- when he wanted accused them for committing a sin ...
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What is the grade of the hadith “be merciful with the orphan… this will soften your heart”?

From Reward of taking care of widows and orphans (Islam.ru, 2014): A man once came to the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu`alaihiwasallam, and complained that he feels hardness in his heart. The ...
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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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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'd, Kitab ...
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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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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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Is basing the authenticity of a hadith based on its source even right? [closed]

I always thought that only sahih albukhari and sahih muslim are the only 100% correct sources of hadiths and pretty much ignored other sources until I found this thread: How do we make sure if a ...
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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 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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What are the rights of Quran on us?

I have heard from someone that on the day of judgement Quran will tell which person fulfilled its rights. So, I want to ask What are the rights of Quran on us ?
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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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Did the Prophet (saw) say “acquire knowledge, it enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong…”?

Did the Prophet (saw) say this about knowledge? Acquire knowledge. It enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights the way to Heaven; it is our friend in the desert, our ...
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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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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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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 there an authentic hadith to the effect of “If Fatima suffers, I also suffer. Don't you ever marry anyone but Fatima”?

M. Arnez, Empowering women through Islam: Fatayat NU between tradition and change, J. Islamic Studies, 2010 (doi), p. 83 describes how Siti Musdah Mulia, an Indonesian women's rights activist, uses ...
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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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Why Can’t You Be Like Abu Damdam

Sunnah.com reads: ‘Abd al-Rahman b. ‘Ajlan reported the Messenger of Allah (May peace be upon him) as saying : Is one of you unable to be like Abu Damdam? The people asked: who is Abu ...
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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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Source and reliability of “…swallowing up of some people…” when “…female singers and musical instruments appear and wine is held to be lawful”?

Alminbar.com lists the hadith: Sahl bin S'ad As-Sa'di reported that the Prophet sallallaahu 'alaihi wasallam said: "This Community will experience the swallowing up of some people by the earth, the ...
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How reliable is the hadith “the woman is Awrah”?

The following hadith is listed as "Da’if (Darussalam)" (weak) at sunnah.com: Abdullah narrated that The Prophet said: “The woman is Awrah, so when she goes out, the Shaitan seeks to tempt her.” ...
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Is there a hadith “He who buys the stolen property, with the knowledge that it was stolen, shares in the sin and shame of stealing” and is it sahih?

I stumbled upon the following hadith, but I was unsuccessful in verifying it actually exists, and am unable to gauge its authenticity. The Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi Wasalam said, “He who ...
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Authenticity of Book

Assalamou 'Alaikum Warahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuh.. 1) What is the authenticity of the book "Al Ghuniya At Taalibeen" ? 2) Did Sheikh Abdul Qaadir Jilaani author this book ? 3) Some people say that ...
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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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Is this hadith about Muhammad embracing and kissing Zayd authentic?

Is this hadith authentic? Narrated Aisha Zayd ibn Harithah came to Medina when Allah's Messenger (peace be upon him) was in my house. When he came to him and knocked at the door Allah's Messenger ...
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Authenticity of a story about Imaam Abu Hanifa debating a Roman

There's a message circulating around about Imaam Abu hanifah (rahimahullaah) saying that he debated a Roman. Here's the message: There was once an occasion when a Roman asked three questions to ...
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Story of the Woman who only spoke Quran

The following story is quoted in many websites and books. Some say that it is authentic, some say it is not. Is there a definite conclusion as to its authenticity? Are there books in English where ...
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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 this hadith about satan vomiting food when Allah's name is mentioned authentic?

Is this hadith authentic about Shaytan vomiting food when Allah swt name mentioned? Riyad as-Salihin » The Book About the Etiquette of Eating Umaiyyah bin Makhshi (May Allah be pleased with ...
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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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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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Which hadiths do Muslims find authentic?

Do muslims find Musnad Ahmad and Tafsir ibn Jarir at-Tabari as authentic sources of hadith? I have heard that there are many Daeif hadiths in these sources. Also, do Muslims believe in only the Sahih ...
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Did Prophet Muhammed (saw) raise a dead man to give the Shahada?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, In the Friday khutbah the local khateeb imam narrated a hadith. It goes like this. The mushrik of Mecca didn't believe in the prophethood of our prophet. So ...
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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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What is the criteria for classifying ahadith of Al-Albani and Darusalam

I often read Ahadith from sunnah.com. On the website, the ahadith in the Sihah Sitta, except Bukhari and Muslim, are classified as Sahih, Hasan or Da'if with either Al-Albani or Dar-us-Salam in the ...
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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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Hadith: Blood of Muslim is more sacred then the Kaabah?

The blood of a Muslim is more scared then the Kaabah is this hadith authentic? In the Targhib wa’ l-Tarhib of Imam al-Mundhiri, 3/276 it has the following hadith from Abd Allah ibnAmr ibn al-`As (...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...