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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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Where can I find this hadith on shaking hands?

It is possible that this hadith is from a Shia Hadith Book, but I am not sure. I have not been able to find it yet. The Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) is reported to have said: "It is not ...
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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 ...
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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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Authenticity of the hadith about farewell sermon by Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him?

I want to know the authenticity of this hadith which has not been answered on here, about an Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab nor a non-Arab has any superiority over an Arab; also a white has ...
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Ahadith about torture in the grave in form of dragons/snakes? [closed]

I found some ahadith that talk about the torture of the grave and dragons/snakes biting the unbelievers are these hadiths authentic? Narrated AbuSa'id Allah's Messenger (peace be upon him) said: ...
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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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Is there a hadith “whoever shoots at a living creature for sport is cursed” and is it authentic?

Wikipedia references a hadith from page 874 of Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature by Bron Taylor (Google Books) which writes: He opposed recreational hunting, saying that "whoever shoots at a ...
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Is Al badi a name of Allah ?

This verse in Quran بَدِيعُ ٱلسَّمَـٰوَٲتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضِ‌ۖ وَإِذَا قَضَىٰٓ أَمۡرً۬ا فَإِنَّمَا يَقُولُ لَهُ ۥ كُن فَيَكُونُ Al-Baqarah 2:117 saying "The Originator of the heavens and the earth. When He ...
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Why is the quran as well as some hadiths considered perfectly preserved while other hadiths are not?

Salam everyone. I read a question about a proof of the authenticity of the quran : Can we demonstrate that the Quran is perfectly preserved? . In short, the answers and comments globally say it ...
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Why two sahih hadiths contradict each other related to Quran 66:3?

Assalamu alaikum brother... Why two sahih hadiths contradict each other related to Quran 66:3? which hadith authentic from below two sahih hadiths? why sahih hadiths contradicts each other? First ...
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What does Umar's RA statement “marriage is like slavery” mean?

I found the Hadith below from this link: النكاح رق فلينظر أحدكم عند من يرق كريمته (Umar ibn al-Khattaab said): “Marriage is slavery, so be careful with regard to whom you give your daughter ...
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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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Should we not cut our nails on Wednesday?

I have listened from someone that we should not cut our nails on Wednesday because it can cause some kind of disease (I do not remember the name of that disease). Is it right ?
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Hadith from Tarikh Baghdad

I do not have the mentioned source, is the following hadith mentioned elsewhere? Adi ibn Artah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah has angels ...
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Narrations from Abu Bakr and Ali on “disjointed letters”

In "The Study Quran (Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Ed.)" and few other sources, I have come across these two narrations: “Every book has a mystery (sirr), and the mystery of the Quran is the beginnings of ...
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Can animals see the angels and jinn and hear the cries of the dead?

I recently heard a Sunni hadith that said roosters can see the angels at the time of fajar and that is why they make that sound of theirs. And also donkeys cry when they see jinn or the shaithan. I ...
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What is the authenticity of the following hadith on two cursed sounds?

The hadith reads: عن عبد الرحمن بن عوف، رضي الله عنه قال: أخذ النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم بيدي فانطلقت معه إلى إبراهيم ابنه وهو يجود بنفسه، فأخذه النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم في حجره حتى خرجت نفسه قال: ...
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Demolishing Kaaba is much easier to Allah than the blood of a Muslim?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, "Demolishing the Kaaba completely is much more preferred to Allah Almighty than shedding the blood of a Believing Muslim" Is this hadith authentic?
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Authenticity of a hadith saying reciting subhanallah, alhamdulillah, Allah Akbar ten times per salat will result in Dua being accepted?

I recall reading a hadith somewhere probably in Sunan nasai, that umm salama reported that, the prophet (sa) said that, reciting subhanallah, alhamdulillah and Allah Akbar ten times each in salat ...
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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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Is this hadith from Sahih Al-Jami' about people not tested wishing their skins were cut up authentic?

Is this hadith which can be found in Sahih al-Jami' authentic: The prophet (pbuh) said "The people who were not tested in this dunya will wish their skins were cut up when they see the rewards for ...
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Is the hadith of Ibn Abbas about six haram things authentic?

I came across the hadith below today. I am curious as to whether this hadith is sahih or hasan or daif because I have never seen it before used in debates. Arabic: 2193 - قال مسدد: حدثنا أبو ...
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What is the reference of the hadith that Isha and Fajr jaamaat are equivalent to Qayaam ul lail?

What is reference of hadith,whose approximate meaning/interpretation is as follow: whoever prays isha and fajr in congregation (jamaat), he has earned reward of qayaam ul lail?
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Did Salman the Persian meet Isa AS?

‘Asim b. ‘Umar b. Qatada on the authority of a trustworthy informant from ‘Umar b. ‘Abdu’l-‘Aziz b. Marwan said that he was told that Salman the Persian told the apostle that his master in ‘...
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Authenticity of Hadith # 4424 Musnad Ahmad

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Can you please provide me details regarding its authenticity from Silsilah Al Hadeeth Ad Daeefah from Al- Albani (ra) or from the commentary of other scholars? ...
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“Keep Your Tongue Moist With Remembrance of Allah”

can you please explain this hadith and weather it is sahih, hasan or daif "Keep Your Tongue Moist With Remembrance of Allah"
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Please clarify the following hadith regarding the significance of Nisf-e-Sha'ban

I got a Hadith, Given to me by a Shaikh, as reference of the significance of Nisf-e-Sha'ban (Nigh of 15th Sha'ban). Its reference is from "Silsilat ul-Ahadith-as Sahiha", Classed as Sahih By ...
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Where is authentication of how much good deeds (sawaab) will be given on an event

One question has always raised in my mind that who decides the amount of good deeds (sawaab) will be given on doing something good, i.e. this is the number of good deeds on every recited word from Qur'...
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Is it permissible to kill a lizard and other animals of it's species like chameleon, salamander etc?

I want to know that can I kill a lizard, chameleon or a salamander even if they are not hurting me? I have heard of some hadith in which it is mentioned that killing them is an act of worship and it ...
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The book of Al-Bidayah wan nihayah By Ibn Kathir?

Salaam Alaikum The book of Al-Bidayah wan nihayah "The beginning and the end" is this book authentic does it have weak narrations?
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What is the ruling on someone who narrates, and He is weak, but saw the thing being narrated with His eyes?

Some scholars have made sanad Hasan, and in the sanad there is a Man who narrates, for example so and so the son of so and so said, but this man is weak in memory, but He also saw what was being ...
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Is the hadith of Hajr al-Aswad being the Hand of Allah reliable?

O Abu Muhammad! What have you heard about this Black Corner? ‘Ata’ said: Abu Hurairah told me that he heard the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) say: “Whoever faces it is facing the Hand of the Most Merciful.’” ...
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Sunni authenticity of this quote about zulfiqar

There is a saying attributed to the Prophet during the Battle of Uhud:  فتى إلا علي لا سيف إلا ذو الفقار‎ لا 'There is no hero like Ali; There is no sword like Dhu-l-Fiqar' Now the Shia say ...
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What is the understanding of these narrations from Ibn Abbas (RA) in the Tafsir of Ibn Kathir?

I was reading Ibn Kathir and came across this in his tafsir of Al-Ahzab 59: قَالَ عَلِيُّ بْنُ أَبِي طَلْحَةَ، عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ: أَمَرَ اللَّهُ نِسَاءَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ إذا خرجن من بيوتهن في ...
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Is the story of Suwaybit and Nuayman authentic?

Once Abu Bakr and some companions went on a trading expedition to Busra. Various people on the trip were given fixed duties. Suwaybit ibn Harmalah was made responsible for food and provisions. An-...
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Addressing Abu Bakr's RA statement [duplicate]

"Although he had such a faith, which was too great to suffice all the inhabitants of the earth, he was afraid that his heart might go astray. So, he used to utter, while weeping: ?Would that I have ...
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What is the reference of the statement that Umm Salamah nursed al-Hassan al-Basri?

Al-Hassan al-Basri is a known Tabi'i who was born two years before the death of 'Umar ibn al-Khattab in Medina and grow up in the house of Umm Salamah () the wive of the prophet (). A couple of years ...
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Authenticity of a narration

Asalamu Alaikum, I wanted to ask about the Authenticity of this hadith from Kanzul 'Ummaal كنز العمال: Narrated by Ibn Abbas: "I (Muhammad) put on her my shirt that she may wear the clothes ...
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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 ? ...