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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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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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Is the hadith “He who doesn't ask Allah, he gets angry at him” authentic?

I asked a question regarding that hadith and some say it is and some say it is not authentic. But, good websites like islamqa.com and other hadiths uses that hadith and if they use that hadith ...
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When should one stand during Iqama ? From the beginning or from qad qāmat aṣ-ṣalāh?

When should we (muqtadi) stand up during Iqama (the second call to prayers)? Some people sit on the saff till "qad qāmat aṣ-ṣalāh" is said. I found a Hadith Which says: The Messenger of Allah (Allah ...
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Is this hadith authentic? “He who makes wudu… and prays two rak'at, Allah will grant him whatever he may pray for…”

Recently I have found out in some articles about a hadith that says, (I'm quoting it the same way as they are quoted in the articles), Ahmad has on sound authority reported from Abu Darda that the ...
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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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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 the Hadith about the ink of the scholar being holier than the blood of the martyr authentic?

The ink of the scholar is holier than the blood of the martyr. Is this hadith authentic?? I learn it's from jami al sagheer
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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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Origin and authenticity of this hadith?

“Feed the hungry and visit a sick person, and free the slave, if he be unjustly confined. Assist any person oppressed, whether Muslim or non-Muslim.” ― Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) There are two ...
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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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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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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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Is the following Hadith authentic?

Someone was arguing with me that going to the mesjid isn't obligatory. As evidence, he stated the following Hadith (he said it was in Saheeh Bukhari and Saheeh Muslim): Some Sahaba (may Allah be ...
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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 buys ...
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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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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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Is there a hadith about the recitation of surah al-ala in Jumu'ah salah?

I have observed in the last few months that during the Jumu'ah salah, I hear the imam recite surah al-ala quite frequently, nearly all of the time. The previous imam also did this. I wondered why this ...
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Is this hadith by Imam Jafar Sadiq on Sufism authentic?

al-ʾImām al-Ṣādiq (عليه السلام) was asked about the sufis, he replied: "They are one of our enemies. Whoever is inclined to them is one of them, and will be gathered with them on the Day of The ...
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Is this hadith about the virtue of Ayat al-Kursy authentic?

whomsoever recites ayat kursi after wudhu Allah will count it as if he has done 40 years of ibadah and will raise him 40 ranks and will marry him off with 40 hurun ain From Ad-Dailami by Ibn Umar ...
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What is the authenticity of a narrative in which bells were ordered to be removed from camels during the Battle of Badr (Musnad Ahmad)?

In the narrative Aisha RA reports that the Prophet ordered for bells to be removed from camels during the battle of Badr. Arabic Version: عن عائشة أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أمر بالأجراس أن تقطع ...
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Are this hadith authentic?

The hadith are: First hadith: It was narrated from 'Ubadah bin Samit that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) ruled: “There should be neither harming nor reciprocating harm." — Ibn Majah, 2340 This is ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...