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Questions tagged [hadith-interpretation]

Questions seeking to understand the interpretation of a hadith, its context or its meaning. If you're explicitly seeking its authenticity, rather than its meaning, use the "authenticity" tag.

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Story of Adam being hollow potters clay, and Iblis kicking him is this authentic?

Is this hadith authentic story found in History of al-Tabari Volume 1. Page 91. Link below: According to Musa b. Harun - Amr b Hammad - Asbat - al Suddi - Abu Malik and Abu Salih - Ibn Abbas. Also (...
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What's the meaning of the word “husk” on this hadith?

** Abu Sa'id Al-Hasan Basri reported: 'Aidh bin 'Amr (the Companion) (May Allah be pleased with him) visited 'Ubaidullah bin Ziyad (the ruler) and said to him: "Son, I heard Messenger of ...
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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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What is the source of the hadith “At the beginning of every century Allah will send to this ummah someone who will renew its religious understanding”?

What is the source of the following the hadith? “At the beginning of every century Allah will send to this ummah someone who will renew its religious understanding” what does it mean?Is it pointing ...
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What are the criteria for social intercourse with non-Muslims? Is it permissible for a Muslim state to be business or strategic partners with them?

What are the criteria for social intercourse with non-Muslims.can we do business with jews or christan is it true for muslim according to Islam? O believers! Take not for friends My and your enemies, ...
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Name Effects On Personality

I want to know that is there any effects of name on the personality? I hear that always choose a good name (which has positive meaning).
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How Cling clot stays in womb for 40 days and lump for flesh for anther 40 days while we know it takes human shape from 45 days?

In Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Sunan Abu dawud their is a hadith written on.. "Verily your creation is on this wise. The constituents of one of you are collected for forty days in his mother's ...
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Can a muslim go to church for christmas event only for the sake of friend's request?

Some years ago I went to church on the event of christmas only for my friend, I just stayed there for a very small time, later I feel guilty for myself for this act as i think i shouldn't go there. ...
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Why it is prohibited for Muslims to enter a building with images and statues?

While going through the below question: Can social functions be booked in a Church? I stumbled upon this Hadith: Ibn ‘Aa’idh narrated in Futooh al-Shaam that when ‘Umar came to Syria, the ...
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Regarding the hadith below, and the ayah [23:5-7]

this hadith states: “Whatever Allah has permitted in His Book is halal, whatever He has forbidden is haram, and whatever He was silent about is pardoned, so accept the pardon of Allah, for Allah ...
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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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Is drawing haram? (Response to the view that it is permissible)?

The view on the internet seems to be that it is impermissible but after asking students of knowledge I recieved this answer: "The mainstream view (that of the scholars of al-Azhar University) is ...
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Did Hazrat Owais Qarni(May Allah be pleased with him) lies in the category of sahaba?

As, Hazrat Owais Qarni(May Allah be pleased with him) was in the time of Prophet Muhammad(Peace be upon him) but he never met to the prophet(Peace be upon him). Did he considered as sahaba(R.A) or ...
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What is the Purpose of the Arsh and Kursi?

Since Allah is free from body, shape and space why did He create a Throne and a Footstool? Related Question: What are the Arsh and Kursi of Allah?
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Can anyone please explain what does the following Hadith means? What message exactly it is trying to convey?

Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 1, Number 4: Narrated Said bin Jubair: Ibn 'Abbas in the explanation of the Statement of Allah. 'Move not your tongue concerning (the Quran) to make haste therewith."...
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What evidences for the permission on marrying a free woman to a slave are there?

As a continuation of my former questions on the marital relationship between a free and an enslaved person: Which conditions scholars have defined in case of a marriage between a free and a slave ...
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Is it haram to enter a competition to win a house/car etc with an entry fee

In the competition you pay £10 and solve a puzzle, the panel of judges then awards the person with the closest answer with a new house. Is that gambling? I would suppose the entry fees covers the ...
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If a quarrel with my mum is praying 2 rakats an expiation for it

I try not to argue with my mum, alhamdullilah I have gotten better at it. But that doesn't mean im immune to anger or quarreling or raising my voice time to time. Even though I know its wrong I ...
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How do I own a cat if Islam forbids it's sale?

I was recently made aware that Islam forbids the buying and selling of cats and dogs. lt was narrated from Abu Az-Zubair that Jabir said: "The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) forbade the price of a cat." ...
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I imagine that I am doing sex with someone

I imagine that i am doing sex with someone. When I have got out of control I Iay in the bed and imagine that the pillow is my husband and after that I imagine that I have started sex with him. But ...
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Why it is prohibited to eat domestic donkey?

There is a hadith of Rasullah that he said see in Sahih Al-Bukhaari (5520) narrated that Jaabir ibn ‘Abd-Allaah (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: On the day of Khaybar, the Prophet (peace and ...
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Please explain this Hadith Musnad Ahmad 22588

Ibn Umar reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The believer who mixes with the people and endures their harm has a greater reward than one who does not mix the people nor ...
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Trouble understanding and applying the hadith of not taking on a trial one cannot bear

Salam Alaykum, I came across this hadith: عَنْ حُذَيْفَةَ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏"‏ لاَ يَنْبَغِي لِلْمُؤْمِنِ أَنْ يُذِلَّ نَفْسَهُ ‏"‏ ‏.‏ قَالُوا وَكَيْفَ يُذِلُّ ...
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Why do the shafi'i school of fiqh consider it sunnah to make du'a with the backs of the hands upwards?

In the sunnah we read ahadith telling us how to do when supplicating (making du'a) The Prophet (ﷺ) said: When you make requests to Allah, do so with the palms of your hands, and not backs, upwards. ...
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Does Islam consider present day Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh as part of “Hind”?

With respect to below question: What is Ghazwa-e-Hind? and Hadith: It was narrated that Thawban, the freed slave of the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ), said: "The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: 'There ...
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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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“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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Why did the prophet hope to be supported by one of the two 'Omar's?

Imam at-Tirmdihi has compiled a hadith quoting the supplication or statement of our prophet ()saying: "O Allah! Honor Islam through the most dear of these two men to you: Through Abu Jahl or ...
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“The blessings of food lie in washing hands before and after eating.”

salam, can you please explain this hadith? Sahih al-Tirmidhi and Sunan Abu Dawud, God’s Messenger declares: “The blessings of food lie in washing hands before and after eating.” (Abu Dawud,)
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How to interpret Sufyan a-Thawri's statement on permission in fatwas?

Ibn 'Abd al-Barr quoted in his Jami' bayan al-'Ilm wa fadlih جامع بيان العلم وفضله a statement of imam Sufyan a-Thawri سفيان بن سعيد الثوري‎ with a -apparently- conected narrator chain saying -as if ...
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How to interpret ahadith on breastfeeding adults?

Allah the almighty says: Mothers may breastfeed their children two complete years for whoever wishes to complete the nursing [period]. ... (2:233) From this one would conclude that rada'a or ...
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Is Shariah a compulsion for a practising Muslim, can it be like I follow only the Quran and dont listen other teachings like Hadith and shariah?

Assalamu-alaykum rahmatullahi wabara-katuh, My point is why follow rules interpreted by the others when you can solely rely on the Quran itself. I deny any teachings by "self-declared elders" of ...
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Who or what are 'mugharribun'?

Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said to me: Have the mugharribun been seen (or some other word) among you? I asked: What do the mugharribun mean? He replied: They ...
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How to interpret the ahadith on making lost property anouncmenents in mosques?

This question might deliver a hint or partial answer of my other question What is the fiqh ruling on lost property in mosques? and it has some relation with my former question: Do mosques in Islam ...
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I read a hadith that The Prophet said 'Be Kind to Women' three times before he died?

I read a hadith that the prophet said ' The Salah' 3x before he died as well as 'treat women gently' or versions of that But I can't find it ?
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Is one sacrifice sufficient for the entire family living under one roof?

I was recently sent the below video of Sheikh Assim Al Hakeem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqZnoGt6WYo I am unable to find any Hadith either validating or rejecting the notion in the video. I ...
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Are Prophets not among the 70000 who will enter paradise without accountability?

Abu Umamah narrated the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w)said: "My Lord promised me that seventy thousand of my Ummah shall be admitted into Paradise without a reckoning against them, Nor any punishment. ...
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How to interpret the hadith Musnad Al-Bazzār 16/215/8628?

Assalamu alaykum I read in this hadith Musnad Al-Bazzār 16/215/8628 "When one of you goes in unto his wife, let him be covered, for if he is not covered, the angels feel shy and depart, then if ...
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Need help understanding the sins hadith

What does this hadith mean? Allah's apostle said," By Him in Whose Hand is my life, if you were not to commit sin, Allah would sweep you out of existence and He would replace (you by) those people ...
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Prayer with difficulty in Sujood only

I have googled and watched enough YouTube videos only to confuse myself further. When one is able to stand for prayer and bow for for Ruku but is unable to do Sujood only, as the problem lies with the ...
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Regarding the height of Adam (pbuh)

In this hadith, it is said that Adam (pbuh) was 60 cubits tall and since then men have been decreasing in stature. The hadith is as follows:- Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, "Allah ...
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How to interpret the ahadith about joining two prayers due to rain?

One day (in winter) an imam came from the next close city (about 20-25kms away) and held the Friday Khotba in the mosque I was at. Afterwards he said we will inchallah pray the 'Asr now as it is ...
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Is it mandatory to follow an Imam?

I have some question based on the following hadith from Sahih Muslim: One who withdraws his band from obedience (to the Amir) will find no argument (in his defence) when he stands before Allah on ...
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Tie the camel hadith

Source Anas ibn Malik reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, should I tie my camel and trust in Allah, or should I leave her untied and trust in Allah?” The Messenger of Allah, peace, and ...
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Is this considered hypocrisy in islam?

Can anybody explain this hadeeth, in Sahih al-Bukhari, Volume 9, Book 84, Number 71: Narrated 'Itban bin Malik: Once Allah's Apostle came to me in the morning, and a man among us said, "Where is ...
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Accoridng to this hadith in Sahih al-Bukhari: are we alowed to kill hypocrites?

Sahih al-Bukhari Volume 9, Book 84, Number 64 Narrated 'Ali: Whenever I tell you a narration from Allah's Apostle, by Allah, I would rather fall down from the sky than ascribe a false ...
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What is the relationship between Ilham and leg of a bird?

What does the highlighted portion of below Hadith mean? Waki' bin 'Udus narrated that Abu Razin Al-'Uqaili said: " The Messenger of Allah (s.a.w) said: " The believer's dreams are a portion of ...
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Does Surah Luqman refer to write novels and short stories?

AssalamuAilakum, In the opening verses of Surah Luqman when it refers to idle talks, some say it refers to singing, is it also stories etc. Too? I am asking because as an English Major I intended to ...
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How to interpret the ahadith about the prohibition of praying between the pillars of a mosque?

We may read in the sunnah: “We were forbidden to form a row between two pillars at the time of the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ), and we would be repelled from them forcefully.” (Sunan ibn Majah) "We ...
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What are the different opinions on a person who vomits or got nose bleeding druring the prayer?

In the sunnah we find this hadith in sunan ibn Majah (Qualified as da'if): “The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: ‘Whoever vomits, has a nosebleed, belches, or emits prostatic fluid, should stop praying;...