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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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Why is the Israeli Palestinian so important? Why is that small piece of land so important that it is worthy to put at risk the entire mankind? [on hold]

Would a normal human being put at risk the life of his children and entire family for 1 dollar? Israel has a smaller area than Macedonia. How can it be explained that the west is willing to put at ...
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Is practicing ruqya prohibited?

I came across this Hadith today: "Narrated Ibn `Abbas: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "Seventy thousand people of my followers will enter Paradise without accounts, and they are those who do ...
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Is Abu Dawud's Hadith to be taken literal? [duplicate]

Salam, I'm muslim but I have a question. Is Abu Dawn's Hadith is the third most respected Hadith in Islam. Aisha said, "The Apostle of Allah (Muhammad) married me when I was seven years old." (The ...
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Can anyone please explain their understanding or interpretation of sahih bukhari 116? [on hold]

In which the Prophet Muhammad(saws) mentions that no one after a hundred years from that night will be living on the surface? Thank you for your time.
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Authenticity of Iman thirmidhi (ra) Mursal hadith?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, The following hadith is apparently found in the Asl 148 of al-Hakeem al-Tirmidhi's Nawadir al-Usul. Is this Sahih or Hasan? أن رجلا من الأنصار ولدت له امرأته ...
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Soul enters body on day 40 or 120? How can both be true?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Regarding the soul being breathed into the body, i found conflicting reports. How can both be true? 1) Each one of you is constituted in the womb of the mother ...
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Sun sets in a spring?

Assalamu Alaikum Brother in Islam, I recently was told that most of the Mufassiroon of the early days of Islam (8th century - 10th century CE) , gave the interpretation that the sun sets in a spring ...
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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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Hadith about Licking others fingers after eating?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Regarding etiquettes of eating : It was narrated from Ibn ‘Abbas that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: “When one of you eats food, let him not wipe his hand until he has ...
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How did 1500 Sahaba perform ablution from one container?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I just have this one question regarding this Miracle that Allah permitted our beloved Prophet (Saw) to perform. How is it possible for 1500 sahaba to perform ...
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Sahih Bukhari, Vol.6, Book 60, hadith 7

And if a man's discharge proceeded that of the woman, then the child resembles the father, and if the woman's discharge proceeded that of the man, then the child resembles the mother." Okay, isn'...
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Wrong explanation about science by Prophet Muhammad

This is the hadith:- Hadith حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى، حَدَّثَنَا عَفَّانُ، حَدَّثَنَا حَمَّادٌ، حَدَّثَنَا ثَابِتٌ، عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ، وَهِشَامُ بْنُ عُرْوَةَ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ،...
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Is performing Adhan in a natural voice preferred over reciting it in a melodious voice?

In the question below: How are Adhan and Iqama recited in the Ibadi madhhab? One of the answers has the statement: "Note that the adhan and iqamah are most correct if they are performed in ...
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Do female believers get rewarded for their monthly menses?

'A'isha reported Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying: A believer does not receive (the trouble) of running a thorn or more than that but Allah elevates him in rank or effaces his sins because of ...
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What are the rulings regarding pride?

(Sahih Muslim : 91) The Prophet (ﷺ) said : لاَ يَدْخُلُ النَّارَ أَحَدٌ فِي قَلْبِهِ مِثْقَالُ حَبَّةِ خَرْدَلٍ مِنْ إِيمَانٍ وَلاَ يَدْخُلُ الْجَنَّةَ أَحَدٌ فِي قَلْبِهِ مِثْقَالُ حَبَّةِ ...
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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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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 [closed]

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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“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. ...