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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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What is the meaning of "Embrace Islam and you will be safe" in the Prophet's letter to the Emperor of the Byzantines?

The Prophet had sent the letter to Heraclius: In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. From Muhammad, the slave of Allah, and His Apostle, to Heraculius, the Ruler of the ...
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is it encouraged to break the idol statues of polytheists even if they are not enemies with Muslims?

Its well known that the prophet Muhammad PBUH emptied the Ka’bah of its idols and stabbed them, The Prophet entered Mecca and there were 360 idols around the Kaba. He started stabbing the idols with ...
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Clarification for Sahih al Bukhari 2476 about killing pigs

Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "The Hour will not be established until the son of Mary (i.e. Jesus) descends amongst you as a just ruler, he will break the cross, kill the pigs, and abolish the ...
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Where do we draw the line with reference to treatment of non muslims?

Hammam b. Munabbih reported: That is what Abu Huraira reported to us from the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) and he narrated (some) ahadith one of which is that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: I have been ...
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The Nature of the Hadith in Ash Shifa

There is a Hadith in Page 48 of Ash Shifa which speaks of the musk of the Prophet. I can’t find the Arabic but I will like to know the authenticity of the report and it’s legitimacy if it can be ...
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Why apparently quran 2:29, 41:9-11, and 79:27-30 are in contradiction?

Say (O Muhammad ): “Do you verily disbelieve in Him Who created the earth in two Days and you set up rivals (in worship) with Him? That is the Lord of the ‘Alamin (mankind, jinns and all that exists). ...
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Confirmation of Hadith

Is this true that Holy Prophet Muhammad SAW said “When I command you to do anything, do of it as much as you possibly can".
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The first and the last

Abu Huraira (ra) narrates from the Messenger of Allah (May Peace be upon him) that he said: When Allah created Adam (Peace be upon him) He informed him of his descendants, at this Adam (Peace be upon ...
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Why is the child considered fully human at 120 days

Bukhari 3208‏ : ‘Allah's Messenger (ﷺ), the true and truly inspired said, "(The matter of the Creation of) a human being is put together in the womb of the mother in forty days, and then he ...
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How is this hadith understood?

Recorded in Sirah al-Nabawiyyah and Mustadrak al-Hakim: I am a black man who is black, foul smelling with an ugly face. If I fight these people until I am killed where will I be. He said "In ...
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Does this Hadith says "Men are equal to woman"?

I know that in Islam men and women are equal in terms of their value and spirituality. One is not superior because of their gender. But however I don't think there is the wording in Quran or Hadith ...
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Can a resident join two prayers?

وَحَدَّثَنَا أَبُو بَكْرِ بْنُ أَبِي شَيْبَةَ، وَأَبُو كُرَيْبٍ قَالاَ حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو مُعَاوِيَةَ، ح وَحَدَّثَنَا أَبُو كُرَيْبٍ، وَأَبُو سَعِيدٍ الأَشَجُّ - وَاللَّفْظُ لأَبِي كُرَيْبٍ - قَالاَ ...
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will a person enter jannah if he doesn't obey his parents

Will a anyone enter if he doesn't listen his parents; i heard that he won't enter unless he is dutiful, i.e obedient
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Question regarding Commiting Kufr under Compulsion?

I was reading this Hadith Narrated Jabir bin `Abdullah: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Who is ready to kill Ka'b bin Al-Ashraf who has really hurt Allah and His Apostle?" Muhammad bin Maslama said, ...
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Meaning of a hadith related to end times

There is a hadith which says- Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Hour will not be established until a man passes by the grave of another man and ...
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Is it wrong to wear a ring on the index and middle finger for men?

Assalamualaikum, I read that Allah's messenger (pbuh) forbade men from wearing rings on their index and middle finger. Is this accurate? Jzk
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Sun, Sunset, Sunrise, Orbits and Allah's Throne

I have a question about Hadith 3199, Book 59, Hadith 10. In there is told by Abu Dar that he heard from Muhammad(pbuh) that the sun at sunset travels to the Throne of Allah and has to get permission ...
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The size of each sky

Does such a hadith (asar) exist among the Sunnis? Is he trustworthy? " The size of the earth compared to the first heaven is like the size of a ring in a desert; the size of the first heaven ...
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Did the Prophet permit Abu Hurairah to get castrated?

Narrated Abu Huraira: I said, "O Allah's Messenger (ﷺ)! I am a young man and I am afraid that I may commit illegal sexual intercourse and I cannot afford to marry." He kept silent, and then ...
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Does this hadith about patience exclude confiding in your spouse about hardships?

I received a hadith as an image and tracked down what I think is the originating hadith: Yusuf ibn Absat reported: Sufyan a-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Three qualities are part of ...
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What is the meaning of hadith Sahih al-Bukhari 105?

Is he saw talking about some certain day of month? And does sacred of chastity, blood and property of another means we should be honourable with these of others?
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Why will Dajjal come from Iran?

As we know Dajjal will come from Khorasan. Chapter: The tribulation of Dajjal, the emergence of 'Esa bin Maryam and the emergence of Gog and Magog, Sunan Ibn Majah and he will be followed by 70,000 ...
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Is the hadith eesa leads prayer a general for specific hadith mahdi leads fajr?

Sahih muslim says Eesa will descend and lead muslims in prayer. Abu Hurayra (R.A) reported as Allah's messenger (Saw) as saying "The last hour will not come until the romans will land at Al- A'...
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What is ibn Taymiyyah’s interpretation of the Hadith (“I have been commanded to fight...”)

Regarding the Hadith : Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said: "I have been commanded to fight against the people until they testify that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah and that Muhammad is ...
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Who are the “people” mentioned in the Prophet’s declaration “I have been commanded to fight...”

The Prophet said: I have been ordered to fight against the people until they testify that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah and that Muhammad is Allah's Messenger (ﷺ), and offer the ...
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permissible to remain silent when seeing an evil action?

“Whoever among you sees an evil action, then let him change it with his hand [by taking action]; if he cannot, then with his tongue [by speaking out]; and if he cannot, then with his heart – and that ...
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What did Abu Bakr mean when he said “That is not for anyone after allah’s messenger”?

It says here: a man spoke harshly to Abu Bakr. Abu Barzah said: Shall I strike his neck? He rebuked him and said: That is not for any one after the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ). [ Musnad Ahmad ] At first ...
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What is the meaning of this hadith about evil of darkening?

'The Prophet (ﷺ) looked at the moon and he said': "O Aishah, do you seek refuge with Allah from the evil of this? For indeed this is Al-Ghasiqu Idha Waqab" (The darkened one as it darkens) - ...
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Which Story was True Honey or Slave? [duplicate]

(First Story) - Sahih Muslim 1474 a A'isha (Allah be pleased with her) narrated that Allah's Apostle (ﷺ) used to spend time with Zainab daughter of Jahsh and drank honey at her house. She ('A'isha ...
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Are these hadiths not encouraging slave beating?

Sahih bukhari 5204 The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "None of you should flog his wife as he flogs a slave and then have sexual intercourse with her in the last part of the day." A narration in Sunan ...
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Hadith about freeing slave [duplicate]

As muslim say abolish slavery is the target of islam but in this hadith prophet say if you give this slave to your uncle you get more reward then freeing him. And in second one prophet stop to free ...
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What does single state of purity means in this hadith?

Can you explain this highlighted line. This mean 3 people intercourse at the same time? Sunan abu Dawud (2262) Narrated Zayd ibn Arqam: I was sitting with the Prophet (peace_be_upon_him). A man came ...
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Hadith about slave who belongs to prophet

Can you tell is she maria al-qibtiyya in this hadith? because she is the only slave who gives birth to prophet child. O people, impose the prescribed punishment upon your slaves, those who are married ...
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How can human hurt Allah? [duplicate]

Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "Allah said, 'The son of Adam hurts me for he abuses Time though I am Time: in My Hands are all things, and I cause the revolution of day and night.' Reference : ...
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Reference to Hadith about a man who will be with Muhammad ﷺ in Jannah?

Bismillah. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Sayyidil-Mursalin wa 'ala 'Alihi wa Sahbihi Ajma'in. I can't find the hadith about a man who will be, allegedly, with Rasulullah ﷺ ...
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What is the explanation of the hadith "The child of adultery is worst of the three"?

Recently I have heard about this narration in a local gathering but the speaker did not give any references nor did he elaborate on this specific Hadith. Narrated Abu Hurairah: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: ...
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Are 4 witnesses required for Slaves?

Sahih Muslim Book 17, Number 4221 Abu Huraira reported that Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) was asked about the slave-woman who committed adultery and was not protected (married). He said: ...
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Are any Narrations of the Sahabah responding to Requests of Du'a by Saying they're not a Prophet?

Obviously Asking People to make Du'a is permissible but I was reading ash-Shaatibi's book Al-I’tisaam where he ( Seemingly) Quotes Tabari Sa’d Ibn Abi Waqqaas refusing to make Du'a when a crowd ...
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Tafsir of Ibn kathir on Verse 36:37-40 and Verse 25:61-62 [duplicate]

As-Salam-u-Alaikum I am newly converted to Islam, to understand the Quran better I used the tafsir of ibn Kathir as a guide. In verses 25:61 tafsir say (and a moon giving light.) means, shining and ...
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Is selling an Umm Walad allowed?

Context of this hadith Sunan Ibn Majah 2517 We used to sell our slave women and the mothers of our children (Umahat Awaldina) when the Prophet (ﷺ) was still living among us, and we did not see ...
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Did the fingers of prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) change after death?

I had asked this question before but I couldn't able to provide the actual reference that's why I'm posting the question again if someone can explain please respond. So the question was in the book ...
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Why is there no capital punishment for killing a Dhimmi?

Context of this hadith? A Muslim is not to be killed for the murder of a non-Muslim. [Al-Bukhari]
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True incident of Banu Mustaliq?

Why enslave the whole tribe. You can’t capture civilians right? Can you explain this hadith From sahih muslim Ibn 'Aun reported: I wrote to Nafi' inquiring from him whether it was necessary to extend (...
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is intercourse allowed with already married captives?

Can you explain this hadith? From Sahih Muslim They took captives (women) on the day of Autas who had their husbands. They were afraid (to have sexual intercourse with them) when this verse was ...
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What is the least torment in Jahannam?

I want wanted to share this with the community as it sometimes wonders my mind What is the least torment in Jahannam? The hadith of Numan ibn Bashir I heard the Messenger of Allah (may peace be ...
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Is there any age limit on breastfeeding child?

Can you tell the context of this hadith? From Muwatta Malik: Yahya related to me from Malik that Abdullah ibn Dinar said, "A man came to Abdullah ibn Umar when I waswith him at the place where ...
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My sins Deleted?

AOA, I know the Hadith that mentions that my Good deeds might be deleted, Believe me I try to avoid it, yesterday I was trying to watch some stuff, however during that I remembered that Allah was ...
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Is it Kufr to fight or kill a Muslim?

Sahih Muslim 1676 a says It is not permissible to take the life of a Muslim who bears testimony (to the fact that there is no god but Allah, and I am the Messenger of Allah, but in one of the three ...
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Am I not a Muslim if I fear snakes?

So I came across a Hadith regarding which I have a question Sunan Abi Dawud 5350 says Narrated Abdullah ibn Abbas: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: He who leaves the snakes along through fear of their pursuit, ...
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Allah will place his one foot on Hell, will his second stay on footstool (kursiy)?

Narrated Anas: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "The people will be thrown into the (Hell) Fire and it will say: 'Are there any more (to come)?' (50.30) till Allah puts His Foot over it and it will say, '...
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