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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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Can't understand this hadith about Jihad

I'm new to this forum and today while reading Al Muwatta i came upon this hadith. Imam Malik's Muwatta Book 021 hadith n. 10 Can somebody explain to me the meaning of this hadith: Yahya related to ...
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Reference of saying of Sayyedna Umer(May Allah be Pleased with him)?

What is the reference/link of tradition quoting Sayyedna Umer(May Allah be Pleased with him) where he said regarding his fear of day of Judgment and i am only trying to rewrite approximate meaning ...
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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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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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Can Jinn have sex with my wife?

Can Jinn have sex with my wife? Is this hadith authentic? “When a man has intercourse with his wife and does not name [Allah], the jinn coils around his urethra and has intercourse along with him.." ...
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Does this hadith means it is allowed to pray in not mandatory prayers reciting al-fatihah only?

In sahih Muslim we find this hadith: 'A'isha reported that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) observed two rak'ahs of the dawn prayer and he shortened them (to the extent) that I (out of surprise) said: ...
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Why should Musa want life and “attack” the Angel of death?

The Hadith about Musa or Moses (pbuh) and the Angel of death can widely be found in Hadith collections (at least sunnah.com gives 4 search results) here just the two major sources: Abu Huraira ...
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Is giving gifts or money to a rich person regarded as Sadaqah?

The following hadith says: Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: "A man (from amongst the people before you) said: 'Indeed! I will give in ...
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Understanding of Dua Qunoot regarding non-muslim friendship

The translation of Dua Qunoot is as follows: "O Allah! We implore You for help and beg forgiveness of You and believe in You and rely on You and extol You and we are thankful to You and are not ...
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Hadith on being different from The People of the Book:

What is the authenticity of the following narrative? Why were Muslims asked to be different from The People of The Book - is there any context to this narrative? حدثنا زيد بن يحيى، حدثنا عبد الله ...
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How should the neck-slapping hadith be understood?

He (Hadrat 'Umar) said: I would say something which would make the Holy Prophet (may peace be upon him) laugh, so he said: Messenger of Allah, I wish you had seen (the treatment meted out to) the ...
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Are the messengers in this hadith Muslim? What is the authenticity?

Regarding this narrative: According to Tabari, also recorded by Abu Zuhra in his biography of the Prophet (pbuh) “Khaatam al-Nabiyyeen”, when Bazaam (the deputy of Kisraa in Yemen) sent two of his ...
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Meaning of “The martyr does not feel the pain of being killed, except as any one of you feels a pinch.”

It was narrated from Abu Hurairah that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: "The martyr does not feel the pain of being killed, except as any one of you feels a pinch." (Sunan an-Nasa'i 3161 Book 25, ...
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What is the correct method of wiping the body after reading the last 3 surahs?

Aishah [R.A] reported that the Messenger of Allah [S.A.W] used to recite "Qul huwallahu ahad", "Qul a'oothu birrabilfalaq" and "Qul a'oothu birrabinnaas" every night when he went to sleep, then wiped ...
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How is it possible that the coccyx does not decay at all? What if the body was cremated?

IslamWeb.com write: Asalamu 'aleykum. There is a Hadith about the day of resurrection which states, that humans will be resurrected from the end part of their coccyx bone. This Hadeeth is ...
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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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A mat is better than a barren woman?

Assalamualaikum I found a hadith regarding barren women : Abu Dawud said: It was narrated from 'Abdullah bin 'Umar that Umar (RA) said: A mat in a house better than a woman who does not give ...
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It is possible in Islam to have marrige with foster sister's sister? [duplicate]

My big brother's has breastfed with czn. The czn has small sister it is possible in islam to marry him
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Another Hadith on Shaking Hands

What is the authenticity of the following hadith: "Any of the female slaves of Medina could take hold of the hand of Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) and take him wherever she wished." (Sahih al-Bukhari 6072)...
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On what the Prophet SAW loved

The reports below are taken from ibn Sa'd's Kitab Al-Tabaqat Al-Kabir, volume 1 parts 2 under sections 77 and 90 : Volume 1, Parts 11.77. 1 'Ubayd Allah Ibn Musa informed us on the authority ...
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Tafsir of a hadith regarding to stop reading Quran

I agree that the meaning of this hadith (below) is clear, for me, it is geared towards unity in Islam. However, my question is, is there any official tafsir of it from classical Ulama ? Allah's ...
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Does a companion's taste of the poisoned mutton “disprove” the Prophet SAW?

From pages 251, 252 of Ibn Sa’d’s Kitab al-Tabaqat: ….When the apostle of Allah conquered Khaibar and he had peace of mind, Zaynab Bint al-Harith, the brother of Marhab, who was the spouse of ...
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How is it possible for such a thing to happen as said by the Hadith?

It was narrated that Abu Hurayrah said: The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said (or Abu’l-Qaasim (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said): “Whilst a man was walking, ...
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What is the meaning of this Hadith?

“This matter (i.e., Islam) will reach as far as the day and night reach, and Allaah will not leave any house of mud or hair but He will bring this religion into it … and Allaah will bring glory to ...
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When calling to prayer on a rainy day where we add: “Pray in your homes”?

We may read in the sahih sunnah the following narration: Once on a very cold and stormy night, Ibn 'Umar pronounced the Adhan for the prayer and then said, "Pray in your homes." He (Ibn 'Umar) ...
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Is there an historical “error” on war booty?

Narrated Jabir ibn Abdullah (ra) the Prophet (saw) said, "I have been given five things which were not given to anyone else before me: Allah made me victorious by awe (by his frigtening my ...
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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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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 happens to the dead children of the polytheists, such as victims of infanticide?

Why does an innocent buried murdered baby end up in hell? ‘Amir reported the Messenger of Allah (May peace be upon him) as saying : The woman who buries alive her new-born girl and the girl ...
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Is this hadith authentic about Adam striking offspring from his shoulders?

Is this hadith reported by Ahmad reported in Mishkat Al Masabih and by Al-Tirmidhi authentic? Abu Darda' reported God's messenger as saying, "God created Adam when He created him and struck his ...
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Tabari 9:69 “Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us” The words of Muhammad, prophet of Islam

A Non-muslim says that Islam is barbaric, and put this before me: Tabari 9:69 "Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us" The words of Muhammad, prophet of Islam. However, he is willing to engage ...
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Women will break if straightened?

What does this hadith mean, which is apparently agreed apon by Muslim and Bukhari: Abu Hurayra reported that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, "Treat women ...
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If you are a wealthy person do you have less chance of entering Jannah?

Below hadith says majority people of the Jannah were the poor so does that means people who were wealthy have less chance of entering Jannah? Please someone explain me what below hadith means? It ...
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If “that which intoxicates in large quantities” is haram, does that mean water is haram?

As there are no direct verses in the Qur'an about smoking, I asked some people about "why is marijuana haram?" In reply, the following hadith was quoted to me: "That which intoxicates in large ...
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Hadith Explanation “Burier and Buried Female are in the Hell”? [duplicate]

How to understand hadith of buried alive infant girls going to Hellfire? As Salam Elekum, I came across a Hadith: “The woman who buries alive her new-born girl and the girl who is buried alive both ...
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the implications of Jesus abolishing Jizya?

Sahih Bukhari Volume 3, Book 43, Number 656: Allah's Apostle 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 ...
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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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Is the following statement a hadith: “If a person eats seven ajwa dates, poison and magic will not affect him”?

A philosopher denies a hadith that he says exists in Kutub as-Sitta. What is the interpretation of this hadith? "If a person eats seven ajwa dates in the morning, poison and magic will not affect him ...
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What's the meaning of the last part of Hadith Al-Musnad 26/230?

In Saheeh Ibn Hibbaan and Musnad Ahmad (26/230): أن نبي الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: أربعة يوم القيامة: رجل أصم لا يسمع شيئا، ورجل أحمق، ورجل هرم، ورجل مات في فترة، فأما الأصم فيقول: رب، لقد جاء ...
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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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Refrence of hadith?

Is there any hadith whose approximate translation is "it is better for a person to have an iron nail striken in his head than touching a strange(non mehram) women"
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Unusual feeling during salah please help (New Muslim) [closed]

Hello Before asking my question let me tell you something about me I was an non Muslim and recently reverted to Muslim about 1 month ago due to my love to Allah . after reverting I started doing all ...
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Dreams are 1/46 of Prophethood; what are the remaining 45/46?

I've read this verse several times that dreams are 1/46 part of Prophethood. Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6614, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2263 What exactly does this mean in relation to the number 46, or more ...
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Is it forbidden to put cloth on one's mouth while praying?

I read in Muwatta' Malik, book of The Times of Prayer, Hadith no. 31 or 32: وَحَدَّثَنِي عَنْ مَالِكٍ، عَنْ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنِ الْمُجَبَّرِ، أَنَّهُ كَانَ يَرَى سَالِمَ بْنَ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ...
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What does our Prophet mean here! Explanation of the Hadith: Bukhari, Volume 8, Book 73, Number 53, Al-Adab

The hadith says: " A group of Jews entered upon the Prophet and said, "As-Samu-Alaikum." (i.e. death be upon you). I understood it and said, "Wa-Alaikum As-Samu wal-la'n. (death and the curse ...
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Why was the Prophet (ﷺ) afraid that Allah would throw a person in the Fire?

In the following Hadith: Narrated Sa'd: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) distributed (Zakat) amongst (a group of) people while I was sitting there but Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) left a man whom I thought the ...
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Who are the contemporary Ar-Rum?

This is sort of a less thought and express subject these days and I would like to shed back some light on it. Today we have some people expressing different viewpoint within the Ummah on the subject ...
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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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What does this Hadith mean?

I can't understand the following Hadith: قوله صلى الله عليه وسلم: ليس الشديد بالصرعة, إنما الشديد الذي يملك نفسه عند الغضب The strong is not the one who overcomes the people by his strength, ...
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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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