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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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Is this Hadith about Friday ghusl abrogated?

Narrated Abu Sa`id Al-Khudri: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Bath on Friday is compulsory for those who have attained the age of puberty." Sahih al-Bukhari 2665 Is it abrogated because most ...
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Which scholars say that the fast automatically is broken on sunset (maghreb)?

Reading this hadith: ... قَالَ ‏"‏ إِذَا رَأَيْتُمُ اللَّيْلَ أَقْبَلَ مِنْ هَا هُنَا فَقَدْ أَفْطَرَ الصَّائِمُ ‏"‏‏ It seems one could understand the hadith in two different ways; (1) as it is ...
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Do we need Satan?

In Sahih Muslim 6621 and 6622 we see Muhammad giving the consequences of us if we were not to sin. Abu Ayyub Ansari reported that Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said: If you were not to commit sins, Allah ...
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Did our beloved Prophet Muhammad (saw) kiss Hassan & Husein, is this Hadith authentic?

I found this hadith online and wanted to know if its authentic? Hadith Number 16245, Volume Title: “The Sayings of the Syrians,” Chapter Title: “Hadith of Mu’awiya Ibn Abu Sufyan”: “I saw the ...
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Ruling on parents killing their child?

I have read on a offical islamic fatwa site that parents who kill their child cannot be killed in retaliation for this, but the hadiths are all daif. http://www.islamweb.net/emainpage/index.php?page=...
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Umar's (ra) statement regarding Ansari women

In certain hadiths (such as this one) Umar (ra) made this statement, "We, the people of Quraish, used to have authority over women, but when we came to live with the Ansar, we noticed that the ...
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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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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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Can women lead in other positions

I know that a woman is not allowed to lead a country or become a judge. But is the narration in Bukhari which says “No people will succeed those who make women rule over them” general? I mean, can’t a ...
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Confused regarding this specific hadith

So I was reading this article, and I read these 2 ahadith in it. and it goes like this, Allah created some people for hell and some people for paradise. My initial understanding of this hadith was ...
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Hadith explaination and grade

Salam, recently I came across a Hadith which has been troubling me this hadith is found in the Riyadh as-saliheen a book by Imam Al-Nawawi. Which is as follows: Abu Umamah (May Allah be pleased with ...
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Sunni's view on Ghadir Khumm

Shia's view on Ghadir Khumm produces the idea that Ali is the only legitimate successor directly after Muhammad. What is the Sunnis view on this? Why don't they consider Ghadir Khumm as serious as ...
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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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Are there different positions or manners to raise hands for du'a depending on the situation?

My question is about the fiqh of du'a: In the sunnah we read: Anas b. Malik reported that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) prayed for rain pointing the back of his hands to the sky. (Sahih Muslim) The ...
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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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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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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;...
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Some questions about the hadith of Umm Zara'!

Both al-Bukhari (in the Book of Wedlock, Marriage (Nikaah) / Chapter: To treat the family in a polite and kind manner) and Muslim (in The Book of the Merits of the Companions / Chapter: The Hadith Of ...
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Can the prohibition on drinking from the mouth of the waterskin be applied to drinking from the mouth of the bottle?

Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet (ﷺ) forbade the drinking of water directly from the mouth of a water skin . Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet (ﷺ) forbade the drinking of water directly from ...
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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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Is the lack of information in a hadith a proof of something being allowed?

Most of the scholars seems to indicate that the lack of information in a hadith is a proof of something being allowed. For instance, it is ijma' on the fact that taking a bath on friday (or to the ...
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Hadith There is no good in christians, or christianity By RasuAllah?

Is this hadith found in Sunan Al-Kubra, Al-Bayhaqiy, Al-Mu’ajam Al-Kabiir of At-Tabaraniy Tabarani and Al Hakim about Muhammad (s) advising Salman Farsiy authentic? **عَنْ سَلْمَانَ الْفَارِسِيِّ ، ...
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Acting upon a Hasan (good) Hadith?

What is the attitude of the scholars concerning a hadeeth that is classified hasan (good) hadith, be used as evidence in islam and can we act upon it?
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What is the correct distance of "Al Kauther "?

According to Sahih Hadeeth "Al Kauther" has different distances. Which one is the correct distance? Volume 8, Book 76, Number 579: Narrated Ibn 'Umar: The Prophet said, "There will be a tank (...
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Does praying four rakaats before and after zuhr make the fire of Hell haram?

I have read this from somewhere but want to know if this is true or not? Looking for answers from the Sunni perspective. Virtues of the Four Rak'aah Sunnah of Zuhr The Prophet (sallallahu ...
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Why did our prophet (ﷺ) get annoyed when being asked about his fasting in muslim 1162?

"Abu Qatada reported that a person came to the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) and said:How do you fast? The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) felt annoyed. When 'Umar (Allah be pleased with him) noticed his ...
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Interpretation of Yazid bin Harun

Where did Yazid bin Harun get such an opinion about the meaning of the word "al-ama" in the famous hadith (below)? Such a meaning is not given in dictionaries: The governed noun amā' is ...
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Why did Ayesha (RA) not dislike the agony of death?

What is the tafsir of the below Hadith: Narrated `Aisha: The Prophet (ﷺ) died while he was between my chest and chin, so I never dislike the death agony for anyone after the Prophet. https://sunnah....
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Hadith authenticity - Abu Dawud - Adam children , divine decree?

Is this hadith in sunan abi dawud authentic? Please can you provide sources of the muhaddith and their gradings, al albani says its sahih except the wiping of the back? Link is below. https://sunnah....
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Is it permissible to play musical instruments on Eid?

Question Is it Permissible to Play musical instruments on Eid? Research Effort The playing of Musical instruments in general, appears (to me) to be forbidden: Narrated Abu 'Amir or Abu Malik Al-Ash'...
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Is yelling or screaming while giving islamic lecture permissible?

So i know from my knowledge when imam has to give islamic lecture or khutba, he needs give it normally or nicely. but however in my country Bangladesh, not all but some of the imam or sheikhs give ...
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The preserved tablet is it beneath the throne or above the throne?

Nowhere in the Quran Allah said that with him is the preserved tablet above the throne rather it is very illogical to say that with Allah is the preserved tablet which is a creation of Allah above his ...
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Refrence of hadith of epidemic handshake?

I already tried to Google but couldn't find out What is the refrence of hadith which prohibits hand shaking with patients of epidemic disease?
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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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What would a see through / transparent woman/houri/wife in jannah/paradise look like (as described by Sahih Bukhari)?

What would a see through / transparent woman look like in jannah/paradise (as described by Sahih Bukhari)? If they are transparent then you would see their their bones, and the hadith mention this. ...
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From which collection is this hadith taken?

"A society given to Zina falls prey to severe famine and a society immersed in transaction of bribes is engulfed with fear and terror "(Musnad Ahmad (allegedly)) --- Okay so I got this hadith from my ...
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Are the two different categories of angels there to capture the soul in this Hadith?

In the following hadith: Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Prophet of Allah () said: "There was a man from among a nation before you who killed ninety-nine people ...
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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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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 Christians ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a reason for sacrificing a ram of a certain color and color around the eyes?

Going through hadiths where Muhammad SAW sacrificed an animal, I noticed that there is a similar description or pattern about the type of animal he SAW used to sacrifice. My question is: is there a ...
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How much of Surah Al-Baqarah need to be recited for protection of the household?

I came across this hadith before: Abu Hurayrah reports that the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w.) said: “Do not make your houses like graves, for the Shaytan runs away from a house in which Surat al-...
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Is the hadith about Sun and other heavenly bodies being created after Earth authentic?

In this narration itsays that this is sahih but I don't know if all scholars think the same. A sound tradition from the Messenger of God told us by Hannad b. al-Sari, who also said that he read all of ...
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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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What to recite for asking forgiveness?

There is a Hadith in Abu dawood that says, "If anyone continually asks pardon, Allah will appoint for him a way out of every distress, and a relief from every anxiety, and will provide for him from ...
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