Questions tagged [hadith]

A "hadith" is a "saying". When used in the context of Islam, a hadith means "a report of what the Holy Prophet Muhammad said or did on a certain occasion".

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What is the source of the narration of Uthman ibn Affan letting his slave tweak his ear in retaliation, and is it authentic?

روى أن عثمان بن عفان رضي الله عنه دَعَك أُذُن عَبْدٍ له على ذنب فعله ، ثم قال له بعد ذلك : تقدم واقرص أذني ، فامتنع العبد فألح عليه ، فبدأ يقرص بخفة ، فقال له : اقرص جيداً ، فإني لا أتحمل عذاب يوم ...
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Which source says the Prophet left behind the Quran and Sunnah in his last sermon?

I have read that in his last sermon, Muhammad (PBUH) mentioned the Quran and Sunnah. I leave behind me two things, the Qur'an and my example, the Sunnah and if you follow these you will never ...
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Do Shia and Sunni scholars study and evaluate the hadiths collected by the other sect.?

I know that there are very different standards of evaluating the authenticity of hadiths in both sects. However, when there are no contradictions between a certain hadith and the sect's criteria for ...
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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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Evidence for 'every spot where we do sajdah will testify for us on the Day of Judgment'

I have heard this colloquially but I would like to be pointed to a reference in the Hadith for the notion that "every spot that we do Sajdah at on this Earth, will testify for us on the Day of ...
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Did al-Bukhari and Muslim always follow their so called conditions?

In my answer on What are the terms of that which has reached Tawatur? I've tried to address the topic of the conditions of al.-Bukhari and Muslim. I've also posted a related question: What exactly ...
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Is this Hadith on Mawlid a Hadith and authentic?

"I saw the Prophet ﷺ in my sleep, and told him about the practice of holding celebratory feasts on the day of his birth and he replied “If someone rejoices in us, we rejoice in him!" — Shaykh ...
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Status of al Waqidi as a narrator?

I know there is a lot of criticism for Al-Waqidi by the scholars and muhadditheen (scholars of hadith). They accuse him of being a liar and unreliable. But some scholars say he is trustworthy, such as ...
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Are there any copyright restrictions on reproducing English translations of the Quran?

I am planning to build a simple mobile app that provide the user with extracts from the Holy Koran, collection of the Ahadith and the Sunnah. I will be providing the Arabic text as well as the ...
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Trees already on a Muslim's grave: what can I do, are there any rules?

Allahu Akhbar. Bismillah Arrahmani Arrahim. Peace and blessings of Islam to everyone. Before I became a Muslim, I planted two trees on top of my Muslim friend’s grave. They are growing well. After ...
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Is there a book that presents the surahs of the Quran in chronological order with full description

Not being fluent in Arabic, I have to rely on English translations and latin transliterations for trying to understand and pronounce the Quran. I think alot of mine and other people's questions about ...
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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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Did women create a space between their teeth to look beautiful in the Prophet's time?

Regarding the hadith: Allah has cursed those women who practise tattooing and those who get themselves tattooed, and those who remove their face hairs, and those who create a space between their ...
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What is the source of “Shami and Egyptian fight each other… and a man… with small black banners… will hand over the rule to the Mahdi”?

I am seeing the following hadith being quoted at many places (e.g. ShiaChat, TurnToIslam) but I cant find the reference book for this: "When a man rules over ash-Sham, and another over Egypt, and ...
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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 this hadith about prophet Musa sahih?

is this hadith authentic: Once Moosa (AS) asked Allah Ta'ala: O Allah! You have granted me the honor and privilege of talking to you directly, Have you given this privilege to any other person? ...
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Hadith about monthly payments

I have heard this hadith but regretfully, forgot to take note of the details. Here are the details I can recall: The Messenger (piece and blessings be upon him) learned that someone he loved ...
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Qadar as the pillar of imaan

Up until now, I always believed, without actually being curious about its evidence or source, that the pillars of faith in Islam is six: Having faith (imaan) in Allah, the Day of Resurrection, the ...
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Did Prophet ﷺ advice to divide the day into 3 parts, one for prayer, one for family, and one for work?

I was listening to a lecture by Hamza Yusuf in which he said something along the lines of (if my memory serves me correct), that Prophet ﷺ told us to divide the day into 1/3s. 1/3 for Prayer/Worship, ...
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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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Did the Prophet have a dog?

This islamqa question, suggests: The hadeeth of Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) who said: the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Jibreel came to me ...
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Hadith about asking where one is from

I once heard a hadith that one is discouraged to ask questions like: "Where are you from?" because for whatever reason the other side may be embarrassed to give an answer (and perhaps he will lie ...
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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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The description of Al Dabbah, the beast from the earth with the ring of Solomon staff of Moses?

Is the hadiths pertaining to the description and actions of the beast of the earth during the end times "Al Dabbah" authentic? From the prophet Muhamamd (saw) and the companions? Or are they ...
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What is the authenticity of this hadith about an incident during the battle of Khandaq?

In his al-Bidaya wa-Nihaya ibn Kathir quotes a hadith he says that only al-Bazzar أبو بكر البزار has compiled it: وقال الحافظ أبو بكر البزار : حدثنا محمد بن معمر ، حدثنا مؤمل ، يعني ابن إسماعيل ،...
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Can you draw things that already exist? such as yourself or your pet?

AssamuAlaikum I understand drawing anything with a soul is prohibited, because of the hadith that you will be asked on the day of judgement to breath life in to it. What does this mean for drawing ...
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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 exactly is a 'Wahy' in Islam?

I understand that in Islamic school of thought, it is said to be revelation of God's message to His chosen people like Prophets, Messengers (and according to some folks also the pious and righteous ...
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Hadith: Humans who became shaitan

More than once I remember hearing a hadith that humans who follow Satan (those who commit all kinds of evil deeds intentionally) are actually worse than (more harmful to humans) than the Satan himself....
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Hadith on wanting to be thrown in Hell

In various talks I have heard that: for the disbelievers the Day of Judgment will be so harsh and so long that some will say "O Allah! Just throw us in Hell and let us get over this day." Is this in ...
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Is it true that the recording angels on our shoulders say “Ameen” to the negative things we say/questions we ask?

Asalam alaikum! I just had an argument with someone about this, who told me I shouldn't even ask negative questions. (I asked something along the lines of, "What if the car breaks down?" And he ...
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Is it bad or not allowed to sleep after fajr?

My work schedule is basically from the evening until night. So when I come back after work it will be very late. So I prefer leaving for masjid very early before fajr and pray qiyam in masjid. And i ...
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Is the hadith of non-renewal of ablution after cupping authentic?

Daraqutni recorded a hadith about prophet not renewing ablution after cupping and blood flowed from that cut. Is this narration authentic or fair (Hasan)? Anas (Radiya Allahu Anhu) narrated that "...
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Where did the Imam stand for leading congregation prayer in the masjid al-Haram (in the early days of Islam)?

As we know because of the tawaf and the fact that the Kaaba which is in the midlle of the mosque is our prayer direction, it is impossible to lead and pray in one single direction in the masjid al-...
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Is there a hadith instructing Fatima to look after household affairs?

If I'm not mistaken, Nabi SAW did say to Ali RA to look after the external affairs and Fatima RA to look after the household affairs. Am I right? If this was not said to them, to whom was this said? ...
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Does the hadith describing “benevolent love towards people” exist?

Does this hadith exist? What is its source? The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) taught us that the best deed after believing there is no deity worthy of worship except God is "benevolent love ...
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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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Does Allah create daughters when happy?

I came across a post where Allah tells Musa alaihisalam that He sends daughters to earth when He is the most happy. Does this narration come from a verified source? Once Hazrat Moosa (A.S) asked ...
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Has anyone ever been punished for making up hadiths?

Salam everyone There has always been a lot of discussion about which hadiths are authentic and which are not. The presence of non authentic hadiths suggests that some people modified or made up ...
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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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According to Islamic sources, did Aisha gave public speeches?

The Wikipedia entry about Aisha says: Aisha's importance to revitalizing the Arab tradition and leadership among the Arab women highlights her magnitude within Islam.[63] Aisha became involved in ...
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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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Four untrustworthy hadith narrators of hadith said by al Nasa'i?

assalaam alaykum I came across this statement by al Nasa'i where he mentions 4 people known to fabricate ahadeeths. Is he referring to Ibn Sa'd al-Baghdadi and number 4? (Muhammad bin Sa'id Syria?? ...
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Performing jumma prayer in the battle field

Is it permissible to offer jummah prayer behind a qualified imam in the battlefield when the regular salat is offered in individualistic approach?
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What is right and what is wrong?

I'm from Asian country. I don't know whether our traditions is the same or not. But I need to make sure what is actual bidaah? I learned Quran in my language 3 years ago. I convert as muslim after ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad SAW send blessing upon himself?

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, Someone asked me a question and I didn't have a clear answer to this. Please clarify it for me. Did the Holy Prophet Muhammad SAW himself read Darood E Ibrahim ...
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Is it forbidden to marry one's cousin in a special circumstance?

Suppose, somebody touches his aunt/uncles's private parts with impure thoughts in mind. Later, after several years, that person becomes horribly ashamed, does repentance, and does Tawba. Would it be ...
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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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Not allowed to have sex because of her parents

Asalamu alaikum brothers and sisters, The situation is that I live in Europe and my wife lives in Pakistan because I have not finished my study yet to have proper income for bringing my wife to ...
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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 ...