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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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How can I locate and check the authenticity of a hadith

I sometime hear hadith that want to see if they are included in the major hadith collections. Or I want to see who have narrated them and the lines of narrations, how authentic the hadith is ...
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Looking for references for a hadith about Jews and Muslims

I have heard many times from various people a famous hadith attributed to the prophet that says something like: there is no pitfall that Jews fall in and Muslims will not fall in I tried to find a ...
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What books are the following ahadith collected in?

I would like to locate the source of some ahadith: The Prophet (S) used to say: “On the Day of Resurrection, I will identify my ummah by the mark of prostration that they have on their foreheads.” ...
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What is the source of firasat amals?

According to the site http://www.ruqyashariyah.org, the following amal should be done to be given inspiration on certain matters/causes of problems, which should be recited before going to sleep:: (1)...
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Is it necessary for Muslim males to wear cloths that which show up the skin above the ankles?

We hear it very commonly that according to Islam, it is necessary for males to keep your pants (or whatever you are wearing on your lower body) above your ankles. i.e., it should not be hanging below ...
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what is the Hadith that mentions how the tashahhud was “recited” after the Prophets death?

What is the hadith that says that the Sahabah, when the Prophet was alive used to say in the tashahhud in the salah, "Assalam Alaik ..." but when the Prophet died they say "Asalam Alla ...". I will ...
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Is there any authentic hadith which mentions that rewards of deeds are multiplied in Ramadan?

In the khutbah today, the shaykh mentioned that there is no specific hadith that mentions that the rewards of deeds are multiplied in Ramadan -- except for one, which is da'eef. He mentioned that ...
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Is Textual Criticism important to Islamic studies?

My background isn't in Islam it is in Christianity. This question has to do with how the fields of study and interpretation differ in their handling of texts. While the terminology I know to ask with ...
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Is there a hadith about Friday prayer (Jumu'ah) being centralized and grouped in one place?

I'm not sure whether it's culture or if it has roots in hadith, but I feel the Jumu'ah (Friday prayer) should be a centralized event, by which I mean that if in one region there are several mosques, ...
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What are the sins of a “Mujahirin”?

I was curious to know about what sins are being pointed here. It seems from the hadith that its mentioning towards adultery. But sins also include giving bribe etc. Does it include those too? ...
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Is it true that the Prophet forbade writing hadiths?

Is it true that the Prophet forbade to write hadiths? If that so, why are hadith written and consequently there are so many misinterpretations and fake hadiths?
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What is the source and health of the priest-worship hadith?

I have often seen the hadith in question used in explanation of Quran 9:31. 9:31 They have taken their scholars and monks as lords besides Allah , and [also] the Messiah, the son of Mary. And they ...
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How to distinguish between strong and weak ahadith?

One of my friends asked me about a hadith collected in Abu Dawud. The hadith is located here: Narrated Abu Hurayrah: I heard the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) say: What is evil in a man ...
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How is the concept of Reincarnation treated in Islam?

I wonder if the concept of Reincarnation has been clearly refused in Qur'an/Islam. If so, in which verse/hadith?
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Is there advice on what a woman should do during pregnancy?

Women are a bit more concerned about their daily tasks during pregnancy since their actions would affect their child in many ways. Is there anything on this matter in Quran and Ahadith?
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Is this hadith is authentic? “All the sins of my followers will be forgiven except those of the mujahirin…”

I read this hadith from a website. Please tell me a place where I can search for this hadith's classification. Narrated Abu Huraira: "I heard Allah's Apostle saying. "All the sins of my ...
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Why are hadith considered an authoritative source in Islam when they are not protected from corruption?

I was curious to know why people give citation from hadith? I have no intention to say that any of the hadith is false. The Quran will surely not be changed but like the other books changed, can't ...
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“Shaadh” vs. “Munkar” Hadith

In hadith science, among the branches of weak ahadith are two types classified as "shaadh" (doubtful, shady) and "munkar" (evil). These two types both refer to a hadith that contradicts a well-known ...
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What are the requirements of a “Sahih” hadith?

Building off of the answers to this question, what are the requirements for a hadith to be considered "sahih"?
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How do we make sure if a Hadith is sahih or fake?

What are the techniques for distinguishing sahih and fake Hadiths? What should we do when we hear a new Hadith? Should we immediately accept it as sahih until someone proves that it was fake, or ...