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 does the Quran or hadith say about a woman shouting at her husband?

Is there a Hadith or verse in the Holy Qur'an that says that a woman mustn't shout at her husband? I know this is not polite, but I would like to know if there's anything about this in the Holy Quran ...
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What is the source of “You wish for one thing whilst I wish for another…”? Is it a hadith?

Please somebody give me a proper, full reference (volume number, book number, hadith number) for this hadith: O son of Adam! You wish for one thing whilst I wish for another, Ultimately only that ...
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What hadith mentions sacrifice on or during the three days of Nahr?

I'm looking for a hadith which the khatheeb mentioned today. He mentioned that the hadith permits us to sacrifice for Dhul-Hijjah on Eid, or any of the three days following 'Eid. (For example, if Eid ...
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What is Hadith Qudsi?

Can anyone elaborate on Hadith Qudsi ? What I know is that they are considered as the Word of God expressed in Muhammad's Words
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What is a Hadith?

I would like to know, what is a Hadith ? What all books are considered to be taken into account as Hadith and what is there count?
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What is the authenticity of the hadith about Assufyani?

The hadith is in Al-Hakim, and Mustadrak, by Ali may Allah be pleased with him. It basically says that the sufyani will be descendant of Khalid bin Yazid bin Abi Sfyan, he will emerge in Damascus, and ...
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How many shares for Udhiyyah can a large animal have?

On a large animal, is there a minimum share that it is allowed to be split by for Udhiyyah purposes. I heard somewhere that a large animal can have 7 shares. Is this the max? Authentic sunni ...
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“About some things He was silent-out of compassion for you, not forgetfulness, so seek not after them” - What things?

I was recently emailed this hadith: An Nawawi Hadith Number 030 : The Authority Of Jurthum bin Nashir The messenger of Allah said : "Allah the Almighty has laid down religious duties, so do ...
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Are there Islamic guidelines on how and when to protest?

Are there any guidelines provided by Islam on how and when to protest? And how to decide the magnitude of protests and who will decide it? Please cite references from the Holy Quran, Ahadeth, ...
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Is there a hadith “…when commanding people to do something, he had already done or raced to it and done it”?

I am looking for a hadith I heard. It basically says that the Prophet (Peace Be upon Him) when commanding people to do something, he had already done or raced to it and done it. I would like to know ...
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Why do the Shi'a have different hadiths?

As is known, there are six major books of ahadith used in Sunni jurisprudence. The Shi'a typically don't treat these collections with such esteem, and instead give preferential treatment to four of ...
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Where do the ahadith in Riyad As-Saliheen come from, and what grade are they?

I always understood Riyad As-Saliheen (the famous book compilation of hadith) to contain ahadith from Saheeh Bukhari or Saheeh Muslim, or both. But when perusing it on sunnah.com, I noticed one hadith ...
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Are Muslim woman and man considered equal?

I know this is an obvious question, but I usually find some stories bias. Please include resources to back-up your opinion. Ok taking a very basic example...women can't look at the moon. And we ...
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How does the Maliki school make Tasleem at the end of salat?

How do the Malaki school of fiqh (islamic jurisdiction) make the Tasleem at the end of salat? I have heard that if someone was praying with you at your side then you can just say the salams to that ...
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Is the hadith “true scholars are those who speak… the truth against tyrant rulers” sahih?

While reading a Turkish text, I saw an unreferenced hadith, which can be translated to English like this: True scholars are those who speak the right and the truth against tyrant rulers without ...
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Original Copies of Muhammad al-Bukhari's Books?

For most Muslims, Muhammad al-Bukhari's collection (i.e. Sahih Bukhari) is considered among the most trusted — if not THE most trusted — and authentic collection of hadith. Are the ...
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What is the reasoning behind the previous Islamic wars given a predestined lifespan?

Apparently in Islam, the day you die has already been set by God http://quran.com/6/2 It is He who created you from clay and then decreed a term and a specified time [known] to Him; then [still] ...
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Is Sahih al-Bukhari considered as 100% authentic by Sunni scholars?

I think there are some Hadith in this book are not compatible with Quran. Also I think this is not a logic term to say "Sahih Bukhari is Sahih (authentic) because its name is Sahih" Bukhari was an ...
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Can I reciprocate with gifts at christmas?

Since converting to Islam I've always attended my (atheist) family's Christmas celebrations (though they are not celebrated in a religious way). My parents expect me to give gifts to my family, and I ...
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Does circumcision go against Allah's creative will?

In this question it was asked why circumcision is required, and the answers make it clear that the prophet(pbuh) says that Muslim men should remove their foreskin. I don't understand this since ...
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What does Islam say about cloning (in biology)?

Cloning is a wider term than what people normally think. What I am interested in is specifically the biological cloning as defined below: From Wikipedia: Cloning in biotechnology refers to ...
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What is the authentic hadith about reciting 1000 ayats of Qur'an in Qiyaam?

Recently, I heard the imam of a masjid say that they're planning to plow through 1000 ayaat of Qur'an during a certain night of laylatu-al-qadar because of a hadith that specifically mentions reciting ...
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What hadith mentions the ten companions (al-'Ashara al-Mubashara) in Jannah?

I have read somewhere that Prophet (SAW) himself told the good news to ten (10) of his companions that they will have a place in Jannah. These ten companions are called al-'Ashara al-Mubashara (العشرة ...
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Does the Quran always override the Hadiths?

It is said that the Quran contains no errors and is the direct word of Allah, flawless until the end of time. The Hadith are not always right, hence why it's become the lifetime work by many scholars ...
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Is it permissible to use/own silk bed-throws?

I have read some hadith about silk: Abu Musa al-Ash'ari reported that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, "Wearing silk and gold has been forbidden for the men of ...
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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 ...

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