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Questions tagged [islamic-events]

Historical events that shaped the life of Muslims.

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Whatare the references of the following hadith regarding Shabe-Barah?

I have got few hadith regarding Shabe-Barah in a website. But I don't have their source. These are : Ummul-Mu’mineen ‘Aishah, Radi-Allahu anha, is reported to have said, “Once Prophet Muhammad, ...
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Why are we not allowed intercourse with Mahram while children of Adam were allowed to marry them?

I want to ask about sexual relations and marriages with mahrams e.g siblings because I read that at time of Hazrat Adam their children had intercourse with each other and so why can't we do it now if ...
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is the allowed in islam to look at first moon of RABI UL AWAL and put our hands up for dua?

we have listen to many people to that first look at the moon of RABI UL AWAL AND wish what ever you want will probably come true but some people said that it is haram because moon is the creation of ...
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Please clarify the following hadith regarding the significance of Nisf-e-Sha'ban

I got a Hadith, Given to me by a Shaikh, as reference of the significance of Nisf-e-Sha'ban (Nigh of 15th Sha'ban). Its reference is from "Silsilat ul-Ahadith-as Sahiha", Classed as Sahih By ...
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Who built the Kaaba Sharif in Makkah?

Who built the Kaaba Sharif in Makkah? Did Ibrahim alaihi salaam and his son Ismail really build the Kaaba, I mean is it written in the Old Testament (Torah) and the Holy Quran?
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What caused the decline of the Bani Hashim, what form did the decline take, and why did it happen so quickly?

Every biography I've read so far says that by the time of Muhammad's (pbuh) birth, the fortunes of his clan, the Bani Hashim, had declined considerably. But I'm confused about the cause of this ...
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What days are you meant to fast in dhul hijjah

I am currently researching about dhul hijjah and have not read what days specifically you are meant to fast, is anyone able to shed some light?
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When did the Jews stop visiting the Kaaba?

I was reading in chapter 2 of Martin Lings' biography of Muhammad that the Jews stopped visiting the Kaaba after pilgrims started bringing idols there. There's a citation of Ibn Ishaq 15, but I don't ...
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Was Mansur Al-Hallaj execution Islamically justified?

Mansur Al-Hallaj was a teacher of Sufism, and wrote a lot of poetry and was accused of heresy in accordance to Islamic law. My main question is: Was Masur Al-Hallaj's execution Islamically ...
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Presence of Muhammad in Battle Of Karbala [closed]

According to some Hadith book written by some scholar,During the Battle Of Karbala, Salma went to visit Muhammad's wife Umme Salamah. In the Convesation between them,Salama told she had seen Allah's ...
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Why 9th rabi-ul-awwal is celebrated as ed-e-zehra?

I want to know ,what is the significance of 9th Rabi-ul-awwal ? Shia believes that on this day Mukhtar-al-Saqafi had send the heads of the killer's of imam Hussein to his family, after looking at ...
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What happens exactly to a person when he is dying?

According to Islam, what happens exactly to a person when his time ends on earth? I want to focus on the moment of death itself not what happens afterwards. As far as I know the angel of death comes ...
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Is attendance to the Prophet more important than salah/prayer?

In the event when the was sun returned, technically rose from west to east, after having set. .. the revelation from Allah descended upon His Prophet, peace be upon him and his progeny, and it ...
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What is the history of Jummah namaz?

It is known that we were ordered to pay namaz 5 times a day by ALLAH HIMSELF . I don't have any references , nor do I have much knowledge can somebody please help with a little history for Jummah ...
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Was there, or are there, any formal Islamic systems of combat?

In the time of the prophet when the wars took place. How did the islamic soldiers fight? Did they just randomly swing their swords at their enemy or did they have some sort of fighting system which ...
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Past nations sinned and were punished , current nations are excused?

We read in the Quran , that the past nations like the tribe of Aad, Lut were destroyed for their sins and some of the Bani Israel were transformed into animals for breaking the laws, but after coming ...
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Who are the companions of the elephant mentioned in Surah Al-Fil?

Who are the companions of the elephant mentioned in Surah Al-Fil (The Elephant), what was their treacherous plan and how did it go astray?
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Is celebrations of Eid-E-Miladun-Nabi Allowed in Islam? [duplicate]

Many people of different countries celebrate Eid-e-Miladun-Nabi in remembrance of our prophet Muhammad (SW.). They maintain some traditions like, distributing sweets to the neighbor; pray to Allah for ...
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Why is Jummah Important? (Jumu'ah/ Jumma'h/ Friday)

Jummah is considered the best day of the week. Why is it so important? The purpose of this question is to have detailed, high quality answers detailing the importance of Jummah.
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Is it OK to put Radiyallahu Anhu after Muawiya bin Abu Sufyan who was not a rightly guided caliph?

I really find no reason to apply a blanket "Radiyallahu Anhu"(Allah is pleased with him) to all Sahaba specially those involved in fighting with Ahlebayt and breaking pledge with Hasan A.S? Also I ...
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Why are Skyscraper(a Qayamat Sign) encouraged in Gulf? [closed]

This has baffled me a lot. Everyone is aware that one of the many Qayamat(Judgement Day) signs is that there will be tall/strong skyscraper's in the world. I would like to know, when there is a ...
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Did ahlul bayt celebrate mawlid?

I just wanted to know if any school of thought has proof that the mawlid was celebrated by the ahlul bayt and/or if the prophet celebrated anyone's birthday while he was alive. I am not interested in ...
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What does Islam say about flagellating?

I came across to this video. Imam and people around him are flogging themselves. Why? What does this mean in Islam? any hadith or Quran to back this up? PS: I am not being funny or insulting anyone....
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Why did Al-Khidr kill a boy who had not committed any sin?

First of all I am new to reading the Quran, so forgive me for any misunderstanding that I may cause. In Surat Al-Kahf aya 74, the journey between Al-Khidr and Moses, Al-Khidr kills an innocent boy ...
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How did Talha bin Ubaidullah die?

Talha bin Ubaidullah (may Allah be pleased with him) was one of the Ashara al-Mubasharîn bi-l-Janna. How did he die? Was it natural death? or, he died in battle? I would like to listen to both Sunni ...
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Was Prophet Muhammad ascension to heavens (Mirage or Miraj) Real?

There are two school of thought on Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) visit to the Heavens (sky) and meet God. One school says This happened in real (this is more authentic). This was shown to the prophet in a ...