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Which surahs have been explicitly highlighted as recommended to memorize to obtain knowledge about Allah's rulings?

Certainly memorizing the Qur'an is a good deed and highly recommended. I remember having read some statements of the sahaba (in the book hayat as-Sahaba: the life of the companions) saying that one ...
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Where can I find the reference for Amal-e-Kathir?

I'm looking for a reference from which the definition of Amal-e-Kathir (Amal-e-Kaseer) for salaat has been derived/debated in Fiqah. As far as online searches go, I have come across a site which ...
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Did some Scholars equate ḍarūrah with Ikrah?

I was reading this statement by a Scholar That some of them (People of Knowledge) do not differentiate between ikrāh (compulsion) and ḍarūrah (necessity), so they make what is permitted in the case of ...
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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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I'd like to know some more details on the table sent down to prophet 'Isa?

I've lately heard a lesson or lecture on the tafseer of the verses telling the story of the table which was sent down to prophet 'Isa () which is quoted in 5:112-115. The wording of the qur'an ...
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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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Where in the books of Ahl al-Kitab the Sahaba were mentioned?

Allah the Almighty gives us two examples in surat al-Fath (48:29): Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah ; and those with him are forceful against the disbelievers, merciful among themselves. You see ...
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Is the statement where Makruh is mentioned unrestrictedly means Makruh Tahriman found in Fath Bab Al-Inayah?

From this website: In the Hanafi Madhab, when the word Makruh or Karaha is mentioned unrestrictedly (mutlaqan), it usually refers to Makruh Tahriman. This is a general principle for which there are ...
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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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Woman are more than just garmets to wear

It is narrated on the account of Umar ibn Al-Khattab: “The women are not a garment you wear and undress however you like. They are honored and have their rights.” What is the authenticity of this ...
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Is there more than one different versions of the book Duafai Sagir (الضعفاء الصغير) from Buhari?

In this digital database of the book Duafai Sagir (الضعفاء الصغير) from Buhari, I have found the following part in باب النون, in note 388, where Buhari express his strong critic against Imam Abu ...
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Inquiring legality of istisna mode of transaction

If I am ordering something for manufacturing based on my unique custom needs, like furniture for example, without providing material by my side, I want to know regarding payment options I have with me....
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Did Imam Maalik say it is impermissible to produce Vinegar from Wine

I read on an islamqa.info fatwa that this is what Imam maalik said. But a reference was not listed and I do not know where to find one, if it exists please tell me it. Thanks
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Is there any hadith about having pet cats?

Asalam o alaikum. I would like to know if there is any Hadith about having pet cat in house . I've heard somewhere that there is a Hadith about it
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Jesus will pray funeral of mahdi sources?

I was told that Mahdi will pass away and jesus will bury him and pray funeral prayer over him. I cant locate the quotes except a link which mentions ambiguous sources. Google search isn't giving out ...
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Please help me verify this/ find source

Assalamualaikum, I recently heard a sheikh give a speech, he said Prophet (Saw) sent letter to Oman from Amr Ibn al aas, and the two kings: abd and jayfar converted willingly. I have found this to be ...
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Did Malik really sell the roof of his house in order to study?

Until a few days ago I've heard to similar or identical statements about two different, but related scholars one saying: Imam Malik sold the roof of his house in order to study. Another saying: ...
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Did Al-Buraq really have wings?

Everyone seems to somehow know this but I could not find a hadith in support of it.
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Is this written in Fath al-Bari or Shama'il Muhammadiyah?

The Prophet ﷺ said, A part of earth is present in everyone's navel with which he was created and in it he will be buried. I, Abu Bakr and Umar were created from the same earth and will be buried in ...
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Is altering genes haram in Islam?

I wish to be a genetic engineer. I just wanted to ask if the Qur'an says anything about altering genetic structures and whether it is haram or halal?
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Compound interest=usury?

Usury/Riba is without doubt forbidden in Islam. All contention concerning usury has only ever been about which types of transactions can be categorised as either ill earned or justly earned. Compound ...
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What is the reference of the statement that Umm Salamah nursed al-Hassan al-Basri?

Al-Hassan al-Basri is a known Tabi'i who was born two years before the death of 'Umar ibn al-Khattab in Medina and grow up in the house of Umm Salamah () the wive of the prophet (). A couple of years ...
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What is the significance of Dua Simat?

I am reading the wikipedia page on Dua Simat دعاء السمات, but it does not clearly reference any Islamic texts. Are there any (sunni) hadiths relating to this Dua? Edit: From wiki, The initial (...
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Did all Muslims -of a time- ever start fasting or celebrating their 'Id's on the same day after the time of the Prophet?

Many people ask why Muslims don't start the fast Ramadan and celebrate their 'Id's on the same day. And even if many madhhabs claim that this is the chosen way, but it seems to me hardly practical ...
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Hadith that asks to be wary of Huffaz

I once read a Hadith in which Prophet Muhammad() warns us to be wary of Huffaz as many of the mischief makers are Huffaz. Can anyone find the reference of any such Hadith?
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Authenticity of hadith where Meat turned to stone?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I found a narration in 'Behasti Zewar' in which there has been narated the following without any credentials or sources. "Once Hazrat Umme Salma, wife of the ...
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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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What are the activities that are proven in Ahadith to have taken place in mosque other than worshipping?

I would like to know what are the activities that were proven in Ahadith to have taken place in mosques other than obviously praying, worshipping and Friday sermons. Note that I am not asking to list,...
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Is it true that after a person returns from Hajj or Umrah, all his supplications (i.e. dua's) are accepted for 40 days?

I have heard that after a person returns from performing Hajj or Umrah, all of his supplications (dua's) are accepted for 40 days. My question is that is this piece of information authentic? Does it ...
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How to express condolence to a person stricken by calamity and how to adequatly answer?

During our lifetime we encounter usually a couple of happy and sad incidents like that of the death of a beloved person or that of a relative. And as we are informed from the sunnah: “The ...
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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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Who claimed that "and planned that which they were not to attain" (9:74) refers to abu Sufyan and his son Mu'awiyah?

Allah () said in surat at-Tawba: They swear by Allah that they did not say [anything against the Prophet] while they had said the word of disbelief and disbelieved after their [pretense of] Islam ...
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Skipping confussion about First Qibla of Islam

One subject is not clear to me that prophet muhammad (sm) prayed for 16 or 17 months to Al-Aqsa as Qibla but not 13 years. Then at that time what was the muslim's Qibla? we know that Qabah was the ...
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Who says that the Eid khotba is a single sermon and who says two and what are their evidences?

In the last few years I've learnt that there's a difference among scholars about the amount of sermons or sermon parts of the khotba of the Eid's. Apparently some scholars hold the opinion that Eid ...
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What is the evidence that the punishment or rewards for deeds during the sacred months is multiplied compared to other months?

The ashhur al-Hurum الاشهر الحرم or (four) sacred months (Dhu-l-Qi'adah, Dhu-l-Hijjah, Moharram and Rajab) are well defined in the qur'an and sunnah: Indeed, the number of months with Allah is ...
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Why did Muslims attack Banu Mustaliq

Salaam everyone, Why did Muhammad (s) make a surprise attack on Banu Mustaliq. In books of sirah, it says Banu Mustaliq were preparing to make an attack, but I don't trust books of sirah. Please can ...
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Are there Islamic books which can help with anxiety?

I suffer from some anxiety. Are there any books available that can help with this? I have seen "The Art of Happiness" by the Dalai Lama, but I would like to read something by a Muslim using Islam to ...
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what was the first instance or context of mentioning the word Islam in dawah of prophet mohamad

what was the first instance or context of mentioning the word Islam in "dawah" of prophet Mohamad PBUH ? Please provide the context or first instance from Quarn or prophet's saying and the ...
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Source for the Saying 'Sometimes People with the Worst Past Create the Best Future' attributed to Umar ibn al-Khattab (RA)

I came across the saying "Sometimes people with the worst past create the best future" attributed to Umar ibn al-Khattab (RA), but I couldn't find a specific source for this quote. Can ...
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Reference of this Hadith

Looking into the face of a brother in faith with love for the sake of Allah is better than the reward for itikaf (staying for the purpose of worshiping Allah) in my mosque for forty years. from "...
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Authentic hadith on Muhammad ﷺ reciting complete Qur'an to zaid ibn thabit

I have heard from various sources that during the last time of prophet Muhammad ﷺ in this world jibrail (السلام عليه) recited complete Qur'an to Muhammad ﷺ and he ﷺ recited it completely to zaid ibn ...
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To which Hadith is this statement of Imam Shafi'i attributed?

I have found a statement that Imam Shafi'i would have said: ( سُئل الامام الشافعي رحمه الله تعالى : "كيف يكون سوء الظن بالله؟ قال: الوسوسة، والخوف الدائم من وقوع مُصِيبَة، وترقب زوال النعمة، كلها ...
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What is a good, accurate, free online textual source of the Quran in Arabic?

I am in the process of doing textual analysis on the Quran using software, but I am not sure I am finding a reliable, quality, accurate version of the Quran (in Arabic) which my computer can parse. ...
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Quran, Mutawatir?

As it is commonly said that "Quran is mutawatir". Question: I just want to know, is there anyone from the Salaf who has said "Quran is mutawatir" ?? I mean, the word "...
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Source identification on quote from Imam Ahmad regarding Allah's attributes

Can someone share the reference for where Imam Ahmad is alleged to have said the following regarding the divine attributes of Allah and whether the meaning should be affirmed or not: “We believe and ...
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Authenticity of the narration that says that every man will get two women of this world in Jannah?

I want to know the authenticity of the narration that says that every man will get two women of this world in Jannah. The narration is the following:- Abu Hurayra narrated Prophet (Sallallahu'...
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Any Islamic evidence to she camel came from the rocks to thamud people?

Any Quran or hadith evidence to she camel came from the rocks to thamud people?
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What evidences for the permission on marrying a free woman to a slave are there?

As a continuation of my former questions on the marital relationship between a free and an enslaved person: Which conditions scholars have defined in case of a marriage between a free and a slave ...
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Are there any free Hadith texts available online in the original Arabic?

I am looking for text format (i.e. not PDF) of the various Hadiths online somewhere for free download. Does such a thing exist?
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What is the source of these statements of 4 Imam?

Statements: Imam Abu Haneefah (may Allah have mercy on him) said: "If the hadeeth is saheeh then that is my madhhab." “It is not permissible for anyone to follow what we say if they do not ...
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