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Did the Prophet Muhammad (saws) use humor with those around him?

Are there any rules on joking in Islam? Are there any specific verses of the Qur'an or Hadiths regarding joking?
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Can Jinns possess humans?

Mentally retarded people from the Muslim community are said to be possessed by Jinns. Is it true or is this a myth? References would be appreciated.
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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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What is Mubahala?

What is Mubahala? Is it permitted by the Sharee'ah? What is evidence of using it, from Qur'an and authentic hadeeth? What are the conditions associated with its permissible usage?
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What is the authenticity of the du'a “O Allah, bless us in Rajab and Sha‘baan, and let us reach Ramadan”?

Many Muslim scholars or at least Imams of Jumu'ah prayer use to say this du'a (supplication): O Allah, bless us in Rajab and Sha‘baan, and let us reach Ramadan اللهم بارك لنا في رجب وشعبان ...
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At what age does a person become an adult in Islam?

From Hidaya Foundation: The person should be Muslim, adult, sane, free (not a slave). They must posses a certain minimum amount of extra wealth (called nisab), fully owned by them in excess of ...
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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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How to respect the Quran?

Many people have told me not to turn your back to the quran. They either tell me to sit in some other position or get up from there. The reason they is to respect the Quran. Well I don't think turning ...
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Is there a source for “Whoever says I don't know has given a fatwa”?

I often hear the following quote (or similar quotes): من قال لا أدري فقد أفتى Whoever says I don't know has given a fatwa (opinion) -My own translation- I'd like to know whether this ...
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Did Imam Malik describe the hadith sciences as “this science is a religion”?

This question is related to How scientific are Hadith sciences?, and was prompted by the answer to Are Muslims required to believe in things which are irrelevant to the message of the Quran? which was ...
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Looking for references for meat to be valid only if a muslim or ahlu kitab slaughters it

Where ever I read, be it here at stackexchange, or other websites or books, I cannot find any references that really support the claim that the one slaughters animals has to be a muslim (or from ahlu ...
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Is there any evidence for setting the Islamic calendar through calculations only?

A few years ago ISNA and FCNA came out with a strange position on how to set the Islamic calendar. Traditionally, the only two opinions have involved actual sighting of the moon to officially declare ...
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Do Muslim sources address the topic of aliens?

Is the topic of extraterrestrial life discussed in Muslim sources? Could/should theoretical aliens become Muslims? What types of legal issues would arise if aliens made contact with people? For the ...
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What are counter arguments for those who do not admit to the laws of a secular countries?

I am from a secular country; our constitution has no element of sharia law in it. Sometimes I see that our brothers do not respect and do not follow the laws of our country. Usually these brothers ...
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What should I do if I had a nightmare according to the Quran or Hadith?

If I had nightmares, what should I do? What can I do to avoid nightmares? Please provide answer from Quran or Hadith.
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Is it required to stand in salah with your toes pointing toward Qibla?

Is there any Hadith where we should stand with our toes pointing straight ahead towards Qibla (not outwards as some people naturally stand) similar to when in prostration you should have the toes bent ...
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Forgot I am fasting and realized after eat almost a meal

I started my first day of shawal's 6 days fasting, alhamdulaylah, but in the middle of the morning I totally forgot that I was fasting because I was so busy in the work that I ate at least two bananas,...
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Reference of Hadith “make things easy and not difficult” “يسِّروا ولا تعسِّروا”?

Please let me know the refrence of hadith "Give tidings (to the people) ; do not create (in their minds) aversion (towards religion)" "يسِّروا ولا تعسِّروا"
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Hadith or verse related to long nails?

I love to have long nails, so i do not cut them.kindly guide in the light of Islam, what should i do? my class mate and different people ask me that why you have long nails but its my opinion to ...
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Are Muslims allowed to talk while eating?

Assalaamu Alaikum, I recently had a discussion/argument with my bud regarding this. According to his Aalim Muslims should talk a bit while eating because Yahoodi(Jews) do not talk while eating so as ...
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Which school of fiqh recommends this recitation in witr prayer?

A few years ago i have been told that it is recommended to recite after the fatiha in shaf'a and witr or 3 rak'a witr prayer the following surahs: 1st raka'a of shaf'a: surah al-A'la (87). 2nd raka'a ...
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Can an Imam interrupt a prayer for some reason?

I would like to know if it is possible for an Imam in congregation to interrupt the prayer for some reasons. For example some of the praying believers have been attacked or a he's hearing murmur or ...
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Where did the -unmarried- daughters of the Prophet (peace be upon him) stay after the death of their mother Khadija (May Allah be pleased with her)?

Maybe I have missed somthing in our history so I hope to be remained: I'd like to know what was the home at which the daughters of the Prophet (peace be upon him) like Fatima (May Allah be pleased ...
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What is the proof that spiritual struggle is greater jihad?

I have heard this from many places that Jihad means struggle and spiritual struggle is greater Jihad. I was chatting with my cousin yesterday and I said to him that the best jihad is controlling your ...
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Is this hadith Sahih?

The hadith: It was narrated that Abu’d-Darda’ said: The Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “Allah has sent down the disease and the remedy, and He has created a ...
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What nation did Allah order to destroy where a believer lived?

I heard it from my father during childhood. I need the reference, especially the name of the nation and the reference in Islamic books. The incident is A nation had reached with the highest state ...
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Why these Surahs are used to perform Ruqyah - Surat al-Kaafirun, Surat al-Ikhlas, Surat al-A’araf, Surat Yoonus, Surat Ta-Ha

I was searching for Ways of Treating Magic. I found an answer in islamqa It said we should read "Surat al-Fatihah, Ayat al-Kursiy, Surat al-A’araf verse 106-122, Surat Yoonus verse 79-82, Surat ...
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Looking for hadith about people who suffered in this world

For my studies I need to know whether there are reliable ahadith about people who suffered (even maybe killed, or whatever) in this world, but in Hereafter they were extremely happy and considered ...
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Accommodation for guests obligated on host for 3 days

In Jumu'ah prayer today, the imam said something along the lines of: One is obliged to look after their guests for 3 days, and it's morally discouraged for a guest to stay for more than 3 days. ...
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Isnaad of an Athar

Assalamou 'Alaikum. Some people say that the following saying does not have a chain of narration : The Tabei Mujahid said: Istawa (meaning) : Rose (alaa) above the Throne. Ref Sahih al ...
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Need reference from Hadith for this Dua. (“Allahumma 'Aghnini Bil 'Ilmi, Wazayyinni Bil Hilmi Wa'akrimna Bi Taqwa Wajammilni Bil Afiyah hadith”)

اللَّهُمَّ أَغْنِنِي بِالْعِلْمِ وَزَيِّنِّيْ بِالْحِلْمِ وَأَكْرِمْنِيْ بِالتَّقْوٰى وَجَمِّلْنِيْ بِالْعَافِيَةِ Transliteration: Allahumma Aghnini bil 'Ilmi, (Oh Allah! Enrich me via Knowledge) ...
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Reference for the hadith “Allah shall destroy a nation if evil exceeds good”?

There is a hadith where Nabi SAW says that Allah shall destroy a nation if evil exceeds good in that nation. Then Sahaba RA asked Nabi SAW whether Allah shall destroy the nation even if it contains ...
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Is this hadith about Greater Jihad authentic?

I have been looking for an answer to my question here What is the proof that spiritual struggle is greater jihad? I come across this hadis in different places with different words, with no indication ...
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Imam during Jumuah prayer

Each Friday at the Mosque, right before we pray the fard, the Imam claims that if we do not pray shoulder to shoulder, Shaytaan may come in between and whisper. Is there any source for such a claim? ...
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In what cases (if any) is it allowed to pray during a congregation in front of an Imam?

If we pray in the masjid al-Haram, we may face the situation that we could face the Imam during the congregation prayer or even pray in front of him (the Imam prays behind us). This might be a single ...
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What does Quran or Hadis say about love between spouses?

A person asked me if Quran mentions about love between married spouses. What does Quran or Hadis say about love after marriage?
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Looking for a source and the authenticity of the story of 'Omar ibn al-Khattab and the secret drunkards

There's a story I've at least once saying that during his Caliphate 'Omar ibn al-Khattab unmasked some people drinking alcohol in secrete -at night- when he wanted accused them for committing a sin ...
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People asking Prophet Muhammad for a miracle

Is the following detail mentioned in either Quran or hadith: When people asked Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) to turn Mount Uhud into gold as a sign of God's miracle, Allah warned ...
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Which scholars praise the current Psalms?

Wikipedia says: The current Psalms are still praised by many Muslim scholars. Since the Zabur is corrupted, I wondered which scholars, if any, actually praise this corrupted Psalms. Question: ...
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Salat started later

I was there in mosque when Iqamat was being given. But intentionally I stared after sometime when salat was started as I have make my dress wel prepared for salat. Then I joined. It was still salat ...
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Are there ayat in the Quran that show that Allah will punish those who murder another person, whether he is a Muslim or a Non-Muslim?

With the Memon Case in India, there is a big debate about Capital Punishment of Memon. I am against Capital Punishment for many reasons. One of them is that life is given by God and it is His will to ...
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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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Why are orphans considered orphans when their father dies and not when both their parents die?

The definition of an orphan is: An orphan (from the Greek: ορφανός orphanós) is a child whose parents are dead or have permanently abandoned the child I've seen Islamic websites which say that an ...
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Hadith regarding Umar (ra) threatning to beat sahaba?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Plese help me find a hadith where Umar Ibn Khattab (RA) was approached by some sahabi and he presented a hadith of the Prophet (Saw) to him But Umar (Ra) was ...
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Is it allowed to insult sinners?

Someone who is not a Muslim (yet?) but she loves Islam, said "If Qur'an says do not insult people, it means DO NOT INSULT PEOPLE.", I'm looking for verses where it says in Qur'an. If anyone knows some,...
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Is there any report that our Prophet (ﷺ) prayed more than one Salah with a single wudu?

As the title of my question says: Is there any report that our prophet SAW (PBUH) performed one Wudu' and prayed more than one Salah with it?
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What is the hadith mentioned in the ibn Kathir tafsir on Quran 7:172-174?

I'm trying to find the hadith mentioned in the ibn Kathir tafsir on Quran 7:172-174, which says Quran 7:172-174 “When your Lord drew forth from the children of Adam - from their loins - their ...
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Why Can’t You Be Like Abu Damdam

Sunnah.com reads: ‘Abd al-Rahman b. ‘Ajlan reported the Messenger of Allah (May peace be upon him) as saying : Is one of you unable to be like Abu Damdam? The people asked: who is Abu ...
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Find hadith about grave

Where is this hadith written? Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, "It is much better for one of you to sit on a live coal, which will burn his ...