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Is there any verses in the Quran where it says a man or woman should marry only after reaching puberty?

Is there any verse in the Quran where it says a man or woman should marry only after reaching puberty?
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Recommendation of forbidden things

In the past, if someone recommends one of his family members or friends thing which is forbidden in islam then what could be the way to recompense for it ? Like i recommended to watch a tv series to ...
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Does Allah communicate to his people through the means of Angels in present?

There's this cousin of mine, who claims that Allah sent him a message in the form of sound. Upon asking questions about it, he said that it wasn't Allah directly speaking to him but by the means of ...
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How do we know how to perform salat?

where does our knowledge of rulings concerning salat comes from. What are the relevant hadiths and Quran verse that tells us how to perform salat And How do we know which part of salat is fard and ...
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When did Hazrat Aisha RA die?

Is it true that Hazrat Aisha RA died in 50 hijri at the age of 64 to 67? What narrations and ahadith prove it?
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Man who was a step away from Paradise, but went to Hell

I am trying to recall a hadith about a man who worshiped through out his life, but Iblees managed to deceive him in the last moment and he went to Hell; and another man of Hell went to Paradise ...
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Hadith or verses saying killing a lizard is a reward

Is there any hadith or verse that says to kill a lizard has a reward?? I want some hadith or verses related about killing a lizard.
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4 pre-destined parts of life in islam - death, wealth

I recall, and do not know from where, that there are 4 areas of life that are pre written - Death, wealth, marriage and another that I can't remember..Is this the case and if so, is there any ...
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Conflict of personality

Is calling Shia and Wahhabis non Muslims, calling lavish Quran kawanis (collective reading naats) etc, I am opposed to it as I have believe that Allah should be only one who has right to call anyone ...
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Need reference for this hadith

I need reference for the following hadith to verify its validity : "Once Moosa (AS) asked Allah Subhaana'O'Ta'ala: O Allah! You have granted me the honor and privilege of talking to you ...
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Are there Hadith or Quranic verses that show heaven means universe?

For example in surah 51:47 it says “heaven” instead of like “universe” or something which is probably because the word universe didn’t exist in the Arabic language back then but are there any more ...
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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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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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What is the satr(obligatory to cover) for men in Islam? [duplicate]

I used to know that for men, from navel to knee is the 'awrah (satr). But recently, I have listened that the 'awrah for men is from navel to some more part after knee but before ankle. Now I'm ...
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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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If girl is touched by non-mehram mistakenly, will it be counted in sin?

I have this question so please answer with the help of hadees or ayaah let me know about it. If girl is touched by a non-mehram mistakenly, will it be counted as a sin? I will be very thankful to you ...
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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 are the most complete, authentic, and comprehensive biographies of the Prophet's sahabah (companions)? [closed]

Please suggest literature / books that give the most complete, the most authentic, and the most comprehensive biographies regarding the Sahabah (The Companions) RA.
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Who are the best Islamic existential theologians? [closed]

As Wikipedia describes, Paul Tillich is "a German American Christian existentialist philosopher and theologian who is widely regarded as one of the most influential theologians of the twentieth ...
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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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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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Is Jesus alive or dead?

Is there anyone here who can prove to me that Jesus is alive in heaven using Quranic quotation? Surah 3:144 clearly states that messengers before Muhammad (saw) had passed away - which includes Jesus ...
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Missing jum'ah on Friday

Is there a Hadith that you can observe just two rakaat when you get to the mosque shortly after it is concluded
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Which ayah of Quran states that if it wasn't for Allah we would all have followed Shaytaan except a few?

A long time ago I was reading Quran translation and I came across an ayah which was translated roughly as below. If it wasn't for us shaytan would lead all people astray. technically it mentions ...
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In which sorah the Following ayat is in Quran?

In which Sarah/Verse the Following ayat is in Quran? Ina'Allaha LA Yakhfa Alaihe Shai'un Fil Arde wala Fisamaa إِنَّ اللَّـهَ لَا يَخْفَىٰ عَلَيْهِ شَيْءٌ فِي الْأَرْضِ وَلَا فِي السَّمَاءِ I ...
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Is there any description of the Creature from earth which will appear at the end times?

A couple of years ago I've read an article where the author was saying that some scholars of the late 19th or at the beginning of the 20th century when seeing an automobile gave a fatwa saying that ...
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Fasting in pregnancy

My wife is pregnant and is type 2 diabetic. Is it mandatory for her to fast? She keeps on asking me and my knowledge is very limited. What does Islam says about fasting during pregnancy?
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What/which are Hadiths about optimism?

I already know Islam is optimistic religion but please kindly share few hadith with refrence Hadith which motivate optimism
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what are the 4 holy books mentioned in the Quran? [duplicate]

I have heard talk of 4 books mentioned in the quran. Ca anyone explain what these books are and who they are directed at?
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Breaking of wadu during prayer

If we recite prayer and sudden blow off and wadu breakdown then what order for us to to complete prayer. Explain me based on hadith and fiqh references.
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Relationship between man and woman without having any haram interactions before marraige [duplicate]

Is it haram to have a relation without having any haram interactions? If so then what a Muslim couple should do? It is difficult to marry as they are young but it is also difficult to stay away... and ...
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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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Did Prophet ever perform salat just before going to sleep

Is there a hadith that narates that the Prophet Muhammad SAW ever did a salat (as replacement for tahajud) just before going to sleep because he was afraid he couldn't wake up in time for doing the ...
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Reference of this hadith?

Aisha said: The Prophet (p.b.u.h) said: The Great Name with which Asif bin Barkiyar made a supplication was "Ya Haeeyu Ya Qayoomu".
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hadith source please [duplicate]

Hadith "This is a month (Ramadan), the first of which brings Allah's mercy, the middle of which brings His forgiveness and the last of which brings emancipation from the fire of Jahannam." Please ...
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Story of Julaybib (Ra) - clarification

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I have read many hadith's from Sahih Muslim and Musnad Ahmed regarding the Noble Sahaba Julaybib (Ra) However online I find a version where it states that after ...
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Need reference for a hadith about staying silent when seeing a mistake

There is a hadith where Nabi SAW says previous generations were destroyed or lead astray because they would stay silent or have a different treatment when their knowledgeable person or priest would ...
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Is there any biography saying that al-Hafidh al-Mundhiri was an offspring of the sahabi Khalid ibn al-Walid?

In the biography of a scholar of the last century I found mentioned that he was an offspring of al-Hafidh al-Mundhiri المنذري the author of the famous hadith collections (on recommendations and ...
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Which prophet is mentioned 25 times in the Quran?

I have heard that one of the prophets was mentioned 25 times in the Quran, but I can't find which one it is. I've heard this is a commonly taught Muslim tradition, and I think it is about Prophet Isa.
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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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Safar Month and Safety of beings from Jinns

Some of people around me think that month of safar is unsafe, when asked how, they say Jinns (ghost) are open from hell to roam freely. It is unsafe to take new born outside, it is unsafe for women to ...
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Kissing thumbs and then touching eyes after Muhammad name [duplicate]

I have seen many people in Friday prayer in khutbah when Muhammad (pbuh) is mention,that they would kiss there thumbs and then touch those to there closed eyes. Is there any reference to that in Quran ...
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Finding the source of a supplication

Can anyone tell me the from which the following lines belong.. Ya Munazzilash Shafa’i Wa Muzh’hibad Da’i anzil ‘ala Maabi Min Da’inn Shafaa’ann’...thanks.