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Questions tagged [source-identification]

Questions about identifying a source of information. Not for seeking lists of items that meet a criteria; it is seeking individual known items based on clear descriptions.

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Hadith: I pray two prayers only

What is the source of the hadith mentioned in this video. (It starts at about 7:07). (In short, a man came to the Messenger (piece and blessings be upon him), and said he was ready to give his pledge ...
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Full version of dua for beneficial knowledge

Where can I find this dua from authentic sources on beneficial knowledge? The dua is at 25:05. My Google search brought up only the first part of the dua.
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Authenticity of follwing Hadith e Qudsi

I read following Hadith e Qudsi on a website. What is its authenticity? From which book it is from? O son of Adam! Do not be afraid of any power or sovereignty as long as My Sovereignty remains, ...
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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.
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Source of statement that unqualified Jihad means Jihad by the sword?

I was reading an article in a magazine which quoted a rule from Ibn Hajar Al-Asqalani, roughly translated it says: In the Kitab and Sunnah whenever the word jihad is used without a restriction ...
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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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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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What does Umar's RA statement “marriage is like slavery” mean?

I found the Hadith below from this link: النكاح رق فلينظر أحدكم عند من يرق كريمته (Umar ibn al-Khattaab said): “Marriage is slavery, so be careful with regard to whom you give your daughter ...
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Hadith: I have been informed about everything that will happen until the Day of Judgment

The above hadith was briefly mentioned in a Friday sermon without mentioning the source. Can someone confirm with the source?
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Hadith about monthly payments

I have heard this hadith but regretfully, forgot to take note of the details. Here are the details I can recall: The Messenger (piece and blessings be upon him) learned that someone he loved ...
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Why is Shab e Meraj celebrated the night before?

What is the night of Islamic event like Shab e Meraj e.g on 3rd April 2019 it is Shab e Meraj but some people say it is the night before that is to be worshipped I.e. 2nd April. Same like 27th of ...
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What is the source of this hadith about Abu Hurairah (RA)?

I was recently answering a question about Abu Hurairah (RA), and I found the following hadith on sunnahonline.com: Zayd bin Thabit reported, “Abu Huraira, another friend, and I were praying in the ...
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Prophets cannot sin? [duplicate]

I was learning about Sa'adyah Gaon's approach to various Biblical stories and came across this statement (footnote 37 here, bolded by me for emphasis): S. Stuber, in his article, "מפגשי בראשית – ...
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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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Significance of tasbeeh after prayer

I am getting good in regular prayers (Alhamdulillah), I follow app and it has dua in it for every thing. So after Prayer it has mention of Dua of reciting 33 SubhanAllah 33 Alhamdulillah 34 allah ...
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Did Prophet Muhammed (saw) raise a dead man to give the Shahada?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, In the Friday khutbah the local khateeb imam narrated a hadith. It goes like this. The mushrik of Mecca didn't believe in the prophethood of our prophet. So ...
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What is the difference between PBUH and SAW in usage?

I know PBUH and SAW have different meanings, but I am particularly interested in when Muslims apply each phrase. To whom do we add the suffix SAW? partially addresses my question, and Whence came PBUH?...
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What is the source for this “deeds transfer” story?

I have been told this story multiple times by Muslims, and I am looking for the source for this story. The story goes something like this: There is a guy with many more bad deeds than a good deeds, ...
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Hadith: Worshipping other than Allah

In the book Purification of the Heart by Hamza Yusuf, I came across these two ahadith (or perhaps they are one): The Prophet (piece and blessings be upon him) said: “I do not fear that you will ...
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Umar ibn al-Khattab: Hold onto your salat

Hold on to your salah, because if you lose that, you will lose everything else. —Umar ibn al-Khattab (May Allah be pleased with him.) What is a reliable source I can cite to record this quote?
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May fish and dairy be eaten together?

I was recently talking with a Muslim acquaintance about similarities and differences between kashrut and halal, and she mentioned something I had never heard before: in her family dairy and fish are ...
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How should we communication with the people who do not know the religion but are very prejudiced regarding the issue?

In our surrounding there are lot of people who express their ideas without having knowledge.They always speak against the religion .What should we do in our communication with them? Should we discuss ...
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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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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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What is the source of the hadith “At the beginning of every century Allah will send to this ummah someone who will renew its religious understanding”?

What is the source of the following the hadith? “At the beginning of every century Allah will send to this ummah someone who will renew its religious understanding” what does it mean?Is it pointing ...
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Hadith: You would be able to hear what I hear

If you do not allow your heart to be rolled in all directions and not practice excess speech, and not practice excess in speech, you would be able to hear what I hear. (My guess is that the above ...
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Hadith: My tongue is like a scorpion

My tongue is like a scorpion. If I let it loose, it will first bite me. What is the origin (if it exists because my Goggle search revealed almost nothing) of this hadith?
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Source and authentication of “Jihad Will Be Performed Until The Coming of the Hour”

الجهاد ماض إلى قيام الساعة Jihad Will Be Performed Until The Coming of the Hour Where is this hadith from and what is the authenticity of this hadith?
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Hadith about haya and salah

I have heard the following hadith (paraphrasing, and perhaps it is longer in some way): The first thing you lose is haya [and iman?] and the last is salah. Normally a Google search would give some ...
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Hadith: Iman and Haya

The other day I was given the following hadith (I am somewhat paraphrasing): Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: Iman and Haya are like this (showing two fingers). Lift one, and the other ...
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Looking for a hadith about feeding 10 by 10 sahabah until they got full up?

In the following fatwa -see here in Arabic- sheikh ibn Baz quotes a hadith -which seems familiar to me- saying that during the battle of al-Ahzaab the sahabi Jabir ibn 'Abdullah al-Ansari () جابر بن ...
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Hadith: There is a way to cleanse everything [duplicate]

Is the following hadith (I guess it could be slightly in different in translation) present in sahih hadith books? There is a way to cleanse everything and the way to cleanse the heart is through ...
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Hadith: I don't eat until I'm hungry

Is this hadith present in Sahih hadith books? (My Google search did not find it, but it could be due to English wording.)
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Responding to harsh criticization

Today I have been told about a narration of a past great scholar, to the effect of he has harshly and wrongly criticized and his only response was: “If you are right Allah shall help me, if you are ...
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Dua when looking at the mirror: Is it present in Sahih Hadith books?

Whenever he looked at the mirror, Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is narrated to have made this dua (for example): O Allah, just as You have made my external features beautiful, ...
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Hadith about praying salah inbetween shade and sunlight

Today the Imam told us that the Prophet had prohibited praying while inbetween shade and sunlight. What is the full hadith and where does it come from? (Authenticity and Chain Of Narration)
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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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Help me find hadith regarding sahaba feeling sad to slaughter animals

Assalamu Alaikum to my Muslim Brothers, I have been trying to find a hadith in which it was narrated that one of the sahaba confessed to the Holy Prophet Muhammed (Saw) that he deep down felt sad ...
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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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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 ...
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Quote: Only the life of Prophet Muhammad itself would enough of a miracle

I have heard this quote so many times. Regrettably, I never managed to remember the source. I think one of the great scholars said something like, "Even without anything else, just the life of Prophet ...
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Hadith about asking where one is from

I once heard a hadith that one is discouraged to ask questions like: "Where are you from?" because for whatever reason the other side may be embarrassed to give an answer (and perhaps he will lie ...
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I want to know the reference of the hadith about an ignorant person

Assalamualaikum! Is this hadith true that a man came to the Prophet(SAW) and asked that how could a person get hidayat if he had not listened about You SAW and lives in the forests or on mountains.The ...
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Looking for a source of narration of Bilal being an advocate for a marriage candidate!

In one of the lessons of sheikh 'Omar Abdulkafy I witnessed around 17-20 years ago he narrated a story for which I'm looking for both source and authenticity: The story is about a Muslim man (It ...
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Can anyone find the reference for Hazrat Ali r.a saying?

Saying is like whoever advice a person publicly has pushed him towards evil even more and whoever advice a person alone, pushed him towards good.
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What is the evidence for jumuah Imams to recite (16:90) before starting the prayer

In verse (16:90) Allah says: Indeed, Allah orders justice and good conduct and giving to relatives and forbids immorality and bad conduct and oppression. He admonishes you that perhaps you will be ...
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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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The experience of faith

In a recent lecture, Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi mentioned (slightly paraphrasing) "Our scholars of the past said, if these rich people committing these sins had known the sweetness and the piece we feel, ...
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Can a person see himself being taken into the grave?

I got a WhatsApp message about what a person sees during death and it was written there that a dead man does not realize that he is dead initially. He feels himself dreaming of death, he sees himself ...
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Cannot find hadith reference

I read online: "The Prophet peace be upon him also said: "Give charity without delay, for it stands in the way of calamity." - Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 589 However, when I go to https://sunnah.com/...