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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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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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Is the following narration is authentic?

Is the following narration is true or have any authentic reference obtained from book Bihaar al-Anwaar by Rawaafidh Shee’ah: “When the slaves of Allah do Sajdah-ul-Shukr, Allah opens the hijaab ...
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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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Hadits limiting the unnecessary movements in salah to three times

Is there a hadith stating that making more than three movements in salah outside of what is required then your salah becomes invalid? (like scratching when you itch, stretching etc) How reliable is ...
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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/...
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Is the Hadith about the ink of the scholar being holier than the blood of the martyr authentic?

The ink of the scholar is holier than the blood of the martyr. Is this hadith authentic?? I learn it's from jami al sagheer
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Sahabi who got sick after reading a surah

There was a sahabi who got very ill after he read a Surah I want to know the name of the Sahabi the name of the Surah too I don’t intent to do anything wrong it’s just a quiz I was asked I wonder what ...
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Looking for a statement attributed to 'Omar ibn al-Khattab about how to really know a person

I've at least once heard from Sheikh 'Omar 'Abdulkafi a story he attributed to 'Omar ibn al-Khattab. As it is long ago I've already forgotten the details, but I hopefully can provide enough ...
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Source for a story about Muhammad's follower who felt Muhammad was too lenient with his wives?

I remember reading a story about Muhammad in which one of his followers felt that Muhammad was too indulgent with his wives, or too kind, or didn't require the proper formal respect from them. So this ...
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Angels Visiting Prophet Abraham on the Way to Prophet Lot

During a most enjoyable speech about the story of Angel Gabriel (YouTube link), Omar Suleiman talks about the three angels visiting Prophet Abraham on their way to annihilate the people of Prophet Lot....
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Is this saying about four things supporting the world an authentic hadith?

Is the following a quote from authentic hadith by Prophet Mohamed: Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the ...
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Which Sunni scholars state that “using technology to propagate the faith of Islam” is a good innovation?

My question relates to item 1. in this Wikipedia snippet about bidah (religious innovation): Sunni Muslim scholars have divided bid‘ah in worldly matters into two types: Good innovations ...
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Is there any Islamic reasoning behind giving 'shinni' when someone completes recitation of the Qu'ran or when someone dies?

In Bengali culture, it is accustomed to give 'Shinni' (any food) to friends and family when one finishes recitation of whole Qur'an or when someone dies. Is there any Islamic reasoning behind this or ...
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Poor sahaba giving few dates as charity in Tabuk Expedition

An online video was talking about the virtue of charity, adding that for Allah what matters is not quantity but sincerity, and the percentage one gave away from he owns. And told the story of a sahaba ...
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What is the source of the hadith which says Allah will reward your unspeakable thoughts?

In this short video Omar Suleiman talks about a hadith, where the sahaba told the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) that from time to time these unspeakable thoughts occur in their minds. And ...
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What is the authenticity of the hadith “do not make your stomach a graveyard of animals”?

In my answer to How often should we eat meat?, I quote two ahadith which I'm unsure about their reliability. The first is Hazrat Ali Ibn Abi Talib, the cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad, ...
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What is the authenticity of the hadith “if you eat meat for 40 days, those qualities will come within you”?

In my answer to How often should we eat meat?, I quote two ahadith which I'm unsure about their reliability. The second is “At one time the Rasul of Allah said to his cousin ‘Ali, ‘O ‘Ali, you ...
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Is there a hadith to the effect of “if a Muslim prays but will not stop committing sins… his prayers have no effect”?

When I was a child, I had heard a hadith the meaning of which was as follows: Prayers keeps one away from sinning. If a muslim performs his prayers but will not stop committing sins or habitual ...