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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Is laughing too loud evil?

I read somewhere that you need to be careful of your laugh because when you laugh too loud shaytan laugh with you. Is it true?
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Namrud and Prophet Ibrahim (A.S)

Please give me reference of this A portent in the stars tells Nimrod and his astrologers of the impending birth of Abraham, who would put an end to idolatry. Nimrod therefore orders the killing of all ...
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Did earlier prophets also travel on buraq?

Anas (ra) relates that the Prophet (saw) said, “I was brought the Buraq, a tall white beast, bigger than a donkey, smaller than a mule. It could place his hooves at the farthest boundary of his gaze. ...
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What is the authenticity of the hadith about Assufyani?

The hadith is in Al-Hakim, and Mustadrak, by Ali may Allah be pleased with him. It basically says that the sufyani will be descendant of Khalid bin Yazid bin Abi Sfyan, he will emerge in Damascus, and ...
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Which tradition states that Surah An-Nasr was revealed in Makkah?

I was reading The Meaning of The Glorious Qu'ran and it said: Though ascribed always to Al-Madinah, tradition says that it was actually revealed in Makkah during the days the Prophet spent there when ...
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Jews believing in Jesus after his second coming

According to this wikipedia article, all People of the Book will believe in Jesus (pbuh) and thus become Muslims. Eventually, Jesus will slay the Antichrist Dajjal, and then everyone from the ...
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Is it a sin to setup a ring tune to caller tune on a incoming calls

I want to ask a question to an Islamic Scholar. Please define us, is it a sin to set a ring tune as an incoming calls tune?
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What is the appearance of humans in Jannah (Paradise)?

I heard in a bayan that the age of men in jannah will be 33 and women will be 18 and their height will be nearly 60 feet. What wil be the appearance of people in paradise? Please, post some ...
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In which source does Imam Mahdi say "Kitab Al-Kafi is enough for our Shia"?

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin. Was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Sayyidina wa Azimina, Wa Habibi Qulubina wa Shafii Nufusina, Abul Qasim Muhammad. Wa 'ala Ahli Bayti tayyibina ...
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Evidence for 'every spot where we do sajdah will testify for us on the Day of Judgment'

I have heard this colloquially but I would like to be pointed to a reference in the Hadith for the notion that "every spot that we do Sajdah at on this Earth, will testify for us on the Day of ...
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Did the prophet say this regarding fasting in the day of Ashura?

I have heard that when the prophet met the people of the book, he asked them why they were fasting in the day of Ashura. They replied that it was a good day. The prophet then said he would fast that ...
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What is the source of the hadith that the Prophet ﷺ shall be an opponent to one who harms non-muslim citizens?

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said: “Whoever harms a non-Muslim citizen, I will be his enemy on the Day of Resurrection.” I just want to ask what is the source of this hadith Bukhari , muslim or something ...
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Where can I find authentic hadiths / written works about the Battle of Jemal?

I don’t know which books contain authentic information about the Battle of Jemal , with chains. please help thanks 😊 What I mean by authentic is sahih by the standards of Hadith.
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Is there any Islamic basis for giving food 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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What is the source and meaning of this Ibn Taymiyyah quote used by ISIS/Daesh?

I came across a video[1] of the burning of a Jordanian pilot by ISIS, and at the end of it, it quotes the statement: " فإن كان في التمثيل الشائع لهم دعاء إلى الإيمان وحرز لهم عن العدوان؛ فإنه هنا ...
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Did the Prophet wrestle with his friends in the masjid (as practice)?

Salam, A while back I heard that the Prophet used to wrestle in the mosque with his friends when they would see each other but not like wwe or actual punching but more like grappling and throwing to ...
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Importance of praying witr before fajr

I recently stumbled upon an article on facebook saying It is sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to pray 2 witr before 2 fard in Fajr. That ha set in me so strong that I started praying but now I ...
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What are the islamic sources that relate about India or Hinduism?

Surely the thousands of Nabi's and Rassul's that appeared before Muhammad (saws) were not preaching the exact same precepts as Islam, at least because they were sent to totally different people. Of ...
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Is there a narration about the following story related to the Day of Judgement?

It goes along the lines of what is mentioned in a lecture and on the internet, which is not the Hadith mentioned in Sahih Muslim (190a), but is still somehow similar to this following narration (if it ...
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Is there a hadith instructing Fatima to look after household affairs?

If I'm not mistaken, Nabi SAW did say to Ali RA to look after the external affairs and Fatima RA to look after the household affairs. Am I right? If this was not said to them, to whom was this said? ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad PBUH heal Salama ibn Akwa's leg wound when he breathed upon it? I’ve heard of this story during the battle of Khayber

This happened during the same battle Ali eyes were cured the only problem is I can’t find the hadith where prophet Muhammad pbuh healed Salama ibn Akwa's leg wound when he breathed upon it.
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Is it permissible to make shabih(replica) of taboot (bier), zari and a'lam(Islamic flag)?

Shias (mostly in South-Asian countries) make replicas of taboot (biet), zari, zuljana and a'lam (Islamic flag) during Muharram processions. From where has this practice started and is it allowed in ...
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Hadith about dua before eating

I heard that the dua before starting to eat is "بسم الله وعلى بركة الله" " bismillahi wa'alaa barakatillah " In which hadith the above dua exists? do we say it 1 time or 3 times?
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Question about ghusl

I made ghusl after a wet dream with the intent of uplifting the major and minor impurity is it enough of an intention. If someone could help me?
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Can someone help me find this quote in Arabic?

Quote from Al-Shahrastani [Milal p. 67, II. 2-3], as mentioned by Harry Wolfson in his work The Philosophy of the Kalam The assumption of an attribute which can be described neither by existence nor ...
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Did Qurtubi really say “if a muslim meets a kafir with no covenant, it is permissible for him to kill him”?

I was reading an ISIL magazine, and it quoted Al Qurtubi. Al Qurtubi said: “If a Muslim meets a kafir who has no covenant, it is permissible for him to kill him” Rumiyah Issue 1 | pg36 did Qurtubi ...
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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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What is the context of this quote of imam Malik on dividing the Moshaf in different parts?

In an article about Mushafs on quranic devices and the connected rulings I found the following statement: In the following I'll be translating from Arabic language as these translations are of my own ...
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Giving gifts while unemployed

Since Pandemic I had not found work and now I am visiting my home country with my children first time. There is a tradition of giving chocolates, gifts and clothes. Buying all things for everyone put ...
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Is it true that if you read the last three ayat if surah hashr and die on that day you will become a martyr?

I read that if someone reads the last three ayat of surah hashr in the morning and dies during the day, he will become a martyr. And if someone reads it in the night and dies he will become a martyr. ...
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is the both dua authentic or one of them is authentic?

Dua 1 is https://sunnah.com/bukhari:6369 حَدَّثَنَا خَالِدُ بْنُ مَخْلَدٍ، حَدَّثَنَا سُلَيْمَانُ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي عَمْرُو بْنُ أَبِي عَمْرٍو، قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَنَسًا، قَالَ كَانَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله ...
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Did the Prophet say letting scholars decide what is lawful and unlawful is taking other Gods beside Allah?

Maududi commented: According to a Tradition, when Hadrat `Adi bin Hatim, who was formerly a Christian, came to the Holy Prophet with the intention of understanding Islam, he asked several questions ...
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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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Does hell consist of 7 levels?

In this website the author of the article claims: Hell consists of seven levels. The torment inflicted in each level is severer than the torment inflicted in the level above it. (Faraid-ul-Fawaid) ...
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Who were sentenced to death during the conquest of Mecca?

We know that despite declaring a general indemnity, a few individuals of the Mecca were sentenced to death by the Prophet, even if they were found under the veil of Kaba. My question is: The source ...
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Why eating cheese (alone) will be the cause of some diseases? (According to Shia hadiths)

As far as I know, there are several traditions from Shia that mention regarding the harms of eating cheese (lonely), since seemingly it is remarked that you'd better eat the cheese with walnut. I ...
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What is the undotted sermon of Imam Ali (a.s.)?

There is an undotted sermon which is attributed to Imam Ali (a.s.). It is said that this is without any dot. Is it right? If so, can you present its text?
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Did imam Maalik really say: “No one was born in Islam more harmful than AbuHanifa."?

Somebody on twitter quoted this and said it is found in [ Tarikh Baghdad - Khatib ] But I couldn’t find it because I can’t read arabic also is the quote authentically narrated from Maalik? thanks
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Is this form of dhikr/duaa correct?

Salam, I’m not too sure what this would come under so I’ve assumed and put dhikr. It’s the duaa that you read after Maghrib and Fajr. ‘Allahumma Ajirnee Minannarr’ As a kid I was taught to read it 7 ...
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Burial of an infalliable

It is said that only an infallible can bury another infallible, like Ali(as) did Prophet Mohammad(saww)(Death and Burial ) and Fatima(as)(Death). What's the source of this law? And why is it so?
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Reading zikr after salah

Salam, I read a post on Instagram saying that if you read the zikr (subhanallah, alhamdulillah, allahuakbar) 10 times for each phrase after each salah it’s an easy way to gain reward. Another post I ...
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Is there any evidence in Qur'an or Hadith which states that there were 124,000 Prophets/Messengers of Islam?

Almost all scholars say there were 124,000 prophets sent by Allah. Where does this number come from and what is the evidence to support it?
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What is the hadith regarding minor signs of Qyamah by Ibn Masud?

I came by a video which tells about a hadith where Ibn Masud asks the prophet (phub) about the signs of Qyamah and then our Prophet (pbuh) states many signs. I found it very amazing. But I couldn't ...
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Is there a Hadith which says “Whoever insults a prophet, kill him”?

I can’t remember it clearly so my wording may be inaccurate. I recall it being attributed to the musannaf Ibn Abi shaybah, but I could be wrong about that as well. sorry, I know this isn’t much to go ...
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Reference for Hadith?

i would like to find a hadith i cannot find. It goes like A man comes to the prophet (ﷺ) and he says he would accept Islam however he won't do a certain part of the Salah ( He won't do Sujud/Do Ruku?) ...
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Did ibn hazm say its permissible to kill blind and crippled men in war?

I was sent this quote by a friend: It is permissible to kill anyone other than those we mentioned above of the Polytheists, both the combatant and noncombatant, the businessman and employee, the ...
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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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Did the Prophet used to have Guards until 5:67 was revealed?

Mahalli&Suyuti commented on 5:67 ‘God will protect you from people, who may try to kill you.’ The Prophet used to have guards up until this was revealed, then he said, ‘Depart, for God protects ...
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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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Source and meaning 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 ...

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