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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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Which source says the Prophet left behind the Quran and Sunnah in his last sermon?

I have read that in his last sermon, Muhammad (PBUH) mentioned the Quran and Sunnah. I leave behind me two things, the Qur'an and my example, the Sunnah and if you follow these you will never ...
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Was the body of Prophet Muhammad SAW decomposing?

According to one Hadith : The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “Verily, Allah has forbidden the Earth to consume the bodies of the Prophets.” (Sunan Abî Dâwûd (1047), Sunan al-Nasâ’î (1374), and ...
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What is the concept of sects in Islam?

I have heard majority of people say that there were no sects in the era of Hazrat Muhammad(PBUH). Then, how and why did the sects in Islam came into being?
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Origin and authenticity of this hadith?

“Feed the hungry and visit a sick person, and free the slave, if he be unjustly confined. Assist any person oppressed, whether Muslim or non-Muslim.” ― Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) There are two ...
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Is the 73-sects hadith authentic?

I have heard there is a hadith about 73 sects from Ibn Majah. I want to know the authenticity of this hadeeth. Please give me some reasons to prove this hadeeth as sahih.
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What is the source for the six kalimas?

This question is about the "Six Kalimas". I recently attended the marriage ceremony of a friend, where the Imam or Khatib was of South-Asian origin. At the very start of the ceremony he asked the ...
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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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Does grave sand eating gives sense of calm?

Today I was with my wife at her mother grave, as it’s been less than a week my wife cries a lot but while we were at her mother grave and crying, her neighbor told her to eat the sand/clay from the ...
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Fish not Permissible - “Kanta” (Shia view)

I have a Shi'a co-worker. Recently, our team planned a team lunch, and he mentioned that he doesn't eat fish, because of something called "kanta" (in Urdu). He said it's due to certain communities/...
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Where can I find the tafsir of Avicenna?

Corbin, in his History of Islamic Philosophy quotes from the Tafsir of Avicenna, on Surah 113: I seek refuge in the Lord of Day break (verse 1). Avicenna writes: This means: I seek refuge ...
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Which Dua is know as Mustadafeen/Mustazafeen?

I've looked around to try to find some posts on this but none that address my specific question (that I could find). I want to know which Dua is known as Mustadafeen or Mustazafeen according to Hadith ...
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What is the reference for the hadith الله الله في أصحابي?

What is the reference and full wording of hadith which praises Sahaaba (May Allah be pleased with all of them) whose wording is approximately sounds like this الله الله في أصحابي
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What is the reference of the Hadith about the leader and army who will conquer Constantinople?

What is the reference of Hadith which approximately means that a blessed leader and blessed army will conquer Istanbul
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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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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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Did ALLAH (SWT) asked us before sending us to earth?

I heard from someone that ALLAH(SWT) created us and then took some oath and sent us on earth. I don't know how authentic it is as I do not have any reference. Can someone shed some light on this?
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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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Where is the Quranic verse of 5 suckling?

Sahih Muslim Book 008, Hadith Number 3421 Chapter: One suckling or two do not make marriage unlawful. 'Aisha (Allah be pleased with, her) reported that it had been revealed in the Holy Qur'an ...
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What is the source of the following hadith which says good relations are better than fasting and prayer?

In the internet the following hadith is quite widespread Do you know what is better than charity and fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations between people, as quarrels and bad ...
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Is it true that the Prophet (SAWW) said no one hates Ali (a.s.) unless hypocrite?

Is it authentic that the Prophet (SAWW) said no one loves Ali (a.s.) unless believer and no one hates him unless hypocrite? If yes then what is the reason of this? And is this said about any other ...
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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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How should we understand the connection between the Prophet and the poem of Tarafa and what is the authenticity of the narration if there is any?

In the known mu'allaqa of Tarafa the poet -whom in my opinion used many words of wisdom which seem to go along with many teachings of Islam- said/wrote the verse saying: ستُبْدي لكَ الأيامُ ما كنتَ ...
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What is the authenticity of this statement by Umar, “There is no Islam except with jama’ah”

I found the following saying of Umar RA , is this authentic and is it applicable even today? : “There is no Islam except with jama’ah, and no jama’ah except with imarah (leadership), and no ...
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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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When asked “what's the ruling on a Muslim that doesn't pray” did Sheikh Mohammed al-Ghazali reply “the ruling is YOU invite him to the masjid”?

This was recently posted on /r/Islam on Reddit: Question: "What's the ruling on a Muslim that doesn't pray?" Answer: "The ruling is YOU invite him to the masjid!" ~Shk. Muhammad alGhazali (d. 1996) ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Does Sahih Muslim contain a hadith to the effect of “has Allah not rendered for you the isha prayer in congregation equal to hajj”?

In answering Is there an Alternative to hajj, I stumbled upon this hadith quoted repeatedly: O Messenger of Allah, the wealthy people will have higher grades and will have permanent enjoyment and ...
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Why is it recommended to perform wudu' when one is angry?

I often hear statements like: "Anger is from Satan" And that one should perform wudu' to calm down from anger. I'd like to learn more about this practice therefore here my questions: Does this ...
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What is Sahih al-Jami`?

A relative mailed me this du'a after my mother passed away last week. Whoever is stricken with sadness, grief, sickness or hardship and says: "Allahu Rabbi, la sharika lah" (Allah is my Lord, ...
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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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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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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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Looking for a full (chain) source for a narration in tafsir al-Kashaf

Imam az-Zamakhshari in his tafsir al-Kashaf quoted a hadith (I've never heard before and couldn't find neither source nor full chain for) I also found quoted the same way in tafsir al-Baydawi (as far ...
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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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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 about noises and questions during sermon?

I remember that there was some verse or hadith that said something about those people who used to make noises and silly questions and used to make fun out of that when the Last Prophet S.A.W.W used to ...
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Is it okay to pray the Taraweeh prayers at home? [duplicate]

This question is about the taraweeh prayers during Ramadan. My question is not about 8 or 20 rak'ahs; rather I wanted to know if it is ok to pray taraweeh prayers at home. Is it ok if I pray the ...
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Hadith of Abu Lahab's Punishment Lightened on Mondays

Some people claim that Abu Lahab's punishment in Hellfire will be lightened. This is an exact statement which I found online while reading tafseer of Surah Lahab (Surah Masad): The hadith of Abu ...
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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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Source of this story of a Jewish woman and the prophet?

There is a very popular story that narrates like this It goes that a Jewish woman in Mecca who would throw garbage on the doorstep of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) in defiance ...