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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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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Halloween Restrictions?

Salam, I have been looking into Halloween and found out that it's haram to celebrate it which makes perfect sense. However I have a few questions regrading its restrictions: 1) If my friend gives me ...
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What is the source of the narration of Uthman ibn Affan letting his slave tweak his ear in retaliation, and is it authentic?

روى أن عثمان بن عفان رضي الله عنه دَعَك أُذُن عَبْدٍ له على ذنب فعله ، ثم قال له بعد ذلك : تقدم واقرص أذني ، فامتنع العبد فألح عليه ، فبدأ يقرص بخفة ، فقال له : اقرص جيداً ، فإني لا أتحمل عذاب يوم ...
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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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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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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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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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What is behind the statement “Where it not 'Iyad the Maghrib would be unknown”?

There's a famous quote around al-Qadi 'Iyad القاضي عياض بن موسى, which is often mentioned: لولا عياض لما عُرف المغرب or لولا عياض ما عرف المغرب Which one may translate: Where it not 'Iyad the ...
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What is the source of “Shami and Egyptian fight each other… and a man… with small black banners… will hand over the rule to the Mahdi”?

I am seeing the following hadith being quoted at many places (e.g. ShiaChat, TurnToIslam) but I cant find the reference book for this: "When a man rules over ash-Sham, and another over Egypt, and ...
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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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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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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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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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Hadith: Humans who became shaitan

More than once I remember hearing a hadith that humans who follow Satan (those who commit all kinds of evil deeds intentionally) are actually worse than (more harmful to humans) than the Satan himself....
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Hadith on wanting to be thrown in Hell

In various talks I have heard that: for the disbelievers the Day of Judgment will be so harsh and so long that some will say "O Allah! Just throw us in Hell and let us get over this day." Is this in ...
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What is the origin of the supplication: “O Allah, light my heart with knowledge”?

There is a du'a' (supplication) that says: اللهم نور بالعلم قلبي، وافتح بطاعتك بدني، وخلص من الفتن سري، وقني شر وساوس الشيطان، واجرني منه يا رحمن، حتى لا يكون له علي سلطان وقل ربي زدنى علما ...
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Does the Qur'an contain an ayah about passing on knowledge being like a seed to be planted?

Some time ago, I heard a quote that someone said came from the Qur'an. I have not been able to find it, and I would like to know if it is a real quote. It went something like this: "If a person gains ...
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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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Does the hadith describing “benevolent love towards people” exist?

Does this hadith exist? What is its source? The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) taught us that the best deed after believing there is no deity worthy of worship except God is "benevolent love ...
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Was Jesus lifted up in sprit or whole as a person

Today watching "Jesus of Nazareth" we were discussing about how Jesus was saved by Allah. There is a contradiction about how Allah saved Jesus. Some believe his spirit was lifted into heaven while the ...
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Whom did the Prophet divorce?

In the tafsir of ibn 'Ashur (التحرير والتنوير) of verse 33:6 I found a quote saying that our Prophet divorced a woman from Kindah before consuming the marriage. My question is did he divorce any ...
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What sources identify Si'la, a jinn appearing in shape of a women, and Arwah, spirits which can be seen by children?

Wikipedia claims that there is a Jinn called Si'la. Si'la, a jinn appearing in shape of a women, who seduces men and tries to capture them and making them dancing. And Wiki also claim that there ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Are there any Shia sources that report this event?

Are there any Shia sources that report the event mentioned in the following hadith? Narrated Anas: While the Prophet (ﷺ) was delivering a sermon on a Friday, a man stood up and said, "O ...
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Hazrat Abu Bakr altercation with Hazrat Aisha?

Is this narration authentic? "Once there was an altercation between the Prophet and Hazrat Ayesha when they found Hazrat Abu Bakr as judge. Hazrat Ayesha said to the Prophet: You speak but don’t ...
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Hanging kaaba and other holy places or dua pictures

I know the fact that pictures are not allowed in islam, also that in islam you cannot draw pictures. But i lack wisdom on subject of people hanging kaaba, madina or kalma pictures in home. Some people ...
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Text of the condolence which is given to Muhammad(saww) on the Day of Ashura?

There is this text in religious books which has words of condolence for Muhammad(saww) upon the death of his grandson on the Day of Ashura. It's surely not the Ziyárat of Ta`ziyah (Condolences). It's ...
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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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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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Concept of Giant in Islam?

What I was told that Hazrat Adam (A.S) was very big (90 feet long) and about many other thing ,like the people of Hazrat Nuh(A.S) and Hazrat Luh(A.S) was also very big. Now my question what is ...