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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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Are Muslim men allowed to take “sex slaves?”

According to TheReligionofPeace.com: The Quran also gives devout Muslim men license to capture women and use them as sex slaves, lest four wives prove insufficient. The same site also makes the ...
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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 source of this Hadith from Imam Sadeq (a.s.) ? “looking at non-Mahram is a poison arrow from Satan's arrows”

previously, I had heard a tradition from Imam Sadeq(Sadiq) (a.s.) regarding looking at non-mahrams that: «النّظرة سهمٌ من سهام إبلیس مسمومٌ من ترکها للّه لا لغیره أعقبه اللّه إیماناً یجد طعمه» ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) recite Darood-e-Ibrahim during the salah?

Did Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) recited Darood-e-Ibrahim in salah? Is there any authentic reference stating that Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) recited Darood in salah?
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Did Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) ever contract temporary marriage (Mut'ah)?

I heard from an Ahmadi (sect) person that once the prophet went to a village. His followers told him there is a really pretty woman who lives here. The prophet contracted Mut'ah marriage with her for ...
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What is the source of this hadith regarding angels and the language of the Qur'an?

This post makes allusion to a particular hadith, and I recall having read something similar elsewhere. However, I have no clue what the actual source is, or if it is even a hadith of the prophet at ...
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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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Why is “Assalatu Khairum Minan Naum” only said in the fajr/morning azan/call for prayer?

Why is Assalatu Khairum Minan Naum i.e. prayer is better than sleep Only said in the fajr azan and not any of the other four azans? As a person could be sleeping during those azans as well. ...
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Does the saying “If you cannot prevent an oppression, at least announce it to everyone?” belong to Hazrat Ali (R.A.)?

I am seeing this saying quoted quite often nowadays, that is attributed to Hazrat Ali (R.A.) If you cannot prevent an oppression, at least announce it to everyone? Does this saying really belong ...
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Where did this Hadith come from?

There is a hadith I heard that said: Whoever listens to music, molten rock will be poured into his ears on Youmul Qyamah. Where is this Hadith recorded? and what is it's authenticity? Oh, and I also ...
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What is the authentic hadith about reciting 1000 ayats of Qur'an in Qiyaam?

Recently, I heard the imam of a masjid say that they're planning to plow through 1000 ayaat of Qur'an during a certain night of laylatu-al-qadar because of a hadith that specifically mentions reciting ...
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Red color clothes for men in Islam

I heard in a bayan that Red colour clothes are only permitted for women and not for men in Islam. Is it correct? If yes, I need hadith source for this. What about Pink, Rose, light and dark ...
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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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Reference of hadith in Musnad Ahmed which states the wearing taweez/amulet is shirk?

What is the complete reference including volume and hadith number for hadith that states wearing amulet is shirk in Musnad Ahmed? From Wikipedia: "An amulet is an object whose most important ...
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What is the story of returning Jiziah (tax) to non-Muslims when Muslims were unable to defend them?

Sometime, somewhere I heard a story something like this from context: In one Muslim country when leaders were realized that they is going to be defeated by enemy, they started returning ...
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Did prophet SAWW predict the death of Ammar?

It is said that prophet SAWW predicted about Ammar a.s. that the cruel group will kill him and the final thing he drinks will be milk. Is there any authentic hadith about this prediction?
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How old will we be on the Day of Judgment?

How old will be on the Day of Judgment? Will we be of the same age as when we died, or some other? A few years back I had heard that girls will be aged 14 and boys will be slightly older than that. ...
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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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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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Is the hadith “true scholars are those who speak… the truth against tyrant rulers” sahih?

While reading a Turkish text, I saw an unreferenced hadith, which can be translated to English like this: True scholars are those who speak the right and the truth against tyrant rulers without ...
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Does Asharite atomism affirm that space & time must necessarily be atomic?

I've read (probably in wikipedia but can't track down the reference now) that the Asharite strand in Islamic theology couldn't accept that substance necessarily exists pre-eternally as the Quoran ...
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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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Is this a authentic hadith, “Seek Knowledge even if you have to travel to China”?

The above hadith is often quoted to emphasis gaining of knowledge other than Islamic knowledge because at that time, China did not have Islam but the hadith says so. I have heard this may not be ...
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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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What was the hadith about destroying Quranic verses?

I had heard at few bayaans/lecture that one of the qayamat signs is that the people will destroy Quran with their hands. This was explained further as the sms people sent with the Quranic verses, ...
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What to do when Mushaf is dropped or comes in contact with someones feet?

From what I have observed from childhood, when a Mushaf of the Holy Qur'an accidentally comes in contact with someone's feet or when it falls down, people usually pick the Qur'an/Mushaf up, touch it ...
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What is the source and health of the priest-worship hadith?

I have often seen the hadith in question used in explanation of Quran 9:31. 9:31 They have taken their scholars and monks as lords besides Allah , and [also] the Messiah, the son of Mary. And they ...
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Is this hadith regarding the wealth muslims are allowed to collect sahih?

In tafseer ibn kathir, comments on following ayah includes an hadith which I would like to verify. Sahih International O you who have believed, indeed many of the scholars and the monks ...
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Agreement between a non-Islamic State with an Islamic state?

I understand that a non-Islamic state could come to a agreement with a Islamic state near to it. It's in Quran as I heard. So could somebody please explain more about it. What are the conditions that ...
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What is the Authenticity of the story of the man who came to Umar complaining about his son?

The story's translation is quite long, so I have provided it below. My question is not about the general authenticity of what the Story contains, rather I would like to know whether this story has a ...
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What is the punishment for homosexuals?

I read in a book about the big sins (الكبائر) at one of the (local) masajids. In the book it said that one should destroy the homosexuals by standing at a high place and throwing rocks on them, for ...
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Is the hadees in regards city population exceeding its limit authenticate?

I am a Civil Engineering student and I read somewhere in my Urban Planning course that there is a hadees that "When the population of a city exceeds beyond a limit,then new city should be created, ...
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Is it true that all the infallibles are destined to receive martyrdom?

It is a commonly held belief (observed from the words of imams (sermons)/speakers of religious gatherings), that all the fourteen infallibles are destined to receive martyrdom. Is that true? If yes, ...
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How to see the prophet (May Allah's blessings and peace be upon Him)?

The Prophet (May Allah's blessings and peace be upon Him): مَنْ رَآنِي فِي الْمَنَامِ فَقَدْ رَآنِي فَإِنَّ الشَّيْطَانَ لا يَتَمَثَّلُ بِي The one that has seen me in one's dream, has ...
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Does eating camel's meat break the wudu?

In my area, camel's meat is rare. But at the day of Eid, the camel's meat will be imported and I'll be served with that Insha Allah. I heard a friend saying that eating camel's meat will break wudu. ...
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Is there a source for “Whoever says I don't know has given a fatwa”?

I often hear the following quote (or similar quotes): من قال لا أدري فقد أفتى Whoever says I don't know has given a fatwa (opinion) -My own translation- I'd like to know whether this ...
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What is the source of “You wish for one thing whilst I wish for another…”? Is it a hadith?

Please somebody give me a proper, full reference (volume number, book number, hadith number) for this hadith: O son of Adam! You wish for one thing whilst I wish for another, Ultimately only that ...
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Where exactly does the Quran or Hadith say that picture making is a sin?

A brother said that he wants me to show him an exact statement from the Quran or Hadith that stated picture making is a sin, inshaa Allah. Until then, he said he will not believe that it is a sin. Is ...
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Who keeps the gates of Heaven?

In Christian tradition (and popular culture), the role of keeper of the Pearly Gates is often taken by Simon Peter, one of the companions of Jesus who was reportedly given "the keys of the kingdom of ...
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I am looking for a hadith regarding periods and pregnancy pain

On Wikipedia, there is a quote without a citation: But in the Hadith, it is mentioned that women will suffer from periods and will bear pregnancy pain. is there such a Hadith?
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To what extent is premarital love permissible? [closed]

It is known that love before marriages are not at allowed. But can we please have Hadith or reference from Quran which clarifies the extent to which premarital love is permissible.? Do we have any ...
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What hadith mentions sacrifice on or during the three days of Nahr?

I'm looking for a hadith which the khatheeb mentioned today. He mentioned that the hadith permits us to sacrifice for Dhul-Hijjah on Eid, or any of the three days following 'Eid. (For example, if Eid ...
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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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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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Verification of hadith

When you stand and pray and say” Allahu Akbar” Allah stands before you and the minute your mind goes wandering on silly things in life. Allah turns his face away from you and says (is there something ...
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What is Salat Al Abhar صلاة العبهر?

I have read of this salat online but I can not find a Hadith that mentions it. What or is there any Hadith mentioning this salat, and what is the authenticity of the Hadith? Is this salat a Bid'ah?
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Which ahadith relate to the last sermon of the Prophet and leaving behind the sunnah?

Just after delivering the last sermon, a companion asked a question from the Prophet (SAW) that if we could not understand from Al-Quran, "He SAW replied that you have my sunnah". I am searching ...
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Are there any schools of thought which consider the science of Fiqh to be Bidah?

We see that today an Islamic ruling is derived using a set of guidelines and scientific process. Each of the four schools may have different rules to derive a ruling , so can this intricate process ...
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Is there an authentic source for the hadith where the Prophet and Ali ibn Abi Talib joke about eating dates?

On another page, where the question asks if the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) used humour in his daily life, one user gave a very nice answer, but I wanted to clarify something: The date incident that has ...
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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 ...