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 there a hadith “whoever shoots at a living creature for sport is cursed” and is it authentic?

Wikipedia references a hadith from page 874 of Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature by Bron Taylor (Google Books) which writes: He opposed recreational hunting, saying that "whoever shoots at a ...
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Is there any backup for this statement about the virtue of Ramadan?

Often at the end of the month sha'aban or during Ramadan in speeches the Imams use this statement to show the importance or virtue of the month of Ramadan saying: هو شهر أولـــــه رحمـــــة وأوسطـه ...
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Is there an authentic hadith where a woman is forbidden from leaving the house while her father dies, but they're forgiven for her obedience?

From ImamReza.net we have the following hadith (listed as by Hojjat al-Islam Shaykh Husain Ansariyan): Imam Sadiq said: One of the men from the Helpers (Ansar) went on a trip and ordered his wife ...
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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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Is there an authentic hadith to the effect of “If Fatima suffers, I also suffer. Don't you ever marry anyone but Fatima”?

M. Arnez, Empowering women through Islam: Fatayat NU between tradition and change, J. Islamic Studies, 2010 (doi), p. 83 describes how Siti Musdah Mulia, an Indonesian women's rights activist, uses ...
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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 hadith describing people of paradise with white complexion and curly hair?

According to this website, it mentions the hadith describing people of paradise (curly hair and white) and I was wondering, what does it say about it in this page? Sorry, should've been more specific.
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What is the authenticity of the hadith about Ja'far's tanned damsel in Paradise?

دخلتُ الجنةَ، فإذا جاريةٍ أدماءَ، لعساءَ، فقلتُ : ما هذهِ يا جبريلُ ؟ فقال : إن الله تعالى عرفَ شهوةَ جعفرِ بنِ أبي طالبٍ للأَدِمَ اللَّعِسَ، فخَلَقَ لهُ هذِهِ Narrated by Abdullah ibn Ja'far ...
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Is the hadith “He who loves kafirs, he shall be resurrected with them” authentic?

Is this hadith authentic? من هوي الكفرة حشر معهم ولا ينفعه عمله شيئاً كنز العمال , مؤسسة الرساله, بيروت He who loves [i.e., bears affinities to / is infatuated by / is fond of / admires ...
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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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Did U'mar Bin Khittab lose both arms in battle? [closed]

Please confirm this hadith I read where Sahaba Umar Bin Al Khittab lost both arms in some battle. Not sure which.
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Is it true that the Prophet Muhammad foretold the birth of Malik ibn Anas?

From Wikipedia: According to classical Sunni tradition, the Prophet Muhammad foretold the birth of Malik, saying: "Very soon will people beat the flanks of camels in search of knowledge and ...
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Is there any hadith about reciting dua which involves the Dajjal?

Today at prayer I heard the person next to me recite some sort of dua about the Dajjal and the grave in the last tashahud before tasleem. Is there any hadith of the prophet reciting a dua like this?
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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 of the following narration about pilgrimage during the last hour?

According to islam.org.hk: Another among the signs of the End Times is that the pilgrimage will be made for the sake of travel, business, ostentation or begging. Such a time will come when ...
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Kissing thumbs on listening the name of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

I have seen many people kissing their thumbs and then putting them on their eyes on listening the name of prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). I want to ask that is there any proof of this act from ...
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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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What precisely does the “fallacious” fatwa of Muhammad 'Abduh regarding business transactions involving interest say?

From The Evolution of Fiqh (Islamic Law & The Madhhabs) by Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips (pdf), pages 119-120: Muhammad 'Abduh (1849-1905 CE) ... made a Fatwaa allowing Muslims to be involved in ...
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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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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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Reference of a hadith about the night prayer of The Prophet pbuh

I needed the reference of a hadith to complete this answer. Many of us have heard of a well-known hadith where the tahajjud salah of our beloved Prophet PBUH was described by a sahaba, where he ...
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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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Can someone tell me where “Women are not created weaker but more generous than men” is in Bukhari or Muslim?

Many people tell me that Bukhari and Muslim "agree" with this quote that Imam Ahmad states but I don't know if that means it is in their sahih or not. Can someone clarify? Women are not created ...
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Does a hadith “believers who show the most perfect Faith are those who have the best behaviour” exist?

The following image quotes a hadith about marriage. Is it an exact quote or rephrasing of another hadith? I found another hadith with similar wording but not the exact quote: Abu Hurairah (May ...
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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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What is the complete reference for Musnad Ahmed Hadith 22978, and any other occurrences?

O people, your Lord is one and your father Adam is one. There is no virtue of an Arab over a foreigner nor a foreigner over an Arab, and neither white skin over black skin nor black skin over ...
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Did Umar (RA) say, “A man should be like a child with his wives …”?

I found the following quote which is attributed to Umar RA: "A man should be like a child with his wives, but if they need him, he should act like a man." Did he say this? If he did, the what is ...
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Hadith about possessing too many blankets (or bedsheets?)

Recollecting from very long ago. I remember hearing in a Jumua some Hadith about having too many possessions. It went something like "In a house there should be at most three blankets (or was it ...
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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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Authenticity of a hadith saying reciting subhanallah, alhamdulillah, Allah Akbar ten times per salat will result in Dua being accepted?

I recall reading a hadith somewhere probably in Sunan nasai, that umm salama reported that, the prophet (sa) said that, reciting subhanallah, alhamdulillah and Allah Akbar ten times each in salat ...
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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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What is the grade and source of this narration about eating with the right hand?

When the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) saw a man eating with his left hand he said to him: "Eat with your right hand". The man said: 'I can't'. The Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) there ...
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What books does Al-Azhar use that supposedly justifies discriminating against Christians? [closed]

I came across this post that claims Al-Azhar uses books that justifies discriminating against Christians. But the post didn't name those books. What are those books and how authentic are they ...
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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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Book 010, Number 3901

"Jabir (Allah be pleased with him) reported: There came a slave and pledg- ed allegiance to Allah's Apostle (may peace be upon him) on migration; he (the Holy Prophet) did not know that he was a slave....
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What is the grade of this hadith?

Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Prophet of Allah (ﷺ) said: "There was a man from among a nation before you who killed ninety-nine people and then made an inquiry ...
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Was there a Shadow of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him?

The topic has divided many but none to my knowledge to read and verify it. The topic of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), that he is eternal, that he wasn't a human or bashar (بشر) as he didn't have a shadow ...
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Did the prophet say this regarding fasting in the day of Asura?

I have heard that when the prophet met the people of the book, he asked them why they were fasting in the day of Asura. They replied that it was a good day. The prophet then said he would fast that ...
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Is this hadith authentic? “Alcohol itself is prohibited and intoxication in every other beverage.”

I saw this hadith quoted by Mufti Ebrahim Desai in an AskImam.com fatwa 6408: Furthermore, Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Álayhi Wasallam) said, 'Alcohol itself is prohibited and intoxication in every ...
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What is al-Mawsoo’ah al-Fiqhiyyah?

What is al-Mawsoo’ah al-Fiqhiyyah? Is it a book on Islamic fiqh? I couldn't find any information about it on the internet. Can someone please provide me with some information (review) about the book ...
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Does somebody know the source of this hadith?

I have a hadith of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) which states: Abu Hurayra reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “whoever, on the night preceding Friday, prays two rak’at, and in each rak’...
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Is this hadith authentic? “Only an honorable man treats women with honor and integrity…”

I've seen this hadith (in meme form) on the Internet: Version 1: Only an honorable man treats women with honor & integrity. And only a mean, deceitful and dishonest man humiliates and insults ...
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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 is the grade of the following hadith that talks about a future event?

حدثنا عبد الله بن مروان عن الهيثم بن عبد الرحمن عمن حدثه عن علي بن أبي طالب رضى الله عنه قال يخرج رجل قبل المهدي من أهل بيته بالمشرق يحمل السيف على عاتقه ثمانية أشهر يقتل ويمثل ويتوجه إلى بيت ...
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What is the authenticity of that the hadith about Muhammad s.a.w entering Jewish Synagogue asking Jews to believe?

Musnad Ahmed - 23464 Narrated Awf bin Malik: The Prophet (SAW) and I with him went one day until we entered a Jewish Synagogue in Al-Madinah on a holiday of theirs. They hated our entrance ...
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Bukari Hadith Reference

I have come by the given hadith many times like Ibn Kathir Story of the Prophets books and well as many other places. I'm looking for the exact reference in Sahih Bukhari but not finding it. Can ...
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Are al-Tabari's Commentary (10th century) & Ibn Kathir's Commentary (14th century) on the Qur'an available online?

do you know if either al-Tabari’s 10th century commentary on the Qur’an and the abridged version of the (14th c.) commentary by Ibn Kathir are available online anywhere? Could you direct me to the ...
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Hadith about protecting yourself from Satan when going to the bathroom

I read a hadith but I can't find it (I believe it was recorded in Sunan al Darimi). The narration is something to this effect: "When a Muslim goes to the toilet, he should conceal himself, even if ...
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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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Is Friday prayer replacement for Duhur prayer?

I been recently into a conversation where I was told that Friday prayer should be read with Duhur prayer like after Friday prayer. Also there was a part that your prayer isn't compete until you read ...