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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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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 ...
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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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Is the hadeeth your mother 3 times then you father sane or fabricated

Abu Huraira may Allah be pleased with him, said: "A man came to the Messenger of Allah, peace be upon him said: O Messenger of God, from the people is good Sahapti ?, said: (mother), he said: Then who?...
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Finding the historical context for verses in the Qur'an

The best explanations I've read of verses from the Qur'an make reference to the time they were revealed, as these give practical examples and context for the verse. However, finding such information ...
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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 this hadith authentic? “He who makes wudu… and prays two rak'at, Allah will grant him whatever he may pray for…”

Recently I have found out in some articles about a hadith that says, (I'm quoting it the same way as they are quoted in the articles), Ahmad has on sound authority reported from Abu Darda that the ...
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Were pigs made haram because they were going to be extinct?

Unfortunately I cannot provide citation for this as I read it online years ago. But an Islamic scholar mentioned that his belief (I admired this scholar as he encouraged Muslims to learn and interpret ...
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What is a reliable reference for “covering of the head during salah or otherwise is mubah” by men?

Most of the males in my place wear head covering with a cap or turban. Also some of the masjid have baskets full of caps for those who come to prayer without it. They don't say you have to wear them ...
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What is source the of this hadith? (nawawi, … what has befallen you was not going to pass you by … )

http://sunnah.com/nawawi40/19 On the authority of Abu Abbas Abdullah bin Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) who said: One day I was behind the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon ...
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What is the Hadith about missing the Takbeer E Oola of salah (takbir at the beginning of the prayer)?

What is the Hadith about missing the Takbeer E Oola os Salah? Mention your answer with reference.
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Old woman who sew a cloth with lot of hardwork and then tears it apart: where it is mentioned in Quran?

I remember Quran says, don't be like an old woman who sew a cloth with lot of hard work but something comes in her mind and she tears it apart Where this thing is mentioned in Quran, I am unable to ...
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Validity of reference for hadith number 531, book 10, volume 1 of Sahih Bukhari?

I looked at the above Hadith number 531, book 10 and volume 1 of Sahih Bukhari but did not find the same Hadith which is quoted here as (summary) Salat should be offered even if one manages to pray 1 ...
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Is this hadith aunthentic? “…so seek treatment (of illness) but do not treat (illness) with anything that is haraam.”

It was narrated that Abu’d-Darda’ said: The Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “Allah has sent down the disease and the remedy, and He has created a remedy for ...
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What is sin and what is not?

I have a question in my mind from many year. I haven't got any perfect answer. In Islam, we have so many restriction that we can't do many thing, and we follow few things told. For an example we ...
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Is this hadith from Sahih Al-Jami' about people not tested wishing their skins were cut up authentic?

Is this hadith which can be found in Sahih al-Jami' authentic: The prophet (pbuh) said "The people who were not tested in this dunya will wish their skins were cut up when they see the rewards for ...
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Hijri vs English Calendar. How old is Islam?

We are living in 21st century, my question is, is Islamic calendar came after the invention of English calendar? As Islamic year going on is 1436(I don’t know exactly) and English year going on is ...
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Does anyone know the source of “Don't abuse other people's god”?

I don't know if this was in Qur'an or Hadith but I am sure I have read that Islam forbids talking bad about other people's god no matter how much you disagree, because it says what will you do if ...
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Authenticity of a Hadith

"He who has eaten onion or garlic or leek should not approach our masjid, because the angels are also offended by the strong smells that offend the children of Adam."
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One sided bet In Islam

I know betting is haram in Islam. But I have heard and logistically I think one sided bet is not haram. But I can't find a proper source to support this idea. One Sided Bet : I one person wins the ...
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Hadith about “Don't mess with us, and we won't mess with you”?

I'm trying to find a hadith I heard long ago. It was like, do your own prayers and live peacefully (to mushriks) and don't mess with out prayers. And we won't mess with you. Something like that. I can'...
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Checking Hadith grading of narration of Abu Dhar in Musnad Ahmed

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم As-Salaamu alaikum Hadith of Abu Dhar in Musnad Ahmed about Dajjal and misguiding imams. Musnad Ahmed 20334 & 20335. The hadith is mentioned in The Book titled Dajjal (...
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Can this be called a Hadith?

The following link quotes a snippet: A young boy had a dream; ‘In the dream, I saw myself in a huge, flat area. I saw an army mounted on white horses moving towards me. All of them were wearing ...
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Is Dabiq town really prophesized in Islamic Escatology for the end time war?

This critical article on ISIS suggests that some Muslims believe that a final Armageddon war will happen in Dabiq, currently conquered by ISIS. So is this really true, and if yes what are the ...
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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 ...
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Is reciting 'salat o salam' in mehfil(gathering) allowed in Islam?

There has been much debate among deobandi and baralvi of salat o salam, but both sect belong to Sunni. However there are one sect who say companions of prophet Muhammad(PBUH) use to recall salat o ...
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Did Muslims behead males of Banu Qurayza?

I read somewhere that Muslims beheaded 400-900 males of Banu Qurayza after they were defeated in war. Is there any reliable reference supporting this claim? Update: This incident is allegedly ...
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Is it necessary for a woman to marry? [duplicate]

Is it necessary for a woman to marry once in her life? is there any punishment for her if she doesn't marry anyone? Question: I heard from some one that it is asked not to offer that woman's ...
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What does “Rasul” means?

Honestly, that's my name, I wonder if there is a depth meaning of it. I am also curios if there is a relation of my name to GOD or a prophet. Please tell me.
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Reference for a hadith about the courage and bravery of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

There is a hadith by the Prophet's (PBUH) cousin Ali bin Abi Talib (may Allah be pleased with him), where he says the bravest among the fighters in Badr was the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The Arabic ...
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What is the Salah of Imam Hussain (a.s.)?

I've heard that there is a Salah as the Salah of Imam Hussain (peace be upon him) But I don’t know how its circumstance is. Does anyone know how it is? (notice: It doesn't mean that it is said prayer ...
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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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What is meant by “striking one another's necks” in the hadith

What is meant by "striking one another's necks" in the following hadith: It was narrated that Salamah bin Nufail al-Kindi said: "I was sitting with the Messenger of Allah (SAW) when a man said: 'O ...
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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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Where does white musk come from and how do you apply it? [closed]

Why the back of the hand? I was taught to always apply ittar on the back of the hands and I've seen this everywhere, from North America to Mecca . Why not the palm? Normally when we spread things on ...
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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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Looking for the source of a Hadith by Ibn Majjah about a son and his father?

I read a hadith that goes something like: There was a young man who came to the Prophet Salalahu Alayhi Wasalim complaining to the messenger Salalahu Alayhi Wasalim saying: “My father takes my ...
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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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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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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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Hadith authenticity regarding rafidah (Sunni View Only)

Its been seen that following hadith are being quoted in forums, its not possible for me to verify the references, hence I require the source link for the following hadith linked to an actual hadith ...
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What is the source of this fitwa: “Whoever kills one Rafezi (7 or 10 Shia), He'll go to the Jannah”

Fatwa: من قتل رافضيّاً واحداً(سبعة او عشرة شیعه) وجبت له الجنّة Whoever kills one Rafezi (7 or 10 Shi'a), He'll definitely go to the Jannah I see this fatwa in the internet and there are a ...
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The authenticity and true meaning of this hadith: Abu bakr (Ra)and Umar (Ra) are the Masters of the Adults of Paradise

I hear this hadith a lot: قال رسول الله: عمر وابوبکر سیداکهول اهل الجنة Abu Bakr and Umar are the Masters of The Adults of Paradise. Is it fabricated or not? Because there are similar hadith ...
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What is the authenticity and true meaning of this hadith: My Companions are like the stars…?

Is the following hadith authentic? مثل أصحابی مثل النجوم یهتدی بها فبأیّهم أخذتم بقوله اهتدتم My Companions are like the stars; whoever among them you use for guidance, you will be rightly ...
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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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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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who is a Musafir?

Musafir is a traveler, but after covering how much distance is a person called Musafir? I've been searching for this everywhere but the distance varies everywhere.
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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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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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Eating onions can harm Angels?

One of my friend said a person must not enter mosque after eating onions. Because it can harm Angels. Is this true or can this be a cultural belief ? There are many hadiths about eating Garlic and ...
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Is chanting thikr in a circle wrong?

I went to stay with a family member last year in another city/area for Ramadaan and attended the local masjid(a shafie majid) for my fard salah. After standing in for the imaam a few times I was ...