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 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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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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Where it was said “There is no fire in jahannam”?

I remember hearing a story. If I recall it correctly, one sahaba sees other one in dream. And in dream other sahaba says something like "there is no fire in jahannam, everyone brings it's fire from ...
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Is this true that all Mumins will eventually go to Paradise?

A friend of mine told me few days ago that all of those who do believe in fundamental beliefs of Islam will ultimately go to Jannat, after suffering punishment (if awarded) for their sins in Jahannam. ...
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Did Adam and Eve meet at Mount Arafat?

I hear a persistent rumor that Adam and Eve met on Mount Arafat. According to Islamic tradition, it was on Mount Arafah that Adam and Eve, separated for 200 years following their expulsion from the ...
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Where were the stories of the sahaba recorded?

There are many stories about the sahaba such as the story of how Umar ibn al khattab reverted to islam that are very well known, and are retold in various lectures and sermons by religious figures. ...
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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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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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What books are the following ahadith collected in?

I would like to locate the source of some ahadith: The Prophet (S) used to say: “On the Day of Resurrection, I will identify my ummah by the mark of prostration that they have on their foreheads.” ...
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Does the Quran say that Allah has confused the minds of the infidels?

Does the Quran say somewhere that Allah has confused the minds of the infidels? I'm sure I read something like this before, but can't find the actual reference.
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what is the Hadith that mentions how the tashahhud was “recited” after the Prophets death?

What is the hadith that says that the Sahabah, when the Prophet was alive used to say in the tashahhud in the salah, "Assalam Alaik ..." but when the Prophet died they say "Asalam Alla ...". I will ...
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Is there a hadith that forbids praising a person on their face?

I have this hadith in my memory but I don't know the source where I heard it from, it was something along the lines of...praising someone on his face is as if you destroyed him. Is there a hadith ...
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What is the origin of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan?

What is the origin of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan? Is it related to the war of Karbala anyway?
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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 there a hadeeth about not promoting Muslim men marrying non-Muslim women?

According to this Question - Why are Muslim women prohibited from marrying non-Muslims while Muslim men are allowed to? muslim men can marry non muslim women. But I had read a hadeeth which said that ...
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Does Islam tell us to be environmentalists?

Is there any hadith or Quranic verse that tell us to take care of nature, to protect it. In short, I mean does Islam tell us to be an Environmentalist?
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Is this Hadith authentic? And if yes, who are those 12 Caliphs?

The Prophet said: There will be after me twelve Amir (Prince/Ruler), all of them from Quraysh. Hadith of the Twelve Successors If this is true, can some one count them by name? Also is Yazid ...
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Where do we get the idea of beheading, stoning and hand-mutilation in Islam?

Does Quran say anything about beheading, stoning and hand-mutilation? How effective they are in case of controlling crimes? See this link. And this link. Aren't beheading, stoning and hand-...
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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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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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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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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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