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The sunnah are the specific words, habits, practices, and silent approvals of The Prophet Muhammed (May peace and blessings be upon him)

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Is this version of the hadith of “the two weight things” authentic: “the book of Allah and my sunnah”?

I recently noticed this old question which is an issue of contention among Shia and Sunnis. We've got two versions of hadith of "the two weighty things" with one identifying the two with Quran and ...
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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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Sunnah before sleeping must be repeated if woken up in the middle of the night?

Before I go to sleep I follow the sunnah by reading ayat AL kursi, falaq, then Nas. If I wake up in the middle of the night for tahhajud then go back to sleep for Fajr do I have to repeat ayat AL ...
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How can we define Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat?

How can we define and categorize Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat in modern times? Especially when a lot of groups who do not adhere to the principles of Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat label themselves as Ahle Sunnat ...
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Saying |ameen“ when is it appropriate to respond with the word ”Ameen"

I see many people responding with this word on social networks for a simple postings such as Hadith, or a parable, or just a greeting for Eid or Ramadan etc, should it be pronounced on a network, as ...
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What is dua-e-noor?

What is dua of noor and when did Prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H) recite this dua? And what are the exact words of this dua?
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Can I call a non-Muslim as “My Brother”?

If a Muslim lady works with non-Muslims, can she call the males as her brother out of respect. Does Islam give her permission to do so?
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Is swallowing saliva while doing miswak good?

I have searched on swallowing saliva that miswak produces in mouth according to sunnah, But nothing came up. Help me so I will do it in a proper way means wether spit out. or swallow it. JazakAllah
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Did the Prophet Muhammad PBUH believe he was to become a Prophet before Prophethood reached him?

Is there any Quranic verse, Hadith, athar or scholarly opinion that explicitly or implicitly states that the Prophet Muhammad PBUH knew he was to become a Prophet of God before he actually became one? ...
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Cleaning after urination?

After urinating I clean my penis with toilet paper and wash it with water. Recently I noticed that after cleaning it with toilet paper small amount of urine appears at the top of it, it is so small ...
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After Fardh salah saying a wazifah then blow on your fingers and rub your eyes Sunnah?

Some Muslims after a Fardh Salaah recite a wazifah (Allah's name or Ya Nur or Quranic ayah) so many times you then blow on your fingers and rub over your eyes. Virtue of doing so is Allah will ...
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How to be a proper Imam in a congregation of fardhu correctly? (Leading of Prayers)

Assalamu Alaikum all I'm new here and I can't find any questions that is related to "How to be an Imam." Just would like to establish that my question is here for my own setting (and hopefully for ...
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Owing to someone

If I commit a sin , for example I watch a movie and I don't pay the money to the person. Can he claim it on the judgement day. Because it is a sin which he helped to do. the exact problem is this- I ...
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Must you commit outer sins for inner sins to be activated or it's possible for inner sins pride,jealousy to be activated even when you reading Quran!

When are sins of the heart activated the most? I mean, is it a must for you to be commiting outer sins in order for the inner sins to be activated or it is possible for the inner sins like pride, ...
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If girl is touched by non-mehram mistakenly, will it be counted in sin?

I have this question so please answer with the help of hadees or ayaah let me know about it. If girl is touched by a non-mehram mistakenly, will it be counted as a sin? I will be very thankful to you ...
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Trees already on a Muslim's grave: what can I do, are there any rules?

Allahu Akhbar. Bismillah Arrahmani Arrahim. Peace and blessings of Islam to everyone. Before I became a Muslim, I planted two trees on top of my Muslim friend’s grave. They are growing well. After ...
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My father gets angry every time I pass Salam. Does that mean I should stop saying Salam when he's around?

I pass Salam a lot, almost to every man I pass by, but when I say Salam (not to my father) when my father is with me, he gets angry and shouts at me. He says that if they wanted Salam they would have ...
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Scholars nowadays seem to have a reservoir of knowledge and brain on islamic sciences. Why then are the first 3 generations the most knowledgeable?

The scholars of Islam now days study Islam 16 hours a day. They read so many books that they seem to have a reservoir of brain. They read so many tafsirs, fiqh, akide and study in details even a ...
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Is a little urinary incontinence forgiven?

Because sometimes when I take off my clothes I find that a little urine has come out without me realising it. Do I have to change my underwear for every prayer? Or i should just put tissue May Allaah ...
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To raise hands or not after standing up from Ruku?

I have seen some people raising hands after standing up from ruku but some don't raise their hands. Should I raise my hands or not after Ruku? What is the correct method according to Sunnah?
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Why do we use left feet to enter washroom?

Did we have washrooms/toilets 1400 years ago in Arabia? If not, how is this sunnah applicable for open air defecation?
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Alcohol has positive aspects. Putting aside aspect of sin, will the singer be rewarded for the fact that he is entertaining and making happy millions?

Quran says: Alcohol has some positive things but the negative things outweigh the positive things. In a similar fashion. Will they be rewarded for the positive aspects of their sin? Singing is a ...
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Making a vow for worldly matter

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Some people make vows like if my child passes this exam or if I get a job, I will pray 2 extra raka’, or slaughter animal or give charity. Is it ...
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Is size of sin reflective of size of conceitedness(pride)? Is every minor sin conceitedness because it contains disobeying Allah?

Iblis refused to obey Allah's order because of conceitedness? Question: If someone commits a minor sin, is it undisputable that he has conceitedness because minor sin just like iblis's sin contain in ...
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I need large information on issue of heart. Why it looks sometimes as if sins soften the heart and prevent much bigger sins etj…?

A Hadith says that Abu Bakr has more Iman than the rest of ummah because of purity of heart. There are plenty of people that want a pure heart but they can't. It is striking that many of the people ...
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Volontary fasting rewards and tavelling

As-Salam Alaikum I was wondering, if i do a voluntary fast (ie. not Ramadan) and due to traveling i would break the fast temporary for the travel time (ie more than 3 hours). Then resume the rest of ...
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Is this thing bid'ah or is it perfectly normal and good?

If you make it a habit that after every salat you repeat for 4 minutes estagfirullah after fajr; 4 minutes la ilahe ilallah after zuhr; 4 minutes el hamdulilah after asr; 4 minutes ja mukal-libel-...
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Does My Taraweeh Prayers count as I did not read the Tasbeeh?

Assalamualaikum, I didn't know that we have to read Tasbih after 4 rakats of Taraweeh as pretty much a New Muslim. I watched a video on youtube of how to perform taraweeh, and I asked a Muslim Friend....
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What did the Prophet (alaihi As-Salat wa As-Salam) offer when worshipped all night?

The Prophet (alaihi As-Salat wa As-Salam) used to worship all night during the last ten nights of Ramadan, what did he do in them? Like did he make part of it praying, part of it istighfar, part of it ...
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Is it permissible to pray while leaning on the wall?

When someone want to pray all night, his back hurts because of how long he stood. Is he allowed to pray leaning on the wall or would that go against the Sunnah of the Prophet (alaihi As-Salat wa As-...
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Dua to be protected from being answerable/subjugated to a Kaafir?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I'm searching for a dua that our Beloved Prophet (Saw) made, IF any, regarding protection by Allah Swt from the humiliation or subjugation of the kaafir. Can you ...
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What is the definition ties of Kinship?

Which family members fall under kinship? If a person has a big family, does it mean he has to tie Kinship with all aunts, uncles and cousins? Or is holding ties of Kinship with only maternal ...
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Reading sunnat prayers and its importance

I have heard some people said that sunnat prayers are a must after each/after each salah. What is the ruling about reading sunnat and why people says that reading Jummah (friday prayer) Sunnat and ...
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Entreating, beseeching Allah as you are embracing the legs of the table with the intention of making it with as strong as possible feelings

I want to make duas that contain as much feelings as possible. In order to fill my body with feelings I lie down on the floor or carpet, I stretch and embrace the legs of the table because it fills my ...
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Shubuhat about demolition Dhul-Khalasa by Jarir(RA) and Ahmas

Assalamu aleykum wa rahmatuLlahi wa barakatuh dear brothers. Help please with one hadith from Islamophobes: the Pre-lslamic Period of Ignorance there was a house called Dhu-l-Khalasa or Al-Kaba Al- ...
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What is the sunnah minimum and maximum beard length?

Can anyone quote a Hadith on minimum and maximum length of beard in Islam?
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Is Mohammad (sm)'s everything sunnah

From some person I came to know that Mohammad (sms)'s everything is not sunnah. For example he married Ayesha (R) when she was at the age of 6, This is not sunnah. He used to ride on camel this is not ...
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What's the Sunnah number of sending blessings to the prophet (ﷺ) daily?

How much is the prescribed amount of sending blessings to the prophet (ﷺ) daily according to sound ahadeeth?
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What hair length am i allowed to keep?

i'm a girl. How long must i keep my hair? what is the minimum length required? my hair grow fast and my mother doesn't let me cut them saying that women must keep their hair long. I dont mind the long ...
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What is the sunnah of cutting nails?

What is the sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) in cutting nails of hand and foot toes?
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How does the Maliki school make Tasleem at the end of salat?

How do the Malaki school of fiqh (islamic jurisdiction) make the Tasleem at the end of salat? I have heard that if someone was praying with you at your side then you can just say the salams to that ...
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What is the Sunnah in drinking Zam-Zam water?

According to the Sunnah what's the etiquette of drinking Zam-Zam water? For example, do we have to sit, stand, etc.?
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Is it generally important to eat an odd number of dates?

I'm aware of this hadith relating to Eid al-Fitr (see: Is it sunnah to eat dates before going to eid al-Fithr prayer?): Narrated Anas bin Malik: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) never proceeded (for the ...
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Is this the biggest sin that will ever happen? What effects most size of the sin?

Iblis said. Should I bow to the one you created out of mud and clay. I am better than him. I was created out of fire. Is this the biggest sin that has ever happened and will ever happen until the end ...
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A big and long question about the deeds of the heart

I have the most special question to make that if honorable contributors like mehdi saif and others would reply, I would thank them in eternity. I want to understand the relationship between the deeds ...
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Does Islam support putting flowers on a grave?

On a recent visit to a Muslim graveyard, I see people put rose petals on the graves of their loved ones. On inquiry, I was informed that the Prophet (SAW) once put a leave on the grave to reduce the ...
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Can I fast without suhoor (not during Ramadan)?

Can I fast without suhur(not during Ramadan)? The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said : <"Eat Suhur(pre dawn meal).Surely there is a blessing in Suhur.">
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Is it harm to curse (i.e., use swearwords)?

I curse a lot, because I am surrounded by many teenagers who also curse a lot. Is it haram to curse in Islam? What is the punishment? How can I prevent cursing? I heard that cursing is a major sin. I ...
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Wearing animal hair or skin during salat?

I heard that if even a single hair of a Carnivore animal(even a cat) or one died in a Haram way be on your clothes; it will make your Salat not acceptable, any confirmation with references please?
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Time distribution to take rest each day

Is there some limitation for Moslem to take a while to rest on each day may be 4 hours or some thing that said by verse or sunnah?? I want to use my time properly since my live seem not efficient ...