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Is there any authentic hadith that the complete Salawat is " اللهم صل علی محمد و آل محمد" ? (Sunni view)

There are several ways that Prophet Mohamed (pbuh) had taught the Muslims on how to do salawat and what to say. Some are as followed: حَدَّثَنِي سَعِيدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى، حَدَّثَنَا أَبِي، حَدَّثَنَا ...
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How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled?

(Ahl al-Sunnah View) Its the responsibility of the state to handle this as blasphemy against the Prophet is a punishable crime under Shariah. There can be three cases of a person who does this: The ...
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Why do Sunni Muslims say that Ahmadis are not Muslims?

Salaams As Muslims, the first and foremost thing that makes us Muslims is to testify and believe in these lines: I testify that there is no god worthy of worship but Allah And Muhammad is his ...
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Is raf` yadain mandatory in salah?

This answer is given from Sunni or Ahlus Sunnah perspective Praise be to Allah. Rafa'-Ul-Yadaain, or raising both hands during Salaat is a confirmed Sunnah of our beloved Prophet (SAWS). There are ...
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Is it permissible to perform funeral prayers for someone who committed suicide?

Yes it is. Allah mentions in the Quran, the people for whom funeral is not allowed: وَلَا تُصَلِّ عَلَىٰ أَحَدٍ مِّنْهُم مَّاتَ أَبَدًا وَلَا تَقُمْ عَلَىٰ قَبْرِهِ ۖ إِنَّهُمْ كَفَرُوا بِاللَّهِ ...
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Did Imam Ash-Shafei reject some hadith?

I am not sure where this opinion is coming from, and I do not claim that it never existed, but I have not come across it. On the contrary, Ahmad ibn 'Abdul-Wahhāb Ash-Shanqīti in his book Khabar al-...
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Is raf` yadain mandatory in salah?

You can look at it from two angles. 1 - There's no doubt that Rasolullah did Raf Yadain in prayer and he commanded us to "pray as you see me pray". This would make Raf Yadain obligatory and a must ...
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Does getting killed by a woman affect eligibility for 72 houris?

This is ridiculous and untrue, at least in mainstream Sunni Islam. As far as I'm aware, the ahadith that talk about martyrs (those killed fighting in a legitimate military engagement) all talk about ...
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Why sunni scholars say that shadow for asr time should be measured with addition of zenith shadow of same object?

Zuhr's time starts after the sun has declined from its zenith (Zawal), and Asr's time naturally starts after Zuhr. The issue is that the length of the shadow cast by an object varies with location (...
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What is “the straight path” (الصراط المستقیم)? (Sunni view)

The path of those upon whom You have bestowed favor, not of those who have evoked [Your] anger or of those who are astray. (Qur'an 1:7) The path of those upon whom Allah bestowed favor is the ...
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What is the proof that Islam is THE truth? How can I have 100% certainty?

From the viewpoint of Islam, fundamental beliefs i.e Believing in Allah, His oneness, Necessity of sending Prophets and The Day of Resurrection, have to be attained through personal research.(needless ...
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Is it blasphemy to question Islam?

Is it blasphemy to question Islam? No, it is not blasphemy to question your belief in Islam. The companions of the Prophet (pbuh) often asked him questions regarding Islam. During the time of the ...
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What are basic (osol al fiqh) differences & similarities between the 4 (existing) Legal Sunni Schools: Hanafi, Hanbali, Maliki, & Shafi'i? Charts?

Note that among the "founders" of the four sunni madhabs (you quoted, as one should add the dhahiri school, which still exists to them too) only Imam a-Shafi'i really quoted and recorded his osol (...
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What to do when my parents forbid me from marrying a girl due to caste?

For the Pathan and Punjabi background, I would like to mention prophet Muhammad SAWW famous hadith: There is no preference for Arabs over non-Arabs, nor for non-Arabs over Arabs. Neither is their ...
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What to do when my parents forbid me from marrying a girl due to caste?

This is such a common issue in many places. I am not going to repeat that in Islam there is no preference of a caste over another, nor a race over another, as it is already mentioned by many answers ...
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Is the hadith of the pond of Khumm authentic? If so, what is the sunni view on it?

The hadith of the pond of Khumm (Arabic: حدیث غدیر خم) has multiple versions, and a multitude of interpretations based on these different versions. The Sunni view is that the hadith is not an ...
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According to the four Sunni schools, is it impermissible to follow an extinct madhhab?

According to the four Sunni schools, it is permissible to follow any school of thought (madhhab) provided that: The sources are the Qur'an or the authenticated Sunnah (depending on the extent of the ...
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Is urinating in toilet while standing haram?

No it is not obligatory to urinate standing up, but it is Sunnah to urinate sitting down. It was narrated that 'Aishah said: "Whoever tells you that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) urinated standing ...
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Are mermaids real in Islam?

This is jurisprudence not aqeedah. إنسان الماء (water human) is a creature which is mentioned in the rulings of food by jurists while their existence is neither confirmed nor denied in Islamic beliefs ...
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Combine Zuhr and Asr when late for Zuhr?

Combining Zuhr Asr doesn't mean that you pray 8 rakaat together in one go but it means that we finish 4 rakaat Zuhr first then we start 4 rakaat of Asr. Muslims also combine the prayers on Hajj. It ...
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Is raf` yadain mandatory in salah?

Rafayadien in Sunni islam is recommended. its Sunnah of prophet Muhammad and there are plenty of hadith about this. The hadeeth to which the questioner refers was narrated by al-Bukhaari (735) and ...
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Who is Part of Ahlul Bayt? (For Sunnis)

In Arabic language, "Ahlu Al bayt" are the ones living in the bayt(house). Ahlu(people of) "Ahlu al-Rajul" are the family of Rajul(man) In Sharia: "Ahlu al Bayt" ...
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Why did Umar (RA) forbid Mutah (temporary marriage) after the death of the prophet?

This is incorrect, and False. Umar never forbade, it was the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) who completely and forever forbade it on the day of Khaybar, and this is what authentically ...
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Is fast valid without niyyat?

No, the fast is not valid without intention (Niyyah). It was narrated by Ibn ‘Umar from Hafsah (may Allaah be pleased with her) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said:...
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Fadak, Fatima and Abu baker

A Sunni view on the issue is that these are not accurate. First, it is not established that the prophet gave Fadak to her. Contrary to that there are hadith stating that she asked for it during the ...
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Is pledge of Allegiance to a caliph\Imam mandatory?

Assalamualeikum deoband, Clearly our allegiance is to Allah alone and Caliphs are just leaders choosen by the community. As they are humans they are bound to make mistakes,so we need not have ...
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Is it haram to use an office phone if the boss doesn't allow it?

It is important to understand that most law systems (including Islamic Law) target universal principles and not the modes and means. For example, murdering an innocent person is a crime in itself and ...
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Doubt about the Prophethood of Mohammad because of his marriages

All Praise to Allah The Most Magnificent and blessings of him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions Thanks for your interest sister and asking a question which shows you ...
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