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On meaning of the hadith “there is no contagious disease”

Waqar Akbar Cheema According to a famous hadith in Sahih Bukhari, Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: لا عدوى ولا طيرة، ولا هامة ولا صفر There is no infection, no evil omen, no hama, and no serpent in a hungry belly (safar). Problematizing the apparent meanings The above translation done by an orientalist James Robson is actually how many people tend to ... Read More »

Telling Someone to Bite Their Father’s Genitals: Explicit Phrase or Misunderstood Expression?

Download the PDF here Waqar Akbar Cheema Abstract When dealing with any Islamic text in English, it is absolutely crucial to use the most accurate Arabic translation, in order to reflect the true intended meaning of the text. Not only is an incorrect translation completely irresponsible and misleading, but it actually removes the implication of the original statement by misquoting ... Read More »

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