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Hadith treated eclipse to be the possibility of the coming of the day of judgment

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Submitted by zuma (United States), Jul 14, 2017 at 00:21

dhimmi no more, many funny teaching appears in the book of hadith, such as, the eclipse is viewed to be the possibility of the coming of the day of jdugment.

Book #18, hadith 167, Sahih Bukhari: "Narrated Abu Musa: The sun eclipsed and the Prophet got up, being afraid that it might be the Hour (i.e. Day of Judgment). He went to the Mosque and offered the prayer with the longest Qiyam, bowing and prostration that I had ever seen him doing. Then he said, "These signs which Allah sends do not occur because of the life of death of somebody, but Allah makes His worshipers afraid by them. So when you see anything thereof, proceed to remember Allah, Invoke Him and ask for His forgiveness."

As the phrase, sun eclipsed, is mentioned in the book #18, hadith 167, with the phrase, Day of judgment, it implies that the hadith treats eclipse to be the possible coming of the Day of judgment.

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