Hadith & Its Science
In Part 1 of this article, four of the ten characteristics of believers were discussed by the author. Whatever the situation a believer does not change, a believer is loving and caring of believers, a true believer is a well-mannered person and reciting the Quran is a requirement for the believer . In this second
There are many authentic prophetic hadiths that talk about the characteristics of the believer. Someone may ask: Why did the Prophet (peace be upon him) describe the believers’ characteristics? The answer is: Because the human being always flatters himself; he constantly complains about his livelihood, even though he praises his intellect. Self-flattery is part of
The article explains some information on the seven most famous narrators among the Companions.
One of the earliest writings to attempt to cover methodology comprehensively, using standard terminology, was the work by Ar-Ramahurmuzi
The Qur’an is the message, and the Hadith is the explanation of the message by the Messenger himself
Since Islam’s earliest days, women took a prominent part in the preservation of Hadith, and this function continued down the centuries
Since Islam’s earliest days, women took a prominent part in the preservation and cultivation of Hadith, and this function continued down the centuries
This topic shows how the Companions behaved throughout their lives—setting sublime examples of adherence to the Sunnah.
Since both the Qur’an and the Sunnah fall under a common title wahy (revelation or inspiration); what is the difference between the two?
About the repentance story of a man who murdered not one, two, or even a dozen of people. He slew 100 people but was still eager to repent and turn over a new leaf
Loving one another for the sake of Allah, and brotherhood in faith, are among the most excellent acts of worship.
The spirit of constructive positivism and active endeavour is one of the principles stressed by Sunnah. This spirit should control the Muslim’s mind, senses, thought, and conduct.
During his lifetime, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) used to teach his Sunnah by three methods: verbal, written (dictation to scribes), and practical demonstration. As far as the first method is concerned, the Prophet used to repeat important things three times and then listen to what the Companions had learned from him.
The fabricated hadiths can be divided into two categories: 1. Intentionally fabricated hadith, which is called hadith mawdu` (invented or fabricated hadith), and 2. Unintentionally fabricated hadith, which is referred to as hadith batil (invalid hadith). Causes of Intentional Fabrication 1. The Zanadiqah (Heretics) 2. Political Differences 3. Favour Seekers 4. Storytellers 5. Human Frailties
The full name of Imam Muslim is Abul Husain Muslim ibn Al-Hajjaj Al-Qushairi An-Naisaburi. He belonged to the Qushair tribe of the Arabs, an offshoot of the great clan of Rabi`ah. He was born in Nishapur in AH 202/817 CE or AH 206/821 CE. His parents were religiously minded persons and as such he was
The article shows the importance and significance of Hadith in Islam. It addresses the kind of connection it has with the Holy Qur'an
The traditionists’ critical and comparative analysis of hadiths’ texts and isnads resulted in the following classifications: Shadh (Irregular) and Munkar (Denounced) According to Ash-Shafi`i, a shadh (irregular) hadith is one that is reported by a trustworthy person but goes against the narration of a person more reliable than him. It does not include a hadith
Abu Dharr (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “There is no person who does not have the obligation of (doing) charity every day that the sun rises.” Whereupon he was asked, “O Messenger of Allah, from where would we get something to give in
Books of mustalah (methodology) speak of a number of classes of hadiths in accordance with their status. The following broad classifications can be made, each of which is to be explained in later articles. According to the reference to a particular authority, that is, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him), a Companion, or