Hadith & Its Science
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