Ḥadīth in Islam are the record of the words, actions, and the silent approval, of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Within Islam the authority of Ḥadīth as a source for religious law and moral guidance ranks second only to that of the Qur’an.

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Kitab Al-Fitan wa Ashrat As-Sa’ah

Kitab Al-Fitan wa Ashrat As-Sa’ah The Book Pertaining to the Turmoil and Portents of the Last Hour Translation of Sahih Muslim, Book 41 : Chapter 1 : … Book 41, Number 6881: Zainab bint Jahsh reported that Allah’s Apostle (may peace be upon him) got up from sleep saying: There...

Trials and Fierce Battles (Kitab Al-Fitan Wa Al-Malahim)

Trials and Fierce Battles (Kitab Al-Fitan Wa Al-Malahim) Chapter 1579: Fitan and their predictions Book 30, Number 4228: Narrated Hudhaifah: The Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) stood among us (to give an address) and he left out nothing that would happen up to the last hour without telling it. Some remembered...

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The Wisdom in Islam: in Muhammad’s Words

The Wisdom in Islam: in Muhammad’s Words “Wisdom in Islam” encompasses in its radiant words the true goals that all of us must strive for. Its bounty of mercy, forgiveness and guidance is stunning in its clarity. Imagine using this wonderful guidance on a regular basis? It is important to...

Criticism of Hadith

What Is Criticism of Hadith? The criticism of Hadith refers to the critique directed towards collections of ahadith, i.e. the collections of reports of the words, actions, and the silent approval of the Islamic prophet Muhammad on any matter. The criticism revolves primarily around the authenticity of hadith reports and whether they are attributable to Muhammad, as well as...

Kutub al-Sittah

“The Six Books” Called Kutub al-Sittah The Kutub al-Sittah (الكتب الستة‎, ‘The six books’) are six (originally five) books containing collections of hadith (sayings or acts of the Islamic prophet Muhammad) compiled by six Sunni Muslim scholars in the ninth century CE. They are sometimes referred to as Al-Sihah al-Sittah, which translates as “The Authentic Six”. They were first formally grouped...

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The Companions And The Tabi‘Un

Muhammad’s The Companions And The Tabi‘Un The Companions (Sahabah) These people constitute the first pure and blessed channel through which the Qur’an and the Sunnah were transmitted. God is the All-Trustworthy and Inspirer of Trust. The Qur’an describes Archangel Gabriel as trustworthy and as one obeyed and having power (81:20-21)....

History Of Hadith

History Of Hadith Traditions regarding the life of Muhammad and the early history of Islam were passed down both orally and written for more than a hundred years after the death of Muhammad in 632. According to Muslims, the collection of hadith or sayings by or about the prophet Muhammad...

Hadith Studies

Hadith studies This article is about the religious science of the study and evaluation of the Islamic hadith. Hadith studies (علم الحديث‎ ʻilm al-ḥadīth “science of hadith”, also science of hadith, or science of hadith criticism)[1] consist of several religious disciplines used in the study and evaluation of the Islamic hadith — i.e. the record of the words,...

Hadith Terminology

What Is Hadith Terminology? Hadith terminology (مُصْطَلَحُ الحَدِيْث‎, muṣṭalaḥ al-ḥadīth) is the body of terminology in Islam which specifies the acceptability of the sayings (hadith) attributed to the Prophet Muhammad by other early Islamic figures of significance, such as Muhammad’s family and/or successors. Individual terms distinguish between those hadith considered rightfully attributed to their source or detail the...

Categories Of Hadith

Hadith Categories Different categories of hadith (sayings attributed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad) have been used by various scholars. Experts in the Hadith studies generally use two terms – taqrīr for tacit approvals, and khabar for sayings and acts ascribed to Muhammad. The term taqrīr implies that, in the presence of Muhammad, a believer did something,...

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Hadith

Hadith Hadith (“Traditions” حديث‎ ḥadīth, pl. aḥādīth, أحاديث, ʼaḥādīth, literally means “talk” or “discourse”) in Islam are the record of the words, actions, and the silent approval, of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Within Islam the authority of Ḥadīth as a source for religious law and moral guidance ranks second only to that of the Qur’an...

Biographical Evaluation

Biographical Evaluation of Hadith Narrators Biographical evaluation (عِلْمُ الرِّجال‎, Ilm al-Rijāl), literally meaning ‘Knowledge of Men’ but more commonly understood as the Science of Narration, refers to a discipline of Islamic religious studies within hadith terminology in which the narrators of hadith are evaluated. Its goal is to distinguish authentic and reliable hadiths from...

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