Questions tagged [uloom-al-hadith]

The hadith sciences ('Ilm al-Hadith, علم الحديث) refer to those studies which investigate and determine the authenticity of any given hadith and those which explain a hadith and search in the meanings of it's words and so on.

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Hadith explaination and grade

Salam, recently I came across a Hadith which has been troubling me this hadith is found in the Riyadh as-saliheen a book by Imam Al-Nawawi. Which is as follows: Abu Umamah (May Allah be pleased with ...
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Are there commentaries of Hadith collections outside the 7 most known books?

When we check the hadith literature we may find out that commentators in first place focussed on the two sahihs and al-Muwatta' which for which one may find much more than ten known (or famous and ...
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Did an-Nadr ibn Anas (the brother of imam Malik) narrate any authentic hadith?

If we read the biography of imam Malik, we find that many members of his family were known by their studies of al-Athar (hadith) and religion in general. Among them are his uncles and his grandfather ...
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Is Musnad Ahmed a book of Sahih Ahaadith?

Many muslims are read the Book of Ahaadith in the List of "Sihah Sittah" (The authentic six books of Ahaadith). I want to mention the names of Sihah Sittah which are as following: Sahih Bukhari Sahih ...
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What are the names of Shia hadeeth books?

Asalam-o-alekum, I need the names of hadeeth books acceptable by Shia scholars. Also want to know if their Arabic version and Urdu/English translation is available on PDF. Also I need book which has ...
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Refrence of hadith of epidemic handshake?

I already tried to Google but couldn't find out What is the refrence of hadith which prohibits hand shaking with patients of epidemic disease?
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Did Malik report from ibn Hurmuz without intermediate?

It is commonly known that imam Malik concentrated 7 years on ibn Hurmuz بن هرمز only during his time of studying and there are statements that he followed him 13 years. There are many reports about ...
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Why is this hadith classed as Dai'f?

The hadith: Narrated 'Abdullah bin Mas'ud (May Allah be pleased with him): The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: "Indeed the Shaitan has an effect on the son of Adam, and the ...
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What is the reference for the hadith الله الله في أصحابي?

What is the reference and full wording of hadith which praises Sahaaba (May Allah be pleased with all of them) whose wording is approximately sounds like this الله الله في أصحابي
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What is Validity of the Hadith of praying 80 times Droodh after Asr prayer on Jumma!

There are many post about this Hadith with different references and answers. Further I have seen this Hadith written in many mosques where the Imaams are Aalim and has knowledge. Kindly provide the ...
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Reference of saying of Sayyedna Umer(May Allah be Pleased with him)?

What is the reference/link of tradition quoting Sayyedna Umer(May Allah be Pleased with him) where he said regarding his fear of day of Judgment and i am only trying to rewrite approximate meaning ...
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Can we send the reward of recitation of Quran or other ibadah to relatives who died?

A lot of people recite Quran and perform other ibadah and pray that the reward of this ibadah be given to a relative or friend who died. What Quranic verses or Hadith tells us that the reward of one ...
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What are some computational tools for isnad or matn analysis of hadith?

Analyzing the chain (isnad) of hadith is essential for authentication. Comparison of the content (matn) of the hadiths can also be very helpful. I am looking for any computational tools that may ...
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Tell me why marijuana is haram?

Please I want only strong reasons. Preferably from those who understand brain chemistry. I don’t believe marijuana is haram in low doses and moderate use. The religion teaches us anything bad for ...
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Is being a sunni or having sunni toughts a reason not to be reliable as a hadith narrator (shi'a hadith)?

Even if the Sahihs of al-Bukhari and Muslim are sunni hadith compilations and certainly in other more or less known hadith compilations of sunni scholars. Some of the narrators in their narrator ...
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Why do the Shi'a have different hadiths?

As is known, there are six major books of ahadith used in Sunni jurisprudence. The Shi'a typically don't treat these collections with such esteem, and instead give preferential treatment to four of ...
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Most hadith scholars had deep knowledge in hadith, why they quoted da'if narrations in their compilations then?

Most hadith scholars such as imam Ahmad, abu Dawod, an-Nasa-i (who has been said to reach the level of al-Bukhari and having even reached a higher level than Muslim -see the later quot from a-Dhahabi'...
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Is al Hakims Hadith collection Al Mustadrak reliable?

Is al Hakims hadith collection Al Mustadrak reliable? I have read on Wikipedia that al dhahabi said it was better if he never complied it and ibn hajar was also dubious about it. al Hakim said about ...
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Searching/finding hadith on Google?

How can i find a particular hadith using Google For example i read somewhere that bukhari hadith number 3191 contains discussion of concept of evil eye but if i type"al-bukhari 3191" in google i do ...
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Who said the last part of “Bukhari 2287,” Umar (رضي الله عنه) or our beloved Prophet (صلى الله عليه واله وسلم)?

In the following hadith: ‘Umar ibn al-Khattaab who said: “I heard Hishaam ibn Hakeem reciting Soorat al-Furqaan in a manner different from that in which I used to recite it and the way in which the ...
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What/which are Hadiths about optimism?

I already know Islam is optimistic religion but please kindly share few hadith with refrence Hadith which motivate optimism
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How to interprete the “tabaqat الطبقات” categories in books on Jarh wa Ta'adil

Usually in books of jarh wa ta'adil scholars classify narrators in so called tabaqat الطبقات which seem to be some kind of categories or division for narrators. I found it strange that two people who ...
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What is the difference between the different formulations used in describing how a hadith was transmitted?

In hadith books we may read in the narrator chain how and via whom a hadith was transmitted. I wonder if different formulations indicate different ways of transmission here some examples we may find: ...
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Conditions for a Sahih Li Ghairih hadith

I was looking on sunnah.com and came across this hadith: عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ أَبِي أَوْفَى الأَسْلَمِيِّ، قَالَ غَزَوْنَا مَعَ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم الشَّامَ فَكَانَ يَأْتِينَا ...
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How do you find the reference to a hadith you know exists, but don't have the citation for?

I often find myself struggling to find a hadith in, say Bukhari, or some other book. Mostly I am interested in finding them in the seven books available here. I know an acceptable insight is that how ...
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refrence of hadith telling evil eye overtakes qaddar?

What is refrence of hadith ,whose approximate meaning is as follow: "“The evil eye is real, and if anything were to overtake the divine decree (al-qadar) it would be the evil eye.” Also please share ...
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Cutting of tree at hudaibiah where historical pledge took place?

What is genuineness of narration/report which approximately says that Umer(May Allah be pleased with him) cut down the tree at hudaibia in order to prevent people from committing acts of innovation ? ...
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Who is the first person in the Muwatta?

In the Muwatta of Imam Malik, some ahadith start with "XXX related to me from Malik" - Who is this "me" that's narrating? Others start with "XXX related to me from YYY" with no mention of Malik. ...
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Are there obsolete hadith?

There's Qur'an verses which are "obsolete": Which Qur'an verses are obsolete? although the formal term is naskh: Naskh (نسخ) is an Arabic word usually translated as "abrogation"; It is a term ...
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How can one check isnad?

To verify the hadith one have to verify isnad. My question is how to check Isnad? mean to say is there any early book of Islam (Authentic) in which the series of connection between narrator are ...
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What is the difference between sunni hadith and other hadith?

I recently saw that Musnad Ahmad contains 70% sunni hadith, what does it mean? What is a sunni hadith? What is its specialty?
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Is there an explanation how abu Hurairah managed to narrate more than 5K hadith?

Abu Hurairah أبو هريرة () certainly is a sahabi on which there's a big dispute among the Muslim scholars in first place the shi'a and sunni scholars. One of the main issues is the fact that this ...
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Is there any evidence to support that Abu Hurraira's sheer number of narrations is not feasible?

The following question Is there an explanation how abu Hurairah managed to narrate more than 5K hadith? is requesting for an explanation about how he was able to manage such a large number of ...
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Is there any english translation of Al Tarikh Al Kabir available?

I need to know exactly what is the content of this Bukhari's extensive work. Thought have searched the whole internet and couldn't find one. Just curious why this precious book, authored by best ...
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Authenticity of Hadith # 4424 Musnad Ahmad

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Can you please provide me details regarding its authenticity from Silsilah Al Hadeeth Ad Daeefah from Al- Albani (ra) or from the commentary of other scholars? ...
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What is the source and authenticity of this Hadith?

It is narrated by Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Umar that the Holy Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) said:“When the belly of Makkah will be cleft open and through it will be dug out river-like passages (...
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Sahih Bukhari, Vol.6, Book 60, hadith 7

And if a man's discharge proceeded that of the woman, then the child resembles the father, and if the woman's discharge proceeded that of the man, then the child resembles the mother." Okay, isn'...
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How many Sahih(Authentic) Hadith are there?

From the size of the major Hadith collections, I'd estimate that there are only around 80 thousand at most, including overlapping Hadith. Some links (quite unreliable) seem to put the number closer to ...
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Which hadith is this?

Muslim (315) narrated that Thawbaan, the freed slave of the Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: I was standing beside the Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of ...
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Wrong explanation about science by Prophet Muhammad

This is the hadith:- Hadith حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى، حَدَّثَنَا عَفَّانُ، حَدَّثَنَا حَمَّادٌ، حَدَّثَنَا ثَابِتٌ، عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ، وَهِشَامُ بْنُ عُرْوَةَ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ،...
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What is the criteria for classifying ahadith of Al-Albani and Darusalam

I often read Ahadith from sunnah.com. On the website, the ahadith in the Sihah Sitta, except Bukhari and Muslim, are classified as Sahih, Hasan or Da'if with either Al-Albani or Dar-us-Salam in the ...
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Difference between a munkar hadith and a mudtarib hadith?

i search it form site and read different scenario but am confused whats the actually difference. explain me the actual difference of munkar and mudtarib hadith.
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Authenticity of Kanz al-Ummal?

Is Kanz al-Ummal byAli ibn Abd-al-Malik al-Hindi a authentic hadith collection? How many weak ahadiths does it have?
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Collection of ahadith arranged according to sahabi from whom the hadith is narrated

I once came across the name of a collection of ahadith which had ahadith ordered by the sahabi from whom the hadith was narrated, so that all the ahadith narrated from one sahabi were listed first, ...
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What exactly is tadlees?

I'd like to get a good/full definition of tadlees: This means a clear definition of the meaning. If there are different kinds/levels I'd like to know the impact of the kind of tadlees on the ...
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What are the procedures that should be taken when trying to identify a fabricated Hadith?

When trying to look to see if a Hadith is Fabricated, one looks at two aspects The narrator The narration/the actual Hadith/The Matan So when looking at the narrator, what are we looking for? ...
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What exactly are the conditions of al-Bukhari and Muslim?

I've noticed that this question has never been asked before even if we have posts such as: What are the requirements of a "Sahih" hadith? Which criteria the Rawis(Arabic: 'narrators')...
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Can you explain the status of mursal hadith?

Can you explain the status of a mursal hadith if it has sahih chain and the narrators are thiqah can it be used as evidence to prove something in Islam or is it regarded as a weak source? I believe ...
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Four untrustworthy hadith narrators of hadith said by al Nasa'i?

assalaam alaykum I came across this statement by al Nasa'i where he mentions 4 people known to fabricate ahadeeths. Is he referring to Ibn Sa'd al-Baghdadi and number 4? (Muhammad bin Sa'id Syria?? ...