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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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Did al-Bukhari and Muslim always follow their so called conditions?

In my answer on What are the terms of that which has reached Tawatur? I've tried to address the topic of the conditions of al.-Bukhari and Muslim. I've also posted a related question: What exactly ...
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Is this Hadith on Mawlid a Hadith and authentic?

"I saw the Prophet ﷺ in my sleep, and told him about the practice of holding celebratory feasts on the day of his birth and he replied “If someone rejoices in us, we rejoice in him!" — ...
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Did Bukhari consider narrators who narrate fabricated ahadith as reliable?

It is well-known (among Sunni muslims) that Imam Bukhari was extremely diligent while collecting ahadith, and his criteria are considered among the most stringent (if not the most stringent) in the ...
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Virtues of Surahs based on weak hadiths

Asscalamualikum. So I'm kinda confused about using weak hadiths. I looked into it and I understand that you can use weak hadiths for virtues of deeds and stuff to motivate and encourage people to do ...
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Can sunnah reports explain other sunnah reports?

Couple of modern day scholars like ibn utheymeen and albani say the aal of Muhammad (saw) includes the righteous scholars and sincere muslims. When we say aal of prophet muhammad (saw) it means ahlul ...
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What Is The Status Of Khalid Bin Yazeed Ansari As A Hadith Narrator?

I am trying to verify the authenticity of a hadith that has been transmitted through the following chain of narrators:- Khalid bin Yazeed Ansari <= Ibn Abi Zi’b <= Nafee <= Ibn Omar <= ...
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Did The Narrator Ad-Dhahak Ever Met Ibn Abbas In His Lifetime?

I have read some controversial views about the meeting of Ad-Dhahak and Ibn Abbas. In one source, Ad-Dahak explicitly denies ever narrating anything from Ibn Abbas. Some people cite Tafsir Ibn Kathir ...
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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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Acting upon a Hasan (good) Hadith?

What is the attitude of the scholars concerning a hadeeth that is classified hasan (good) hadith, be used as evidence in islam and can we act upon it?
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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?? ...
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What is the exact source for this Hadith?

I was reading something when I came across this: The ruling of begging and when it’s obligatory to help a beggar; summarised from the words of Ibn Muflih (Died 763AH): The poor person (eligible for ...
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"No, except Allah's Book or the power of understanding" - Is Quran the only revelation?

In Sahih Bukhari,in the 3rd Book (كتاب العلم) in Chapter 39. (The writing of knowledge (باب كِتَابَةِ الْعِلْمِ), 111th Hadith states the following: Abu Juhaifa said, "I asked Ali, 'Have you got ...
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When did the concept of 'isnad' originate?

In the history of hadith sciences, who was the first scholar to grade an isnad? When was the first use of the concept?
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What hadith are shared by all sects?

What hadith do all sects of Islam (Sunnis, Zaydis, Twelvers, Ismailis, Ibadis, etc.) share in common?
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Is there a limit on how many oral transmitters a hadith can have?

Have the scholars of Hadith decided on the number of allowable oral transmitters between the Messenger of Allah and the writer of the Hadith before the Hadith is rejected simply for having too long of ...
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Is the Musnad Abu Hanifa authentically attributed to Imam Abu Hanifa?

On Maktaba Shamela there is a book titled' مسند أبي حنيفة رواية الحصكفي Musnad Abi Hanifa, the transmission of Haskafi but inside the book I didn't find any chains from Imam Abu Hanifa to us. So I ...
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Is this Du'a after Wudu proven to be Sahih or Da'if?

Before posing my specific question, I would like to state that there is obviously a great difference to ask about a narration's authenticity which is discussed to be either Hasan or Da'if. ...
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What is the authenticity for this Du'a about Faith, Knowledge and Guidance?

It is narrated in the Musannaf of Ibn Abi Shaybah (30364) and in his Kitab al-Iman (106) that Abu Darda (rn) made this following Du'a: 'Ya Allah, I ask You for permanent faith (Iman), beneficial ...
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Hadith authenticity - Abu Dawud - Adam children , divine decree?

Is this hadith in sunan abi dawud authentic? Please can you provide sources of the muhaddith and their gradings, al albani says its sahih except the wiping of the back? Link is below. https://sunnah....
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Authenticity Of A Narration That Says That Prophet (Sallallahu'alaihiwassalam) Used To Visit His Wives Equally?

I know there are many Sahih narrations that say that Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu'alaihiwassalam) used to visit his wives equally. However, my question in here is about this particular Hadith with ...
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What is the authenticty of the following Asbab-ul-Nuzul's Narration?

Holy Koran says, Therefore woe be unto those who write the Scripture with their hands and then say, “This is from Allah” [2:79] According to Asbab-ul-Nuzul, there is a narration that says that Jews ...
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How are fabricated hadiths exposed?

If a person with a seemingly good character falsified a hadith by writing the names of people who have passed away (in the chain before him), and if those people lived in the same area and lived at ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is the term sighaar as-Sahaba agreed upon among hadith scholars?

Often we find in books of hadith scholars and historians (biographers) the expression that a certain narrator was among sighar as-Sahaba صغار الصحابة (maybe one could translate it small Sahabi). From ...
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Is shopping near dargah is permissible for believers

Is shopping near dargah is permissible for believers,here in India people celebrate urus(visiting graves and celebrating vali Allah's birthday) and their will lots of stuff for shopping, eating, can a ...
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Do scholars of hadith science treat all the ahadith the same way?

It is wide spread that one may refer to da'if ahadith on topics that are neither about halal and haram nor fiqh nor 'aqidah ... (basically anything related to rulings). For example when it comes to ...
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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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How do we call a hadith which a sahabi has narrated on the authority of another sahabi?

I'm sure that the sahaba were used to remind each other of the teachings of our Prophet (), so it could certainly be that Sahabi A has witnessed the Prophet doing or saying something, while Sahabi B ...
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Which scholars say ijma of ummah is infallible?

I was told initially that 2 things are infallible, Quran and the sunnah. Later on I learnt 3 things are infallible A. Quran. B. Sunnah. C. Ijma of companions (proof was given as 4:115) When I came ...
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Musnad al-Rabī

Can you mention scholars who authenticated this hadith other than al albani and any other source of this hadith Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “...
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Where I can find the "62 volumes of common Hadiths between Sunni & Shia" which was unveiled at the 28th International Islamic Unity Conference

The links in Arabic are below. Just trying to see if anyone knows the name of the book(s) or where I can find more information online. https://www.tasnimnews.com/fa/news/1393/12/18/680140 https://...
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Has anyone compiled a book of at the Sahaba and authentic/trustworthy scholars narrating dreams of seeing the Prophet (saw)?

Every once in a while I hear about or read a story where a certain scholar saw the Prophet (saw) in a dream. I was just wondering if anyone has written a book collecting these experiences narrated by ...
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English translation needed for only 8 ahadith of Abu Hurairah that have no backup by a similar narration from any other sahabi in Hadith collections

I was reading a post here on this site regarding this topic. Are there narration chains for the coccyx/tailbone hadith that don't go through Abu Hurairah? The poster was kind enough to include the ...
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Is there a book that gathers together all the Hadiths accepted by both Sunni and Shia sources?

I know there are many differences in Hadith accepted by either Sunni and Shia Muslims. However I was curious if anyone has ever gathered together Hadith which both groups accept in each of their ...
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What are all of the primary extant Sunni Hadith books?

Based on what I have usedand some googling, I currently have: Sahifah Hammam Musnad Abu Hanifa Musannaf Ibn Jurayj Al jami’ - Ma’mar Ibn Rashidmus Muwatta Maalik Al Athar - al Shaybani Muwatta Ibn ...
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What is the status of multiple hadiths that are sahih mursal?

If there was a hadith that is narrated through only mursal chains, would it still be considered authentic if many of those chains were sahih?
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Is the hadith eesa leads prayer a general for specific hadith mahdi leads fajr?

Sahih muslim says Eesa will descend and lead muslims in prayer. Abu Hurayra (R.A) reported as Allah's messenger (Saw) as saying "The last hour will not come until the romans will land at Al- A'...
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Are these narrations of Ibn as-Sunni authentic?

I have searched everywhere on the internet and I can not find any information about these following narrations that I will show. They are from the book "Kitab al-Adhkar" from Imam An-Nawawi, ...
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Who is Mudallis narrator ? Is the narrator "Nafi Bin Mehmood Bin Al-rabi Al-Ansari " is Mudallis?

My Question is basically on a hadith of " Sunan Abi Dawood " ( سنن ابی داؤد ) Hadith No. 824 Translation of Hadith : (Abi Dawood 824):: "Nafib. Mahmudb. Al-Rabi Al-Ansari said: “Ubadah ...
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Sa'eed Bin Mansur: A weak narrator in Sahih Muslim?

Salam Guys! Sa'eed Bin Mansur can be found in Sahih Muslim 1350c, 2382b, 1252a, etc. He is also found in narrations that are present in other collections like Sunan Abu Dawud, Adab Al-Mufrad, Musnad ...
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Where Can I Find This Report Of Sayyidah Aisha (Radhi'allahu'anha) In Sahih Ibn Hibban?

The author Muhammad Salih Al-Munajjid at Islamqa.info in Fatwa # 3801 has stated the following:- Al-Bukhaari reported in his Saheeh (no. 250) that ‘Aa’ishah said: “The Prophet (peace and blessings of ...
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Status of narrations that come from Al-A'mash through Minhal ibn Amr

Salam Guys, I would request my readers to not to mark this question as duplicate. This question is a bit different from the previous question I asked about narrator Minhal Ibn Amr. My question is ...
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Where is the full narrators for the narration that says that Jesus (AS) will die in later days?

I need the full chain of narrators for the following narration:- It is narrated from Ibn Abbas about the Ayah “I’ll take you and raise you”; “It means I’ll raise you then will cause you to die near ...
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What Is The Status Of The Narrator Maslamah bin Abdullah bin Urwa (مَسْلَمَةُ بْنُ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عُرْوَةَ)?

مَسْلَمَةُ بْنُ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عُرْوَةَ Is he a trustworthy narrator?
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Did Ibn Hajar Really Rejected The Narrations of Al-Amash through Abu Muawiyyah bin Abdur Rahman?

Al-Amash is a reliable narrator who is found in Bukhari HERE. However, I have read in an online source that Ibn Hajar has rejected the narrations of Al-Amash in which he quoted Abu Muawiyyah bin Abdur ...
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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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