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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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' for which one may find much more than ten known (or famous and printed) ...
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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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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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How did Bukhari verify the birth/death dates of narrators

One aspect of authenticating a hadith is to make sure that there is a continuous chain of narrators. So this means looking at biographies of the narrators to find out when they were born and when they ...
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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 there a Shia book that analyses all Sunni hadeeth or raavi (narrator of hadees)

Asalam-o-alekum, Is there any Shia book which analyses individual hadees in Sunni's 6 books and has some comments like whether this hadees is acceptable by Shia scholars or not? And similarly is there ...
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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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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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Does Islam Teach That The Earth Was Created Before Sun, Stars, Moon, Heavens, etc?

Please note that I am dividing this question into two parts. One part consists of Hadith that allegedly say that the Earth was formed before sun, stars, and heavens. The part-2 contains references ...
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What is the refference for the hadeeth about scholars being the heirs of the prophets?

So far I have found 2 daef hadeeth https://sunnah.com/search?q=The+scholars+are+the+heirs+of+the+Prophets Is there a hadeeth that mentions it with a stronger chain?
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how to know about Hadith (Narrator) Ravi history, character, era etc?

i want to know about Hazrat Safina or safeena abu abdurrahman RA when he born and when he died, complete biography of hazrat safina RA who narrated the hadith "Jami-Tirmidhi hedees no. 2226, Vol....
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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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Important Question: How Many Women From The Progeny Of Adam Will Marry Muslim Men In Jannah?

Please note that this is not a "how many hurs will men get in jannah" question. This question is somewhat different. My question is about how many wordly women will make wives of Muslim men ...
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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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Where can I find this narration of Ibn Abbas (R.A) that is mentioned in Ma'ariful Quran?

Under the commentary of Koran 33:43 in Ma'ariful Quran, Mufti Muhammad Shafi has cited a narration that states the following:- Sayydina Ibn ‘Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) has stated that Salah ...
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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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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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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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What does “wajib” mean in this hadith about doing ghusl in Jumua (Friday)?

In the book "العرف الناشر" (pdf), fiqh Al-maliki, it is mentioned in page 240, that there is ijma (consensus) among the scholars that the prayer in Jumua is accepted with just regular wudu (...
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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 ...