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Interesting question. I'm not a hadith scholar and I am new to this field. This is what I've read so far. There are a number of hadith categories in Twelver Shia hadith science with respect to the reliability of the narrators: Sahih: a hadith with everyone in its chain of narrators reliable and Imami. There are also subcategories to this that I refuse to ...


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Abu Hurairah (RA)'s large amount of narrations are due to multiple reasons working together. We have to also keep in mind the following statement by Abdullah ibn Umar (RA), the second highest narrator, vouching for Abu Hurairah's hadith knowledge: Ibn 'Umar said to Abu Hurairah: "You used to stick to the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) most out of all of us, and ...


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The one who related from Malik in al-Muwatta is Yahya ibn Yahya al-Laithi يحيى بن يحيى الليثي when the Muwatta' is quoted without referring to a narrator. Yahya was the last known student of imam Malik who presented his version of al-Muwatta' to his teacher and got it approved. Therefore it is regarded as the final version of the book and the reference to ...


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