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Where can I find the complete sanad of ahadiths online in English?

Wa Alaikum As Salam. I will share a site that I love to use (may Allah (ﷻ) increase the managers of this project in blessings): QaalaRasulallah. Per their "about" section: "This site provides the most ...
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How can one check isnad?

A short intro on the history of hadith sciences Just as well as the Quran, hadith has been memorized by heart even until today with the whole narrator chain (especially scholars from the region ...
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First written source in Isnad

Hadith was ever since transmitted orally. Why? because this is the way knowledge was spread and gathered and so was the qur'an transmitted to us until today. As long as you have not cross-checked your ...
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Who is Abu Zinad and Al-Araj in Imam Malik's Muwatta?

Abu Az-Zinad أبو الزناد is 'Abdullah ibn Dhakwan عبد الله بن ذكوان a scholar of fiqh and hafidh of hadith from Medina who was born before the death of ibn' Abbas and met Anas ibn Malik and ibn 'Omar, ...
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Who is Abu Zinad and Al-Araj in Imam Malik's Muwatta?

Al-A'raj refers to 'Abdurrahman bin Hurmuz (عبد الرحمن بن هرمز). You can read his entry in Dhahabi's book "Siyar a`lam al-nubala", published by Muasisatur-Risalah: Volume 5, Page 69-70 Abu'z-Zinad ...
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What are all the ways a hadith can be transmitted and what do they mean?

First, we need to define some definitions for the chain of narrations: The head of the narration, is the person who is saying the content (المتن) of the Hadith. Mostly it's Prophet Mohamed, but that ...
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