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In the science of hadith, five specific conditions are called out: A connected Isnaad (chain) of narrators: Nobody narrates from their teacher's teacher, for example; everybody met in person and heard directly from the person who narrated to them. All narrators are known, trustworthy, and righteous: They don't commit major sins in public. We know them (...


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A hadith is composed of three parts as shown below : Matn (text), isnad (chain of reporters), and taraf (the part, or the beginning sentence, of the text which refers to the sayings, actions or characteristics of the Prophet (Sallalaahu Ala'hi wa Sallam), or his concurrence with others action). The authenticity of the hadith depends on the reliability of ...


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Growing the beard is mandatory for all males; And our prophet(SAW) 's Sunnah shows it: The ruler of Yemen, appointed by the Persian emperor Kisra, sent two envoys to the Messenger (Peace and blessings be upon him) to summon him. When they came into his presence, he noticed that they had shaved their beards and grew their moustaches. He hated to ...


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Yes, there is extreme confidence in the correctness of "sahih" ahadeeth. To make a long story short, all valuable books in Islamic history were validated by the writer by reading them loudly to the original author, who would certify that the book was copied correctly. Additionally, important books would receive further attention, and people would memorize ...


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The short answer is that the difference in the content of hadith, too, stem from the same significant questions of Islamic political doctrine that originally divided the two sects. For Shia scholars Shia and Sunni hadith has no difference and with the same methods of checking authenticity are checked. If a hadith is known to be authentic, it is used, but if ...


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Musnad al-Imam Ahmad is not a sahih book, as Imam Ahmad never claimed in his book to quote only sahih narrations, rather than collecting the biggest amount of sunnah which is used as evidence by scholars. Ahmad himself said: "I have only included a hadith in this book if it had been used as evidence by some of the scholars." And ibn al-Jawzi claimed that ...


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I am not sure where this opinion is coming from, and I do not claim that it never existed, but I have not come across it. On the contrary, Ahmad ibn 'Abdul-Wahhāb Ash-Shanqīti in his book Khabar al-Wāhid. pp. 249 quoted Ar-Risāla by Imam Ash-Shafi'i with him saying that there is no known disagreement among Muslim jurists that ahād hadiths are acceptable for ...


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The well-known sunnah (al-sunnah al-mashhūra, Arabic: السنة المشهورة) continues to be used till today by Hanafi scholars to: establish rulings of the Hanafi jurisprudence, do tafsir of the Qur'an, decide on which Qur'an verses are abrogated introduce specificity (mukhaṣṣaṣ, Arabic: مخصص) to what is apparently generalized (mu'ammam, Arabic: معمم) ...


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Ibn Sirin's quote Of course the athar of ibn Sireen (Sirin) محمد بن سيرين which you may find quoted with a full narrator chain is widely known for a large audience (and maybe this is the source of Malik's quote). You'll find it for example in the introduction of sahih Muslim #25 or #26 in the 5th Chapter: "That Which is Related to the Statements ‘The Chain ...


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A gharib hadith is a kind of categorization of hadith based on its chain. It is a kind of ahad hadith, which means that it's not narrated through an abundance of narrators at each level of the chain. There are three kinds of ahad hadith: mash-hoor, `aziz, and gharib. A gharib hadith is one in which there is at least one level (or tier) which only has one ...


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The short answer is it depends, but generally speaking not authentic. Definition The definition of a hadith mursal is that the tābi'i (Arabic: التابعى), which is the generation after the companions of the Prophet ﷺ starts a narration with: "The Prophet ﷺ said ... ." It is a type of hadith maqtū' (severed chain of narration), at the companion's level. ...


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Abu Abd-Allah Muhammad ibn Abd-Allah Al-Hakim from Nishapur was a hadith scholar and hafidh from the 4th century he was a student of ad-Daraqutni (whom nevertheless narrated some ahadith from him) and a teacher of imam al-Bayhaqi. His father who met imam Muslim was also among his first teachers. What he did (or at least intended) in his book al-Mustadrak ...


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Anyone who have basic knowledge of hadees science knows that their are many types of collections of ahadees from which sahih is the type in which the collector/author tries his best to make sure that only authentic ahadees come through his book. The purpose of the book was to arrange al-Suyuti's al-Jaami` al-sageer into fiqhi sections. Writer of kanz ul ...


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[Not being a Shia myself, if someone sees a mistake here please edit and rectify it]. The Jafaris\Imamis do not consider Abu Hurairah to be a reliable narrator, because they have a narration from Imam Jafar to the effect: سمعت جعفر بن محمد عليهما السلام يقول: ثلاثة كانوا يكذبون على رسول الله أبو هريرة، وأنس بن مالك، وامرأة Jafar bin Muhammad said: ...


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In a nutshell ... the "science" lies in the systematic nature of determining the veracity of a narration attributed to the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. The scientific nature of 'Uloom-ul-Hadeeth lies in the methodical manner through which scholars of Hadeeth apply its principles and guidelines to determine the authenticity of a narration. This science serves a ...


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I will make some assumptions first prior to answering, since otherwise the answer would be excessively long: By "which scholars", I am assuming you are referring to hadith scholars only. By "denied ahadith", I am assuming denied that there is a hadith of that level (not denying the concept itself). By "being mutawwatir", I am assuming that the definition is ...


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The description of knowledge of hadith as quoted in your question predates Imam Mālik; it goes back to an athar by Ibn Sirīn: حدثنا محمد بن علي، حدثنا النضر بن عون، عن ابن سيرين قال‏:‏ هذا الحديث دين، فانظروا عمن تأخذون دينكم Ibn Seereen says: "The knowledge of hadith (in the same manner all other religious subjects) are included in the deen. ...


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Firstly, where is the "wrong explanation about science"? You are assuming that the Prophet said that no pollination at all is better, however the Prophet is only talking about human assisted pollination. Dates are also pollinated naturally by wind and insects. Its effectiveness depends on different factors, including climate (flow of wind), proportion and ...


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About Your First Question: The exact hadeeth wording and its reference: Muslim, Ahmad, and al-Tirmidhi narrated from Ibn ‘Abbas that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “The evil eye is real and if anything were to overtake the divine decree, it would be the evil eye. When you are asked to take a bath (to provide a cure) from ...


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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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Although this hadith seems to be missing a narrator (unknown narrator), it doesn't. That narrator is called سعد بن عبيدة Sa'd bin Obaidah, he was clearly named in other versions of the hadith you quoted. The version you narrated of that hadith is this: Narrated: (The translation doesn't mention the list of narrators) Abu 'Abdur-Rahman and Hibban bin '...


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You can read the Arabic text of the hadith here: http://sunnah.com/bukhari/89#21 If you look at the full chain of narration, it goes: Musa b. Isma'il heard from Abu 'Awanah from Husain from Fulan (an unknown narrator) who said that Abu 'Abd ar-Rahman and Hibban were arguing ... So clearly this wasn't an incident from Imam al-Bukhari's life. Also the text ...


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According to many of Hadith scholars, including Bukhari and Muslem, the Khawarij narration can be accepted as authentic hadith as long as the person is considered Muslim and known with piety and good memory. The reason to accept Khawarij narration is that they consider sins, including lying, as act of Kufr and the person who lies, in their view, is ...


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Let’s start with the history of Shia sources... Actually compilation of hadith among the Shiah started during the life of the Prophet (PBUH).And The texts which were compiled by the early Shiah scholars were called “Usul”. Most of the authors of these book were those who had heard the ahadith from one of the Imams, in particular, from Imam Muhammad al-...


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Scholars accept the possibility of a hadith being 'wrong' based on its matn (the content reported). Al-Sakhawi (d 1497) quotes Abu'l-Faraj ibn al-Jawzi (d.1200) in Fath al-Mugeeth: وكل حديث رأيته يخالف العقول، أو يناقض الأصول، فاعلم أنه موضوع، فلا تتكلف اعتباره، أي: لا تعتبر رواته، ولا تنظر في جرحهم. أو يكون مما يدفعه الحس والمشاهدة، أو مباينا لنص ...


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I found an upper bound for the amount of ahad hadiths of both sahihs in a statement of ibn Hajjar al-'Asqalani (in his book called al-Madkhal fi osol al-Hadith المدخل في أصول الحديث) saying it is around 200 hadiths, commenting a "False" statement of al-Hakim: وقد رد عليه الحافظ حجر بقوله : ... "وأما قوله : إن الغرائب الأفراد ليس في الصحيحين منها شيء ، ...


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I found out here that when they mention Darussalam, they mean Zubair Ali Zai


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On Islamweb, it can be found as hadith number 656. However, the English translation I checked1 lists the same hadith under the number 654. It notes that the isnad is sahih and offers the following translation: It was narrated that 'Ali said: I remember the day of Badr, when we were seeking shelter with the Messenger of Allah and he was the closest of us ...


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It should be noted that mentioned killing of Banu Qurayza's men was carried out according to the Jewish Law (Deutronomy 20:10-14) not Islamic Shariah. Here is the excerpt from NIV: 10 When you march up to attack a city, make its people an offer of peace. 11 If they accept and open their gates, all the people in it shall be subject to forced labor and ...


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