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Why is Musnad Ahmad not like other Sahih Books?

The answer is simple as the title says it is a musnad المسند which is classified by the sanad the first narrator (the narrator -Sahabi()- on whom's authority a hadith was transmitted). A distinction ...
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Is Musnad Ahmed a book of Sahih Ahaadith?

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 ...
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Do modern Hanafi scholars still rely on mash'hur ahadith?

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, ...
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Did Imam Ash-Shafei reject some hadith?

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-...
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Authenticity of Kanz al-Ummal?

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 ...
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Did Imam Malik describe the hadith sciences as "this science is a religion"?

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،...
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Did Imam Malik describe the hadith sciences as "this science is a religion"?

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 ...
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Is there an explanation how abu Hurairah managed to narrate more than 5K hadith?

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,...
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Is being a sunni or having sunni toughts a reason not to be reliable as a hadith narrator (shi'a hadith)?

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 ...
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what is the Chain of Sahih Bukhari from Imam Bukhari to us?

Your question actually is related to: Original Copies of Muhammad al-Bukhari's Books? Can any hadith truly be called sahih anymore? The first question is looking for an original manuscript of ...
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Does Islam allow killing of Innocent individuals, if the tribe has committed some crime?

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 ...
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Can you explain the status of mursal hadith?

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 ...
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Is al Hakims Hadith collection Al Mustadrak reliable?

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 ...
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Why is Abu Huraira considered unreliable by Shia fiqh?

[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 ...
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How scientific are Hadith sciences?

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 ...
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Which scholars deny hadith being mutawātir?

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 ...
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What exactly is tadlees?

Disclaimer. Since this question is three questions in one (1. what is tadlīs and its types, 2. what is the ruling of a hadith with tadlīs, and 3. what is the ruling of a person who practiced tadlīs), ...
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Wrong explanation about science by Prophet Muhammad

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 ...
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refrence of hadith telling evil eye overtakes qaddar?

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: “...
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Can a strong hadith be wrong? If so, what do I do?

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 ...
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How did the Shiite Hadith sources originate? What are the authentic sources of Hadith? (Shia view)

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 ...
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How many ahad hadith are there in Sahih Bukhari?

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 ...
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Reference for a hadith about the courage and bravery of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

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 ...
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What is the source of sunnah.com while grade the hadith given in collections other than Bukhari and Muslim?

I found out here that when they mention Darussalam, they mean Zubair Ali Zai
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How can seemingly contradictory ahadith still be classified as sahih?

All perfect praise be to Allah Firstly, i should admit, i am not even a student of hadees, but still i will share what i know. Feel free to correct me where i am wrong. As in your question you have ...
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What was the earliest Hadith Book / Collection to be recorded?

The point is what do you define as a hadith book or hadith collection? Records of hadith in the early days of Islam As hadith was in first place (the same as Quran) memorized and spread through oral ...
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What is the meaning of hadith grading "Sahih in Chain"?

A sahih hadith refers only to the chain of narration. So when you see the phrase "hadith sahih", it means that: The chain is complete from its start at the Prophet to its end (ما اتصل سنده من مبدأه ...
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Why is Abu Huraira considered unreliable by Shia fiqh?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم In order to elucidate the issue, of note, there can be diverse reasons/evidences for rejecting him (and in order to prove everyone, there need long discussion and documents... ...
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Are ahadith generally considered to be paraphrased?

They are not suppose to be. But they will be to some extent. Why? Have you ever played the telephone game? Also they didn't have a computer that would underline grammatical mistakes for them. ...
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