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  • Number of Saheeh Ahadeeth in Musnad Ahmad Date: 5-3-2019

    How many saheeh hadeeth are there in Musnad Ahmad. .. More

  • Narration about Abu Bakr burning ahaadeeth he collected inauthentic Date: 29-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. We know that one of the prescribed books of Jamaa‘at At-Tableegh is Fadaa’il Al-A‘maal. Recently, I came across one story mentioned in this book. In short, the story relates that Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, collected 500 hadiths but that he later burnt them out of fear that he might have collected some hadiths which.. More

  • Scholars' statements about Saheeh Ibn Khuzaymah Date: 11-10-2017

    Was Ibn Khuzaymah lenient in Hadith according to scholars? What have they said about his Saheeh? .. More

  • Al-Adab al-Mufrad good for teaching children Islamic manners Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. After having taught some children the basics of their creed, I would like to go through a book with them to teach them about perfecting their manners and living their lives as practising Muslims. I am stuck between Al-Adab Al-Mufrad and Ash-Shamaa'il Al-Muhammadiyyah. I can only choose one as my time with them is limited. Which of.. More

  • Total number of authentic ahaadeeth Date: 16-5-2017

    We read that Ibn Hajr (in his responce to Ibn Salah) said that the total amount of authentic hadiths, according to Ibn Qattan, Ibn Mahdi, Ahmad, and others is 4400 (or so) in number, and Ibn Rajab attributed (aproximately) 4000 to the count of Abu Daawud. Our question is: Do these reports only include what has been narrated from the Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Why Imaam Ahmad removed some ahaadeeth from Musnad Date: 21-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. In Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal, there is a hadeeth that Imam Ahmad wanted his son Abdullah to remove from his Musnad because, in his view, it was contradictory to other ahaadeeth. The hadeeth is number 7663: Narrated Muhammad ibn Ja'afar from Shu'bah from Ibu At-Tayyaah from Abu Zur'ah that Abu Hurayrah said: "Allah's Messenger, sallallahu.. More

  • Hadeeth Isnaad that contains innovators Date: 8-6-2016

    Is it true that there is no hadith whose Isnaad does not have a narrator who is Ashari, Matureedi, or Shia? If no, then could you give an example of a hadith whose Isnaad does not contain such a narrator from among Ahlul-Bid'ah (an innovator)? .. More

  • Number of Companions who narrated ahaadeeth Date: 2-4-2016

    What is the definite number of companions who reported hadiths? .. More

  • The hadeeth collections available today Date: 8-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. How many written collections of Hadith are available to us today? That is my first question. I ocassionally refute the deceptive arguments of the followers of the cursed Mirza and the Nation of Islam, and what they usually do is that they twist the meaning of both the weak and the authentic hadiths, and never once do I see them citing.. More

  • Extent of accuracy of Ibn As-Sakan's Saheeh Date: 25-2-2016

    Who is Al-Hafiz Sa'id ibn Uthman ibn As-Sakan, and what is the status of his Sahih in light of other authentic works like those of Ibn Khuzaymah, Ibn Hibban, Al-Hakim and Abu Awanah? Are his authentications accepted independently or is he in need of support? .. More

  • Not everything that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said or did was reported to us Date: 5-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I sent this question before, but sorry sheikh, the fatwas that you sent did not answer it, they did not really touch on the issue that I asked about. They talked about writing down, my question was in genreal, if some hadith did not reach us, I do not think that the fatwa answered that. Is it true that not all sayings or hadiths that.. More

  • As-Saheehayn confirmed authentic based on Muslims' continuous transmission Date: 24-2-2015

    I have read the response u gave me regarding this question but I am not satisfied!....So I am asking again!...please answer my question with proofs, may Allah reward you! Can you provide me with the references and sources from which it can be said that two sahihain(bukhari & muslim) are authentic i.e.,that the two Imams took utmost care to compile.. More

  • Why ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, temporarily restricted narration of Hadeeth Date: 9-2-2014

    I read that Umar openly scolded abu hurairah as a result of him forging hadiths. Is this true? .. More

  • A statement falsely attributed to 'Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him Date: 29-5-2013

    Asslam O Alaikum, Respected Sheikh, I want to verify the authenticity of one statement which is attributed to Caliph Umer (May Allah please with him) ie He Said: " Dont narrate from Prophet anything except which is related to acts of Worship" means Hadiths which are related to Beliefs are NOT to be narrated from Prophet. In this respect, kindly answer.. More

  • Refuting malicious allegations on the recording of Hadeeths, Seerah and History Date: 2-4-2013

    What is the truth regarding those who claim that Islamic history and the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, was fabricated or that they include some hidden facts and that the Shiites recorded history and the Sunnah in a better way than the Ahlus-Sunnah? They also claim that they do not belong to the Shiite sect and that.. More