Tag: hadith

April 7, 2011 Off

Sahih Muslim

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Sahih Muslim is a collection of sayings and deeds of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) (also known as the sunnah). The reports of the Prophet’s sayings and deeds are called ahadith. Muslim lived a couple of centuries after the Prophet’s death and worked extremely hard to collect his ahadith. Each report in his collection was checked for compatibility with the Qur’an, and the veracity of the chain of reporters had to be painstakingly established. Muslim’s collection is recognized by the overwhelming majority of the Muslim world to be one of the most authentic collections of the Sunnah of the Prophet (pbuh).

April 7, 2011 Off

Sahih Bukhari

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Sahih Bukhari is a collection of sayings and deeds of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), also known as the “sunnah”. The reports of the Prophet’s sayings and deeds are called ahadith. Bukhari lived a couple of centuries after the Prophet’s death and worked extremely hard to collect his ahadith. Each report in his collection was checked for compatibility with the Qur’an, and the veracity of the chain of reporters had to be painstakingly established. Bukhari’s collection is recognized by the overwhelming majority of the Muslim world to be one of the most authentic collections of the Sunnah of the Prophet (pbuh).

April 7, 2011 Off

Compilation of Hadith

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This book is a translation of the introduction to the Urdu booklet “Intikhaab-e-Hadeeth” (The Compilation of Hadeeth) of Shaykh Abdul Ghaffar Hassan Rehmaanee. In this treatise Shaykh Abdul Ghaffar Hassan deals with the topic of the compilation of hadeeth. The Shaykh explains various issues related to the preservation and compilation of hadeeth, including the method of preservation, the periods ofcompilation of hadeeth and the first books of hadeeth. The Shaykh goes onto explain the different sciences of hadeeth that were developed to preserve and explain the ahaadeeth and other books written on various subjects over the centuries.

April 7, 2011 Off

Chain of Commands

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Chain of Command, formally known as Mustalah-ul-Hadeeth or Ilm-ul-Hadeeth, is a course regarding the Sciences of Hadeeth. Sheikh Abdul BaryYahya divided the course into two major sections corresponding to each weekend. The first weekend essentially covers the Scholars of Hadith, otherwise known in Arabic as the Muhadithoon. The second weekend is dedicated to the actual science of scrutinizing and analyzing hadeeth. Allah (swt) has made a promise to preserve the Quran. Part of the preservation of the Quran is the preservation of the Sunnah of the Prophet . This is because the Sunnah explains how the Quran is understood and applied. It is in this course we examine how exactly the second source of legislation, Sunnah, was preserved.

December 4, 2010 Off

Importance of Sunnah & Hadiths

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There are two main fundamental sources of knowledge in Islam – The Qur’an and the Hadeeth. Often people associate Islam with teachings and commandments of only Qur’an; this is true for both Muslims and non-Muslims. However this attitude of ignoring the Hadeeth or Sunnah has lead to many misunderstandings about the already misunderstood way of life, Islam. Best example being that of the perception of Islam promoting hatred. Such doubts and baseless allegations arise mostly due to partial study of Islamic literature.

November 5, 2010 Off

Study of Hadiths

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The Arabic word hadeeth basically means ‘an item of news, conversation, a tale, a story or a report,’ whether historical or legendary, true or false, relating to the present or the past. However with respect to Islam, it is synonymous to whatever statements, acts, approvals, physical or character descriptions that are attributable to the Prophet (PBUH) along with his biography before or after the beginning of his prophethood.

November 5, 2010 Off

Defining Basic Hadith Terminology

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In this lecture, we deal with a the basic terminologies that are used for classification of Hadiths into authentic, strong, weak, fabricated, forged, etc.

November 5, 2010 Off

Struggles Of Predecessors In Preserving Sunnah

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In this video lecture, we deal with the struggles that the Companions and early scholars went through in order to preserve the Sunnah. It also covers different definitions for the term “Sunnah”.