Tag Archives: Contemporary Hadith discussions

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September, 2016

  • 10 September

    Intricacies in Hadith grading

    The purpose of this discussion is to illustrate that the conclusion of a particular Muhaddith is not necessarily final. Neither can it be enforced on others in the event of there being other legitimate opinions on that issue.   The system of grading Hadith is إجتهادى (Ijtihadi); open to difference of opinion. The procedure of classifying the merit of the narrators and the authenticity of the Hadiths is one which …

April, 2014

  • 14 April

    The Hadith which promises the reward of 100 Martyrs

    The following hadith is commonly quoted when emphasising the importance of the sunnah: “Whoever holds of to my sunnah at the time of corruption of my Ummah, will get the reward of a hundred martyrs”

January, 2013

  • 28 January

    Clarification on Early Hadith Compilation

    Imam Ibn Shihab Zuhri (rahimahullah) – Demise 125-  features quite prominently in the discussion of Hadith compilation. It is commonly stated that he was the first to compile the Noble Traditions of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). However, this is not entirely correct as it pushes the date of hadith compilation much further and opens the door for hadith rejectors to object. Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah’s research My Honourable teacher, Al-Muhaddith Shaykh …

December, 2012

  • 15 December

    Status of the Famous Hadith on the Virtues of Ramadan

    This an in-depth analysis of the Famous Hadith in which our Beloved Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) described Ramadan to the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) by my Friend and Colleague: Moulana Bilal Ali of Chicago, Director of www.darulhikmah.com, Founder of www.attahawi.com and www.ilmgate.com Question: There is a Hadith that divides Ramadan into three periods. Is this Hadith authentic? Reply: After a detailed analysis of all the corroboratory chains of the Hadith in question, it can be …