Question How far up can an author of a Mustakhraj go with his chain? Does it have to connect with the original author’s teacher / teacher’s teacher or can it go further back until the Sahabi? I have read somewhere that if it goes back to the Sahabi then the purpose of Mustakhraj is lost as it will be called …
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Question What are the various definitions given for a Mustafid Hadith in comparison to Mash-hur Hadith?
Question What does ‘fihi maqal‘ refer to/mean regarding a narrator?
Question I wanted to ask: what have the Scholars you have met and studied under, thought to be the best book to study in Mustalahul Hadith? I know for example Allamah Fadlul Rahman al Adhami says that Fathul Mugith is the best work on the subject. What would you think is amongst the best books in this subject and what …
Question What is status of following Hadith? Can it be quoted? من بلغه عن الله فضل فأخذ بذلك الفضل الذي بلغه أعطاه الله ما بلغه وإن كان الذي حدثه كاذبا
Question What is the status of this Hadith Qudsi? Verily, the Believer is [deserving of] every good by Me. He praises Me even as I remove his soul from between his two sides
Question Is it correct to attribute the following Hadith to our beloved Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) ? “The person who acts upon what he knows, Allah Ta’ala will grant him knowledge of that which he does not know”
Question If a Hadith in Tirmidhi has been declared hasan sahih by Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) but declared weak by contemporary ‘Ulama after scrutinising the chain. Which ruling would be given preference to?
Question 1. Is it true that if a narrator of a Hadith said one lie in his life then all the Hadiths that he narrates are considered as a fabrications? 2. What if the narrator openly makes tawbah afterwards? Would his narration still be considered Mawdu’ (fabrication)? 3. If so doesn’t that mean that some fabricated Hadith could be true?
Question When referencing a Hadith, the ‘Ulama sometimes mention the phrase: “muttafaqun ‘alayh” متفق عليه (agreed upon) Does it mean that Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim narrate that Hadith exactly word for word or does it mean they narrate it with similar wordings and not exact words? jazakallahu Khairan
Question I once heard in a lecture that the scholars of the past were very strict on grading the authenticity of the narrators of hadith. The lecturer stated that there are some narrators who were graded as weak because they were seen eating while walking. Also, some narrator was deemed weak because he was seen eating in public. Is this …
Question I heard, that the Hadiths in general are not transmitted to their exact wording, but that the Sahaba just transmitted it according to meaning and not according to the exact wording. Is this true?