Tag Archives: Mustalahul Hadith

September, 2016

  • 10 September

    Difference of opinion on Hadith grading

    Question What should an individual practice upon after being told that one specific Hadith is not okay for practice, although others have said that it is okay to practice upon? The Hadith I’m referring to is the one you posted regarding the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah, fasting a day being equivalent to fasting a year and praying at night is equivalent …

  • 1 September

    Acting upon a Hadith which has no sanad

    Question Is it okay to act upon a narration which we do not have the sanad [chain of narration] for without thinking that this action is Sunnah, out of caution and with the possibility of it being an actual Hadith?

August, 2016

November, 2015

  • 10 November

    Ruling of the narrations of a Hadith liar

    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?

September, 2015

  • 26 September

    Hadith terms

    Question What does 1. da’if 2. mawdu’ and 3. hasan hadith mean?

July, 2015

May, 2015

  • 20 May

    Hadith found in one manuscript only

    Question If a Hadith is found in just one reliable copy of an original manuscript, is it correct to attribute that Hadith to the book in question if it is not found in several other manuscripts of the same book or not? Please quote the Hadith masters.

October, 2014

September, 2014

  • 18 September

    The strict rules of the Hadith Masters

    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 …

June, 2014

  • 9 June

    Question regarding the chapters in Sahih Muslim

    Question I read a book that mentions that it was the habit of early Muhaddithun to write very little of their own commentary and usually their books were filled with mainly the wordings of the Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). So much so that Imam Muslim (rahimahullah)  did not even write a muqaddimah (introduction) and did not even mention any headings of the …

  • 9 June

    Imam Bukhari’s terminology: ‘fihi nazr’

    Question  Respected Moulana, What is meant when Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) says the following regarding a narrator? ‘fihi nazrun’ فيه نظر  or ‘Fi Hadithi nazrun'” في حديثه نظر Jazakallahu khayran.

May, 2014