Tag Archives: Nukhbah

February, 2019

  • 18 February

    Some terms used to discredit narrators

    Question 1. What is meant by Muttaham bil-Khidhb in Hadith? Is he accused of lying in general conversations or fabricating a Hadith? 2. Will lying in Hadith always refer to fabricating? 3. Will that be the same as Fuhshul Ghalat?

  • 15 February

    Can ‘Al Mawquf’ and ‘Al Maqtu’ be graded?

    Question Will a maqtu’ and mawquf narration also be classed as authentic, sound or weak or is that just for marfu’ narrations? Will a Hadith Qudsi also need to be authenticated?

  • 4 February

    Meaning of ‘Mukhadram’

    Question What is meant by ‘Mukhadram’ in this post?

November, 2017

September, 2017

  • 21 September

    Meaning of the words: Sanad and Isnad

    Question What is the difference between Sanad and Isnad? Am I right in assuming that Sanad refers to the names of people mentioned in the chain, whereas Isnad refers to mentioning/writing the full chain along with how the rawi received ijazah such as Haddathana or Akhabarana?

  • 13 September

    Difference between ‘Al Marfu’ and ‘Al Mawquf’

    Question Could you tell me the difference between a ‘mawquf’ (موقوف) and ‘marfu’ (مرفوع) Hadith?

May, 2017

  • 31 May

    Can a weak narration rise to acceptance with corroboration?

    Question In your answers, I have seen you many times, mention a weak narration is raised to level of hasan. I was wondering, is this in accordance to the methodology of earlier Hadith scholars such as from the salaf or a modern day invention?

April, 2017

  • 20 April

    The existence/non existence on Mutawatir Hadiths

    Question  A friend of mine alerted me to an argument that a prominent Salafi inclined Shaykh was making about the existence of Mutawatir Hadiths. He said that not only are there no such thing as Mutawatir Hadiths, but it is impossible to have Mutawatir Hadiths according to the conditions of Mutawatir Hadith and he lists four reasons: 1) All of …

September, 2016

  • 11 September

    Authenticity of Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim

    Question Are all the Hadiths in Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim really authentic? I ask this because there are numerous notable and prominent Scholars who believe that there are many weak narrations present in Bukhari and Muslim. They even provided references of several weak Hadith for that. On the other hand, there are numerous scholars who believe that all narrations in Bukhari and Muslim are authentic, …

March, 2016

May, 2014