Chapter 16: Affirming Direction (Al-Jihāt) for Allāh, the Mighty and Majestic: By Abu Ismā`īl Al-Harawee (d. 481H)

The following are chapters from Shaikhul-Islām Abu Ismā`īl Al-Harawī’s: “The Book Of Forty Narrations In The Evidences Of Tawhīd” (Born 396H and died 481H -rahimahullāh) This compilation… Continue reading

Part 5: The Hasan Hadeeth: Its definition and usage with the Scholars of Hadeeth

The Hasan Hadeeth: Definition: A report that fulfils the conditions of a Saheeh hadeeth except that one of its narrators or some of them are lesser than… Continue reading

The Hadīth and the Sunnah (Islam 1.7)

1.7 Islam: The Hadīth And The Sunnah Hadith Hadith (plural: Ahādīth) refers to the statements, actions and tacit approvals that have been reported from the… Continue reading

Part 4: Hadeeth Science and Literature: Conditions of a Saheeh Hadeeth; Definitions: Musnad, Musannaf, Mu’jam, Sunan, Jaami’, etc.

2.0 The Accepted Report The categories of the accepted report (al-khabr al-maqbool): The two major categories of an accepted report are: Saheeh (“sound”) and Hasan (“good”). Each of these is… Continue reading

Shaikh Abdullaah Al-Bukhaaree: An important word concerning the “Ghareeb” (singular or rare) narrations and statements

It is well worth reading: “Introduction to the beginnings of the Hadeeth sciences: Mutawaatir, Aahaad, and their categories (Part 3)” before this article, since this is… Continue reading

Part 3: Hadeeth Science and Literature: Mutawaatir, Aahaad, Azeez, Mash-hoor, Ghareeb: Maqbool and Mardood

1.0 Categories of a Narration (Al-Khabr) A narration which reaches us is of two types: Al-Mutawātir: That narration which has been narrated by a large number… Continue reading

Part 2: Hadeeth Science and Literature: Isnaad, Matn, Hadeeth, Khabr and Athar

In part 1 we began the topic ‘An Introduction to the Sciences of Hadith and Early Hadith Literature,’ which was an introduction to the various… Continue reading

Part 1: Hadeeth Science and Literature: Context, History and its Importance

We begin today a new lesson that is an introduction to the Sciences of Hadith and an introduction to early hadeeth literature. And this is… Continue reading

Fasting on a Saturday if ‘Āshūrā or ‘Arafah happens to fall on it: Ibn Uthaimeen and Muhammad Ibn Haadee

Ibn ‘Uthaimeen on Fasting on a Saturday if is the Day of ‘Āshūrā:   عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ بُسْرٍ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ـ صلى… Continue reading

“A woman being married against her will.” The Book of Marriage, Buloogh al-Maraam (no. 988) – Explanation of Shaikh al-Fawzaan

Title: Kitaabun-Nikaah (The Book of Marriage) from Shaikh Saalih al-Fawzaan’s explanation of Buloogh al-Maraam min Adillatil-Ahkaam of Al-Haafidh Ahmad Ibn `Alee Ibn Hajr al-Asqalaanee (Born… Continue reading