This booklet explains the meaning of the term “Ahl ul Hadith.” This term is used in many books emanating from different periods. The late author, al-Shaykh al-Muhaddith Habibur Rahman al-A’zami (d. 1992) of India spent his life teaching, writing, as well as editing some major Hadith…
A Gem Among Stones: al-Ṣaghānī’s Manuscript of Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī
By Shaykh Muntasir Zaman
Modern concerns surrounding the disappearance of al-Bukhārī’s exemplar stem from a failure to grasp the nuances of Ḥadīth transmission. Consequently, Alphonse Mingana (d. 1937 CE), for one, has…
On the Manuscripts of Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī: Discrepancies and Disappearance of the Original Copy
By ʿAbd al-Qādir Jalāl
Translated by Muntasir Zaman
Orientalist studies on Ḥadīth were part of a broader investigation
into Islamic history. Their criticism on the reliability of Ḥad…
Clear-Cut Answers for those who Reject Weak Ah̩ãdĩth
(for faḍā’il al-aʿmāl)
Foreword by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed
Praise be to Allah that is due from all grateful believers, a fullness of praise for all his favours: a praise that is…
The following question was answered by Shaykh Shahinur Rahman from England based on a narration being circulated via social media in recent times.
Did Tashahhud really originate on the night of Miʿrāj during a conversation between Allāh ﷻ, the Prophet ﷺ and Jibrīl?
The alleged incident…