Tag Archives: Bukhari

Destined To Be Honored: The Messenger of Peace

Presenting one example of how Muslims express and justify their love for Prophet Muhammad, Peace Be Upon Him.

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Paradise Without Reckoning

Paradise without Reckoning The son of Abbas, may Allah be pleased with them both, said: “The Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, came out to us one day and said: 

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“If I were with him, I would wash his feet”

Presenting a marvelous piece from hadeeth literature: The encounter between Abu Sufyan (then an unbeliever) and Heraclius (Caesar), the King of Byzantine (the Roman Emperor). Kindly note that this historical incident happened after Prophet Muhammad (sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam) wrote a letter to the King … Continue reading

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What are the Collections of Hadith?

There are two kinds of Hadith compilations: musannaf and musnad. In musannaf collections, hadiths are recorded under various headings dealing with juridical subjects. The most famous musannaf collections are: 

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What are Matn, Sanad and Isnad?

In each hadith, there are two elements: sanad or isnad, and matn. Sanad or isnad is the chain of narrators of the hadith, while matn is the text of the hadith. Take the following hadith reported by Al-Bukhari as an example: 

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It Is Reported That The Prophet Said……

One often reads “It is reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said…” or similar words. These reports are known as Hadiths (meaning “statements”, but often called Traditions in English). They have been handed down to us … Continue reading

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