Tafseer & Hadith

[Q-ID0305] What is the ruling on those who refer to the sayings of the Prophet ﷺ as ‘oppressive’?

QUESTION: What is the ruling for a Muslim who calls hadīth oppressive? In the context that he is talking to a friend about their childhood experience with their mother which was not good and then saying he has read many hadīth which tell you to be kind to your mother even if she’s bad to…

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[Q-ID0301] What is correct understanding of Bid’ah (innovation) in Islam?

QUESTION: What is Bid’ah? I hear this term used quite often in some lectures and amongst my friends whilst arguing. Is all Bid’ah bad? Please shed some light on this term according to the correct Islamic understanding. ANSWER: In the name of Allah al-Rahman al-Rahim All praise belongs to Allah and may his peace and…

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[Q-ID0298] Did the Prophet ﷺ wear his blessed slippers upon the Arsh (on the night of Mi’raj)?

QUESTION: On the night of Mi’raj, was the Holy Prophet ﷺ wearing his blessed slippers or was he bare footed? Zaid says that he ﷺ was not wearing his blessed slippers because this would have been disrespectful. ANSWER: Whether or not the Holy Prophet ﷺ was wearing his blessed slippers on the night of Mi’raj is an issue…

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[Q-ID0216] Will all the different sects enter Jannah and only 1 sect will enter the fire?

QUESTION: Is there an authentic hadīth stating that all the different sects will enter Jannah and only 1 sect will enter the fire? This was mentioned by a speaker and no reference was provided but we normally hear the narration that all sects will be in the fire except for the Ahl al-Sunnah. ANSWER: باسم…

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[Q-ID0063] Rejecting muttawatir hadith, disbelief or innovation?

QUESTION: Does denying mutawatir hadith fall into the category of kufr or bid’ah? Which one, and if so, what is the reason/evidence. ANSWER: Mass transmitted narrations are categorised as, a) those mass transmitted with meaning, and b) those transmitted with the wording. Rejection of reports mass transmitted with the wording is considered disbelief. These reports are…

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[Q-ID0062] Is the hadith of Jabir regarding light of the Prophet (peace be upon him) fabricated?

QUESTION: The famous hadith of Jabir which talks about the first thing in creation, i.e. Noor of the Prophet alayhis salam has been mentioned in the reply to a question asked to Imam Ahmed Rida Khan and appears right in the beginning of the book known as the ‘Malfuz Sharif’. We believe this hadith appears…

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[Q-ID0028] Someone told me we must reject Ahadith because they’re untrustworthy. Is this true?

QUESTION: I have met some ‘brothers’ who don’t believe in hadith and say that we should not follow it since it cannot be trusted and is misguiding us and adding things to the Deen can you please clear that up for me. They also disrespect Imam Bukhari and say how is it possible he collected…

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