Imam al-Albāni [d. 1999 CE] – Affirmation Of The Authenticity Of The Narration Is Not Limited To It Being Reported Within The Work Of A Known Scholar. Verification Of The Isnād Is Imperative.

Imam al-Albāni [d. 1999 CE] – “This is the method employed by our scholars who are proficient in the science of Ḥadith. That they report the narrations with the corresponding Isnād [chain of narrators] so that one may determine the authenticity of the narration, and thus, discern the Saḥiḥ narration from the Da’eef, by utilising knowledge… Read More Imam al-Albāni [d. 1999 CE] – Affirmation Of The Authenticity Of The Narration Is Not Limited To It Being Reported Within The Work Of A Known Scholar. Verification Of The Isnād Is Imperative.

Ibn al-Shiḥnah al-Ḥanafi [d. 815 AH] – The Ḥanafi stance on following authentic narrations that are contrary to the view of Imam Abu Ḥanifah

Ibn al-Shiḥnah al-Ḥanafi [d. 815 AH] – “If the ḥadith is authentic, yet it’s contrary to the view of the Madhḥab [Ḥanafi school], then act upon the authentic ḥadith; this will be your methodology, and the one [acting upon the authentic narration contrary to the view of the Ḥanafi school] is still regarded a Ḥanafi, because it… Read More Ibn al-Shiḥnah al-Ḥanafi [d. 815 AH] – The Ḥanafi stance on following authentic narrations that are contrary to the view of Imam Abu Ḥanifah

Imam Abu’l Hasanāt al-Luknawī al-Hanafi [d. 1886 CE] – “Whenever I chance upon groups differing, I find the view of the People of Hadith to be the most accurate.”

“Whoever views the matter impartially [without bias], and delves into the oceans of Fiqh and the principles of Fiqh – eluding deviation and straying [from the correct understanding] – they will ascertain, concerning the vast majority of subsidiary and fundamental matters the scholars differ in, that [the view of] the Madhab of the Muhaditheen [The… Read More Imam Abu’l Hasanāt al-Luknawī al-Hanafi [d. 1886 CE] – “Whenever I chance upon groups differing, I find the view of the People of Hadith to be the most accurate.”

‘Abdullah ibn al-Mubārak [d. 181 AH] said, “Isnād [chain of transmission] is part of the religion [dīn], and if it was not for the Isnād, anyone would have said whatever they desired.”

‘Abdullah ibn al-Mubārak said, “Isnaad [chain of transmission] is part of the religion [dīn], and if it was not for the Isnaad, anyone would have said whatever they desired.” → Introduction to Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim | Translated by: Abu Dawūd [Mustafa b. Saalih] al-Hushayshi

Abu Hurayrah [رضي الله عنه]: The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ said: “Two are the types of the denizens of Hell whom I did not see: people having flogs like the tails of cows with them and they would be beating people, and women who would be dressed but appear to be naked…”

Abu Hurayrah: The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ said: “Two are the types of the denizens of Hell whom I did not see: people having flogs like the tails of cows with them and they would be beating people, and women who would be dressed but appear to be naked who would be inclined (to evil) and… Read More Abu Hurayrah [رضي الله عنه]: The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ said: “Two are the types of the denizens of Hell whom I did not see: people having flogs like the tails of cows with them and they would be beating people, and women who would be dressed but appear to be naked…”

Abū Dharr al-Ghifari [رضي الله عنه] said, “The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ passed away, and there is not a bird flapping its wings in the sky, except that he mentioned to us something about it – [he taught us].”

Ibn al-Qayyim relates the narration: Abū Dharr al-Ghifari said, “The Messenger ﷺ passed away, and there is not a bird flapping its wings in the sky, except that he mentioned to us something about it – [he taught us].” → I’laam al-Muwaqa’een 5/157 [Dar: Ibn al-Jawzi] | Translated by: Abu Dawūd [Mustafa b. Saalih] al-Hushayshi

Abu Walid al-Bāji [d. 1081] – “Do not [erroneously] believe that whatever that is NOT found in the Sahih (authentic) compilations [Bukhari/Muslim] is not authentic.”

Abu Walid al-Bāji [d. 1081]: “[Muhammad b. Isma’il] al-Bukhari said, ‘I have not included within this compilation [“al-Jaami’ as-Sahih” i.e Sahih al-Bukhari] except that which is authentic. I abstained from adding [more] authentic narrations so as to NOT lengthen the work.” al-Baji explains, “I only relate this narration [to inform] one not proficient in this… Read More Abu Walid al-Bāji [d. 1081] – “Do not [erroneously] believe that whatever that is NOT found in the Sahih (authentic) compilations [Bukhari/Muslim] is not authentic.”

The Salaf on Abu Bakr – “The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ was content with Abu Bakr leading us in our religious matters (prayers), therefore we are pleased for him to lead us in our worldly matters.”

Imam al-Sâbûnî [d. 449 AH] – “The scholars of hadith confirmed the validity of Abu Bakr’s appointment as caliph after the death of the Messenger of Allaah ﷺ, because he was chosen by the Sahaabah (Companions). They unanimously agreed on that, and they said: The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ was content with Abu Bakr leading… Read More The Salaf on Abu Bakr – “The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ was content with Abu Bakr leading us in our religious matters (prayers), therefore we are pleased for him to lead us in our worldly matters.”

The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ told her, “If you do not find me, then go to Abu Bakr…”

Inferences were made both explicitly and tacitly to the role Abu Bakr (رضي الله عنه) was to play after the passing of the Messenger ﷺ — a woman approached the Messenger and he ordered her to return to him, and she said, “What if I was to not find you?” – as if she’s implying death… Read More The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ told her, “If you do not find me, then go to Abu Bakr…”