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‘Hadith Literature’ mentions forgeries by Sayyidina Hasan al-Basri

Reading Muhammad Zubayr Siddiqui’s ‘Hadith Literature,’ … he ascribes over a thousand forgeries to al-Basri. Considering the great standing al-Basri has in our heritage, is this accusation accurate, or is it that al-Basri was excused because of his rank and intention? Continue reading

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Hadiths of Abdals

With regard to the “Hadiths of Abdals” such as, Tabarani said in his “Mu`jam al-awsat”: Anas said that the Prophet said: Continue reading

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Do Leaders Reflect Their People?

Question: The information I have is: Yahya bin Hisham from Yunus bin Abu Ishaq from his father reported that the Prophet (s) said: “Your leadership will be a reflection of you (the people).” [Mishkat] Arabic text: “Kama takunoona kazalika yuwammaru … Continue reading

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