Questions Archive (Thematic Category:Science of narrators)
Do Shiite scholars consider Sulaym bin Qays\' book as authentic and reliable or not?
11636 2015/09/14 Science of narratorsSulaym bin Qays Helali Koofi is known for the book he has left behind a book which has given rise to different controversies over the centuries with a great many scholars talking for and against it.
How can we be assured of the issuance of hadiths from the infallible imams?
8102 2011/11/21 Science of narratorsOne’s trust in history can to an extent be attained through the clues, evidence, proof and fame that have been passed down generation after generation and from era to era. The clues and evidence for c
Would you be able to tell me whether the book Shawahid al-Tanzil has an authentic chain going back to Haskani?
10614 2011/11/12 Contextual studyShawahid al-Tanzil is one of the important books that has drawn the attention of Muslim scholars and intellectuals all over the Islamic world. There is a difference among the scholars as to the religi
What legal reference do we have for Eid Nowruz?
22623 2011/05/22 Contextual studyThis eid is an ancient Persian holiday that was marked and celebrated before the emergence of Islam.There is a hadith from Imam Sadeq ( as ) in hadith sources regarding Nowruz which the popular vote h
Is it true that the number of authentic hadiths in the book of Kafi is one fifth of all the hadiths therein?
7631 2011/05/08 Science of narratorsWhat those scholars who have counted the number of authentic hadiths meant when they said ‘authentic’, is in terms of the science of rijal and they had no intention to narrow things down in fiqhi and
Why didn't the Prophet and his household write their own hadith books?
7804 2010/07/21 Contextual studyDue to the will of Allah the Prophet of Islam never received an education, never read a book and never wrote one, and it is clear why Allah wanted the prophet to remain like that. The prophet s everla
Do listening to and reciting duas share the same thawab?
22271 2010/02/09 Science of narratorsAllah ( swt ) is aware of the inside of His servants, but at the same time, He has said that He likes it when they actually verbalize their needs and supplications and that such entails great rewards.
Did Umar scold and punish Abu-Hurairah as a result of him forging hadiths?
38165 2008/07/02 Science of narratorsBukhari, Muslim, Dhahabi, Imam Abu Ja’far Iskafi, Muttaqi Hindi and others have reported that the second khalifah, whipped Abu-Hurairah as a result of him going too far in forging hadiths from the Pro
What is the time frame in which Dua Ahd should be read in?
6582 2008/05/25 Contextual studyIt has been stated in traditions that whosoever recites this hadith for forty days in the morning, he/she will be one of the companions of Imam Zaman ( a.s. ) and … [ 1 ] . Conclusion: Dua Ahd needs t