Dr. K. M. Asif

Allegation on Imam Bukhari (r) that he used to conceal a part of hadith because he was the supporter of Shafi madhab.

Allegation on Imam Bukhari (r) that he used to conceal a part of hadith because he was the supporter of Shafi madhab.

Some Hadith rejecters allege that Imam Bukhari used to conceal a part of hadith because he was the supporter of Shafi madhab. Let us look into this allegation. Allegation: “The often repeated hadith that they used to quote is narrated by Ata’ b. Yasar reported that he had asked Zaid b. Thabit about recital along with […]

Allegation: Imam Bukhari was expelled from Naisaboor and Bukhara, proves he was a Deceiver.

Allegation: Imam Bukhari was expelled from Naisaboor and Bukhara, proves he was a Deceiver.

Rebuttal: Yes, it is true that Imam Bukhari was expelled from Naisaboor and Bukhara. But let’s discuss what was the reason behind it. 1) In his last days Imam Bukhari himself decided to move towards Naisaboor. By this time obviously, he was well known scholar, all the people of Naisaboor comes to greet him. But […]

Allegation: Imam Bukhari collects mu’allaq (hanging) hadith in his collection

Allegation: Imam Bukhari collects mu’allaq (hanging) hadith in his collection

Does Imam Bukhari collect mu’allaq (hanging) hadith in his collection? If yes, then why? Answer: Before answering this question, InshaAllah first we will define what is mu’allaq hadith. A mu’allaq hadith is a term derived from the verb “aalaqa” i.e. to suspend or to hang. Technically it means a hadeeth in which the beginning of […]

Position of Sunnah with respect to Quran

Position of Sunnah with respect to Quran

There is no dispute that the Quran is distinguished from the sunnah and superior to it because its wording is a revelation from Allah and mankind is not able to produce anything like it. But in this article we will deal with an issue, in particular what is the position of sunnah with respect to […]

Issue of Aahad Hadeeth and its Acceptability.

Issue of Aahad Hadeeth and its Acceptability.

Definition: It is a type of hadeeth in which the number of narrators at any level of the isnaad do not reach anywhere near the minimum numbers for muttawatir hadeeth. No doubt there is a conflict among scholars on this issue whether it should be taken or not. I respect both the scholars with different […]

“Allah promises only to protect Quran and not Sunnah.”

“Allah promises only to protect Quran and not Sunnah.”

This is the most repeated argument of Inkara-hadith (Hadith rejectors). Lets analysze their argument. Allah says in quran “Indeed, it is We who sent down the dhikr and indeed, We will be its guardian.” But i want to clear that the word “dhikr” and its derivative has numerous meanings in the Quran. Yes i agree it […]

Is the Quran only quidance that has been revealed by God ?

Is the Quran only quidance that has been revealed by God ?

This is the foremost objection raised by Hadeeth Rejecters. So let us see what does the Quran say on this subject. My First Argument: Read the noble verses of Quran. 1)”  The foolish among the people will say, “What has turned them away from their qiblah, which they used to face?” Say, “To Allah belongs […]