What is Hadith in Islam?

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By Fayyaz Sidhu

Do you Know ! What is Hadith in Islam?

Every Muslim want to know that What is Hadith in Islam and its importance in our life. Islam is a complete way of life. Muslims   have belief on Prophet Muhammad S.A.W as the last prophet of God (Allah Almighty). In Islamic Religion a person who is a follower of Prophet Muhammad and believes that there is only one God (Allah) in this Universe and is the follower of Quran is called a Muslim. Quran is the best book in Islamic books and in the history of the world… It gives us all and everything which we need in our daily life and on every aspect of life. Holy Quran tells us about the complete way of life. After Holy Quran the second most important asset in Islam is hadith (Hadees). If you want to come to know that what is hadith in Islam than here we give you the meaning of hadith in Islam.

What is Hadith in Islam Islam-Definition

What is hadith in Islam?/Quran and Hadith 

The Hadith is the record of the sayings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W). The sayings and conduct of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) constitute the Sunnah. The Hadith has come to supplement the Holy Qur’an as a source of the Islamic religious law. You may search some best quran hadith in english and 40 hadith of prophet muhammad that can assist you to find some more information. 

Hadith or Hadees has legitimate role   after Quran.  Hadith Qudsi is the sub-category of hadith which has words of Allah Almighty and expressed by Muhammad S.A.W.  After Quran hadith Qudsi has next most important religious asset and religious law of Islam.

How many books are in the hadith?

There are several hadith books in Islamic books Library which gives us the teachings of Islam for complete way of life but for every Firqa   there are total six recommended books   which are known as Kutb us-Sittah. The names of these six Islamic hadees books are Sahih al-Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Sunan an-Nasa’i, Sunan Abi Dawud, Jami at-Tirmidhi, Sunan Ibn Majah and Muwatta Malik.

What are the Hadith texts?

In Islam, the sacred text called the “Hadith,” which is Arabic for “narrative” or “report,” is a record of Islamic tradition: it is a record of the words and deeds of the prophet Muhammad, his family, and his companions. It is the second most important text in Islam next to the Quran.

Muslims scholars have their preaching of Islam in the light of Quran and Hadith (Hadees). Muslims first should read holy Quran and then understand   it and after Quran he should go to Hadees e Nabi s.a.w.Today science is discovering universe but Islamic book Holy Quran has gives us all in Quran.  In this article I tried little bit to show you meaning of hadith and what is hadith in Islam, Hadees Qudsi and total book of hadith.  Please comment us if you have got something new by reading this article.

Here on this page we are sharing some hadith quotes which are so helpful in our daily life. Read these hadith quotes and apply these teaching of Islam in your daily life.

  • The strong person is not the good wrestler. Rather, the strong person is the one who controls himself when he is angry.
    (Sahih al-Bukhari, Book 73, #135)” 
  • No fatigue, disease, sorrow, sadness, hurt or distress befalls a Muslim – not even the prick he receives from a thorn – except that Allah expiates some of his sins because of it. (Sahih al-Bukhari, Book 70, #545)” 
  • Whoever ascribes to me what I have not said then let him occupy his seat in Hell-fire! (Sahih al-Bukhari, Book 3, #109)” 
  • “Ibn Mas’ud reported that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, “Shall I tell you who is unlawful for the Fire – or the one for whom the Fire is unlawful? It is unlawful for everyone who is easy, flexible, modest and uncomplicated.” 
    ― At-Tirmidhī -أبو عيسى الترمذي
  • “The strongest man is the one who, when he gets angry and his face redden and his hackles rise, is able to defeat his anger.
    (Reported by Imaam Ahmad, 5/367, and classified as hasan in Saheeh al-Jaami’, 3859)” 
  • Narrated Nafi: ‘Abdullah bin ‘Umar said: “A man got up in the mosque and said: O Allah’s Apostle ‘at which place you order us that we should assume the Ihram?’ Allah’s Apostle replied, ‘The residents of Medina should assure the Ihram from Dhil-Hulaifa, the people of Syria from Al-Ju, hfa and the people of Najd from Qarn.” Ibn ‘Umar further said, “The people consider that Allah’s Apostle had also said, ‘The residents of Yemen should assume Ihram from Yalamlam.’ “Ibn ‘Umar used to say, “I do not: remember whether Allah’s Apostle had said the last statement or not?” 
  • Narrated ‘Abdullah bin Abi Mulaika: ‘Uqba bin Al-Harith said that he had married the daughter of Abi Ihab bin ‘Aziz. Later on a woman came to him and said, “I have suckled (nursed) Uqba and the woman whom he married (his wife) at my breast.” ‘Uqba said to her, “Neither I knew that you have suckled (nursed) me nor did you tell me.” Then he rode over to see Allah’s Apostle at Medina, and asked him about it. Allah’s Apostle said, “How can you keep her as a wife when it has been said (that she is your foster-sister)?” Then Uqba divorced her, and she married another man.  

From theses some words you might know best What is Hadith in Islam and how w can change our life from sayings of our Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH). So be sure that we are working and acting like Hadith in our life.

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