• Principles of Understanding the Ḥadīth

    Author: Javed Ahmad Ghamidi Aḥādīth (plural of Ḥadīth) are narratives which record the words, deeds and tacit approvals of the Prophet Muḥammad (sws). They are mostly akhbār-i aḥād (isolate reports). It is absolutely evident that […]

  • Causes of Hadith Fabrication

    Author: Amin Ahsan Islahi The Muslim ummah, in its entire history, has faced many kinds of assaults by enemies of Islam. However, the Hadīth fabrication presented the most severe and unique challenge. The enemies of […]

  • Authoritativeness of the Isolate Hadith Narratives (Akhbar-i-Ahad)

    Author: Amin Ahsan Islahi (d. 1997) The ḥadīth literature basically consists of individual-to-individual reports (akhbār-i āḥād). It is, therefore, necessary for us to properly grasp the issue of the authenticity of akhbār-i āḥād. The extraordinary […]