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ha·dith

 (hə-dēth′)
n. pl. hadith or ha·diths Islam
1.
a. A report of the sayings or actions of Muhammad or his companions, together with the tradition of its chain of transmission.
b. The collective body of these traditions.
2. See Sunna.

[Arabic ḥadīṯ, report, news, tradition, from ḥaddaṯa, to report, from ḥadaṯa, to be new; see ḥdṯ in Semitic roots.]

Hadith

(ˈhædɪθ; hɑːˈdiːθ)
n
(Islam) the body of tradition and legend about Mohammed and his followers, used as a basis of Islamic law
[Arabic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hadith - (Islam) a tradition based on reports of the sayings and activities of Muhammad and his companions
custom, tradition - a specific practice of long standing
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
2.hadith - (Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran
path, way of life, way - a course of conduct; "the path of virtue"; "we went our separate ways"; "our paths in life led us apart"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
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As a result, it becomes clear from the authentic Ahadith of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam, that there will be a group of people who follow and adhere to his guidance, the religion of Islam.
It houses some rare hand written copies of Holy Quran as well collection of Ahadith and books on Fiqah.
Some quoted Ahadith [sayings of the Prophet (PBUH)] to demand that Azan should be called in all the four directions, which was not possible with one loudspeaker.
And most importantly, Quran and Ahadith also throw light on our rights, responsibilities and ethics.
That said, there are passages in Islamic texts that clearly favor heterosexual marriage, and there are certain passages in the Qur'an (4:1516 and of the story of Lot), along with a collection of inconsistent ahadith that condemn sodomy, but the same can be said of the Christian Bible and the Jewish Talmud-and I personally know quite a number of Muslim gays and lesbians who, like LGBT Christians and Jews, regard the homophobic texts of their religion as irrelevant to their standing before God.
These operations also involve "sales-related riba" prohibited by the well-known ahadith.
This lack of reciprocity, Islamic scholars argue, would be supported by their interpretation of one Qur'anic verse (5:5) and by some ahadith (Prophetic sayings).
Knowledge is extracted from two distinct knowledge forms, namely "ulum al-aqli" [knowledge of the rational, human and sciences] and "ulum al-naqli" [knowledge of the revealed sciences], as encapsulated in the primary sources of the Qur'an and the Ahadith [prophetic utterances and conduct].
Some more Ahadith on the subject highlighting the same theme as under: It is narrated by Abu saeed al Khudri(RA) from the Messenger of Allah (SAW)that:
In the early days of Islam, there was no source of preservation of ahadith (ahadith or Sunnah) which has led to many misunderstandings about Islam.
As many as 2210 of Ahadith have been reported by her, and she even conveyed her decision on religious matters during the reign of the first 3 Caliphs of Islam.
To understand the deplorable condition there let's ponder for a moment on some ahadith.