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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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Perhaps you should go read the Book (Quran) and the Hadeeth again, to really understand how to conduct yourself in public.
The hadeeth of the Prophet said: "Those, who do not respect the elders, who are not merciful to the younger, who do not pay tribute to our scientists, are not among us.
Love for the Sake of Allah When a Muslim woman loves her sister ˜in Islam', she loves her for the ˜sake of Allah,' subhanahu wa ta'ala, as noted in the Hadeeth.
The complex, which would include elite scholars of Hadeeth as members, will be chaired by Sheikh Mohammad bin Hassan Al Al-Sheikh.
He said people began to read and debate Hadeeth, the stories and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad that alongside the Quran are used as a basis of Islamic law.
Looking at this Hadeeth you will observe (a) how he (peace be upon him) linked knowledge with the position of prophethood, and (b) how he lowered the level of the person who does action without knowledge.
From the truthful hadeeth of Ibn Abas, may god be pleased with him and the prophet, peace be upon him: He said: "Kill whoever changes their religon"
Pakistan Ulema Council central chairman Hafiz Mohammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, Church of Pakistan President Bishop Azaraya, Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan leader Maulana M Khan Leghari, Sunni Ittehad Council Sawad-e-Azam leader Pir Mehfooz Mashahdi, Bishop of Lahore Irfan Jamil, Jamiat Ulema Ahle Hadeeth leader Maulana Ghulamullah Khan, Jamiat Ulema Imamia leader Maulana Ghulam Akbar Saqi and Minahjul Quran leader Dr Sohail were also present.
The explanation of the hadeeth, "The religion is sincerity", has already been mentioned previously (in this book) in a manner that suffices without us having to repeat the discussion here.
The representative of the Ethiopian Islamic Council, Sheikh Mohamed Amin Jamal, referred in an address he gave to the Hadeeth (statement) of Prophet Mohamed (Peace be Upon Him) that Abyssinia was a land of belief and his call on his Sahaba (companions) to immigrate to Abyssinia when the infidels have intensified their hostilities against them.
Muslims know that no Hadeeth should contradict the Quran if they are to be accepted, given their subjective nature and reliance on the Quran for authenticity.
Book of Hadeeth, Sahih Muslim) For the Arabs to stop cheating and lying it would mean turning their whole lives upside down.