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unbroken chain of Hadith collectors

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in response to reader comment: Another victim of Arabian imperialism and ayat al-jizya

Submitted by Guardian of Deen (United Arab Emirates), Jun 29, 2013 at 13:26

Not True ... about the hadith collection

Abu Hanifa (of the Sunni Hanafi Sect) was born 67 years after the death of Muhammad.

He met Anas bin Malik the close companion of the Prophet and stayed with him for some time, these companions of the prophet are counted 16 companions

Anas bin Malik died in AH93 and Ibn Tufail died in AH100 and many others such as Jabil ibn Abdullah and Sahl ibn Sa'd some of the companions of the Prophet who lived same time as Abu Hanifa.

Malik bin Anas (of the Maliki Sunni sect) was born in AH93 and was in the same time as Abu Hanifa, Malik took many of Abu Hanifa collection and built on it.

in fact there is a chart that show an unbroke chain of links between the death of Muhammad and the great Hadith collectors of Bukhari and Muslim

the fact that many of the Prophet's companions documented the Hadith and preserved themduring their time and were collected after them.

the chain of collectors is unbroken, Bukhari collected 600,000 hadith's but documented as authentic with chain of unbroken trustworthy narrators 7,600 hadiths

similarly Muslim bin Muhammad collected 300,000 but found around 7,000 hadiths to be authentic of unbroken chain trustworthy of collectors


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