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When hadith are deemed to be sahih, hasan or daeef what does this mean?
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In the science of hadith, these terms are redefined from their normal linguistic usages. They take on technical definitions that indicate how authentic or reliable a piece of information is based on the strength of the chain of narrators.   Sahih Hadith: Sahih means authentic and refers to a hadith that fulfils the following... Show more >>

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The above answer is substantial but I wanted to add one more thing. There is another class of Hadith called the Maudo Hadith i.e. the fabricated hadith. Any action or saying associated with the Holy Prophet SAW, which he did not perform or say in reality, is termed as Maudo Hadith. Here are some Maudu hadith... Show more >>


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