What is Hadith

what is hadith

What is Hadith

The word Hadith mean news,report.

But in Islam Hadith is a statements or actions of Hazrat Muhammad (ﷺ) or the approval of something which has been spoken or done infront of Hazrat Muhammad (ﷺ).

The Hadith consist of two(2) parts :

  1. Sanad (It is the chain of those people which transmit the Hadith)
  2. Matan (It is the word inside the Haidth )

The Muhadditheen divide Hadith  into two main classes:

  1. Hadith-i-Tawatur (It has Multiple evidence on Hadith)
  2. Hadith-i-Wahid (It has Single evidence on Hadith)


List of Famous 6 books of Hadith which is also known as Sihah e Sitta

  1. Sahih al-Bukhari.
  2. Sahih Muslim.
  3. Sunan Abu Dawud.
  4. Sunan al-Tirmidhi.
  5. Sunan al-Nasa’i.
  6. Sunan Ibn Majah.



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