Note: References to page no’s are
to the English translation of Muhammad Sa’eed Dabas and Jamalud-Deen M.
(43) P. vi "This book deals with the fiqh questions and provides
supporting evidence to them from the clear [text of the] Book (of Allaah), and
the authentic Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu ’alaihi wa sallaam."
This is a claim true for the most part, however the book does contain many
weak (Da’eef) ahaadeeth – some of which he remained
silent about, and the others he thought to be saheeh or hasan
– following others in that and being mistaken therein. And it contains
more than a few questions for which he does not mention a proof – rather
for some of them, the proof is against them. And this will be more fully
explained in its correct places inshaa-Allaah.
(43) P. viii line 10, "In Saheeh al-Bukhaaree it is recorded from Abu
Sa’eed al-Muqbiri that the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ’alaihi
wa sallaam, said, "This religion is easy ..."" The narrator
of the hadeeth is Sa’eed ibn Abee Sa’eed al-Muqbiree from
Aboo Hurairah. The wording of al-Bukhaaree – Book of Imaan is
"The religion is easy ..." the wording, "This religion is easy
..." is reported by an-Nasaa‘ee and Ibn Hibbaan.
P. 44 p. viii line 13, "In Saheeh Muslim a hadeeth says, "The
most beloved religion..." The hadeeth is in fact reported by
al-Bukhaaree in his Saheeh without isnaad – and in his
Aadaabul-Mufrad with connected isnaad, and is reported by Ahmad in
al-Musnad and others from Ibn ’Abbaas from the Prophet,
sallallaahu ’alaihi wa sallaam. It is not reported by Muslim. The
hadeeth is Hasan Lighairihi. [Tamaamul-Minnah p. 44,
as-Saheehah, no. 881]
(45) p. ix 5 lines from the end, "There is a hadeeth where the
Prophet, sallallaahu ’alaihi wa sallaam, prohibited the discussion of
events that have not yet occurred." This hadeeth is reported by Aboo
Daawood, Ahmad and others and is weak (Da’eef) due to one of its
narrators, ’Abdullaah ibn Sa’d.
P. x line 1, "The Prophet, sallallaahu ’alaihi wa sallaam, also
stated, "Allaah has made certain things obligatory ...""
Declared Da’eef by Shaikh al-Albaanee due to its chain being
disconnected between Makhool and Aboo Tha’labah – the companion.
Ghayatul-Maraam (no. 4), al-Mishkaat (no. 197) and al-Imaan
(p. 43) of Shaikh al-Albaanee. Jaami’ul-’Uloom wal-Hikam
of Ibn Rajab, no. 30.
(46) p. 2 no. (iii), "’Alee narrated ... This hadeeth is
related by Ahmad." It is reported by ’Abdullaah ibn Ahmad. The
hadeeth is hasan, [Irwaa‘ul-Ghaleel, no. 13].
(46) p. 4 25th line, "There is also a hadeeth from
’Abdullaah ibn ’Umar ... however this hadeeth is mudtarab ..."
Rather it is Saheeh – only some weak narrations of it are
mudtarab. (Irwaa‘ul-Ghaleel, no. 23 and 172]
(47) p. 5 3rd paragraph, "The hadeeth of Jaabir ..."
The hadeeth is weak, as an-Nawawee says in al-Majmoo’,
(48) p. 5 3rd paragraph, "It has also been related from
Ibn ’Umar ..." Also weak. Its isnaad contains Ayyoob ibn
Khaalil al-Harraanee who is Da’eef – and on top of that he
causes idtiraab in its isnaad.
(48) p. 5 3rd paragraph, "Yahya Ibn Sa’eed
..." It is reported from ’Umar by Yahyaa ibn ’Abdir-Rahmaan
ibn Haatib (who was not born until after the death of ’Umar) not by Yahyaa
ibn Sa’eed. It is therefore weak (munqati’).
(49) p. 7 "The bones, horns, ... skin ... of dead animals ... all of
these are considered pure …" Rather the skin of dead animals is
established to be impure due to the many ahaadeeth from the Prophet, sallallaahu
’alaihi wa sallaam, such as his, sallallaahu ’alaihi wa sallaam,
saying, "When the skin is tanned then it is purified" [Reported by
Muslim and others]. The fact that the skin has to be tanned to make it pure is
clearly shown by the following hadeeth reported by Ibn ’Abbaas –
(50) p. 8 "Blood ..." "Al-Hasan said ... mentioned by
al-Bukhaaree" Rather al-Bukhaaree quotes it in mu’allaq
form. It is, however, connected with saheeh isnaad by Ibn Abee