Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Re: hadeeth books

Question: Are the following hadith compilations the books of WEAK hadiths:
Daylami, Darimi, Ibn Asakir, Abu Naim, Ibn Abid Dunya, Abu Yala, Halabi etc...etc
Are these books weak?

Answer : Most of it will be mixed. The books that the scholars said that everything is acceptable (in terms of its chain of narration) in are: Bukhari and Muslim, while some added Al-Muwatta and Al-Nasaa'iy.