Sunday, May 11, 2008

Defending Imam Bukhari from Anti Hadeeth lies.

In this session I shall try to point out the lies promoted by Anti Hadeeth against Imam Bukhari.

For your kind information, ALL of their attacks on Imam Bukhari are taken from Syiah sources. The Anti Hadeeth are too dumb to understand the writings of Imam Bukhari so much that they have to depend on third party sources to mount their attacks.

The source of defamation on Imam Bukhari is taken from

ATTACK #1: How could Imam Bukhari writes down 600,000 hadeeth in 16 years. They says
“600,000 hadith / 16 years = 37,500 per year = 3,125 per month = 104.66 per day (30 days
in a month) = 8.68 hadith per hour (assuming a 12 hour day).
no breaks for lunch, 5 times prayer, kentut, toilet, public holidays, wesak day etc.  bullshit.
Also, where did he get the time to teach 90,000 people ??
 MY REPLY: That’s because you’re an idiot as like any typical run-of-the-mills Anti Hadeeth. When
we say Hadeeth, we refer to “matn” and “sanad”. 1 hadeeth have one matn and one sanad. The
next hadeeth will have the same matn but different sanad. The third hadeeth will have the same
sanad but different matn.
 Therefore, it doesn’t take Imam Bukhari more than one hour to memorize/analyze/write down 200
hadeeth at least.
 200 hadeeth = 1 hr
2400 hadeeth = 12 hrs/day
38400 hadeeth= In 16 days(average)
And for 16 years Imam Bukhari have the capacity to narrate/analyze/write more than
14,016,000 hadeeth.
 THEREFORE, since he only analyzed 700,000, it shows that he managed to make time for
other activities as well i.e. eating, travelling, teachings etc.

ATTACK #2 : Anti Hadeeth claims that Imam Bukhari’s lineage specifically his great,great grandfather by the name of Bardizba al Jufri.

MY REPLY: This is actually true considering that at that time, the call for Islam has not reached Bukhara. It’s clear that the son of Bardizba, Ibn Mughira converted to Islam and that’s when Imam Bukhari’s family started contributing to the scholarly works of Islam

ATTACK #3 : That Imam Bukhari and many Imams of Islam are fire worshippers and have never ceased from worshipping fires. They rely their case upon a book written by Abdul Wadud at

MY REPLY: In truth, Syed Abdul Wadud is a deranged man claiming the existence of a Persian-Zorostarianism conspiracy against the Quran and against Islam. He claims that the Al Hadeeth is a product, or by-product of such conspiracy.

Of course, he provides no legitimate proof or any evidence that can hold up in court. Most of what he writes are either sourced from the orientalists or the Shia sources themselves.

Among the glaring mistake that is contained in his book is

  1. Never did he quote verses 16:44, 16:64, 62:02, 02:231, 02:151 and many more in his analysis of the Quran.
  2. He listed the six Imam Hadeeth and calls them all PERSIANS. Everyone knows that Imam Muslim is an Arab, so is Abu Dawood, An Nasai and Ibnu Majah. The only one that’s not Arab is Imam Bukhari. So much for relying on credible source.
  3. He still quotes sources from Al Hadeeth An Nabawiy and make his conclusion based on that
  4. He doesn’t understand a single thing about what he read in the Hadeeth and all that he has quoted
  5. His historical facts are either unfounded or figments of his own imagination.

Therefore, the Anti Hadeeth relies on crack-pot intellect like Abdul Wadud to get their justification in attacking Imam Bukhari.

ATTACK #4 : Anti Hadeeth claims that Imam Bukhari memorized 600,000 hadeeth yet he only authenticate 7000 and declared the rest to be inauthentic

MY REPLY: Those learned in Ulum Al Hadeeth would know that Imam Bukhari had never declared
other than the 7000 hadeeth to be unauthentic.My only comment is for those who accuses Imam
Bukhari of something and fail to provide proof, he/she is an outright liar. As for the question of who
wrote Sahih Bukhari, let me remind all of us that the works of Imam Bukhari have been studied by
all scholars, muslims and non. Yet, not a single one of them ever doubted that the Sahih was
written by Imam Bukhari.
ATTACK #5 : The list of teachers of Imam Bukhari are like so:
1.      Tabi'een
2.      Contemporaries of Tabi'een but did not narrate.
3.      Heard from elderly Tabi'een.
4.      Narrates from his colleagues who were his seniors.
5.      Narrates from his juniors.
Anti Hadeeth then went on saying “contemporaries of tabi'een but did not narrate”.
so they kept their mouth shut !! so how did bukhari get the hadith from them – did he
force them to narrate ???
MY REPLY: He studied under them about the hadeeth he narrated. He doesn’t get narration
from them because they do not want to be in the chain of narration. But, these tabieen knows
about hadeeth as much as the tabi’een who narrates Hadeeth

ATTACK #6: There is no evidence as to who wrote Aj Jami' As Sahih. There is no evidence that
Imam Bukhari wrote the book.

MY REPLY: In fact, the Sahih Bukhari is the most recorded document in history. The reason
why there are so many version is because the Aj Jami is recorded by so many of Imam Bukhari's
students. At least 90,000 students studied directlyunder him.
Therefore, when is AJ Jami's is recorded, there are bound to be more than one version.
But ALL VERSIONS contained the same number of hadeeth.

According to Ibn Hajar Asqalani in his book Nukat, the
number of hadiths in all narrations (versions) is the same. The most famous one
today is the version narrated by al-Firabri (d.
932), who is a trusted
student of Bukhari.
Khatib al-Baghdadi in his book History of Baghdad had quoted
Firabrisaying: "There were about seventy thousand people who have heard Sahih
Bukhari with me".

Firabri is not the only transmitter of Sahih al-Bukhari. There were many others that narrated that book to later generations, such as Ibrahim ibn Ma'qal (d. 907), Hammad ibn Shaker (d. 923), Mansur Burduzi (d. 931), and Husain Mahamili (d. 941). There are many books that noted differences between these versions; Fath al-Bari is the most famous among them.


Anonymous said...

Anyone with a little bit of common sense knows that Surat an-Nahl (16:44 ) is referring to what was sent( namely - The Taurat, Injeel and Zabur) to previous apostles ( messengers)of Allah. It in no way counters " Anti-Hadeeth " as you claim. As well it is time for people to face the fact, that any "hadith" other than the Quran is illegitimate.

31:6 But there are, among men, those who purchase idle tales, without knowledge (or meaning), to mislead (men) from the Path of Allah and throw ridicule (on the Path): for such there will be a Humiliating Penalty.

Consider the following:

53:3 Nor does he say(aught) of his own desire.

6:114 Say: “Shall I seek for judge other than Allah. – when He it is Who hath sent unto you the Book, explained in detail.” They know full well, to whom We have given the Book, that it hath been sent down from thy Lord in truth. Never be then of those who doubt.

12:40 “Surely the Hukm (Law and Judgment) is for none but Allah”
18:26 “He does not make anyone His associate in His Hukm (Law and Judgment)”

69: 40 That this is verily the word of an honoured apostle;
41- It is not the word of a poet: little it is ye believe!
42-Nor is it the word of a soothsayer: little admonition it is ye receive.
43-(This is) a Message sent down from the Lord of the Worlds.
44-And if the apostle were to invent any sayings in Our name,
45 -We should certainly seize him by his right hand,
46-And We should certainly then cut off the artery of his heart:
47-Nor could any of you withhold him (from Our wrath).
48-But verily this is a Message for the Allah.fearing.
49-And We certainly know that there are amongst you those that reject (it).

Anonymous said...

Woah this is the first time I have seen an "antihadith" speak in a discussion.

Why was the Prophet (saw) sent then?

Do these antihadith dont pray salah? How did they learn how to pray? Its methodology is not in the Quran.

Also to the person who talks about commonsense....the ayah from surah nahl...why did Allah all of a sudden change his pattern then giving one set of messengers one rule but not applying it to the last and final messenger - to whom this book was given?

End result: dear anti hadith brothers and sisters...check your motives. The only reason you are on this path of yours is because your fathers or friends follow it. Look at your behaviour and the behaviour of those of the true muslims. You will not find one good Muslim you can encourage us to be like.