Is Hadiths mentioned in the Quran?

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Is there any mention of any of the Hadiths in Qur’an


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Is Hadiths mentioned in the Qur’an

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol,  no person,  no grave, no prophet,  no imam,  no dai,  nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.


The Quran and the collections of hadiths are two different things!   The Glorious Quran was revealed by Allah on the Last Messenger, Mohamed ar Rasool Allah (saws) as a guidance to all mankind.


Allah says in Chapter 2, Surah Baqarah aayat 185:"Ramadan is the month in which the Quran was sent down: this Book is a perfect guidance for mankind and consists of CLEAR teachings which show the right way and are a Criterion of the Truth and falsehood."


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 18 Surah Kahf verse 1-3:All praise is for Allah Alone, Who has sent down this Book to His Servant (Mohamed (saws), and assigned nothing crooked to it.   This Book says everything directly, so that he may warn the people of the severe chastisement of Allah and give good news to the believers, who do righteous deeds, that they will have an excellent reward.


It is Allah Who revealed the Glorious Quran, and its authenticity is guaranteed by none other than Allah that it will not be corrupted until the Day of Judgement!    The Quran that is available with us today is the exact same Quran as was revealed to the Prophet (saws) almost 1400 years ago!   Not a word or a letter has been changed in the Holy Quran,  nor will there ever be a change in the Quran until the Day of Judgment;  because Allah Subhanah has Himself guaranteed is authenticity and protection.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 15 Surah Al Hijr verse 9:It is We (Allah), Who has sent down this Quran, and We will assuredly guard it against corruption.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 75 Surah Qiyaamah verses 17-19:It is for Us (Allah) to collect it and to proclaim it. Therefore, when we have proclaimed it,  follow its recital (as proclaimed).   Nay, more!   It is for Us to explain it (and make it clear).


The hadiths on the other hand are the collection of narrations of the words, deeds, and something the Prophet (saws) saw happening in front of him and he either approved it, disapproved of it, or kept silent! 


If one hears or sees the Prophet (saws) do something, then it becomes obligatory on the believer to follow the example of the Prophet (saws).  But because these hadiths were memorized and written by human beings, they are obviously open to error.    And the ones who recorded these hadiths in a book form did not directly hear or see the deeds of the Prophet (saws), but were  narrated to them at least a hundred years after the death of the Prophet (saws) through a chain of narrators, therefore each hadith had to be scrutinized by these recorders and scholars of ahaadiths to determine whether or not what was being narrated were indeed the words and deeds of the Messenger of Allah (saws) or not.   Some scholars have been known to be extremely careful and checked every aspect of the hadith, it content, its narrators, its chain, etc.  and only when they were absolutely convinced that everything was perfect,  they recorded it in their ‘sahih’ or authentic collections.  Other hadiths of which they were not sure, they termed them as ‘weak hadiths’, and some were so against the teachings and guidance of the Quran that they termed those ‘fabricated’!   


There are several respected recorders of hadith which are accepted by the majority of the believers; and those hadiths are considered the most authentic where all the recorders are absolutely sure that what is narrated are indeed the words or deeds of the Prophet (saws).  These are known as the ‘muttafeqoon alaihe’ or unanimously accepted hadiths, hadiths which all the recorders have documented from various independent sources.


Thus, the Quran and the hadiths are two separate things.   Whatever is in the Quran are the very Words of Allah Subhanah… and whatever is recorded in the hadith collections are the words, deeds, or something that happened in front of the Messenger of Allah (saws).  


There are several things which the Prophet (saws) said or is told to say by Allah, or several things which he did, or several things which happened in front of the Prophet, which are said by Allah in the Holy Quran.  These cannot be called or termed hadiths, but would rather be termed the Quran as the source of their narration is the Holy Quran itself.


Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me.  Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.


Your Brother in Islam,





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