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by husayni
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam
Replies: 58
Views: 18592

Re: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam

Br. Khadim Regarding book of Sulaym Proof that Shk Saduq didn't think the book of Sulaym was valid? That hadith has been mentioned by many scholars by the way that claim that they have found this hadith present in old manuscripts of the book. -Actually, you have not responded to the actual issues. Y...
by husayni
Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam
Replies: 58
Views: 18592

Re: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam

Br. Khadhim, I agree. I am orignally from Gujarat, India, but grew up in the US, majority of my life. I have extensive association with sunni of all madhabs, khwaja twelver, agha khani, as well as arabs of various persuassion. This is fortunately allowed me to from an overall perspective and l have ...
by husayni
Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam
Replies: 58
Views: 18592

Re: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam

Br. Khadim, Eid Mubarak. Thank you for your responses. I would like to respond to in order, but your reply was long so I apologize if I miss something. Firstly, hadith recording based on the historical information we have started during in the 3rd AH/9th CE based on both shiah and sunni references i...
by husayni
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam
Replies: 58
Views: 18592

Re: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam

Br. Kadhim, Regarding the authenticity of the compilations, actually they are at best 60-70% authentic...and the hadiths are not noted regarding their status (ie sahih, hasan, gharib, dhaif). The general discussion of hadiths to reaffirm the sunna of Rasullah (as) didn't even start until the time of...
by husayni
Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam
Replies: 58
Views: 18592

Re: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam

Br. Kadhim, Thank your further explaination on twelver hadith books...and your validation of my statement that they need to be validated. Kitab as Sulam is considered the oldest hadith book, and accourding to sheikh mufid it is considered unreliable. Al Mahasin is from the 8th century is also consid...
by husayni
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam
Replies: 58
Views: 18592

Re: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam

It should be noted that Shaykh Muhammad Tusi, while being born into a twelver family, is considered to have converted to Ismaili, especially in last 20-30 years of his life in Alamat.
by husayni
Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam
Replies: 58
Views: 18592

Re: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam

sorry, the 4 main books of hadith for twelver shiah are: Kitab al-Kafi by Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni al-Razi (329 AH), 16,199 hadiths Man la yahduruhu al-Faqih by Muhammad ibn Babawayh, 9,044 hadiths Tahdhib al-Ahkam by Shaykh Muhammad Tusi, 13,590 hadiths Al-Istibsar by Shaykh Muhammad Tusi, 5,...
by husayni
Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam
Replies: 58
Views: 18592

Re: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam

Br. Khadim, Regarding 1, for twelver shiah, there 4 main books of hadith. Kitab al Kafi, Wasail ash Shiah, Man yad . If you want to consider primary and scecondaryl, there are hundreds to reference; that was not my point. As I stated the hadiths in these books have not been verified via chain of nar...
by husayni
Wed Aug 01, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam
Replies: 58
Views: 18592

Re: Usool-a-Kafi declares Molana Ismail (a) is rightful Imam

Br. Khadim, Several points to clarify: 1. Usul al kafi is a book of hadith, 40-50% are not sahih based on the chain of narrations. Some of those are hasan or weak. This is per shiah islamic scholars. This also applies to all of the 4 major shiah hadith books and also najhul balagha. Shiah hadith boo...