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Answered by Shaykh Gibril Haddad
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TITLEBasic internal rule for recognizing forgeries

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Al-Qari said in al-Asrar al-Marfu`a: Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya was asked whether it was possible to identify forgeries through a universal rule (dabit) independently of their chain of transmission and he said the following [in al-Manar al-Munif fil-Sahih wal-Da`if]:

"This is a question of tremendous significance. Only he knows it who is so conversant with the authentic Sunna that the latter has become part of his flesh and blood and he has achieved mastery in it. He has developed thorough expertise in knowledge of the Prophetic and other transmitted reports, and in that of the biography of the Prophet, upon him blessings and peace, and his guidance. He knows his commands, his prohibitions, what he relates, what he summons to, what he loves, what he hates, and what he made law for his Community as though he were one of his noble Companions. Someone such as this knows the states of the Prophet, upon him blessings and peace, his guidance, his speech, what can be attributed to him and what cannot, in a way others do not.

"It is the same with every follower in relation to the one he follows: he who is more familiar with his leader and assiduous in keeping track of his sayings and deeds, reaches a position of expert knowledge of them and discernment between what is correctly attributable to him and what not, which those who are neither familiar nor assiduous do not reach. This applies to all the imitators in relation to their Imams: they know their sayings, stipulations, and positions. And Allah knows best."

GFH
[2007-01-27]


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