Hawzah News Agency (Qom, Iran) - One of the major discussions revilves around the famous tradition known as the Tradition of the Two Weighty Things or Hadith al-Thaqalayn. In this short series we will try to answer this question.
The first issue is that hadith scholars have narrated this tradition in two ways and both have been recorded in the books of hadith. So research must be done in order to find out which of the two are correct and was said by the Holy Prophet (pbuh).
THe narrations conform on the part that the Holy Prophet (pbuh) said that he left behind two weighty things for people to gain guidance from and that the first one is the Holy Quran, however the difference is on the second weight. Is it the Family or is it the Sunnah and tradirion of the Holy Prophet (pbuh).
To be Continued....