A Study of its Tawatur
The Messenger of Allah - may Allah bestow peace and benedictions upon him and his Progeny - said: Verily, I am leaving behind two precious things (thaqalayn) among you: the Book of God and my kindred (`itrah), my household (Ahl alBayt), for indeed, the two will never separate until they come back to me by the Pond (of alKawthar on the Judgement's Day).
The Meaning of Tawatur
Some Sahih Versions of the Hadith
The Various Occasions Related to Hadith AlThaqalayn
At Ghadir Khumm
In the Mosque of Madinah
In the Prophet's Chamber During His Last Illness
The Author's Approach in `Abaqat
Narrators of Hadith AlThaqalayn
From Among the Sahabah
From Among the Tabi`un
The Meaning of Hadith AlThaqalayn
Some Traditions that Appear to Conflict with Hadith AlThaqalayn
Adhere to my sunnah and the sunnah of the rightly-guided successors ...
Take part of your religion from this Humayra' (i.e. `Aishah).
Seek guidance with the guidance of `Ammar.
Hold on to the covenant of Ibn Umm `Abd (i.e. `Abd Allah ibn Mas`ud).
Mu`adh ibn Jabal is the most knowledgeable among you regarding halal and haram.
Follow those who will come after me, Abu Bakr and `Umar.
Verily, my Companions are like the stars (nujum) in the sky...