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What is the source of sunnah?
The Source of Sunnah is Wahy (Revelation)
Miqdam b. Ma’dikerb (may Allah be pleased with him) narrates that Prophet said:
“Pay attention! I was given a book (by Allah (SWT)) and together with it another one fold (Sunnah) also was given me. Before long, a man who is full on food and sits on a chair will say “That the Holy Qur’an is sufficient to you. Consider halal (licit) whatever you see halal in it, and consider haram (illicit) whatever you see haram in it.” (And he will deny my hadiths)” (Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud) In a narration it was said (what I made haram is like what Allah (SWT) made haram).
This hadith which is famous as “Arika” hadith among hadith scholars is a miracle of our Prophet (PBUH) which gives information about ghaib (the unseen). It is possible to hear some people who are full on food and influential voice that kind of claims.
Let us look at those verses which confirm the statements of our Prophet (PBUH): “and neither does he speak out of his own desire: that [which he conveys to you] is but [a divine] inspiration with which he is being inspired” (An-Najm, 3-4)
“God has bestowed upon thee from on high this divine writ and [given thee] wisdom, and has imparted unto thee the knowledge of what thou didst not know. And God’s favour upon thee is tremendous indeed.” (An-Nisa, 113)
Pay attention to this verse that it explains that our Prophet (PBUH) was given both the book and the wisdom by Allah (SWT). The book in question is the Holy Qur’an and there is not controversy fort hat. It is clear that the wisdom is his Sunnah. Concluding from this verse and the like the scholars agree on that the source of Sunnah is wahy; that is revelation.
Bediuzzaman says so concerning this matter:
“Revelation is divided into two parts: One is the clear revelation. The Prophet is interpreter, disseminator of it and he does not interfere with it, such as The Holy Qur’an and some hadith qudsis (sacred hadiths).
Second part is implicit revelation. The gist and essence of that part depend on the revelation; but its details belong to the Gracious Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. The Prophet Ahmad, himself, peace and blessings be upon him expounds the brief stuff which comes from revelation depending on again revelation or inspiration, or he explains with his insight. Kaynak: https://askaquestionto.us - Model Person, Model Society- 3”