How Can We Be Sure What The Prophet Recorded Was Accurate
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The Prophet (PBUH) was unable to read or write. Everything the companions (May Allah Have Mercy On Them) recorded was through the Prophet (PBUH). How do we know what the Prophet had given to be passed down is accurate despite his illiteracy?
Shaykh Mohammed Mana explains and answers
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If the Prophet couldn't read or write, how did he verify that what the scribes were recording was accurate.
So the first thing we have to understand is that Allah subhanaw taala promised and guaranteed that he would protect the hole and that he would protect this revelation. Allah subhanaw taala said in an afternoon is in a vehicle or in law, who will have you alone, we have revealed this call and this Vicar, this remembrance this reminder, and we will preserve it, we will protect it, a loss of habitat, I made that promise about the plan. And he did not make that promise about any previous revelation. So that's the first thing we have to understand. Secondly, the main dominant method of preservation and of transmission of the or an, initially during the time of the processor limb, and
even until now was orally not written, but orally. People would hear the old aunt from the Prophet sallallahu wasallam, they would memorize it, and it was passed down from generation to generation, a large group of people to an even larger group of people throughout the generations or the this is the main method of preservation and of transmission, writing the old and down Kim secondary to that