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The Six Books of Hadith – Kutub al Sittah

The Six Books of Hadith – Kutub al Sittah

The Six Books of Hadith, commonly known as Kutub as Sittah in Arabic, referred to as Sahah Sittah (The Six Authentic) by some have been translated into the English language for the purpose of reaching the English speaking audience, thus spreading the knowledge of the Sunnah across the world. Although the best way to learn is through the knowledge of the Arabic language, English translations serve as alternative ways to increase one’s knowledge and act on … Read entire article »

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Sunan ibn Majah Translated Into The English Language

Sunan ibn Majah Translated Into The English Language

The last of the six books of hadith is Sunan ibn Majah, which was authored by Imam Muhammad bin Yazid al Qazwini. The book was written during the golden age of hadith recording and gained popularity among the scholars. Although there were other books that had a higher status in strength and soundness, such as Sunan ad Darimi and Sunan ad Darqutni, they did not gain the popularity as Sunan ibn Majah did. Even this book … Read entire article »

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Sunan an Nasa’i Translated into English

Sunan an Nasa’i Translated into English

The fifth book in the collection of the six major books is Sunan an Nasa’i, also known as Sunan as Sugra, which is a collection from the larger work of Imam Ahmad an Nasa’i called Sunan al Kubra. Imam an Nasa’i was a sound scholar of hadith who wrote many books on the science of hadith. He travelled across the Arabian Peninsula and elsewhere, seeking knowledge. Unlike Sahih al Bukhari and Sahih Muslim, Sunan an Nasa’i … Read entire article »

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Sunan at Tirmidhi in The English Language

Sunan at Tirmidhi in The English Language

Having discussed about three major collections of hadith, Sahih al Bukhari, Sahih Muslim and Sunan Abu Dawood, let us know about Sunan at Tirmidhi. It was authored by Imam Muhammad bin Isa at Tirmidhi, a hadith scholar from the third century Hijri. He is a well-known scholar of hadith, highly respected among the knowledgeable people. His collection of hadith has just over 3600 hadith, including sound narrations and weak ones. He did not restrict the collection … Read entire article »

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Sunan Abu Dawood Translated Into English

Sunan Abu Dawood Translated Into English

I had mentioned the Six Major Books of Hadith in my post about Sahih Muslim. The third book in the collection is Sunan Abu Dawud, authored by Imam Abu Dawud Sulaiman bin Ash’ath. It is a collection of hadith that are sound and weak. Among the thousands of hadith he had collected, he recorded just over 5200 hadith in his collection, Sunan Abu Dawud. He was a student of Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal along with Imam … Read entire article »

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Sahih Muslim in The English Language By Abdul Hamid Siddiqui

Sahih Muslim in The English Language By Abdul Hamid Siddiqui

In the last post, I spoke about the Sunnah of the Messenger, peace and blessings be upon him. I mentioned Sahih al Bukhari, which is considered to be the most authentic book after the Quran, as it contains sound narrations from the Prophet, peace be upon him. The collection of hadith which is considered next to Sahih al Bukhari is Sahih Muslim, which was compiled by Imam Muslim bin Hajjaj. He is considered to be among … Read entire article »

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English Translation of Sahih al Bukhari by Muhsin Khan

English Translation of Sahih al Bukhari by Muhsin Khan

The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him said in his final sermon: وقد تركت فيكم ما إن اعتصمتم به فلن تضلوا أبدا ، أمرا بينا ، كتاب الله وسنة نبيه And indeed, I have left among you that which if you hold fast to, then you would never ever go astray, clear things, the Book of Allah and the Sunnah of His Prophet (Peace be upon him). We know how important the Quran is for a … Read entire article »

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