Abu Dawud – Hadith Collection

Imam Abu Dawud (full name Abu-Dawud Sulaiman bin Al-Aash’ath Al-Azdi as-Sijistani) was born in 202 A.H in Sajistan, a place near Qandhar in Afghanistan. He was one of the most widely travelled of the scholars of ahadith, going to Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Tarsus, Damascus, Khurasahn, Egypt, Basra, Syria, Nishapur, Marv, and other places for the … [Read more…]

Shari`ah – Hadith Collection

Shari`ah Hadith Section/Book: About Hadith Books About Fiqh-us Sunnah The sunnah is an inspiration from Allah (SWT), but relayed to us through the words and actions of the Prophet (saas), and his concurrence with others’ actions. The sunnah confirmed the rulings of the Qur’an; detailed some of the concepts, laws and practical matters which are … [Read more…]

Fiqh – Hadith Collection

Fiqh Hadith Section/Book: About Hadith Books About Fiqh-us Sunnah The four Sunni schools of thought, Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi’i and Hanbali, are identical in approximately 75% of their legal conclusions. Variances in the remaining questions are traceable to methodological differences in understanding or authentication of the primary textual evidence. Differing viewpoints sometimes exist even within a … [Read more…]

Introduction – Hadith Collection

Imam Abu Dawud’s collection is recognized by the overwhelming majority of the Muslim world to be one of the most authentic collections of the Sunnah of the Prophet (SAW), however it is also known to contain some weak ahadith (some of which he pointed out, others which he did not). It is important to realize, … [Read more…]

Background – Hadith Collection

Imam Abu Dawud He compiled twenty-one books related to Hadith and preferred those ahadith which were supported by the practical example of the companions of the Prophet (SAW). As for the contradictory ahadith, he states under the heading of ‘Meat acquired by hunting for a pilgrim’: “if there are two contradictory reports from the Prophet … [Read more…]

Imam Abu Dawud – Biography

Brief Biography of Imam Abu Dawud Hadith Section/Book: About Hadith Books About Abu Dawud Imam Abu Dawud began the learning of hadith while he was less than 20 years old. He gained a wide reputation in his lifetime. At that time, Basra was deserted due to disturbance of Zanj (in 257 A.H.). The Governor Abu … [Read more…]

Hadith Qudsi – Hadith Collection

The following is a collection of 40 Hadith Qudsi. But what is Hadith Qudsi and how do they differ from other Hadith? The following discussion is given in the introduction to the book titled “Forty Hadith Qudsi” published by: Revival of Islamic Heritage Society, Islamic Translation Center, P.O.Box 38130, Aldahieh, Kuwait. Hadith Qudsi are the … [Read more…]

About Hadith Qudsi – Hadith Collection

Forty Hadith Qudsi Hadith Section/Book: About Hadith Books About Forty Hadith Qudsi Among the many definitions given by the early scholars to Sacred Hadith is that of as-Sayyid ash-Sharif al-Jurjani (died in 816 A.H.) in his lexicon At-Tarifat where he says: “A Sacred Hadith is, as to the meaning, from Allah the Almighty; as to … [Read more…]

About Nawawi’s Hadiths – Hadith Collection

An-Nawawi’s Forty Hadtihs. Hadith Section/Book: About Hadith Books About An-Nawawi’s Forty Hadtihs This is the book of the Islamic scholar Yahia bin Sharaful-Deen An-Nawawi. The book is now known as “An-Nawawi’s Forty Hadiths”. This is a popular small book in which the author gathered forty two of the sayings of prophet Muhammed salla Allah u … [Read more…]