Historicity of Muhammad
Muslim religious scholars rely primarily for their understanding of the life of Muhammad on the Qur'an, which gives very little information, and whose historicity has been questioned, and on the sīra ...
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Prophetic biography
The Sīrat Rasūl Allāh (Life of the Messenger of God; Arabic: سيرة رسول الله‎) or Al-sīra al-Nabawiyya (Prophetic biography; Arabic: السيرة النبوية‎) or just Al-sīra, is the Arabic ...
Hadith
Hadith (/ˈhædɪθ/ or /hɑːˈdiːθ/; Arabic: حديث‎) in Islamic religious use is often translated as "prophetic traditions", meaning the corpus of the reports of the teachings, deeds and say...
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Majma al-Zawa'id
Majma' al-Zawa'id wa Manba' al-Fawa'id (Arabic: مجمع الزوايد ومنبع الفوايد‎) is a secondary hadith collection written by Ali ibn Abu Bakr al-Haythami (1335—1404 CE/735—807 AH). It comp...
Nahj al-Balagha
The Nahj al-Balagha (Arabic: نهج البلاغة‎ Nahj-ul Balāgha(h), ['nahdʒul bəˈlæːɣə]; "Way of Eloquence") is the most famous collection of sermons, letters, tafsirs and narrations attrib...
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Kitab al-Umm
The Kitāb al-Umm (Arabic: كـتـاب الأم) is a book of law that is used as an authoritative guide by the Shafi'i school of fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) within the Sunni branch of Islam. The work was comp...
Al-Mustadrak alaa al-Sahihain
Al-Mustadrak alaa al-Sahihain (Arabic: المستدرك على الصحيحين; Al-Mustadrak 'ala al-Sahîhayn‎) is a five volume hadith collection written by Hakim al-Nishaburi d. 405H.
He wrote it ...
Isra'iliyat
In hadith studies, Isra'iliyyat (اسرائیلیات "of the Israelites") is the body of narratives originating from Jewish and Christian traditions, rather than from other well-accepted sources that quo...
Bulugh al-Maram
Bulugh al-Maram min Adillat al-Ahkam, translation: Attainment of the Objective According to Evidences of the Ordinances by al-Hafidh ibn Hajar al-Asqalani (1372 – 1448) is a collection of hadith...
Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal
Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal is a collection of Hadith collected by Sunni scholar Ibn Hanbal to whom the Hanbali madhab of Sunnis is attributed.
It is said by some that Ibn Hanbal made a comment ...
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Al-Istibsar
Al-Istibsar is the fourth important book of Shi'a Islamic Hadith. It was written by Abu Ja'far al-Tusi.
Jihad in Hadith
Hadith are narrations originating from the words and deeds of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Hadith are regarded by the traditional schools of jurisprudence as important tools for understanding t...
Ahl al-Kisa
Ahl al-Kisa' (Arabic: أهل الكساء, translit.: Ahl al-Kisā'), or the People of the Cloak, refers to the Islamic prophet, Muhammad; his daughter, Fatimah; his cousin and son-in-law Ali; and his two ...
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Musannaf ibn Jurayj
Musannaf of ibn Jurayj is a book by Islamic scholar ibn Jurayj, one of the earliest hadith collections.
Fath al-Bari
Fath ul-Bari fi Sharh Sahih al-Bukhari (Arabic: فتح الباري‎) ("Grant of the Creator") is the most valued Sunni commentary of Sahih al-Bukhari, written by Ibn Hajr Asqalani. It is reported t...
Hadith of Gabriel
In Sunnī Islām, the Hadith of Gabriel (ḥadīth Jibrīl) is the single most important Hadīth (report on the words and actions of Muhammad). Its narrative contains the best summary of the core of Islam: t...
Silsila
Silsila (Arabic: سلسلة‎) is an Arabic word meaning chain, often used in various senses of lineage. In particular, it may be translated as "(religious) order" or "genealogy".
Caution: Th...
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Hadith of Najd
The Hadith of Najd is a famous hadith with several chains of narration about three geographical locations. While all Sunni Muslims accept the group of hadith as authentic, the exact location of the a...
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Al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya
Al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya (Arabic: الصحیفه السجادیه‎, ['sæħifætu 'sædʒæ:'diæ]; "Scripture of Sajjad") is a book of supplications composed by Sajjad, the great-grandson of the Islamic Pro...
Forty Nawawi's
Nawawi's Forty (sc. “Forty Hadith”, in Arabic: al-arbaʿīn al-nawawiyyah) is a compilation of forty hadiths by Imam al-Nawawi, most of which are from Sahih Muslim and Sahih al-Bukhari. This collection ...
Hadith of Muhammad's inheritance
Muhammad's inheritance is a well-documented and controversial topic, both then and at the present.
Muhammad's inheritance did not occur as is prescribed in the Qur'an, since Abu Bakr, one of Muham...
Fara'id al-Simtayn
Fara'id al-Simtayn is a Sunni hadith collection by the Sunni scholar Ibrahim b Muhammad b Himaway al Juwayni, who died in 1322 AD (722 AH).
Hadith studies
Hadith studies (Arabic: علم الحديث‎ ʻilm al-ḥadīth "knowledge of hadith") are a number of religious disciplines used in the study and evaluation of the Islamic hadith by Muslim scholar...
Summarized Sahih Muslim
Summarized Sahih Muslim is the name of a 2 volume translation of Sahih Muslim, translated in English by Abd-al-Hamid Siddiqui.
Wasā'il al-Shīʿa
Wasā'il al-Shīʿa (Arabic: وسائل الشيعة‎) is a reputable book of hadith in Shia Islam, compiled in the 17th century by Shaikh al-Hur al-Aamili. Shaikh Al-Hur wrote two editions of this ...
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Sunan ibn Majah
Sunan Ibn Mājah (Arabic: سُنن ابن ماجه‎) is one of the Kutub al-Sittah (six major hadiths), collected by Ibn Mājah.
It contains over 4,000 aḥādīth in 32 books (kutub) divided into ...
Tahdhib al-Ahkam
Tahdhib al-Ahkam is a hadith collection, by the famous Twelver Shi'a hadith scholar Abu Jafar Muhammad Ibn Hassan Tusi, commonly known as Shaykh Tusi. This work is included among Twelver The Fou...
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Sahih al-Bukhari
Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī (Arabic: صحيح البخاري‎), is one of the Kutub al-Sittah (six major hadith collections) of Sunni Islam. These prophetic traditions, or hadith, were collected by the Per...
Sunan al-Tirmidhi
Jami` at-Tirmidhi (Arabic: جامع الترمذي‎, Jāmi` at-Tirmidhī), popularly and mistakenly Sunan at-Tirmidhi (Arabic: سُـنَن الترمذي‎, Sunan at-Tirmidhī), is one of Kutub al-Sitt...