Posts Tagged ‘sunni’

Studies in Hadith methodology and literature

This book discusses the methodology and literature of ahadith. It is divided into 2 parts, part 1 deals with the methodology of the hadith, and the second part discusses the literature, introducing the  principal books, as well as others which had great significance and represent a stage in the compilation…

22 May 9:30 PM 0 Read More...

Sunan ibn Majah – Maknaz edition – certified by al Azhar University

The Maknaz edition of the famous  hadith collection known as the Sunan of Imam Ibn Majah  (d. 273 AH)  is considered to be one of the best ever printed editions with meticulous attention to detail given when typesetting, and the minimisation of errors when producing the final edition from the…

15 May 1:00 AM 0 Read More...

Islamic Months: Merits and Precepts

The following is a short e-book on the Islamic months and their merits and precepts.  It was compiled by Mufti Taqi Usmani of Karachi, Pakistan.  The following is a profile of Mufti Taqi:
Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani was born in 1943 in Deoband, India. He is the son of…

02 May 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Hadith Literature: Its Origin, Development and Special Features

The ‘hadith’, the sayings attributed to the Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam), form a sacred literature which for the Muslims ranks second in importance only to the Qur’an itself. As a source of law, ethics and doctrine, the vast corpus of ‘hadith’ continue to exercise decisive influence. Islamic…

21 Apr 3:00 PM 0 Read More...

110 Sacred Hadiths (Hadith Qudsi)

The following is a collection of 110 Sacred hadiths known as Qudsi Ahadith.  One definition 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 known as At-Tarifat where he says: “A Sacred Hadith…

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