Sunan an-Nasa’i is a collection of hadith compiled by Imam Ahmad The Book of Qiyam Al-Lail (The Night Prayer) and Voluntary Prayers During the Day. His book as-Sunan as-Sughra is known as al-Mujtaba or al-Mujtana, but the former is more correct and more well-known. The scholars differed. as-Sunan as-Sughra (Arabic: السنن الصغرى ), also known as Sunan an-Nasa’i is one of the Sunni Six Major Hadith collections, and was collected by Al-Nasa’i.

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Sunnis regard this collection as the fifth most important of their six major Hadith collections. Commentaries Among those who have written commentaries on this hadith collection are: It was collected by Al-Tirmidhi. It contains 3, Ahadith, and has been divided into fifty chapters.

It is also classified as a Sunan, which implies that the book has been chapterised according to legal chapters, such as Purification, Prayer, Poor-due and Fasting, narrated on the authority of Islamic prophet Muhammad, while the opinions of the companions are usually not mentioned. Tirmidhi’s method was that of placing the heading first, then mentioning sufhra or two Ahadith which were related to the heading. These Ahadith are followed by his opinion as to the status of the Hadith. Subsequently, he mentions the sugrha of the different jurists.

He also indicates if there were other narrations transmitted by other companions on The Kutub al-Sittah Arabic: They were first formally grouped and defined by Ibn al-Qaisarani in the 11th century, who added Sunan ibn Majah to the list. Not all Sunni Muslim jurisprudence scholars agree on the addition sujan Ibn Majah.

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In particular, sunsn Malikis and Ibn al-Athir consider al-Mawatta’ to be the sixth book. Views Sunni regard this collection as sixth in strength of their Six major Hadith collections.

Scholars such as al-Nawawi d. It was not until Ibn al-Qaisarani’s formal standardization of the Sunni cannon into six books that Ibn Majah’s collection was regarded the esteem granted to the five other books. Despite its title as a Musnad, it is not arranged by narrator in the manner of other Musnads, such as that of Tayalisi or Ibn Hanbal. It is arranged by subject matter in the manner of a book of Sunan, like the Sunan Ibn Majah.

Thereafter it passed to: He also wrote 15 other books, six of which deal with the science of hadith.

He was of Persian origin. H as the Imam clearly states himself although some say A.

H or A. H in the city of Nasa in present-day Nisa, Turkmenistansituated in Western Asia in a region known at that time as Khorasan, in which many centres of Islamic knowledge were located. Thus he primarily attended the gatherings and circles of knowledge known as halqas’ in his town. When he was about 15 years old, he started traveling and made his first journey to Sunan Abu Dawood Arabic: As for the contradictory ahadith, he states under the heading of ‘Meat acquired by hunting for a pilgrim’: He wrote in his letter to the people of Mecca “I have disclosed wherever there was too much weakness in regard to any tradition in my collection.

But if I happen to leave a Hadith without a comment, it should be considered as sound, albeit some of them are more authentic than others”. Hadith Mursal a tradition in which a companion is omitted and a successor narrates directly from Muhammad has also been a matter of discussion among the traditi Quranic verses such as While the number of verses pertaining to law in the Quran is relatively few, ahadith give direction on everything from details of religious obligations such as Ghusl or Wudu, ablutions[4] for salat prayerto the correct forms of salutations[5] and the importance of benevolence to slaves.


The Islamic prophet, Muhammad, specified ten of his companions zl were promised paradise. The Sunni collection of hadith, called the Kutub al-Sitta Khalid, at the head of thirty horsemen, arrived at the spot and destroyed the idol. Upon his return, Muhammad asked him if he had seen anything else there, to which Khalid replied, “No”. He was told that the wughra had not been destroyed and that he must go back and fulfill the task. Khalid went again to Nakhlah and there saw a black Aby Description It is considered to be from the earliest extant collections of hadith that form the basis of Islamic jurisprudence alongside the Qur’an.

The book covers rituals, rites, customs, traditions, norms and laws of the time of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. It is reported that Imam Malik selected for inclusion into the Muwatta just over narrations, from thenarrations he had available to him. These prophetic traditions, or hadith, were collected by the Muslim scholar Muhammad al-Bukhari, after being transmitted orally for generations.

Sunni Muslims view this snuan one of the two most trusted collections of hadith along with Sahih Muslim.

Al-Sunan al-Sughra

The Arabic word sahih translates as authentic or correct. Actual title According to Ibn al-Salah the book is called: The book is divided into seven sections and several sub-sections which correspond to the “Sifat-us-Sahaba” or “Characteristics of the Companions” that Jamaat Tabligh refers to and tries to implement.

Over time, the seventh point has been stopped as being referred to on its own, hence the Sifat are referred to as “The Six Qualities”. The book in its present form was organized by Maulana Saad Kandhlawi, the original compiler’s grandson, who also translated the book into the Urdu language. The book is very popular and is heavily used by Tablighi Jamaat. The book contains Quranic Ayaahs and Hadeeths from various authentic Hadeeth books of the past, in easy understandable translation to Urdu.

Some scholars dispute the authenticity of this book an The Nahj al-Balagha Arabic: Also, he nominated to the balance between rights and duties by a deep discussion and believed that “greater responsibilities result in greater rights”. Equitable treatment with women in society ha It has the distinction of being one of small number of collections intended by the respective authors to contain only authentic hadith.

He was a prominent Shafi’i hadith specialist and prolific author who died in CE. The author utilized an innovative method in the arrangement of this work as it is not arranged in topical chapters nor is it based upon a musnad arrangement and is therefore difficult to navigate.

The book opens with a lengthy introduction. Mishkat al-Masabih English translation: Khatib Al-Tabrizi died AH or CE [1] rendered this version of the original text more accessible to those not having an advanced knowledge of the science of hadith.

It contains between and hadith, divided into 29 books and is considered by Sunni scholars an important writing. Al-Tabrizi added hadith to the hadith contained in the collection Masabih al-Sunnah. Al-Baghawi classified many hadith as authentic when at times Al-Tabrizi did not agree. Al-Tabrizi expounded on the labels he placed on the hadith and re-classified many of them. He added a third section to Masabih al-Sunnah, which was already divided in two parts by Al-Baghawi.


Al-Baghawi did not mention the isnad of the hadith he collected, Al-Tabrizi mentions the source from where the hadith is originally found making the text more reliable. An example of a hadith 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 — is a collection of hadith pertaining specifically to Shafi’i jurisprudence.

This genre is referred to in Arabic as Ahadith al-Ahkam. Contents Bulugh al-Maram contains a total of hadiths. At the end of each hadith narrated in Bulugh al-Maram, al-Hafidh ibn Hajar mentions who collected that hadith originally. Bulugh al-Maram holds a unique distinction as all the hadith compiled in the book have been the foundation for Shafi’i Islamic Jurisprudence rulings.

In addition to mentioning the origins of each of the hadith in Bulugh al-Maram, ibn Hajar also included a comparison between the versions of a hadith that Majmau’ al-Zawa’id wa Manba’ al-Fawa’id Arabic: It compiles the ‘unique’ hadith of earlier primary collections.

One method of composition of these works was al-zawa’id, the extraction of any ‘unique’ hadith found in one collection but not in another.

Most commonly, the hadith of one collection would be ql that were not found in six canonical hadith collections. Al-Mustadrak alaa al-Sahihain Arabic: He wrote it in a, year AH — CEwhen he was 72 eunan old. It contains hadith. Al-Dhahabi, a 14th century Sunni Shafi’i Islamic scholar made an abridged version of the collection named Talkhis al-Mustadrak where he commented on its authenticity.

In Islam, God is in a relationship with animals. According to the Qur’an, they praise him, xughra if this praise is not expressed in human language. The Four Books Arabic: The Shi’a consider many Sunni transmitters of hadith to be unreliable because many of them took the side of Abu Bakr, Umar and Uthman in preference to Ali and the rest of Prophet Muhammad’s family and the majority of them were narrated through certain personalities that waged war against Ahlul Bayt or sided with their enemies such as Aisha that fought Ali at Jamal, or Muawiya who did so at Siffin.

Hussain grandson of the prophet Sjghra Its goal is to distinguish authentic and reliable hadiths from unreliable hadiths in establishing the credibility of the narrators, using both historic and religious knowledge. Introducing the chapter entitled, ‘Recognizing the trustworthy, reliable na According to narrations, the book is said to have been composed after the Sunaan of Karbala AD and describes the relationship between man and God. Although the book is principally a collection of Islamic knowledge and thought in supplication form, it is said to have played an important part in the uprising against the Umayyads.

According to some scholars, al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya is an example of the highest form of eloquence, and its contents have been described and explained in many books of commentary. The main part of the book is mutawatir conveyed by successive narrationbut over the years a syghra of scholars have written addenda to it. Al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya is an important book for Shia Muslims It is considered the second most authentic hadith collection after Sahih al-Bukhari. It was collected by Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, also known as Imam Muslim.

Regardless of this, Sunni Muslims believe it to be genuine and authentic. Sahih Muslim, together with Sahih al-Bukhari is termed as Sahihayn.