This is the textbook for "HAD 202: The Forty Hadith of Imam al-Nawawi" with the Ribaat Academic Program. For more information please visit rabata.org/ribaat. Imam Nawawi's collection of forty two hadith brings together some of the most important and pivotal Prophetic traditions. Each tradition encapsulates a great rule of the religion of Islam, described by Islamic religious scholars as an "axis" in Islam. The commentary of the great hadith master Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Daqiq al-'Id is simple but erudite. Mokrane Guezzou is a well-known translator of over ten works including the Qur'an commentary Wahidi's Asbab al-Nuzul. Ibn Daqiq al-'Id (d.1302) is...
Allah (SWT) commands Muslims in the Noble Quran many times to Obey Allah and His Messenger. Therefore there has never been any doubt amongst the scholars of Islam that the Quran could not be properly understood without the Hadith; the teachings and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).Like the Qur'an, the preservation of the traditions and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad [pbuh], the hadith, for fourteen centuries is another unsung miracle of Islam. It is important to recognize the long journey the hadith of the Blessed Prophet [pbuh] have made through the passage of time and how...
Islamic Prayers & Supplications This beautiful presentation of Islamic prayers and supplications from the Qur'an and recorded sayings of the Prophet Muhammad engages the reader in a moment of daily reflection. With 365 prayers covering the whole year, this is a must for every home. With accompanying Arabic text, and the prayers fully referenced, this book is also an authentic and reliable compilation. Abdur Raheem Kidwai is a professor of English at the Aligarh Muslim University in India and the well-known author of many works on the Qur'an and Islam. by Abdur Raheem Kidwai
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Shaykh Ṣaliḥ al-Ja’fari (d.1979) was one of the most famous scholars of the Azhar, the Muslim world’s premier institution of religious learning and its most authoritative voice, in the 20th century. He was also the imam of its mosque and a famous teacher and spiritual guide. He authored 15 works on various Islamic sciences, edited many others, and composed 12 volumes of poetry. Shaykh Abd al-Ghanial-Jafri (d.2012) followed his father’s footsteps, becoming one of the greatest spiritual guides and teachers of his time. He oversaw the building of more than seventy mosque complexes throughout Egypt, as well as in Libya...
Decisions define who we are. The paths we choose mark out our lives-who we marry, how we make a living, even our very names-all of these can be traced back to a decision that someone somewhere has made. This book is an essential guide for those who want to find goodness along the paths they have chosen in life. In this short work, the author presents a masterful treatment of the subject of the Prophetic sunnah of Istikharah, the supplication for those faced with a decision. By Abu Usama Ayub Ibn Mawlana Muhammad Jeena Binding: PaperbackPages: 58Publisher: Turath Publishing
The Prophetic traditions address all aspects of man’s earthly life, as well as the spiritual life, the path to the world beyond impermanence. This is a collection of over 200 such traditions, drawn from the canonical collections of ḥadīth and from other authoritative traditional sources. This present work is the first in a European language to collect over two hundred of the most spiritual hadith, drawn from canonical collections and other authorative traditional sources, published in both the original Arabic and in English to which illuminating commentaries, drawn from the writings of Sufis from Hasan al-Basrī, al-Ghazali, Junayd, and Shaykh...
*This book is in Arabic and English* This collection of forty hadith by one of the most famous compilers of hadith is generally regarded as the most popular anthology and the best introduction to the study of the Prophet’s sayings which, together with the Qur’an, contain the essential teachings of Islam. The Arabic original has been printed alongside the English translation for the benefit of those with a knowledge of Arabic. The translation, by two scholars working in close collaboration, combines accuracy with readability. Translated by Ezzeddin Ibrahim and Denys Johnson-Davies Binding: PaperbackPages: 131 Table of Contents 1. Translators’ Introduction in English 2. Translators’...
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by Fatima Barkatulla You have another mother. You’ve never seen her. You’ve never heard her voice. You’ve never perhaps even thought of her as your mother. But she is your mother nonetheless. And if you get to Jannah, your mother will be there, waiting to meet you. Her name is Khadijah (R.A). She was the first wife of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), the first to believe in his message and the first mother of the greatest nation history has ever seen. As you work towards reaching Jannah, and meeting your mother Khadijah (R.A), it will certainly help if you did a...
*This book is in Arabic and English* The hadith qudsi are the sayings of the Prophet divinely communicated to him. The present collection has been compiled from all the available books of hadith. The forty chosen here are all well authenticated and present many of the doctrinal, devotional and ethical elements of Islam. A scholarly introduction deals fully with the subject and shows the way in which the hadith qudsi differs from the Qur’an and from the Prophetic hadith. This selection and translation has been made by the translators of An-Nawawi’s Forty Hadith. Forty Hadith Qudsi is regarded as a...
A powerful devotional prayer that seeks to end the violence and oppression that is so rampant in our world today. This prayer has the potential to lead humanity into an era of peace and mutual understanding. The book includes a brilliant introduction on the nature of oppression and MP3 recordings of the soulful recitation of the prayer by the famous Fez Singers of Morocco. By Imam Muhammad b. Nasir al-Dar'iTranslated & introduction by Hamza Yusuf
by Imam Bukhari Translated from the original Arabic into English, provides a vivid insight into the moral conduct of the early Muslims in a society led by the perfect character of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), ('I was only sent to perfect good character'). The Prophet's Companions represent excellent examples of men of vigorous moral stature whose conduct inspired and attracted the masses to the fold of Islam wherever they went during the expansion of Muslim territories, and contrary to the stereotype portrayal, in the West, of Islam as being spread by the sword.The Prophet's words are as relevant today as...
A Sufi Study Of Hadith | Haqiq Al Tariqa Minas-Sunna Al-AniqaTurath Publishingby Mawlana Ashraf Ali ThanawiTranslated by Shaykh Yusuf Tala Delorenzo 101
Selections From The Fath Al-Bari: Ibn Hajar Al-Asqalani /Bukhari 20 Fatwas: Life After Death, Abdal Hakim (Tim Winter), Mat Papers, Muslim Education by Al-Asqalani Ibn Hajar
Primarily a collection of easy prayers from the Qur'an, Sunnah, Sahaba and Tabi'in. Prayers for many specific situations that a person goes through in his everyday life. Also includes a collection of general comprehensive prayers for different times of the day. Easy to follow and well set out.
Collection of forty Hadiths on the Principle of Legal Judgements, Virtuous Actions and Asceticism - by Imam Jalal ad-Din as-Suyuti. 'Practical Application' is the common theme in Jalal ad-Din as-Suyuti's collection of Hadiths. Each of the forty hadith in this book is striking by its immediate relevance; whether on questions of legal judgement, virtuous action, or asceticism, the reader will find lessons that can be applied in almost any situation. Jalal ad-Din as-Suyuti Imam Jalal ad-Din as-Suyuti was a towering ninth century Egyptian scholar and is considered the reviver of his era. He was a prolific writer and has over...
Authenticity, Compilation, Classification and Criticism of Hadith A Textbook of Hadith Studies provides an academic introduction to the Hadith, or the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad, which are second only to the Qur'an (Koran) in their authoritativeness within Islamic tradition. Suitable for university courses and all serious students of Islam, the topics surveyed include Hadith methodology, Hadith literature, the history of Hadith compilation and documentation, and the methods of Hadith criticism (al-jarh wa al-ta'dil) and classification. Mohammad Hashim Kamali, born in Afghanistan in 1944, was a professor of Islamic Law and Jurisprudence at the International Islamic University in Malaysia, and dean...
Coming to you from Bukhari publications, this book is full of hadith about the benefits and beauty of sending salawat and greetings to rasul Allah ﷺ translation and notes by Rashad Jameer
Providing a precious glimpse into the real practice of the mystical life within the Sufi tradition, this volume marks the first time any of Ibn ‘Arabi's prayers have been translated into another language. The 14 prayers include not only the most astounding expressions of devotion and contemplation, but also an unparalleled depth of knowledge of union. The very structure of the prayers is itself a mode of contemplation, making for a unique spiritual experience. Translated by Pablo Beneito and Stephen Hirtenstein Binding: PaperbackPages: 160Publisher: Anqa Publishing
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Habib Abdallah bin Ali al-Haddad, from the progeny of the great Qutb Imam Abdallah bin Alawi al-Haddad, has composed the Daily Litanies of Imam al-Haddad. He was instructed by his father to compile a book, describing Imam al-Haddad’s invocations and method of worship of the day and night. He provides a detailed guide to the manner of his waking up, the method of his ablution, his etiquette of going to the mosque and the Qur’anic suras that he recited in each prayer. The author has also included some of the litanies of Imam al-Haddad, to illustrate his method of...
The hadith, the sayings attributed to the Prophet Muhammad, 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 scholarship has hence devoted immense efforts to gathering and classifying the hadith, and ensuring their authenticity. This book is the only introduction in English which presents all the aspects of the subject. It explains the origin of the literature, the evolution of the isnad system, the troubled relationship between scholars and the state, the problem of falsification, and the gradual development...
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By Jonathon A. C. Brown this is an excellent wide-ranging introduction to the science of Hadith. It is informative and accessible. A great read!
by Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani Translator, Khalid Williams Widely considered to be the finest commentary on the greatest book of hadith. The initiation of its English translation is a seminal moment which we hope will represent a major contribution to a new wave of Islamic classics in English to meet the needs of Muslim communities in the English-speaking world and also the growing interest on the part of non-Muslims. Together with the Majestic Qur'ān, Hadiths- the recorded words, actions, approvals and disapprovals of the Prophet ﷺ, - are the main sources of Islamic law and doctrine. Hadiths were evaluated...
In today’s complex and volatile world the consequences of relying on fraudulent and counterfeit Hadith to legitimize extremist behavior, issue violent fatwas, and justify blatant abuse, particularly of women, is not only far too easy but in fact dangerous. Israr Khan addresses the sensitive topic of Hadith authentication, focusing on the criteria adopted by classical scholars to maintain that concentration on the continuity and accuracy of the chain of narrators, rather than the textual content of Hadith, has led to particular Hadith being included which either contradict other Hadith directly, project the Prophet (SAAS) in an uncharacteristic light, or do...
Mostly written while she was traveling, living and studying in Malaysia, South Africa and Yemen, Light Upon Light is a heartfelt and sincere conversation, sprinkled with humor and self-doubt, on the challenges of a modern-day Muslimah.
A must read for students of Islamic studies and useful to gain a better understanding of the differences that occur between various schools of law
A masterful account of the major Hadith collections and their authors. Original author Imam Abdul Aziz son of Shah Wali Allah ad Dihlawi.
The meanings of the moving poem of Imam al Busiri. His poem that praises the Prophet ﷺ is one of the great cultural marvels of Islamic civilizations.
Hanbali principles of Testing Hadith are an unprecedented contribution to the field of testing hadith. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the science of hadith study from a Hanbali perspective, taking the reader back to the ancient teaching of prominent Islamic scholar -Imam Abu Abdullah Ahmad Ibn Muhammad Ibn Hanbal Ash-Shaybani; A jurist, theologian, ascetic hadith traditionalist, and founder of the Hanbali School of Sunni Jurisprudence.
A collection of 101 hadith sayings, this work is one of the most important and influential early collections of hadith Qudsi. Falling into three categories, the first 40 sayings each have a full, unbroken chain of transmission that goes back to God through the medium of the Prophet Muhammad. The second category is sayings mostly taken from well-known written collections. The final section is drawn from similar books, with Ibn 'Arabi adding one extra hadith, orally transmitted. Comprised of a full introduction explaining the meaning of Hadith, the text stresses the importance of this tradition in Ibn 'Arabi's writing. 120...
Shafi'i Principles of Testing Hadith is a unique and concise text about the study of the science of testing prophetic narrations according to he Shafi'i school. The Shafi'i school of thought was founded by one of the four greatest Imams within Sunni Islam; Imam Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafi'i, and ever since, has been studied for centuries in the Muslim world. Shafi'i Principles of Testing Hadith covers almost all issues related to the subject of authenticating hadith. The author has quoted the opinions of the topmost thinkers of the Shafi'i school of thought, which not only strengthens one's comprehension of the...
It is a very unique academic work. The uniqueness of the book because of several points; It is the first manual in the history on the subject of principles of testing the prophetic narrations according to the Maliki school of thought. Despite the fact of the small size of the book it is comprehensive work which includes all of the issues related to the subject without going into the theological details. Each opinion is linked with its author with an explanation who has supported and followed the given opinions. The author has practiced his habit of giving a big list...
Translated by Musa Furber This volume presents two primers on the discipline of hadith nomenclature (mustalah al-hadith) and the authentication of transmitted reports. They are Nukhbat al-fikar (“Chosen Thoughts on the Nomenclature of Hadith Experts”) by Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani (773-835AH); and Al-Tadhkirah (“The Memorandum”) by Ibn al-Mulaqqin (723-804AH). These primers were written to facilitate speedy mastery of the discipline’s core material. Although the primers focus on definitions, they also include methods for addressing problems specific to the topic. Students would often commit a primer to memory while studying it with a living master who would explain its content in detail and demonstrate its application....