Category: Hadith


Book online | Bukhari: Jami’ al-Sahih

English Translation by Aisha Bewley (Revision in progress)

Book online | G.F.Haddad: Merits of al-Sham al-Sharif

Forty Narrations on The Immense Merits of al-Shâm Compiled and translated by GF Haddad The Arabic word al-Shâm has been left untranslated for lack of an English equivalent. It is originally written and pronounced al-Sha'm

Book online | Ibn Hajar: Nukhbat al-Fikr & Nazhat al-Nazhr

نخبة الفكر في مصطلح أهل الأثر للحافظ ابن حجر –رحمه الله- مَتْنُ نُخْبَةِ الْفِكَرِ قَالَ الْإِمَامُ الْحَافِظُ: أَحْمَدُ بْنُ عَلِيِّ بْنِ حَجَرٍ الْعَسْقَلَانِيُّ - يَرْحَمُهُ اللَّهُ تَعَالَى- : الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي لَمْ يَزَلْ عَلِيمًا

Book online | Malik: Al-Muwatta’

English Translation by Aisha Bewley - updated (pdf)

Books on the science of hadith

The most famous Books on hadith science Based on "Sharh al-Bayquniyya" by Sheikh AbdAllah Sirajud-Din al-Halabi rahimahu Allah (pdf, excerpt)


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Hadith: In Poetry is wisdom

Ibn Asakir relates, in his history of Damascus, that a person said to Jamil: “If you read the Qoran, it would be more profitable for you than composing poetry;” to which Jamil replied: “There is

Mustalahat al-Hadith: Brief list of Technical Terms

A hadith consists of a text content - matn (متن), and a transfer chain sanad (سند). A hadith may refer to the Prophet Muhammad (Salla Allah'aleihi wasallam) or to any person in the generations

Recital of Sahih Muslim 1428

Recital of Sahih Muslim by Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi in Damascus, Rajab 1428 (July 2007) ختكت بحمد الله جامع مسلم *** بجوف دمشق الشام جوف الإسلام The book of Muslim has been completed, praise be to Allah * in the heart of Damascus of Sham, the heart of Islam. Those who regularly attend the classes of al-Sayyid al-Sharif Sheikh Abul Huda Muhammad ibn Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi in the Mosque of Sheikh Muhuy al-Din Ibn al-Arabi in Damascus, will have heard him mentioning time upon time: "The recital of the books of Hadith is a tradtion that must be revived"...

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Textkit: Islamic Knowledge

Kathir ibn Qays said: "I was sitting with Abu al-Darda' in the mosque of Damascus. A man came to him and said: Abu al-Darda', I have come to you from the city