Al-Bukhari’s Writings Although, Imam Al-Bukhari compiled numerous books on the science of hadeeth, his most significant contribution is the Saheeh Al-Bukhari which he titled, Al-Jami Al-Saheeh Al-Musnad Al-Mukhtasar min Umoorir Rasool Allah wa Sunanihi wa Ayyamihi [the Abridged Collection of Authentic Ahadeeth with Connected Chains regarding Matters Pertaining to the Prophet, His Practices and His… Continue reading The Compilation of Saheeh Al-Bukhari
Part 1 A Gifted Ability to Memorize From a young age, he displayed unique ability to understand complex issues of law. However, that was not all. Al-Bukhari was also bestowed by impeccable memory and would remember long and complex chains of narrations of ahadeeth. For a hadeeth to be considered authentic, a reliable chain of… Continue reading Who was Imam Al-Bukhari (Part 2)?
It has been unanimously agreed that Imam Bukhari’s work is the most authentic of all the other works in hadeeth literature put together. The authenticity of Al-Bukari’s work is such that the learned scholars of Islam said, “The most authentic book after the Book of Allah (i.e. the Qur’an) is Saheeh Al-Bukhari.” Imam Bukhari was… Continue reading Who was Imam Al-Bukhari (Part 1)?
The End of the Unbelievers and the Believers Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala then ends this Surah by presenting a comparison between the end of unbelievers (the mushrikeen and the People of the Book) and the believers who accept Allah’s commands and do righteous. He says, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala informs of what will happen… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Al-Bayyinah Ayaat 6 – 8
The Unbelievers and the Idolaters The Surah begins by talking about the People of the Book and the Idolaters: Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala is telling us that the People of the Book as well as the mushrikeen would not have reverted to Allah’s Deen until they had seen a clear proof. In the next Ayah,… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Al-Bayyinah Ayaat 1-5
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Period of Revelation: Madinan Order of Revelation: 100 Theme and Subject Matter: Its having been placed after Surah al-Alaq and al-Qadr in the arrangement of the Qur’an is very meaningful. Surah al-Alaq contains the very first revelation, while Surah… Continue reading Surah Al-Bayyinah – An Overview