Hadith · Knowing the Prophet · Saheeh Al-Bukhari

The Compilation of Saheeh Al-Bukhari

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

Hadith · Knowing the Prophet · Saheeh Al-Bukhari

Who was Imam Al-Bukhari (Part 2)?

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)?

Hadith · Knowing the Prophet · Saheeh Al-Bukhari

Who was Imam Al-Bukhari (Part 1)?

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)?