Forty Hadith On Islam
Its Creed, Pillars, Lawful & Unlawful Piety and Righteousness
Includes Commentary By Imam ajurri
Dar As-Sunnah Classic Collection
By Imam Abu Bakr Al-Ajurri [D. 360 H]
Paperback 208 Pages
Size : 14 x 21 cm
ISBN : 9781904336525
Publisher : Dar As-Sunnah
INCLUDES HADITH IN ARABIC
About The Book
This Classical work covers, Islamic creed, Pillars of Islam, Lawful & Unlawful, Piety and Righteousness, with commentary of Imam al-Ajurri.
A number of scholars throughout Muslim history have penned their respective compilation of Forty Hadith books. Imam al-Ajurri’s kitab ularba` in Hadithan is among the earliest. It is a highly regarded text for Muslims to study and memorise, for it addresses fundamental aspects of religion, with particular focus on Creed, Pillars of Islam, the Halal and Haram as well as Piety and righteousness.
Imam al-Ajurri originally compiled this work for the benefit of new Muslims, thus including within it, foundational essentials of the noble Islamic faith. The author may Allah have mercy upon him, has commented on each hadith, presenting the subject matter in a simplified way designed to assist readers in memorising the Prophetic narrations, and implementing what they learn in an easy manner.
This refreshing work is a must for Muslims of all levels of knowledge and competency; requiring attention from the young and old. Useful also as a teaching aid in schools, or as ideal gift for new Muslims and those commencing their journey in pursuit of sacred knowledge.
This is a work that should be part of every library and every seeker of sacred knowledge should familiarise them self with, a truly indispensable text.
About The Author
Muhammad b. al-Husayn b. ‘Abdullah, Abu Bakr al-Ajurri, Scholar of Hadith and Law, pious Imam and trustworthy Follower of the Sunnah, was born around 264 or 280 H in Baghdad, where he was raised and educated before teaching Hadith there.
He remained in Baghdad until the year 330 H, when he performed the pilgrimage to Makkah. He settled in the holy city and stayed there for thirty years, dedicated to worship and the teaching of Hadith until his death in 360 H.
Al-Ajurri had at least eighty illustrious teachers, including famous Imams and Hadith-preservers, and taught dozens of distinguished students from all over the Islamic lands, especially during his stay in Makkah.
His teachers included al-Firyabi and Abu Bakr b. Abu Dawud al-Sijistani, son of the famous scholar of Hadith. His students included Abu Nu’aym of Isfahan, author of the Hilyah al-Awliya’ (“Ornament of the Saints”). Al-Ajurri compiled at least forty works, including many that have been published several times in the original Arabic.