Topics: Hadith, Muhammad, Six major Hadith collections Pages: 1 (280 words) Published: May 27, 2013
#| Books:| Authors:| Main features:| View of other Scholars:| 1.| Sahih Bukhari | Imam Bukhari Full name: Abu Abdullah Muhammad bin Ismail194 A.H - 256 A.H| 9 volumes aprx.93bksHe spent 16 years compiling it, & ended up with 2,602 Hadith (9,082 with repetition). | His criteria for acceptance into the collection were amongst the most stringent of all the scholars therefore is known by the overwhelming majority of the Muslim to be one of the most authentic collections of the Sunnah of the Prophet pbuh.| 2.| Sahih Muslim| Imam Muslim Full name: Abul-Hussain202H - 261H in Nishapur, Iran | It contains roughly 7500 Hadith (with repetitions) in 57 books.| Some scholars of Hadith opine that in some respects it is the best and most authentic collection of Ahadith.| 3.| Sunan of Abu Daud| Imam Abu-DawudFull name: Abu-Dawud Sulaiman bin Al-Aash'ath202 A.H - 275 A.H| 41 Bks aprx. 4800 Hadith| This collection is known by the majority as a authentic collections however it contains some weak Ahadith. | 4.| Jami of Trimizi| Imam Trimizi209 A.H – 279 A.H| 6 volumes 2916 Hadith (only 83 are repeated)| Sunan An-Nasai has a few weak Ahadith after the two Sahih collections therefore isn’t ranked that authentic.| 5.| Sunan of Nasai| Imam an-Nasa'i214 A.H – 303 A.H| 3 volumes, 5761 hadith (with repetitions) in 52 bks| It is placed on the 5th position regarding it’s authenticity as it contains some Za’eef Hadith.| 6.| Sunan of Ibn Majah| Imam MajahFull name: Abu `Abdallah Muhammad ibn Yazid | Contains over 4,000 ahadith in 32 bks | Scholars approve it as the author himself declares some Hadith as weak hadith.|
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