Author: Mohammad Ben Ismail Al Bukhari - Tr. By Mohammad Mahdi al'Sharif
Publisher: Dar Al-Kotob Al Ilmiyah (DKI)
Binding: Hardcover Description from the publisher:
It has been unanimously agreed that Imam Bukhari's work is the most authentic of all the other works in Hadith literature put together.
The authenticity of Al-Bukhari's work is such that the religious learned scholars of Islam said concerning him: 'The most authentic book after the Book of Allah (i.e. Al-Qur'an) is Sahih-Al-Bukhari.'
Imam al-Bukhari is one of the most eminent of those pious Scholars who gave endless bliss upon the Muslim Ummah. This is made manifest in the this book of Ahadith an-Nabawi that Imam Al Bukhari compiled.
Imam al-muhaddithin Hadrat Imam Abu `Abdullah Muhammad ibn Ismail al-Bukhari was born in Shawwal; 194AH; in the famous city of Bukhara; of the land 'beyond the canal' - present day Uzbekistan -.
The father of Imam Bukhari; Isma`il ibn Ibrahim ibn Mughirah al-Ja`fi; was a great muhaddith and ascetic from whom he inherited his characteristics of literary zeal and excellence. During his childhood his father died and his mother took on the entire responsibility of bringing him up.