This work covers, the 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 work also included two beneficial appendixes that will benefit the reader Insha’Allah. The first appendix deals with the Divine Decree and second appendix contains details of the Ten Companions that where promised Paradise.
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.
The author, Imam Abu Bakr al-Ajurri [d. 360h] was born in Baghdad, which was at its height a centre of learning. He was a great Hadith master and a legal jurist; well-known for his devout worship, piety and exemplary character. He authored many beneficial works in various Islamic sciences and reputed as an ardent follower of the sunnah; his peers attested to his precision and trustworthiness.
Author: Imam Abu Bakr al-Ajurri
Publisher: Dar as-Sunnah (2017)