Home | Latest Answers | Detailed books on Mustalahul Hadith

Detailed books on Mustalahul Hadith

Question

Could you please recommend a few detailed books in Mustalah which are readily available.
Please include books that are in English or Arabic. Books in Urdu can also be included.

 

Answer

The field of Hadith terminology is very very vast, and has a rich vein of content.

Hereunder is a brief list of some of them. However, it is important to note that academic books like these should be ideally studied under the direct tutorship or at least the guidance of an expert in Hadith terminology.

Arabic

1. Al-Kifayah fi ‘ilmir Riwayah of Khatib Baghdadi (rahimahullah). Published by Darul kutubil ‘ilmiyyah and others. 1 volume.

2. Al-Madkhal ‘ila ‘ilmis Sunan of Imam Bayhaqi (rahimahullah). Published by Darul Minhaj, Jeddah with the annotations of Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah). 2 volumes.

3. Nuzhatun Nazar, fi Sharhi Nukhbatil Fikar, by Hafiz ibn Hajar (rahimahullah). Published by Darul Fikr, Damascus/ Darul Basair Cairo, with annotations of Shaykh Nuruddin ‘itr (hafizahullah). 1 volume.

4. Muqaddimah ibnus Salah, by Hafiz ibnus Salah (rahimahullah),. Published by Darul Fikr, Damascus with annotations of Shaykh Nuruddin ‘itr (hafizhahullah). 1 volume.

5. At-Taqyidu wal idah of ‘Allamah ‘Iraqi (rahimahullah). Published by Al-Maktabatul ‘ilmiyyah, Aleppo-may Allah alleviate the sufferings of its inhabitants- with the annotations of Shaykh Muhammad Raghib At-Tabbakh (rahimahullah). 1 volume.

6. Fathul Mughith, bi Sharhi Alfiyyatil Hadith, by ‘Allamah Sakhawi (rahimahullah). Published by Darul Minhaj, Riyadh. (Initially done under the guidance of Shaykh ‘Abdul Fattah Abu Ghuddah (rahimahullah). 5 volumes.

7. Tadribur Rawi fi Sharhi Taqribin Nawawi, by ‘Allamah Suyuti (rahimahullah). Published by Darul Minhaj, Jeddah with annotations of Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah). 5 volumes.

8. An-Nukat ‘alabnis Salah of Hafiz Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah). Published by Darur Rayah. 2 volumes.

9. Al-Bahrul ladhy zakhar fi sharhi Alfiyyatil Athar of ‘Allamah Suyuti (rahimahullah). Published by Matabatul ghuraba. 3 volumes.

10. Sharhu ‘ilalit Tirmidhi of Hafiz ibn Rajab Al-Hambali (rahimahullah). Published by Darussalam Cairo with the annotations of Shaykh Nuruddin ‘itr (hafizahullah). 2 volumes.

 

Urdu

Khayrul Usool, by Moulana Khayr Muhammad Jalandhri (rahimahullah)

 

English

English translation of Khayrul Usool, by Moulana Khayr Muhammad Jalandhri (rahimahullah) – Published by Madrasah In’aamiyyah, Camperdown.

Glimpses into the field of Hadith Terminology, by Muhammad ibn Moulana Haroon Abasoomar, first impression by Madrasah In’aamiyyah, Camperdown.

 

Click on this link to see a pdf of this discussion (Books on Mustalahul Hadith) from my book: Glimpses into the field of Hadith Terminology.

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar