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Differences between Mishkat and Masabih

Question

Kindly explain what changes in the form of of additions or subtractions etc. ‘Allamah Tibrezi (rahimahullah) made in his Mishkatul Masabih in comparison to the hadith book Masabih?

Jazakallahu Khairan

Answer

Shaykh Al Muhaddith Salimullah Khan (May Allah protect him) has mentioned eight additions which ‘Allamah Tibrezi (rahimahullah) added. Among them are the following:

1) He references the hadiths to the primary sources.

2) He has categorized the hadiths under three sub headings, whereas Masabih only had two sub headings.

3) He has removed repetitions.

See Nafahatut Tanqih, vol. 1 pg. 151-154

 

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