Hadith Collections

  • Nahjul Balagha Part 1, The Sermons
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    The English translation (accompanied with original Arabic text) of the supremely eloquent sermons of the Commander of the Faithful, Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (peace be upon him). Nahjul Balagha contains 240 sermons given by Imam Ali (a), dealing with a wide variety of topics including our existence, relationship with the Almighty, building a God-fearing personality, and the Imam's (a) reflections upon historical incidents.

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  • Forty Hadith, An Exposition
    by: Ayatullah Sayyid Imam Ruhallah al-Musawi al-Khomeini

    Detailed commentary on 40 selected traditions narrated through the Prophet (S) and his Ahl al-Bayt (a) on topics of ethics and spirituality, including jihad al-nafs.

    Second revised edition.

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  • Forty Hadith: The Noble Qur'an
    by: Majid 'Adili

    This text is a collection of forty ahadith about the Holy Quran from the Fourteen Infallibles (as).

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  • Nahjul Balagha Part 2, Letters and Sayings
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    The English translation (accompanied with original Arabic text) of a collection of letters and sayings of the Commander of the Faithful, Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (peace be upon him) that provide divine wisdom and eternal guidance for his followers.
    The Sermons of Imam 'Ali can be found here:http://www.al-islam.org/nahjul-balagha-part-1-sermons

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  • Tradições Sunitas em louvor ao Imam Ali
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    Uma série de tradições encontradas em coleções sunitas que provam de forma inequívoca a proeminência e a superioridade do Imam Ali (as) sobre o resto dos companheiros e, por conseguinte, o seu direito a ocupar o cargo de Califa depois do Sagrado Profeta (s).

    Hadith al-Tashbih

    O Profeta Sagrado disse:

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  • Forty Hadith on Azadari
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    A collection of forty traditions on A'zadari

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  • Forty Hadith on Azadari
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    A collection of forty traditions on A'zadari

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  • A Bundle of Flowers
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    An excellent collection of traditions from the Ahlul Bayt, organized according to topics such as the knowledge of God, Invocation and social issues.

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  • Jesus through Shiite Narrations
    by: Mahdi Muntazir Qaim

    Categorized collection of hadith (narrations) on Prophet Jesus (a) from the Shia books of Hadith. Topics include: His childhood, characteristics, the disciples, children of Israel, the Gospel, supplications to God among others.

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  • Selections from Usul al Kafi
    by: Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni

    Usul al-Kafi is the first part of al-Kulayni's al-Kafi that deals with themes of doctrinal and ethical significance in a systematic manner.

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  • Tradition of Mufaddal
    by: N/A

    This text is the English translation of the Tradition of Mufaddal, as narrated by his companion Mufaddal ibn `Umar. Recorded by by 'Allamah Majlisi (d. 1110 AH) in Bihar al-'Anwar, volume 3, page 57, chapter (bab) 4, tradition (riwayah) no. 29. It describes the amazing ingenuity the Almighty manifested in the universe, human beings, the animal kingdom, nature and natural disasters.

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  • Um Ramo de Flores do Jardim das Tradições do Profeta (S) e da Ahlul Bayt (A)
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    Uma rica e inspiradora compilação de tradições do Profeta e de sua Pura Família sobre os mais variados temas. Leitura essencial para todo crente, este livro visa a preencher o vácuo que existe quando o assunto é ditos proféticos em Língua Portuguesa.

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  • 40 Ahadith- Les exhortations du prophète Issa (Jésus)
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    Ce titre a été publier avec l'idée de prendre 40 hadith sur Nabi Issa (as) qui soit simple et variées venant de source différente. La simplicité de ces Hadith facilite la compréhension et de la mémorisation.

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  • Islamic Sources Repository
    by: Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project Team

    Extracts from selected texts, enabling researchers to access selected extracts of original sources, usually in Arabic, of Prophetic hadith, Qur'anic tafsir, history, commentaries, and more.

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  • The Richest Treasure
    by: Imam Ali

    Imam ‘Ali’s Letter to Malik al-Ashtar, the Governor of Egypt

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  • Great Shi'i Works: 'Kitab al-Irshad' by Al-Mufid
    by: Dr. I. K. A. Howard

    A biography of the Shi'i scholar Shaykh al-Mufid, and a description of his book 'Kitab al-Irshad' which contains biographies of each of the 14 infallibles.

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  • The Hadith al-Qudsi of the Ascension
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    In the Name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful

    In al-Daylami's book Irshad al-Qulub, it is stated that the Commander of the Faithful (P) is quoted as having said that the Prophet (S) pleaded to his Lord during the eve of the ascension saying,

    "Lord! Which deeds are the best?”

    Allah, the most Exalted, the most Great, said,

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  • The Hadith al-Qudsi of the Ascension
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    In the Name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful

    In al-Daylami's book Irshad al-Qulub, it is stated that the Commander of the Faithful (P) is quoted as having said that the Prophet (S) pleaded to his Lord during the eve of the ascension saying,

    "Lord! Which deeds are the best?”

    Allah, the most Exalted, the most Great, said,

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  • 40 Ahadith-le statut élevé des parents
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    Les Traditions ou Hadith sont des recueils qui vont nous permettre de nous rendre compte de certaines de nos responsabilités envers no parents, car nous ne nous soucions presque jamais des effort que nos parents fournissent pour nous et même des sacrifices a notre bien êtres.

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  • Arabic Accounts of al-Husayn's Martyrdom
    by: Dr. I. K. A. Howard

    An attempt to reconstruct the tradition of historical writing about the martyrdom of the Imam al‑Husayn.

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  • One Hundred And Fifty Lessons For Life
    by: Ayatullah al-`Uzma al-Hajj ash-Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi

    In this wonderful book compiled by Ayatullah Nasir Makarim Shirazi, the reader learns many beautiful and beneficial narrations from the Ahlul Bayt (as) that teach us how to live a successful life based on the true Sunnah of the Prophet (S). The short but powerful traditions found within this short book serve as amazing examples of Islam's morals and attributes for those who wish to know some of this religion by means of a brief study. The original Arabic traditions are coupled with translation, as well as eloquent descriptions for the benefit of the reader.

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  • Abu Hurayra and the Falsification of Traditions (Hadith)
    by: Yasin T. Al-Jibouri


    Abu Hurayra and the Falsification of Traditions (Hadith)
    By Yasin T. al-Jibouri
    http://www.scribd.com/yasinaljibouri/

    *****

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  • Al-Amali, The Dictations of Shaykh al-Mufid
    by: Shaykh al-Mufid

    Dictations of ahadith (traditions) by the great Shi'i scholar Shaykh al-Mufid to his students. One of the most important Shi'i sources of hadith.

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  • 40 Ahadith- Le Tant Attendu Sauveur de l’Humanité, Al-Mahdi
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    Different Hadith qui souligne les actions et information importantes sur la vie de notre 12ème Imam, Imam Mehdi (atf) et quelques actions que nous pourrions faire pour nous rapprocher et pour mieux connaître notre Imam du temps.

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  • The Gospel of the Shia of Ali (a)
    by: Muhammad Legenhausen

    The close relation between Prophet Jesus ('a) and Imam 'Ali ('a), and their shared characteristics. Traditions about Jesus (a), and an admonition from the Almighty to Jesus (a) narrated by the Ahlul Bayt (a).

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  • Tradition of Myrobalan Fruit (Hadith al-Halila)
    by: Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq

    A thought provoking dialogue between Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (a) and an atheist physician from India. Using logical arguments and the Myrobalan fruit as its theme the Imam convinces the atheist beyond doubt of the existence and attributes of Almighty Allah.

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  • Living the Right Way
    by: Ayatullah Jawad Tehraani

    A collection of sayings from the Holy Quran, the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.a.) and his Household (a.s.) that, if put into practice, they guarantee the happiness of humans in this world and in the world to come.

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  • Living the Right Way
    by: Ayatullah Jawad Tehraani

    A collection of sayings from the Holy Quran, the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.a.) and his Household (a.s.) that, if put into practice, they guarantee the happiness of humans in this world and in the world to come.

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  • The Prophetic Hadiths in Al-Khisal
    by: Mohammad Javad Shomali

    A partial translation of al-Khisal by Shaykh Sadooq, one of the greatest and earliest scholars of Shi'a Islam. al-Khisal is unique in that it categorizes the traditions contained therein according to their emphasis on numbers, from one to one million, in ascending order. This particular translation presents traditions related to numbers one through twelve.

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  • Kitab Al-Mumin
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    An elaborate text that describes the nature of Belief (eeman) and Believers (mu’minoon) in the light of traditions of the Ahl al-Bayt, emphasizing on the consequences of belief and the rights the believers have upon each other.

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  • Kitab Al-Mumin
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    An elaborate text that describes the nature of Belief (eeman) and Believers (mu’minoon) in the light of traditions of the Ahl al-Bayt, emphasizing on the consequences of belief and the rights the believers have upon each other.

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  • Brief Commentary On Hadeeth Al-Kisaa (Tradition of the Cloak)
    by: Jerrmein Abu Shahba

    This text presents a brief commentary for the valuable and well-known Hadith Al Kisaa’ that is commonly narrated by all schools of thought. The author, Jerrmein Abu Shahba, attempts to analyze each event and statement in this authentic tradition in order to extract the obvious and latent meanings and better appreciate its significance which marked the revelation of the Purification Verse (Ayat At-Tatheer) in honor of the purified AhlulBayt of the Holy Prophet (SA).

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  • Words of the Word of God: Jesus Christ (a) Speaks through Shii Narrations
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    Words and advice of Prophet 'Isa (Jesus) found in Shi'i traditions, on subjects including God, man, the hereafter, wisdom, prayer, poverty, the heart, and much more. Selected, edited and translated by Mahdi Muntazir Qa'im and Muhammad Legenhausen

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  • Books dealing with Hadith (Traditions)
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    Books dealing with Hadith (Traditions)

    Taken from: The Early Imamiyah Shi'ite Thinkers
    Syed Waheed Akhtar
    Ashsih Publishing House
    New Delhi, India

    Kitab al Kafi

    Author: al Kulayni
    Publisher: W.O.F.I.S
    Available: Mihrab Publishers and Book Distrib.
    17 Kevi Crescent, Richmond Hill,
    Ontario, L4B-3C8, Canada
    Phone: 905 731-6920 Fax: 905 886-3430

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  • The Sun Behind the Clouds
    by: Allamah Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi

    Al-’Allama al-Majl isi ’s Thoughts on the Ahadith Identifying the Twelfth Imam as “The Sun Behind the Clouds”.

    Translated by Afzal Sumar

    One of the common narrations relayed to convey the role of Imam Mahdi (AS) during his occultation is the analogy of the ‘Sun behind the Clouds’. In this text, Allamah Majlisi sheds the light on this tradition and provides key points to explain the meaning and significance of the meaning behind this similitude.

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  • Sunan An-Nabi
    by: Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn at-Tabataba'i

    This book presents a collection of narrations on the conduct, customs, and actions of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S), those that he always performed and those that describe his way of life.

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  • La Retta Via: 500 Tradizioni del Profeta Muhammad (s) e della sua immacolata Famiglia (as)
    by: Sayyed Kamal Faghih Imani

    Una raccolta di 500 Tradizioni (ahadith) del Profeta Muhammad (S) e della sua immacolata Famiglia (as)

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  • Selected Narrations about the Twelfth Imam volume 1
    by: Ayatullah Lutfullah as-Safi al-Gulpaygani

    This text, which is available in two volumes and is authored by Ayatullah Lutfullah as-Safi al-Gulpaygani, presents a handful of precious narrations about the 12th Awaited Imam. These narrations forecasting the coming of 12 Caliphs and their description and this text presents the implications and interpretations of these authentic traditions.

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  • Beliefs: Rafidi Shi'ah Narrators in Sahih al-Bukhari
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    A brief text about the presence of narrations from Shi'ah narrators in one of the most trusted books of Ahlul-Sunnah: Sahih al-Bukhari.

    Rafidi Shi’ah narrators in Sahih al-Bukhari

    O you who believe! Be careful of your duty to Allah, and be with the truthful (Holy Qur’an: Chapter 9, Verse 119)

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  • Selected Narrations about the Twelfth Imam volume 2
    by: Ayatullah Lutfullah as-Safi al-Gulpaygani

    This text, which is available in two volumes and is authored by Ayatullah Lutfullah as-Safi al-Gulpaygani, presents a handful of precious narrations about the 12th Awaited Imam. The narrations in this volume focus on the reappearance of the Awaited Imam and this text presents the implications and interpretations of these authentic traditions.

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  • 40 Ahadith-Le couronnement de l'Islam, Ghadir
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    Ghadir étant le moment de la transmission du Message par Dieu au Prophète Muhamad (saw) de la succession par Ali a.s a travers Jibrail. Qui a été ensuite annoncer au peuple présent qui revenait du Hajj.

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  • A Concise Treatise of Authentic Traditions Regarding the Right to Divine Leadership (Imamate) of the Twelve Imams
    by: Ayatullah Al-Mirza Jawad Al-Tabrizi

    Dedication

     
    This translation is devoted in gratitude to the memory of the late Mr Gulamhussein Bhai Somji, Mrs Tahera Bai Somji, Mr Mahmud Bhai Somji and all the deceased Believers worldwide.
     
    The Late Shaykh Al-Tabrizi had this booklet published in Arabic. The edition consulted for this translation was the second edition, published in the year 1425 AH and obtained by the translator whilst studying in Damascus in the year 2008 AD.
     
     

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  • The Narration (Hadeeth) of Hudhayfah Ibn Alyaman
    by: Hasan ibn Muhammad Al Daylami

    This short text is the translation of the lengthy narration of the close companion of Prophet Muhammad [S] and one of the earliest converts to Islam, Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman, as narrated in Irshad Al Qulub (Guidance for The Hearts), Vol. 1, by Shaykh Daylami and translated into English by Jerrmein Abu Shahba. It deals with the report of the Prophet regarding the hypocrites among the Muslim ummah
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  • 40 Ahadith-L'essence de l'adoration: le Salat
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    Hadith qui donne les aspects importantes du Salat. Cest hadith a travers divers aspect de L'importance de la Salat, L'existence et les bénédictions de la Salat dans différent partie de notre vie.

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  • Nafasi Ya Ahlulbayt (as)
    by: Allamah Syed Murtadha Askari

    Kitabu kilichoko mikononi mwako, ni tarjuma ya kitabu cha Kiingereza, kwa jina la: "The role of Ahlul Bait (as) in Preserving the teaching of Islam" Tarjuma ya Mulla Asghaar M. M. Jaffer kutoka lugha ya Kiarabu. Sisi tumekiita: "Nafasi ya Ahlul Bayt katika kuhifadhi mafubdisho ya Kiislamu."

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  • A Sermon of Imam 'Ali without the letter Alif
    by: Imam 'Ali Ibn Abu Talib (a)

    A sermon by the Commander of the Faithful Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib (ع) that does not contain any Arabic letter Alif.
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    بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

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  • The Commentaries on Nahjul Balaghah
    by: Syed Waheed Akhtar

    Since the times of al-Radi, Nahjul Balaghah has been a subject of study and interpretation. As reported earlier al Sayyid al-Murtada's daughter used to narrate her uncle's work, and the book had become a subject of study in academic circles. The Kitab nameh yi Nahjul Balaghah published in 1359 Sham/1980 in Persian from Iran, enlists 370 titles of various commentaries, translations, selections and books dealing with its madarik and masadir (sources) in Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Turkish, English, Gujrati and French.

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  • La Parola di Ali: Le Sentenze Brevi del Nahju-l-balagah
    by: Imam Ali Bin Abu Talib

    Le sentenze brevi dell'Imam °Alì Bin Abu Talib (as) contenute nel Nahju-l-balaghah

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  • Conoscere Il Nahj-Ul-Balaghah
    by: Seyyed Jafar Hosseyni

    Lo scopo di Conoscere il Nahj-ul-Balaghah, è quello di dare una breve spiegazione delle principali questioni riguardanti la straordinaria personalità dell’Imam °Ali (as) e i salvanti principi contenuti nel Nahj-ul-Balaghah, una raccolta dei suoi sermoni, lettere e sentenze, e soprattutto, dimostrare la sua autenticità attraverso le parole di alcuni dei grandi sapienti shi°iti e di studiosi che hanno consacrato la gran parte della loro vita allo studio delle tradizioni di questa preziosa opera.

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  • A Sermon of Imam 'Ali without any Arabic letter that contains dots
    by: Imam 'Ali Ibn Abu Talib (a)

    A sermon by the Commander of the Faithful Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib (ع) all Arabic letters of which do not contain any dots at all.

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    بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ


    In the Name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful

    هذه خطبة لأمير المؤمنين علي بن أبي طالب (ع) جميع حروف كلماتها خالية من ذكر "النقطة":

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  • The Contents of Nahjul Balaghah
    by: Syed Waheed Akhtar

    The Contents of Nahjul Balaghah

    Nahjul Balaghah comprises various issues that cover major problems of metaphysics, theology, fiqh, tafsir, hadith, prophetology, imamate, ethics, social philosophy, history, politics, administration, civics, science, rhetoric, poetry, literature, etc.

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  • Sources of Nahjul Balaghah
    by: Syed Waheed Akhtar


    The most important work of al-Radi is the compilation of selected sermons, letters and sayings of Amir al-Mu'minin 'Ali (as). He selected 241 sermons, 79 letters, and 489 sayings. Those numbers vary in different editions of Nahjul Balaghah. The number of sermons varies from 238 to 241 and the number of letters varies from 77 to 79, whereas sayings vary from 463 to 489.

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  • Misconceptions about Nahjul Balaghah
    by: Syed Waheed Akhtar


    No scholar of Sunni or Shi'a profession has questioned the genuineness and uthenticity of Nahjul Balaghah for more than two centuries. The first person to raise doubts about its attribution to Amir al-Mu'minin was Ibn Khallikan (d. 681/1282), who, without referring to any author or source, made the following remarks about the authorship of Nahjul Balaghah:

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  • Personalities: A Sermon Without Dots
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    The English translation and brief commentary of the famous sermon of Imam Ali (as) whose text does not contain a single letter with a dot.

    A Sermon Without Dots

    The Prophet Muhammad (s) said: I am the house of wisdom and ‘Ali is its door

    (Sahih al-Tirmidhi, (Cairo edition), Kitab al-Manaqib, vol. 5, p. 637, hadith number 3723)

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  • Introduzione alla scienza degli ahadith
    by: Associazione Islamica Imam Mahdi


    Introduzione alla scienza degli ahadith

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