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al-Tirmidhí, Mu<ammad b. `Ísá b. Sawrah b. Músá, Abú `Ísá al-Tirmidhí
[Biographical Notes in 'Reliance of the Traveller', Noah (Nú<) \á Mím Keller, USA: Sunna Books, 1991 CE, x347 (pg. 1103) ]
Tirmidhi (Introduction) is Muhammad ibn `Isa ibn Sura ibn Musa, Abu `Isa al-Sulami al-Tirmidhi, of Termez (in present-day Uzbek S.S.R.), born in 209/ 824. A hadith master (hafiz) and Imam who was a student of Bukhari, Ishaq ibn Rahawayh, and others, he travelled in pursuit of knowledge to Khurasan, Iraq, Medina, and Mecca, and authored a number of works in history and hadith, among the most famous of which are his five-volume al-Jami` al-kabir [The major collection], also known as Sahih al-Tirmidhi; and his al-Shama'il al-nabawiyya [The prophetic traits], which describes in detail the person, manners, and appearance of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace). `Umar ibn `Allak said of Tirmidhi, "Bukhari died without leaving anyone in Khurasan like Abu `Isa in knowledge, memory, piety, and asceticism…" In later life he became blind, and died in Termez in 279/892 (al-A`lam (y136), 6.322; and Siyar a`lam al-nubala' (y37), 13.270-73).
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