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The Arba'een 40 AHadith of Imam Nawawi with Commentary


The Arba'een 40 AHadith of Imam NawawiWith Commentary�By Maulana Aashiq Elahi Buland ShehriHardback 176 Pages�Translated by Zaheer AliPublished by Dar..

The Arba'een 40 AHadith of Imam Nawawi

With Commentary�

By Maulana Aashiq Elahi Buland Shehri

Hardback 176 Pages�

Translated by Zaheer Ali

Published by Darul Ishaat

Commentary and Explanation of some of of the most important hadith of the Prophet (S) for a Muslim to understand.

Imam an-Nawawi assembled his collection of forty two ahadith together with the minimum of fiqh and commentary necessary for people not to misunderstand them. with Arabic followed by Translation

Imam Nawawi describes this work as follows in his introduction

"I, however, considered it best to bring together forty hadith more important than all of these, being forty hadith which would incorporate all of these, each hadith being one of the great precepts of religion, described by religious scholars as being "the axis of Islam " or "the half of Islam" or "the third of it ", or the like, and to make it a rule that these forty hadith be [classified as] sound and that the majority of them be in the Sahihs of Al-Bukhari and Muslim."

He goes on to Say:

"Every person wishing to attain the Hereafter should know these hadith because of the important matters they contain and the directions they give in respect of all forms of obedience, this being obvious to anyone who has reflected upon it"

Mufti Aashiq Elahi Buland Shehri Originally wrote a detailed� commentary in Urdu�which has been abridged and� translated� in Modern English By� Zaheer Ali�

About Imam al-Nawawi (d. 676/1277)

�Imam Yahya ibn Sharaf al-Nawawi was Born in the village of Nawa in Southern Syria, Imam Nawawi spent most of his life in Damascus where he lived in a simple manner, devoted to Allah, engaging single-mindedly in worship, study, writing and teaching various Islamic sciences. . Although best known for his works in hadith, Yahya ibn Sharaf al-Nawawi (d. 676/1277) was also the Imam of the later Shafi'i school of Jurisprudence, and widely acknowledged as the intellectual heir to Imam Shafi'i. He was a renowned scholar and jurist who dedicated his life to the pursuit of Islamic learning. Imam Nawawi died at the young age of 44 years, leaving behind him numerous works of great

Mufti Ashiq Ilahi al-Bulandshehri

A prolific writer and eminent scholar of the Indian Subcontinent, Shaykh �Ashiq Ilahi al-Bulandshehri (or al-Barni) was born in 1343 AH in Bulandshehr of Uttar Pradesh. After attaining his primary education at Madrasa Imdadiyya Moradabad and Jami� Masjid Aligarh, he traveled to Mazahir �Ulum Saharanpur in pursuit of higher knowledge. After completing his studies, he taught various subjects at Ferozpur Jhirka, Hayat al-Ulum Moradabad, and at different madrasas throughout Calcutta.

He later taught at Dar al-�Ulum Karachi for several years at the request of Mufti Muhammad Shafi�, where he assumed responsibility of the fatwa department and taught students hadith and tafsir. The Shaykh later migrated to Madina, where he spent the last 25 years of his life. He was a disciple of the hadith scholar Shaykh Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhlawi. Dozens of his books have been well received in many countries.

Tohfa-e khawatin (Gift for women), Marne ke bad kya hōga? �What Happens After Death, Islami adab (Islamic conduct), Huquq al-walidayn (Rights of parents), and Anwar al-bayan �Illuminating Discourses on the Noble Qur'an| Tafsir of the Qur'an, are among the well-known books he authored. In the field of hadith, he authored Provisions for the Seekers: The Zad al-Talibin,and Al-Fawa�id al-saniyya fi sharh al-Arba�in al-Nawawiyya (The lofty beneficial points in the explanation of Nawawi�s Forty Hadiths). As for jurisprudence, he is the author of Al-Tashil al-daruri fi masa�il al-Quduri (The necessary facilitation of the laws of Quduri), as well as dozens of reformative booklets and articles. He passed away in the illuminated city of Madina at the age of 80 and was buried there in the Baqi� graveyard, as had been his desire.

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