Gardens of the Righteous - Riyaad-as-Saliheen, English / Arabic,
*[A4] Hardback - 640 pages,
Dar al-Kotob al-Ilmiyyah, Beirut,
by Imam Yahya bin Sharf an-Nawawi,
English Translation by Ismail Abdus-Salaam.
The famous 5th Century Hijri, hadith compilation by Imam Al-Nawawi, may Allah be pleased with him. The ahadith are predominantly from Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim (Other ahadith are from the reliable books such as Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah and Muwatta Imam Malik).
''Considered by some as the most important book after the Qur'an,
simply because it is a summary of the most authentic traditions of
the Beloved Prophet Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant
him peace, covering most part's of ones life.''
This book is the English translation of 1894 Ahadith compiled over 372 Chapters and 19 Sections which can be generalised as follows :
---.The Book of Good Manners,
---. The Book about the Etiquette of Eating,
---. The Book of Dress,
---. The Book of the Etiquette of Sleeping, Lying and Sitting, etc,
---. The book of Greetings,
---. The Book of Visiting the Sick,
---. The Book of Etiquette of Traveling,
---. The Book of Virtues,
---. The Book of I'tikaf,
---. The Book of Hajj,
---. The Book of Jihad,
---. The Book of Knowledge,
---. The Book of Praise and Gratitude to Allah,
---. The Book of Supplicating Allah to Exalt the Mention of Allah's Messenger,
---. The Book of the Remembrance of Allah,
---. The Book of Du'a (Supplications),
---. The Book of the Prohibited Actions,
---. The Book of Miscellaneous Ahadith of Significant values,
---. The Book of Forgiveness.
About Imam al-Nawawi
(d. 676/1277) --- Imam Yahya ibn Sharaf al-Nawawi, may Allah be pleased with him
, 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, totally devoted to Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala,
engaging single-mindedly in worship, study, writing and teaching the various Islamic sciences.
Although best known for his works in hadith
, Imam Nawawi was also the Imam
of the later Shafi'i
school of fiqh
, (jurisprudence), and widely acknowledged as the intellectual heir to Imam Shafi'i, may Allah be pleased with him
. He was a renowned and prolific scholar and jurist who dedicated his entire but short life to the pursuit of Islamic learning. Imam Nawawi died at the young age of 44 years, leaving behind him numerous works.
2012 Two Colour Reprint, English and Arabic.
Dimensions: 17 x 24 cm.