Imam Nawawi's commentary on Sahih Muslim is one of the most highly regarded works in Islamic thought and literature.
After the Qur'an, the prophetic traditions are the most recognised source of wisdom in Islam. Amongst the collected Hadith, Sahih Muslim is second only to the collection of Imam Bukhari (his magnum opus: Sahih Bukhari).
Accepted by every Sunni school of thought, this text available for the first time in English is famed throughout the Muslim world.
With a commentary by Imam Nawawi, whose other works are amongst the most widely-read books on Islam, and translated by Adil Salahi, a modern scholar of great acclaim, this immense work, finally available to English readers, is an essential addition to every Muslim library, and for anybody with an interest in Islamic thought.
Have a look at the complete Sahih Muslim collection here.
About Imam Nawawi
Imam Nawawi was born in the village of Nawa in southern Syria. He spent most of his life in Damascus where he lived in a simple manner, devoted to Allah.
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. 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 numerous works of great effort and knowledge.
About The Translator
Adil Salahi is a scholar, author and translator, who has written or translated into English various books on Islam. After working for the BBC Arabic Service for several years, he worked for the Arabic daily, Al-Sharq al-Awsat. He continues to publish many articles in various publications including the Arab News, an English daily in Saudi Arabia.
Adil Salahi taught at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education, Leicester, England. His popular biography of the Prophet ﷺ, Muhammad: Man and Prophet, is widely respected and has been translated into multiple languages.
Publisher: The Islamic Foundation/Kube
Publication Date: 2021
Dimensions: 15 x 23 x 4cm
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