Aḥmad ibn Shu`ayb ibn `Alī ibn Sīnān Abū `Abd ar-Raḥmān al-Nasā'ī ( - So then he did this and named his book Sunan Al-Sughra (the small Sunan). as-Sunan as-Sughra (Arabic: السنن الصغرى ), also known as Sunan an-Nasa'i is one of the Sunni Six Major Hadith collections, and was collected by Al-Nasa'i. This Sunan is Sunan al-Sughra, or as it is known, al-Mujtaba which is his larger work. It is famous for its fiqh aspects and one extensive used in fiqh classes and.


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Some scholars consider his compilation to have the least number of defective or weak narrations among sunan al sughra Four Sunan. Sunan Al-Sughra contains a number of repetitive narrations, more similar to the Sahih of Al-Bukhari than the remainder of the Six in that regard.

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Imam Al-Nasai often cites the same narration in various chapters to show what is narrated as proof for different topics. In some cases he uses the same hadith under chapter headings that mention opposite sunan al sughra.

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For sunan al sughra, in chapter 45 of the Book of Purification, entitled: By the chapter heading, it is clear that sunan al sughra meaning is that the amount of water to clean the area was not restricted to a minimum quantity.

Later, in the Book of Water, chapter 2, entitled: Cases such as this are common, wherein he repeats the same narration to prove another inference.

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Al-Mujtaba contains a noticeable method sunan al sughra subdivision of topics when compared to the remainder of the Six Books. Meaning that Imam Al-Nasai has included more chapter headings indicating more subtle points between the more commonly indicated points, in the more commonly mentioned chapter headings of the others among the Six.

It is as if he considered how they named the chapters for these narrations, and found that in between this and that there should be these additional chapters, since these narrations can be used to support these additional points as well. This becomes clear to anyone who has read all of the Six Books, and compared in which chapters each of the compilers included this or that narration, as well as the grouping of related chapters.

One would observe from sunan al sughra all these that in Al-Mujtaba, he has the additional chapter: Such cases of additional chapter headings for repeated narrations indicate his vast understanding of Fiqhand this is among the important observations of the scholars about him and his book.


Al-Bukhari traveled widely throughout the Abbasid Caliphate from the age of 16 and it is reported that al-Bukhari devoted 16 years to sifting the hadiths he sunan al sughra in his Sahih from a collection of nearlynarrations. Sources differ on the number of hadiths in Bukharis Sahih.

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sunan al sughra This aroused his interest in compiling hadith whose authenticity was beyond doubt, what further strengthened his resolve was something his teacher, hadith scholar Ishaq ibn Ibrahim al-Hanthalee — better known as Ishaq Ibn Rahwayh — had told sunan al sughra.

Bukhari also said, I saw the Prophet in a dream, in my hand was a fan with which I was protecting him. The book covers almost all aspects of life in providing guidance of Islam such as the method of performing prayers.

During this period of years, al-Bukhari made minor revisions to his book. Each version is named by its narrator, according to Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani in his book Nukat, the number of hadiths in all versions is the same.


The most famous one today is the version narrated sunan al sughra al-Firabri, al-Khatib al-Baghdadi in his book History of Baghdad quoted Firabri as saying, About seventy thousand people heard Sahih Bukhari with me.

Firabri is not the transmitter of Sahih al-Bukhari. There were many others that narrated that book to later generations, such as Ibrahim ibn Maqal, Sunan al sughra ibn Shaker, Mansur Burduzi, there are many books that noted differences between these versions, the best known being Fath al-Bari 4.

Arabic — Arabic is a Central Semitic language that was first spoken in Iron Sunan al sughra northwestern Arabia and is now the lingua franca of the Arab world.

Arabic is also the language of 1. It is one of six languages of the United Nations. The modern written language is derived from the language of the Quran and it is widely taught in schools and universities, and is used to varying degrees in workplaces, government, and the media.

The two formal varieties are grouped together as Literary Arabic, which is the language of 26 states.

Modern Standard Arabic largely follows the standards of Quranic Arabic.

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