A Treasury of Hadith A Commentary on Nawawi's Selection of Proph


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A Treasury of Hadith
A Commentary on Nawawi's Selection of Prophetic Traditions
By (author) Imam Yahya An Nawawi
By (author) Muhammad Ibn Daqiq al- id
Translated by Mokrane Guezzou

Imam Nawawi’s collection of 42 hadith brings together some of the most important and pivotal Prophetic traditions. Each tradition encapsulates a great rule of the religion of Islam, described by Islamic religious scholars as an ‘axis’ in Islam. The commentary of the great hadith master Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Daqiq al-‘Id is simple but erudite and was the first prepared on Imam Nawawi’s collection. Translated in accessible English and presented in a beautiful gift format, this is a book to treasure.
This treasury of hadith and classical commentary introduces foundational Islamic principles through the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H).

This commentary on Imam Nawawi's forty hadiths is Ibn daqiq's best known and most popular work, this commentary combines the knowledge of Ibn Daqiq and Imam al-Nawawi. Beneficial and indispensable for any Muslim individual or scholar of Islam.
Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Daqiq al-‘Id (d.1302)
Ibn Daqiq al-Id was a Shafi’i mujtahid imam, who was educated in Damascus, Alexandria and Egypt. Accounted as one of the greatest scholars in Islam in the fundamentals of law and belief, he wrote extensively in the areas of law, principles of jurisprudence, hadith and tenets of faith. 

Imam Nawawi
Imam Muhyi ddin Abi Zakareyya Yahya ibn Sharaff al-Nawawi knows simply as Imam 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 efforts and knowledge.
Imam Nawawi is well know for books which are easy to understand.
About The Translator
Mokrane Guezzou is the author of Shaykh al-Hashimi: His Life and Works, and the well-known translator of over ten works