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Why is Musnad Ahmad not like other Sahih Books?

The answer is simple as the title says it is a musnad المسند which is classified by the sanad the first narrator (the narrator -Sahabi()- on whom's authority a hadith was transmitted). A distinction ...
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Is there a term to describe narrations from Sahaba?

The terminology used differs by region. The majority of scholars use the term hadith to describe any such narration that either quotes a speech, describes an action, or documents an approval by ...
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Has anybody ever compiled a book of Shia authentic Hadiths?

First let me address your concern about claims that Shia hadith books are not reliable. Quiet conversely, Shia hadiths are generally more reliable for some reasons among which are these two: Shia ...
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Is it possible to compile the Quran chronologically, are there books about this?

There are indeed a few modern attempts to compile tafssir books where the mufassirin have tried to comment the verses according the order of their revelation. The most detailed and maybe the only one ...
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Can anybody provide me Ibn Taymiyyah's book al-Aqidah al-Waasitiyyah as PDF, please?

Asalaam alaikum The book is widely available on .pdf format and since you requested for it here is a link you can download it from, in Sha Allah. https://darpdfs.org/aqeedah-manhaj/ https://archive....
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What is the mainstream Islamic view of Tasis (incorporation)?

I guess you are referring to Naqd Assāss at-Taqdīs, rather than Naqd at-Ta'sīs. I do not have an account on this site, so I cannot vouch for the authenticity of the copy posted there. Note that: ...
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Who is the person of trust in Muwatta' Malik?

I do not know that in any specific chain of narration that it can be said with a high degree of certainty who Imam Malik was referring to. Worth noting is that it was not only Imam Malik who used the ...
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What books other than his sahih imam Muslim has written?

I am not sure if there is a comprehensive list documented, or even if the full manuscript of any of the books below is available: Al-Kuna wa al-Asmā' is organized alphabetically, with each letter ...
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Am I allowed to study and read Ibn Qayyim's books without an Ustadh?

Gaining knowledge has many venues, including learning through a teacher (sheikh, Arabic: شيخ) or from books without a teacher. The common point of any method is to ensure that the source (let that be ...
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What was the earliest Hadith Book / Collection to be recorded?

The point is what do you define as a hadith book or hadith collection? Records of hadith in the early days of Islam As hadith was in first place (the same as Quran) memorized and spread through oral ...
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Is there a term to describe narrations from Sahaba?

They are generally called Athar [أثر]. Hadith: this term is used for any report of the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) like his saying, action, tacit approval, manners, physical attributes etc....
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Authenticity of Book

This doesn't answer your 3 questions sufficiently,, but addresses all of them: On Abdul Qadir al-Jilani and one of his works Abdul Qadir al-jili, al-Jilani or al-Kilani عبد القادر الجيلي أو الجيلاني ...
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Collection of ahadith arranged according to sahabi from whom the hadith is narrated

About any hadith collection that has been entitled al-Musnad المسند or al-Mo'jam المعجم meets the desired conditions. As Musnad means a book arranged in chapters or sections that quote ahadith of the ...
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Which are the scholars that are most known and proficient in the field of "Dreams" in Islam, and what are the most popular islamic books for this?

Asalaam alaikum Dreams have always fascinated human beings from the earliest of times. Regardless of culture and religion, it holds much significance in people's lives. Interpreting and understanding ...
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Is there an english translation of Ibn al Jawzi's Minhaj al qaṣidin

There is no English translation of Minhaj al-Qasidin wa Mufid al-Sadiqin (Arabic: منهاج القاصدين ومفيد الصادقين) as the Arabic version is not available in the first place. This book was lost long time ...
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How many hadiths are in کتب الاربعه ? (Main Shia Books)

As salamu Alaikum I found this from wiki, Book - No of Hadith Kitab al-Kafi - 16,199 Man la yahduruhu al-Faqi - 9,044 Tahdhib al-Ahkam - 13,...
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Dreams in sufism (Sufi View)

if there is some guide or advise once I am aware that I am "inside" a dervish dream. This article pretty much defines most of Dreams and dream interpretation how to prepare oneself to the state of ...
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Are there any transmitted books written by female scholars?

There is this book titled Al-Muhaddithat: The Women Scholars in Islam by Mohammad Akram Nadwi that provides details of several women narrators, transmitters and scholars of hadith as well as jurists ...
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Did Muhammad write a book about a camel going to heaven?

The story in question is described in Saint John of Damascus' writings, which I will quote here: Then there is the book of The Camel of God. About this camel [Muhammad] says that there was a camel ...
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Did Muhammad write a book about a camel going to heaven?

As St. John of Damascus was calling Islam and Muslims heretics or a heresy and he considered Muhammad () a false Prophet and his book (meaning the Quran) etc. a lie and made fun of him. I must assume ...
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Is Tafseer Ibn Katheer at archives.org Authentic?

This seems to be a digitized version of the translation published by Dar us Salam, a scanned copy of which is present at archive.org here and here. This translation is abridged, the translators fully ...
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What is the mainstream Islamic view of Tasis (incorporation)?

In fact the book title as presented creates some confusion ibn Qayyim al-Jawziya listed about 350 works of his teacher ibn Taymiyyah many of them -as usual in the Arabic literature- are known by parts ...
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Original Copies of Muhammad al-Bukhari's Books?

None of the answers given so far seems satisfactory to me. As none of the answers shows a date of compilation of the copy presented as the original. An original manuscript of Sahih al-Bukhari in ...
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Collection of ahadith arranged according to sahabi from whom the hadith is narrated

The Musnad of Imam Ahmad Ibn Hanbal is organised like that, each sahabi has his own division and all hadith from one sahabi are together.
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What are the names of Shia hadeeth books?

What are the names of Shia hadeeth books? In a nutshell: As much as I know, there are four books which are considered as the most reliable ahadith (hadiths) books from the viewpoint of Shia Islam; ...
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Book with only unique Sahih ahadith

Salih Ahmad Ash-Shami mentioned in the introduction to Jami Usul At-Tis'ah that the Hadith Bukhari and Muslim agree on are 1,873. Bukhari has 801 not reported in Muslim and Muslim has 1,222 not ...
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Is there any english translation of Al Tarikh Al Kabir available?

It is a book on Ilm ar-rijal and Jarh Wa at-Ta'dil. It is very specialized book meant for use by scholars so it is no surprise if you can't find an english translation. Translating is a very laborious ...
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Is there any english translation of Al Tarikh Al Kabir available?

Imam al-Bukhari was among the greatest hadith scholars and had a big knowledge in all the hadith sciences. He was 18 when he started writing his famous book on hadith narrators which he called at-...
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Who is the first person in the Muwatta?

The one who related from Malik in al-Muwatta is Yahya ibn Yahya al-Laithi يحيى بن يحيى الليثي when the Muwatta' is quoted without referring to a narrator. Yahya was the last known student of imam ...
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Is there a Translation of the Quran in English that contains meanings and historical context that is relatively concise and objective?

Well , you could try tafsir of other scholars on YouTube like : Noumal Ali Khan (Bayiinah Institute) Dr.Yasir Qadhi Advocate Faiz Syed (Urdu Speaker) In books I would recommend The Noble Qur'an of Dr ...
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