Wednesday, 01 July 2015 16:40

Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj: The Junior Partner of A Great Venture

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Born in Naysabur, in the Abbasid province of Khurasan, Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj al-Qushayri in his early age studied hadith from prominent scholars in his own hometown such as Ishaq ibn Rahawayh (d. 238AH/ 853CE)  and Yahya ibn Yahya al-Tamimi (d. 226AH/841CE). He was a Persian scholar who is known as a scholar of hadith (muhaddith) and his compendium of hadith, Sahih al-Muslim is deemed as one of the two most authentic collections alongside Sahih al-Bukhari............... [click here to download the full article in pdf]