Books & Collections

This list displays brief information regarding the books & collections of Ḥadīth accredited on this site from which we took references, gradings, analysis, and explanations. Any books that are missing is due to shortage of information or a delay in updates.

al-Kutub as-Sittah:

  • Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī (صحيح البخاري): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Ismāʿīl al-Bukhārī, who was from Bukhārā, Uzbekistan — contains around 7,563 Aḥādīth & Athār. It is considered the most authentic book after the Qurʾān. It’s been mentioned that he started compiling this work at the age of 16 years old, then finally finishing at the age of 32; a period of 16 years in total. He also compiled his at-Tārīkh al-Kabīr during this period.
  • Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim (صحيح مسلم‎): Compiled by Muslim ibn al-Ḥajjāj, who was from Nīshāpūr, Irān — contains around 7,500 Aḥādīth & Athār. It is considered the most authentic book of Ḥadīth after Imām al-Bukhārī’s Ṣaḥīḥ, their books grouped together are termed “aṣ-Ṣaḥīḥayn” (The Two Ṣaḥīḥs).
  • Sunan Abū Dāwūd (سنن أبي داود): Compiled by Abū Dāwūd as-Sijistānī, who was from Sijistān (present-day Sistān), Irān — contains around 5,274 Aḥādīth. It is considered to be the highest book of degree within al-Kutub as-Sittah after aṣ-Ṣaḥīḥayn.
  • Sunan an-Nasā’ī (سنن النسائي‎): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Shu`ayb ibn Alī ibn Sīnān an-Nasā’ī, who was from Nasā, Türkmenistan — contains around 5,270 Aḥādīth.
  • Jāmiʿ at-Tirmidhī (جامع الترمذي): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn ‛Īsá ibn Sawrah ibn Mūsá ibn aḍ-Ḍaḥḥāk at-Tirmidhī, who was from Tirmidh, Uzbekistan — contains around 4,400 Aḥādīth. Within this book, Imām at-Tirmidhī may issue gradings & give subtle explanations.
  • Sunan ibn Mājah (سنن ابن ماجه): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Yazīd ibn Mājah ar-Rabʻī al-Qazwīnī, who was from Qazwīn, Irān — contains around 4,341 Aḥādīth.

al-Kutub as-Sunnah:

  • Kitāb as-Sunnah (كتاب السنة): Compiled by Ḥarb ibn Ismā‘īl ibn Khalaf al-Kirmānī, who was from Kirmān, Irān — contains around 687 Aḥādīth & Athār. It is the earliest known work with this title.
  • Kitāb as-Sunnah (كتاب السنة): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn ‘Amr ibn Abī ‘Aṣim, who was from Baṣrah, ʿIrāq — contains around 1,559 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Kitāb as-Sunnah (كتاب السنة): Compiled by ʿAbdullāh ibn Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Ḥanbal ash-Shaybānī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains around 1,553 Aḥādīth & Athār. Collected by the son of Imām Aḥmad, this is the most popular work with this title.
  • Kitāb as-Sunnah (كتاب السنة): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Ḥārūn ibn Yazīd al-Khallāl, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains around 1,083 Aḥādīth & Athār.

Other works:

  • Sharaf Aṣḥāb al-Ḥadīth (شرف أصحاب الحديث): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn ʿAlī al-Khaṭīb al-Baghdādī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains around 307 Aḥādīth & Athar. It encompasses the nobility of the scholars of Ḥadīth & those who adhere to the Sunnah of The Prophet ﷺ, whilst stressing the importance of Ḥadīth & the significance in seeking it. 
  • Ṣaḥīḥ ibn Ḥibbān (صحيح ابن حبان): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Ḥibbān al-Bustī, who was from Bust (present-day Lashkargāh), Afghānistān — contains around 7,500 Aḥādīth.
  • al-Muwaṭṭaʾ (الموطأ): Compiled by Mālik ibn Anas al-Madanī, who was from Madīnah, Arabia — contains around 1,891 Aḥādīth & Athar. Within this book, Imām Mālik may give commentary on some narrations and state Fiqh related opinions regarding them.
  • Musnad Aḥmad (مسند أحمد): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Ḥanbal ash-Shaybānī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains around 27,647 Aḥādīth. Due to it’s staggering amount of narrations, it is considered one of the largest works produced within the history of Ḥadīth literature.
  • al-Ibānah aṣ-Ṣughrā (الإبانة الصغرى): Compiled by ʿUbaydullāh ibn Baṭṭah al-ʿUkbarī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains around 551 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr (المعجم الكبير): Compiled by Sulaymān ibn Aḥmad at-Ṭabarānī, who was from Ṭabariyyā, Palestine — contains nearly 16,000 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • al-Mustadrak ʿala aṣ-Ṣaḥīḥayn (المستدرك على الصحيحين): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdullāh al-Hākim an-Nishāpurī, who was from Nīshāpūr, Irān — contains around 9,045 Aḥādīth. Also known as Ṣaḥīḥ al-Hākim; Imām al-Hākim compiled these Aḥādīth based upon the conditions of Imām al-Bukhārī and Imām Muslim, and Imām adh-Dhahabī would usually agree with him in his abridgement of this book entitled Talkhīs al-Mustadrak.
  • Sunan al-Bayhaqī (سنن البيهقي): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Ḥusayn al-Bayhaqī, who was from Bayhaq (present-day Sabzevār), Irān — contains nearly 22,000 Aḥādīth. It is also known as as-Sunan al-Kubrá.
  • Ṣaḥīḥ ibn Khuzaymah (صحيح ابن خزيمة): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq ibn Khuzaymah, who was from Nīshāpūr, Irān — contains nearly 3,000 Aḥādīth.
  • Muṣannaf ʿAbd ar-Razzāq aanʿānī (مصنف عبد الرزاق الصنعاني): Compiled by ʿAbd ar-Razzāq as-Sanʿānī, who was from Ṣanʿā, Yemen — contains around 18,000 Aḥādīth.
  • at-Targhīb wa at-Tarhīb (الترغيب والترهيب): Compiled by ʻAbd al-ʻAẓīm ibn ʻAbd al-Qawī al-Mundhirī, who was from Cairo, Egypt — contains nearly 1,000 Aḥādīth.
  • Majmaʾ az-Zawāʾid (مجمع الزوائد): Compiled by Abū al-Ḥasan al-Haythamī, who was from Cairo, Egypt — contains around 18,245 Aḥādīth.
  • Riyāḍ aṣ-Ṣāliḥīn (رياض الصالحين): Compiled by Yaḥyā ibn Sharaf an-Nawawī, who was from Nawā, Syria — contains around 1,896 Aḥādīth.
  • Ṣifah Ṣalāh an-Nabī (صفة صلاة النبي): Compiled by Muḥammad Nāṣir ad-Dīn al-Albānī, who was from Shkodër, Albania — contains of up to 3 volumes. A step-by-step guide on how to pray as The Prophet ﷺ prayed, this book is one of the most accepted & critically acclaimed books written on this subject. It is compiled strictly upon Aḥādīth that were authenticated by a large number of Muḥaddithūn, turning away from any bias towards the four Madhāhib.
  • Anwār aṣ-Ṣaḥīfah (انوار الصحیفة): Compiled by Zubayr ʿAlī Zay, who was from Panjāb, Pākistān — consists of 532 pages. It is a book of Takhrīj on various Aḥādīth within the Sunan al-Arbaʾah that Shaykh Zubayr ʿAlī Zay found to be Ḍaʻīf or Mawḍū’.
  • al-Qawl al-Mufīd Sharḥ Kitāb at-Tawḥīd (القول المفيد شرح كتاب التوحيد): Authored by Muḥammad ibn Ṣāliḥ al-‘Uthaymīn, who was from ʿUnayzah, Saudi Arabia — contains of up to 2 volumes. This book is an explanation of Kitāb at-Tawḥīd by Shaykh Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb.
  • Musnad al-Ḥumaydī (مسند الحميدي): Compiled by ʿAbdullāh ibn az-Zubayr al-Ḥumaydī, who was from Makkah, Arabia — contains nearly 1,500 Aḥādīth.
  • Sunan al-Kubrá (سنن الكبرى‎): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Shu`ayb ibn Alī ibn Sīnān an-Nasā’ī, who was from Nasā, Türkmenistan — contains nearly 12,000 Aḥādīth. It is also known as Sunan an-Nasā’ī al-Kubrá.
  • Tārīkh Baghdād (تاريخ بغداد): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn ʿAlī al-Khaṭīb al-Baghdādī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — consists of 24 volumes.
  • al-Ḥujjah fī Bayān al-Muḥajjah (الحجة في بيان المحجة): Compiled by Ismāʿīl ibn Muḥammad al-Iṣfahānī, who was from Iṣfahān, Irān — contains around 573 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Sharḥ as-Sunnah (شرح السنة): Compiled by Ḥusayn ibn Masʻūd al-Baghawī, who was from Baghshūr, Irān — contains around 4,422 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Dham al-Kalām (ذم الكلام): Compiled by Abū Ismāʿīl al-Harawī, who was from Herāt, Afghānistān — contains around 1,497 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Dham al-Hawā (ذم الهوى): Authored by ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān ibn al-Jawzī al-Baghdādī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — consists of 544 pages.
  • Kanz al-ʿUmmāl (كنز العمال): Compiled by al-Muttaqī al-Hindī, who was from Burhanpur, India — contains around 43,672 Aḥādīth.
  • al-Arba’ūn an-Nawawīyyah (الأربعون النووية): Compiled by Yaḥyā ibn Sharaf an-Nawawī, who was from Nawā, Syria — contains 42 Aḥādīth.
  • Kitāb az-Zuhd (كتاب الزهد): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn ‘Amr ibn Abī ‘Aṣim, who was from Baṣrah, ʿIrāq — contains around 288 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • aṭ-Ṭabaqāt al-Kabīr (الطبقات الكبير): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Sa‘d ibn Manī‘ al-Baṣrī, who was from Baṣrah, ʿIrāq — consists of 11 volumes.
  • Musnad al-Bazzār (مسند البزار): Compiled by Aḥmad al-Bazzār, who was from Baṣrah, ʿIrāq — contains around 10,082 Aḥādīth.
  • Mu’jam aṣ-Ṣaydāwī (معجم الصيداوي): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad aṣ-Ṣaydāwī, who was from Ṣaydā, Lebanon — consists of 550 pages.
  • al-‘Ilal al-Wārida fī al-Aḥādīth an-Nabawīyyah (الـعـلـل الـواردة في الأحـاديـث الـنـبـويـة): Compiled by Abū al-Ḥasan ʿAlī ad-Dāraquṭnī, who was from Dār al-Quṭn, ʿIrāq — consists of 14 volumes.
  • Kitāb ash-Sharīʿah (كتاب الشريعة): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Ajurrī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains around 2,038 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Muṣannaf ibn Abī Shaybah (المصنف لابن أبي شيبة): Compiled by ʿAbdullāh ibn Abī Shaybah, who was from al-Kūfah, ʿIrāq — contains around 38,957 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ (المعجم الأوسط): Compiled by Sulaymān ibn Aḥmad at-Ṭabarānī, who was from Ṭabariyyā, Palestine — contains nearly 9,500 Aḥādīth.
  • Sunan ad-Dārimī (سنن الدارمي): Compiled by ʿAbdullāh ibn ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān ad-Dārimī as-Samarqandī, who was from Samarqand, Uzbekistan — contains around 3,546 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Miṣbāh az-Zujājah (مصباح الزجاجة): Compiled by ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān as-Suyūṭī, who was from Cairo, Egypt — consists of 2 volumes. It is an explanation of Imām ibn Mājah’s Sunan ibn Mājah.
  • Musnad aṭ-Ṭayālisī (مسند الطيالسي): Compiled by Abū Dāwūd aṭ-Ṭayālisī, who was from Baṣrah, ʿIrāq — contains around 2,890 Aḥādīth.
  • Sunan Sa’īd ibn Manṣūr (سنن سعيد بن منصور): Compiled by Sa’īd ibn Manṣūr ibn Shu’ba al-Marwazī, who was from Jawzjān, Afghānistān — contains around 2,567 Aḥādīth.
  • Tafsīr aṭ-Ṭabarī (تفسير الطبري‎): Authored by Muḥammad ibn Jarīr aṭ-Ṭabarī, who was from Ṭabaristān, Irān — consists of up to 26 volumes.
  • Tafsīr ar-Rāzī (تفسير الرازي‎): Authored by ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān ibn Abī Hātim ar-Rāzī, who was from Ray, Irān — consists of up to 16 volumes.
  • Musnad ash-Shāshī (مسند الشاشي): Compiled by al-Haytham ibn Kulayb ash-Shāshī, who was from Shāsh (present-day Tashkent), Uzbekistan — contains around 1,533 Aḥādīth.
  • Ḥilyah al-Awliyā’ (حلية الأولياء): Compiled by Abū Nuʿaym al-Iṣfahānī, who was from Iṣfahān, Irān — consists of up to 12 volumes.
  • Sharḥ Uṣūl al-I’tiqād (شرح أصول اعتقاد): Compiled by Hibatullāh ibn al-Ḥasan al-Lālikā’ī, who was from Ṭabaristān, Irān — contains around 2,823 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Tafsīr al-Baghawī (تفسير البغوي‎): Authored by Ḥusayn ibn Masʻūd al-Baghawī, who was from Bagshūr, Irān — consists of 6 volumes.
  • Musnad ibn al-Mubārak (مسند عبدالله بن المبارك): Compiled by ʿAbdullāh ibn al-Mubārak, who was from Marwa, Türkmenistan — contains around 272 Aḥādīth.
  • I’lām al-Mūwaqi’īn (إعلام الموقعين‎): Authored by Muḥammad ibn Qayyim al-Jawzīyya ad-Dimashqī, who was from Damascus, Syria — consists of 7 volumes.
  • al-Muntaqá (المنتقى): Compiled by ʿAbdullāh ibn ʿAlī ibn al-Jārūd an-Nishāpurī, who was from Nishāpur, Irān — contains around 1,131 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Irwā’ al-Ghalīl (إرواء الغليل): Compiled by Muḥammad Nāṣir ad-Dīn al-Albānī, who was from Shkodër, Albania — consists of 9 volumes.
  • Musnad al-Hārith (مـسـنـد الـحـارث): Compiled by al-Ḥārith ibn Muḥammad ibn Abī Usāmah, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains around 3,007 Aḥādīth.
  • Silsilah al-Aḥādīth aṣ-Ṣaḥīḥah (سلسلة الأحاديث الصحيحة): Compiled by Muḥammad Nāṣir ad-Dīn al-Albānī, who was from Shkodër, Albania — contains around 4,035 Aḥādīth. It is a collection of various Aḥādīth gathered by Shaykh al-Albānī that he considered to be Ṣaḥīḥ or Ḥasan.
  • Mishkāt al-Maṣābīḥ (مشكاة المصابيح): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdullāh al-Khaṭīb at-Tibrīzī, who was from Tibrīz, Irān — contains around 6,285 Aḥādīth.
  • Takhrīj al-Ahyā’ (تخريج أحاديث إحياء): Compiled by Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad al-Haddād — contains around 4,251 Aḥādīth.
  • Musnad ash-Shihāb (مسند الشهاب): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Salāmah al-Quḍāʿī, who was from Cairo, Egypt — contains around 768 Aḥādīth.
  • Musnad ʿAbd ibn Ḥumayd (مسند عبد بن حميد): Compiled by ʿAbd ibn Ḥumayd — contains around 1,592 Aḥādīth.
  • Akhbār al-Asbahān (أخبار أصبهان): Compiled by Abū Nuʿaym al-Iṣfahānī, who was from Iṣfahān, Irān — consists of 861 pages.
  • Jāmiʿ al-‘Ulūm wa al-Ḥikam (جامع العلوم والحكم): Compiled by ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān ibn Rajab al-Ḥanbalī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — consists of up to 2 volumes. It is an explanation of al-Arba’ūn an-Nawawīyyah by Imām an-Nawawī with an addition of 8 more Aḥādīth.
  • al-Mustakhraj ʿala Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim (المستخرج على صحيح الإمام مسلم): Compiled by Abū Nuʿaym al-Iṣfahānī, who was from Iṣfahān, Irān — contains around 13,036 Aḥādīth.
  • Sunan ad-Dāraquṭnī (سنن الدارقطني): Compiled by Abū al-Ḥasan ʿAlī ad-Dāraquṭnī, who was from Dār al-Quṭn, ʿIrāq — contains around 4,750 Aḥādīth.
  • Itḥāf al-Qārī (إتحاف القاري): Authored by Ṣāliḥ ibn Fawzān ibn ʿAbdullāh al-Fawzān, who is from al-Qaṣīm, Saudi Arabia — consists of up to 2 volumes. This book is an explanation of Sharḥ as-Sunnah by Imām al-Barbahārī.
  • al-Mu’jam aṣ-Ṣaghīr (المعجم الصغير): Compiled by Sulaymān ibn Aḥmad at-Ṭabarānī, who was from Ṭabariyyā, Palestine — contains around 1,198 Aḥādīth.
  • Sharḥ Mushkil al-Athār (شرح مشكل الآثار): Compiled by Aḥmad aṭ-Ṭaḥāwī, who was from Ṭaḥā al-ʿAmidah, Egypt — consists of 16 volumes.
  • al-Kāmil fī uʿafā‘ ar-Rijāl (الكامل في ضعفاء الرجال): Compiled by al-Ḥāfiẓ ibn ʿAdī — consists of 9 volumes.
  • Tahdhīb al-Athār (تهذيب الآثار): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Jarīr aṭ-Ṭabarī, who was from Ṭabaristān, Irān — contains around 1,247 Aḥādīth.
  • Kitāb al-Arba’īn Ḥadīthān (كتاب الأربعين حديثاً): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn al-Husayn al-Ajurrī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains 40 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • al-Asmā’ wa aṣ-Ṣifāt (الأسماء والصفات): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Ḥusayn al-Bayhaqī, who was from Bayhaq (present-day Sabzevār), Irān — contains around 1,092 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • ar-Rād ‘alā al-Jahmīyyah (الرد على الجهمية): Compiled by ʿUthmān ibn Saʾīd ad-Dārimī, who was from Sijistān (present-day Sistān), Irān — contains around 207 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • ar-Rād ‘ala Bishr al-Mirisī (عثمان بن سعيد الدارمي على بشر المريسي الجهمي): Compiled by ʿUthmān ibn Saʾīd ad-Dārimī, who was from Sijistān (present-day Sistān), Irān — contains around 226 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Kitāb at-Tawḥīd (كتاب التوحيد): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq ibn Khuzaymah, who was from Nīshāpūr, Irān — contains around 620 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Mukhtaṣar al-ʿUlū (مختصر العلو): Authored by Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn ʿUthmān ibn Qaymāz adh-Dhahabī, who was from Damascus, Syria — consists of 308 pages. It is a book of ʿAqīdah primarily focused on affirming Allāh’s Attribute of being above, which Ahl as-Sunnah wa al-Jamāʾah believe in & affirm without asking how or likening it to anyone or anything. It’s summary is done by Shaykh Muḥammad Nāṣir ad-Dīn al-Albānī.
  • Ṣaḥīḥ Sunan Abū Dāwūd (صحيح سنن أبي داود): Compiled by Muḥammad Nāṣir ad-Dīn al-Albānī, who was from Shkodër, Albania — consists of 8 volumes. This work is Shaykh al-Albānī’s Takhrīj of Imām Abū Dāwūd’s Sunan & everything in it he considered to be Ṣaḥīḥ or Ḥasan.
  • Sharḥ al-ʿAqīdah al-Wāsiṭīyyah (شرح العقيدة الواسطية): Authored by Ṣāliḥ ibn Fawzān ibn ʿAbdullāh al-Fawzān, who is from al-Qaṣīm, Saudi Arabia — consists of 245 pages. This book is an explanation of al-ʿAqīdah al-Wasiṭīyyah by Shaykh al-Islām ibn Taymīyyah.
  • al-Adab al-Mufrad (الأدب المفرد): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Ismāʿīl al-Bukhārī, who was from Bukhārā, Uzbekistan — contains around 1,322 Aḥādīth & Athār. This book primarily deals with the manners & etiquettes of a Muslim. 939 narrations are Aḥādīth, & 383 narrations are Athār.
  • Kitāb al-Qadr (كتاب القدر): Compiled by Jaʿfar ibn Muḥammad al-Faryābī, who was from Faryāb, Afghānistān — contains around 448 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Silsilah al-Aḥādīth aḍ-Ḍaʻīfah (سلسلة الأحاديث الضعيفة): Compiled by Muḥammad Nāṣir ad-Dīn al-Albānī, who was from Shkodër, Albania — contains around 7,162 Aḥādīth & Athār. It is a collection of various narrations gathered by Shaykh al-Albānī that he considered to be Ḍaʻīf, Mawḍū’, & the likes.
  • al-Jarḥ wa at-Taʿdīl (الجرح والتعديل): Authored by ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān ibn Abī Hātim ar-Rāzī, who was from Ray, Irān — consists of 10 volumes.
  • Sharḥ Maʿānī al-Athār (شرح معاني الآثار): Compiled by Aḥmad aṭ-Ṭaḥāwī, who was from Ṭaḥā al-ʿAmidah, Egypt — consists of 10 volumes.
  • Kitāb al-ʿĪlm (كتاب العلم): Compiled by Zuhayr ibn Ḥarb an-Nasā’ī, who was from Nasā, Türkmenistan — contains around 168 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Jāmiʿ Bayān al-ʿĪlm wa al-Faḍlihi (جامع بيان العلم وفضله): Compiled by Yusūf ibn ʿAbdullāh ibn Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Barr, who was from Shāṭiba, al-Andalus — contains around 2,427 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Musnad Abī Yaʿlā (مسند أبي يعلى): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn ʿAlī al-Mawṣilī, who was from Mawṣil, ʿIrāq — contains around 7,555 Aḥādīth.
  • Kitāb al-Ghurabā’ (كتاب الغرباء): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn al-Husayn al-Ajurrī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains 64 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Kitāb al-ʾĪmān (كتاب الايمان): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq ibn Yaḥya ibn Mandah, who was from Iṣfahān, Irān — contains around 1,089 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Kitāb az-Zuhd al-Kabīr (كتاب الزهد الكبير): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Ḥusayn al-Bayhaqī, who was from Bayhaq (present-day Sabzevār), Irān — contains around 989 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Manāqib ash-Shāfiʿī (مناقب الشافعي): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Ḥusayn al-Bayhaqī, who was from Bayhaq (present-day Sabzevār), Irān — consists of 2 volumes.
  • al-ʿIlal aṣ-Ṣaghīr (العلل الصغير): Authored by Muḥammad ibn ‛Īsá ibn Sawrah ibn Mūsá ibn aḍ-Ḍaḥḥāk at-Tirmidhī, who was from Tirmidh, Uzbekistan.
  • al-Majrūḥīn (المجروحين): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Ḥibbān al-Bustī, who was from Bust (present-day Lashkargāh), Afghānistān — consists of 2 volumes.
  • Maʿrifah ʿUlūm al-Ḥadīth (معرفة علوم الحديث): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdullāh al-Hākim an-Nishāpurī, who was from Nīshāpūr, Irān — consists of 734 pages.
  • al-Kifayah fī Maʿrifah Uṣūl al-ʿĪlm ar-Riwayah (الكفاية في علم الرواية): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn ʿAlī al-Khaṭīb al-Baghdādī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — consists of 457 pages.
  • al-Jāmiʿ li-Akhlāq ar-Rāwī (الجامع لأخلاق الراوي): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn ʿAlī al-Khaṭīb al-Baghdādī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains around 2,000 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Tadhkirah al-Ḥuffāẓ (تذكرة الحفاظ): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn ʿUthmān ibn Qaymāz adh-Dhahabī, who was from Damascus, Syria — consists of up to 5 volumes.
  • Talbīs Iblīs (تلبيس إبليس): Compiled by ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān ibn al-Jawzī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — consists of 396 pages.
  • Siyar A’lām an-Nubalā’ (سير أعلام النبلاء): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn ʿUthmān ibn Qaymāz adh-Dhahabī, who was from Damascus, Syria — consists of up to 30 volumes.
  • Shuʿab al-ʾĪmān (شعب الإيمان): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Ḥusayn al-Bayhaqī, who was from Bayhaq (present-day Sabzevār), Irān — consists of 9 volumes.
  • al-ʿUlū (العلو): Authored by Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn ʿUthmān ibn Qaymāz adh-Dhahabī, who was from Damascus, Syria — consists of 300 pages. It is a book of ʿAqīdah primarily focused on affirming Allāh’s Attribute of being above, which Ahl as-Sunnah wa al-Jamāʾah believe in & affirm without asking how or likening it to anyone or anything.
  • al-Madkhal ila ʿĪlm as-Sunan (المدخل إلى علم السنن): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Ḥusayn al-Bayhaqī, who was from Bayhaq (present-day Sabzevār), Irān — consists of 2 volumes.
  • az-Zuhd wa ar-Raqā‘iq (الزهد والرقائق): Compiled by ʿAbdullāh ibn al-Mubārak, who was from Marwa, Türkmenistan — contains around 1,203 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Tawālī at-Ta’sīs (توالي التأسيس): Authored by Aḥmad ibn Ḥajar al-‘Asqalānī, who was from Cairo, Egypt — consists of 272 pages.
  • Shar al-ʿAqīdah aṭ-Ṭaḥāwīyyah (شرح العقيدة الطحاوية): Authored by Ṣāliḥ ibn Fawzān ibn ʿAbdullāh al-Fawzān, who is from al-Qaṣīm, Saudi Arabia — consists of 256 pages. This book is an explanation of al-ʿAqīdah aṭ-Ṭaḥāwīyyah by Imām aṭ-Ṭaḥāwī.
  • ar-Riḥla fī Ṭalab al-Ḥadīth (الرحلة في طلب الحديث): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn ʿAlī al-Khaṭīb al-Baghdādī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains around 120 Aḥādīth & Athār. The focal point of this book is about the early scholars extreme efforts in their quests & journeys of seeking knowledge.
  • Mawārid aẓ-Ẓamān (موارد الظمآن): Compiled by Abū al-Ḥasan al-Haythamī, who was from Cairo, Egypt — consists of 694 pages.
  • Adāb ash-Shāfiʿī (آداب الشافعي‎): Compiled by ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān ibn Abī Hātim ar-Rāzī, who was from Ray, Irān — consists of 263 pages.
  • al-Farq Bayna al-Firaq (الفرق بين الفرق): Authored by ʿAbd al-Qāhir ibn Ṭāhir al-Baghdādī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — conists of 320 pages.
  • Musnad ash-Shāmīyyīn (مسند الشاميين): Compiled by Sulaymān ibn Aḥmad at-Ṭabarānī, who was from Ṭabariyyā, Palestine — contains around 3,637 Aḥādīth.
  • Taʾliqāt ʿalá Kitāb as-Sunnah (تعليقات على كتاب السنة): Compiled by Muḥammad Nāṣir ad-Dīn al-Albānī, who was from Shkodër, Albania — contains around 1,559 Aḥādīth & Athār. It is Shaykh al-Albānī’s Taḥqīq of ibn Abī ‘Aṣim’s Kitāb as-Sunnah.
  • al-Bidaʾ wa an-Nahī ʿAnhā (البدع والنهي عنها): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Waḍḍāh al-Qurṭubī, who was from Qurṭubah, al-Andalus — contains around 289 Aḥādīth.
  • Aḥkām al-Janā’iz (أحكام الجنائز): Compiled by Muḥammad Nāṣir ad-Dīn al-Albānī, who was from Shkodër, Albania — consists of 351 pages.
  • Ithbāt ʿAdhāb al-Qabr (إثبات عذاب القبر): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Ḥusayn al-Bayhaqī, who was from Bayhaq (present-day Sabzevār), Irān — contains around 233 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Tawḍīḥ al-Aḥkām (توضيح الأحكام): Authored by ʿAbdullāh ibn ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān al-Bassām, who was from ʿUnayzah, Saudi Arabia — consists of up to 4 volumes. It is an explanation of the book Bulūgh al-Marām compiled by al-Ḥāfiẓ ibn Ḥajar al-ʿAsqalānī.
  • Majmūʾ al-Fatāwā (مجموعة الفتاوى): Authored by Aḥmad ibn Taymīyyah al-Ḥarrānī, who was from Ḥarrān, Turkey — consists of up to 37 volumes. One of the most famous works of Shaykh al-Islām ibn Taymīyyah, it is a collection of his most critically acclaimed writings & legal verdicts compiled by Shaykh ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān ibn Qāsim.
  • Aḥkām al-Qurʾān (أحكام القرآن): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdullāh ibn al-ʿArabī, who was from Ishbīlīyyah, al-Andalus — consists of 4 volumes. It is a Tafsīr of the Qurʾān dealing mainly with it’s legal rulings.
  • al-Mughnī ʿan Ḥaml al-Asfār (المغني عن حمل الأسفار): Compiled by ʿAbd ar-Raḥīm al-ʿIrāqī, who was from al-Mahrānī, Egypt — contains around 4,613 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • al-Faqīh wa al-Mutafaqqih (الفقيه والمتفقه): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn ʿAlī al-Khaṭīb al-Baghdādī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains around 1,220 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Akhlāq al-ʿUlamā (أخلاق العلماء): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Ajurrī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — consists of 64 pages.
  • at-Tārīkh al-Kabīr (التاريخ الكبير): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn Ismāʿīl al-Bukhārī, who was from Bukhārā, Uzbekistan — consists of up to 11 volumes.
  • Tafsīr ibn Kathīr (تفسير ابن كثير): Authored by Ismāʿīl ibn ʿUmar ibn Kathīr, who was from Buṣrā, Syria — consists of up to 15 volumes.
  • al-Aḥādīth al-Mukhtārah (الأحاديث المختارة): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wāḥid al-Maqdisī, who was from al-Quds, Palestine — consists of 13 volumes.
  • Takhrīj aṭ-Ṭaḥāwīyyah (تخريج الطحاوية): Compiled by Muḥammad Nāṣir ad-Dīn al-Albānī, who was from Shkodër, Albania — consists of 536 pages. It is Shaykh al-Albānī’s Takhrīj of ibn Abī al-ʿIzz al-Ḥanafī’s explanation of al-ʿAqīdah aṭ-Ṭaḥāwīyyah by Imām aṭ-Ṭaḥāwī.
  • al-Badr al-Munīr (البدر المنير): Compiled by ʿUmar ibn ʿAlī ibn al-Mulaqqin, who was from Egypt — consists of 11 volumes.
  • Ṣaḥīḥ al-Jāmiʿ (صحيح الجامع): Compiled by Muḥammad Nāṣir ad-Dīn al-Albānī, who was from Shkodër, Albania — contains around 8,193 Aḥādīth. This work is Shaykh al-Albānī’s Takhrīj of Jalāl ad-Dīn as-Suyūṭī’s al-Jāmiʿ aṣ-Ṣaghīr & everything in it he considered to be Ṣaḥīḥ or Ḥasan.
  • Taʾliqāt ʿalá Kitāb al-ʿĪlm (تعليقات على كتاب العلم): Compiled by Muḥammad Nāṣir ad-Dīn al-Albānī, who was from Shkodër, Albania — contains around 168 Aḥādīth & Athār. It is Shaykh al-Albānī’s Taḥqīq of Abū Khaythamah an-Nasā’ī’s Kitāb al-ʿĪlm.
  • Iqtiḍā’ al-ʿĪlm al-ʿAmal (اقتضاء العلم العمل): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn ʿAlī al-Khaṭīb al-Baghdādī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains around 201 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Taqrīb at-Tahdhīb (تقريب التهذيب): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Ḥajar al-‘Asqalānī, who was from Cairo, Egypt — consists of up to 1412 pages. It is a book of ʿĪlm ar-Rijāl & Jarḥ wa at-Taʿdīl in which all narrators of al-Kutub as-Sittah are listed in alphabetical order along with their judgement.
  • al-Amālī (الأمالي): Compiled by ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Bashrān, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — contains around 973 Aḥādīth.
  • Zawā’id al-Musnad (زوائد المسند): Compiled by ʿAbdullāh ibn Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Ḥanbal ash-Shaybānī, who was from Baghdād, ʿIrāq — consists of 520 pages.
  • Tahdhīb al-Kamāl (تهذيب الكمال): Compiled by Yūsuf ibn Zakī al-Mizzī, who was from Ḥalab, Syria — consists of up to 35 volumes. It is a book of ʿĪlm ar-Rijāl & Jarḥ wa at-Taʿdīl in which all narrators of al-Kutub as-Sittah are listed along with their teachers & students.
  • Jawāmi’ al-Akhbār (جوامع الأخبار): Compiled by ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān ibn Nāṣir as-Saʾdī, who was from ʿUnayzah, Saudi Arabia — contains 99 Aḥādīth.
  • al-Jāmiʿ aṣ-Ṣaghīr (الجامع الصغير): Compiled by ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān as-Suyūṭī, who was from Cairo, Egypt — contains around 20,143 Aḥādīth.
  • Tārīkh Madīnah Dimashq (تاريخ مدينة دمشق): Compiled by ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥasan ibn ʿAsākir ad-Dimashqī, who was from Damascus, Syria — consists of 37 volumes. It is one of the largest works of Islāmic literature focused upon the lives of the people & history of Damascus.
  • Fatḥ al-Bārī (فتح الباري): Authored by Aḥmad ibn Ḥajar al-ʿAsqalānī, who was from Cairo, Egypt — consists of up to 26 volumes. It is the most critically acclaimed explanation of Imām al-Bukhārī’s Ṣaḥīḥ along with al-Ḥāfiẓ ibn Rajab al-Ḥanbalī’s Sharḥ, which is of the same title. al-Ḥāfiẓ ibn Ḥajar al-ʿAsqalānī borrowed the title from al-Ḥāfiẓ ibn Rajab al-Ḥanbalī as he authored his Sharḥ before al-Ḥāfiẓ ibn Ḥajar al-ʿAsqalānī, but was unable to complete it due to passing away in the process.
  • Itḥāf al-Khayr (إتحاف الخير): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Abī Bakr al-Būṣayrī, who was from Samannūd, Egypt — contains around 10,300 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • Hidāyah ar-Riwāyah (هداية الرواة): Compiled by Aḥmad ibn Ḥajar al-ʿAsqalānī, who was from Cairo, Egypt — contains around 6,249 Aḥādīth & Athār.
  • al-Aḥkām al-Kabīr (الأحكام الكبير): Authored by Ismāʿīl ibn ʿUmar ibn Kathīr, who was from Buṣrā, Syria — consists of 611 pages.
  • al-Ḍuʿafā‘ al-Kabīr (الضعفاء الكبير): Compiled by Muḥammad ibn ʿUmar al-ʿAqīlī, who was from Makkah, Arabia — consists of 4 volumes.