Overview for Encyclopaedia of Hadith (In 10 Volumes)
Hadith or the Tradition of Probhet Muhammad (Pbuh) is one of the two most significant sources of Islamic teachings and divine injunctions. As for the authenticity, the Holy Quran stands supreme, it is the only holy scripture on the earth which is safe and sound from any kind of tampering because Allah, Himself, has guaranteed its sanctity till the Day of Judgement. The Holy Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) in parts as per the need of the hour. It addresses every issue-minor and major in magnitude - in a vivid, laconic and figurative style; issues facing the mankind and the concerns, which are still in the womb of time. That's why the companions of the Prophet (Pbuh) sought clarification or elaboration from the Prophet (Pbuh). These elaborations or clarifications also constitute part of Traditions of the Prophet (Pbuh). Besides, there are many issues and aspects of life and society, which have not been directly discussed by Holy Quran. Further, there were matters, which required elaboration and explanation. All these issues and matters have been explained and clarified in the sayings of Holy Prophet, known as Traditions. Encyclopaedia of Hadith is a bold initiative towards exploring diverse facets of this significant subject of study. This multi-volume, a well-tailored, extensive, comprehensive and exclusive work takes into account not only a long list of traditions and their elaboration, but also various issues concerning it. Present meticulous work covers all these aspects very systematically and orderly in a simple and effective style. It is a must-read for all those, who are concerned with philosophy and theology, and particularly Islamic studies.