In the case of Fru’ of al-Kafi which consist of volumes three to volume seven, the Furu’ al-Kafi (volume 3 – 7): The rules of conduct, the practical laws of the. The contents of al-Kafi are precious gifts from Ahl al-Bayt (the fourteen infallible This part is called Furu’ al-Kafi Branches of the Islamic system that consists of . Al-Kafi is the first-ever complete English translation of the first and foremost ‘ Usul al-Kafi (Volumes 1 & 2) Al‑Furu’ (Branches) (Volumes 3 through 7).

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Usul al-Kafi contains hadiths regarding beliefs and is comprised of eight chapters i. Al-Kulaini is accredited with several works during this period. The next two chapters concern hunting said and ritual slaughter dhaba’ih. Among them one tradition deals with the accompanying forces of reason ‘uql and ignorance jahl. Since al-Kafi has always been a topic of discussion among scholars of hadith, many researches have been carried out on it.

Classifications of Ahadith Hadith. This book deals with different aspects of the Quran and serves as a key to the understanding of the Holy Book.

I completed an M. Al-Kulayni compiled them under the name of the Rawdah, a garden embracing a variety of flowers and fruits picked up and gathered from the fields cultivated by the Imams.

The discussion about these issues covers all major aspects of a Muslim’s individual and social life.

Books dealing with Hadith (Traditions)

Thus, these are not un-named individuals, but rather these are the Shia heavy-weights, including: In fact, even in the preface of Al-Kafi, we read that the book can be considered an interview with Imam Qaem himself: Rather, an exhaustive process of authentication must be applied, which leaves the understanding of the book in the hands of the learned. HadithJihadShi’ismSunni.

He has neither expressed his own views nor reported others’ judgements in order to preserve impartiality of the book, so that a scholar should remain free to form his own opinions. He had the chance to collect hadith from the proper sources.

Al-Kafi (book)

O Lord make me know the one who possesses Your authority over the creatures for if You will not make me know him I will stray away from my religion. How could the Shia possibly say otherwise, when we see that Imam Al-Kulayni has stated emphatically that the narrations in Al-Kafi kadi authentic, except two or three?


Some of the chapters deal with the following issues: Kitab al-nikah deals with the permissible forms and conditions of marriage and marital relations, covering all the aspects of man- woman relationship: In short guru may be justifiably curu that no issue related with various forms and signs of belief and unbelief is left undiscussed in length.

Both address the issue of jihad “struggle”which has numerous varieties in Sunni and Shi’i jurisprudence, including the now well-known military jihad s, offensive and defensive.

The authenticity of Furu al Kafi

Shi’ites in reality do not rest the basis of their entire faith on the complete authenticity of this book ‘Al Kafi’ means “the sufficient”. He is not asking the Shia follower to question any of the reports in Al-Kafi, but rather he is saying that he already has done this by testing all of the Hadith with the Book of God.

Following Kitab al-salat is another pillar of Islam, the alms tax al-Zakat paid as a Muslim. Kitab al jihad consists of traditions divided into 23 chapters.

Indeed, if the Shia were to actually accept all of Al-Kafi, their beliefs would be Akhbari. Secondly, we see an over-arching theme in Shia history, namely that the contemporary Shia scholars hold beliefs that run contrary to their ancestors and some of the same people that they claim to follow.

It is claimed that it took al-Kulaini twenty years to complete al-Kafi.

It contains chapters, in which a total number of traditions are recorded. Astarabadi, Muhammad Amin, Al-Fawa’id al-madaniyyah. The usul give traditions concerning the principles of religion and principles on which religious law is based.

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There are three ways to do this: Islamic law, as is well known, concerns the whole man and his conduct towards God is as much a matter of Islamic law as his conduct towards his fellow men. Kulayni himself stated in his preface that he only collected hadiths he thought were important and sufficient for Muslims to know, and he left the verification of these hadiths up to later scholars.

Al-Kulayni has tried to bring the most detailed, authentic and clear hadith at the beginning of each section, and the more concise and ambiguous ones later. A Taharan wa najasah and related issues in 64 chapters covering traditions.


Ya’qub al- Al-KafiDar al-kutub al-Islamiyyah, Added to this number traditions first vol. Skip to main content. Prominent scholars of Islamic studies in search of knowledge would meet him at his place to discuss, exchange notes and to confer with him for better understanding of the issues.

The furu’ concern the traditions which elaborate the details of religious law, while the rawda is a collection of traditions outlining various points of religious interest and including some of the letters and speeches of the Imams. Books dealing with Hadith Traditions. Simply open up your gift and check it out thoroughly. Al-Kulayni has taken great care in compiling the relevant traditions in such an order that fhru fundamental rules governing Islamic state and society are laid down in unambiguous terms.

However the author of Al Kafo says that all narrations in the 4 books are accepted. He was the most reliable person in hadith, the best critic and the most conversant in it. Al-Kulayni states in his introduction that he has collected hadith in such furi way that they agree with the consensus and there is no incompatibility between them and the Qur’an.

This book consists of traditions divided into chapters. Kitab al-hudud outlines the circumstances and the manner in which punishments, which have the authority of the Qur’an, and the Prophet should be administered, while al-diyat concerns the kaafi of blood vengeance and details the compensation that must be given if someone harms another physically.

Is it because he held those beliefs?

Al-Kulayni was a great scholar, a reliable narrator of hadith and a man of great learning. In fact, if you circulate an imaginary narration that you made up yourself kaffi tried to pass it off as a Hadith, a Shia would accept it if it elevated the status of Ali and denigrated the status of Abu Bakr.

In this volume vol. After this comes a chapter on domestic animals dawajin. Second Volume It also consists of four books.