Hesham A Syed

January 21, 2009

Core Books of Sunni & Shia sects + more ( english )

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Core books of Sunni & Shia sects and more

List of Shia books

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Sunni six major collections
(Al-Sihah al-Sittah):
  1. Sahih al-Bukhari
  2. Sahih Muslim
  3. al-Sunan al-Sughra
  4. Sunan Abi Dawood
  5. Sunan al-Tirmidhi
  6. Sunan Ibn Maja/Al-Muwatta
Shi’a Twelver collections:
  1. Kitab al-Kafi of Kulainy
  2. Man la yahduruhu al-Faqih of Shaikh Saduq
  3. Tahdhib al-Ahkam by Shaikh Tusi
  4. al-Istibsar by Shaykh Tusi
Ibadi collections:
Sunni collections
Shi’a Twelver collections
Mu’tazili collections

Contents

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[edit] Theology of Shi’a

These books include discussions about Theology (Tawhīd, Nubuwwah, Imamah, etc ) of Shi’a.

[edit] Classic Kalam

These books seek to give a rational account of Shi’a theology in contrast with the Ash’ari, Mu’tazili and other theological schools of Islam. The contents of these books are taken from the 8th to the 13th century (2nd to 7th century of Islam).

[edit] Modern Kalam

These books seek to give a rational account of Shi’a theology in contrast with modern Western ideologies including Marxism and Liberalism during the 20th century.
  • Fundamentals Of Islamic Thought by Morteza Motahhari, trans. R. Campbell: Berkeley, California, Mizan Press, 1982

[edit] Hadith collections

  1. Kitab al-Kafi of Kulayni (divided into Usul al-Kafi, Furu al-Kafi and Rawdat al-Kafi)
  2. Man la Yahdhuruhu’l Faqih of Shaikh Saduq
  3. Tahdhib al-Ahkam by Abu Ja’far al-Tusi
  4. Al-Istibsar by Abu Ja’far al-Tusi
Also another book which is considered by the mustaali Ismailis as the greatest authority on Ismaili law up to the present day is Daim al-Islam composed by syedenna qadi al-numan(R.A). This contains hadiths and traditions from the Ismaili Imams on all aspects of life, i.e. Faith, devotion, ritual purity, prayer, funerals, alms tax, fasting, pilgrimage, and jihad.
The second volume deals with a wide range of subjects such as food, dress, medicine, oaths, hunting, ritual slaughter, business transactions, marriage, divorce, inheritance, criminal punishments, the question of apostasy and the etiquette of judges.

[edit] Collections of Du’a (Supplications and Prayers)

[edit] Tafsir

 tafsir e mizan by ayatollah muhammad hussein tabatabai[ online available in english ]

[edit] History books

[edit] Shi’a-Sunni argumentations

 maktab imamat and khalafat [madrasatul maulien]   by ayatollah murtaza askari

[edit] Anthologies

  • A Bundle of Flowers — a popular English language secondary collection of Shi’a hadith as collected by Ayatullah Sayyid Kamal Faghih Imani. It narrates traditions from such Shia collections as Man La Yahduruhul Faqih and Kitab al-Kafi.
  • A Shi’ah Anthology [1] — by William Chittick, Nasr, and Tabatabaei; A brief introduction to exemplary hadith from the 12 Imams.

[edit] Uncategorized

  • (Quran-e-Majeed) Hafiz Maulana farman Ali sb (Hindi translation)By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi
  • (Thofatul awam) Hindi translation By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi
  • (Quran and Science)Hindi translation By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi
  • (wazaiful Abrar) Hindi translation By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi.
  • (Tafseer-e-Karbala)Hindi translation By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi
  • (Aliea) Hindi translation By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi
  • (Husain ka Balidan)Hindi translation By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi
  • (Chaudha Sitarai) Hindi translation By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi
  • (Gauhar-e-Aza) Hindi translation By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi
  • (Najmul Aza) Hindi translation By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi
  • (Hayat-Bad-Az-Maut)Hindi translation By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi
  • (shahan-e-Avadh aur shiyat) Hindi translation By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi(Gauhar)Lucknavi
  • (Guldasta-e-Salam)(Urdu) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi
  • (Tareekh-e-Islam-Az-Quran)”Masnavi”(Urdu) By: Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi (Gauhar) Lucknavi
==See also==

[edit] References

Academic sources:
  • Expectation of the Millennium: Shi’ism in History by Seyyed Hossein Nasr.
  • Shi’ism Doctrines, Thought, and Spirituality by Seyyed Hossein Nasr.
  • Introduction to Shi’i Islam by Moojan Momen, Yale University Press.
  • An Introduction to Shi’i Law: A Bibliographical Study by Hossein Modarressi Tabataba’i (London 1984)

[edit] External links

Online Shi’a references:
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