November, 2021

  • 23 November

    Bringing Happiness to One’s Heart – Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) Part Thirteen

    Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) was once seated in his home when his slave girl arrived at the home and wished to enter. After entering the home, she walked past Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) and accidentally stumbled over an inkpot which was placed near him. Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) addressed her saying, “Why do …

  • 16 November

    Treating His Debtor with Leniency and Respite – Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) – Part Twelve

    Muhammed bin Abu Haatim (rahimahullah) narrates: Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) had a certain debtor who owed him a substantial amount of money and was delaying in settling his debt. Once, while Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) was in the city of Firabr, he received information that his debtor had come to the city …

  • 16 November

    Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) Abstaining from Gheebah – Part Eleven

    Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) was extremely cautious in regard to gheebah (backbiting). Hence, Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) once mentioned, “From the time I learnt that gheebah is haraam, I never made the gheebah of any person.” It was on account of Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) exercising a very high level of caution in …

  • 10 November

    The Respect of Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) for the Musjid – Part Ten

    Muhammed bin Mansoor (rahimahullah) narrates the following incident: On one occasion, while we were in the musjid, seated in the gathering of Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah), a certain person in the musjid removed some dirt from his beard and threw it on the ground. I looked towards Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) to see …

  • 10 November

    The Devotion of Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) in Salaah – Part Nine

    Muhammed bin Abi Haatim (rahimahullah) mentions: On one occasion, Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) was invited to the orchard of one of his companions. Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) accepted the invitation and proceeded to the orchard. Thereafter, while at the orchard, Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) began to perform nafl salaah. After completing his nafl …

  • 2 November

    Part Eight – The Taqwa of Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah)

    Muhammed bin Abi Haatim (rahimahullah) mentions: Imaam Bukaari (rahimahullah) would often mount his conveyance and ride out to practice archery. Such was his mastery in archery that throughout the lengthy period that I remained with him, I only saw his arrow miss the target on two occasions. Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) …

  • 2 November

    Part Seven – the Expertise of Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) in Hadith

    Yusuf bin Musa (rahimahullah) narrates the following incident: On one occasion, I was in the Jaami’ Musjid of Basrah when a person called out announcing, “O Ulamaa! Muhammed bin Ismaa’eel Bukhaari has arrived!” Hearing this, I, together with a few other Ulamaa, immediately stood and went to meet him. On …

October, 2021

  • 26 October

    Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) – Part Six

    On one occasion, Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) travelled to the city of Baghdad. On hearing of his arrival in the city, a few Muhadditheen gathered and decided that they would test the memory of Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah). They wished to test him to determine his proficiency and mastery in narrating Hadith. …

  • 26 October

    Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) – Part Five

    Acceptance in the Field of Hadith at a Young Age Allah Ta‘ala had blessed Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) with special acceptance and mastery in the field of Hadith from a young age. Such was his acceptance that despite his young age, many people flocked to him to benefit from him, and …

  • 21 October

    Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) – Part Four

    The Marvellous Memory of Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) Haashid bin Ismaa‘eel (rahimahullah) mentions the following: When Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullah) was still a young boy, he would accompany us when we would attend the lessons of the great Muhadditheen of Basrah to learn Hadith. However, he would merely listen to the Muhadditheen …

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