Bihar Al-Anwar (3) (Volumes 49 & 50) Kitab fi ahwal al-a'immat al-arba'a qabl al-Hujja al-Muntazar (aj), about the biographies of the four Imams (a) before Imam al-Mahdi (aj) i.e. Imam al-Rida (a...
Bihar Al-Anwar (2) Authenticity As an encyclopedia of the legacy of the Ahl al-Bayt (a), Bihar al-anwar has always had a great and important position in the scientific tradition of Shi'a. Aqa Buzurg...
Bihar al-anwar (1) Biḥār al-ʾanwār al-jāmiʿat li-durar ʾakhbār al-ʾAʾimmat al-ʾAṫhār (Arabic: بِحارُالأَنوار الجامِعَةُ لِدُرَرِ أَخبارِ الأَئِمَّةِ الأَطهار, literally: Seas of lights: the...
Al-Mahasin Al-Maḥāsin (Arabic: المَحاسِن ) is a Shi'a hadith reference written by Abu Ja'far, Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Khalid al-Barqi (d. 274/887-888). He was a great Shi'a scholar and his book was...
Al-Wafi Al-Wāfī (Arabic:الوافی) is a hadith reference in Arabic written by al-Fayd al-Kashani. This book includes all hadiths of the Four Books of Shi'a and the first hadith collection of recent...
Al-Istibsar Al-Istibṣār fī mā ukhtulif min al-akhbār (Arabic: الاستِبصار فی ما اختُلِفَ مِن الاَخبار) is the fourth book of the Four Books. It is a hadith collection compiled by Al-Shaykh al-Tusi (d...
Tahdhīb al-aḥkām (2) Reasons for the Weakness of Hadiths in Tahdhib al-ahkam • The contradiction of a hadith with the apparent meaning of the Holy Qur'an and al-khabar al-mutawatir. • The consensus...
Tahdhīb al-aḥkām (1) Tahdhīb al-aḥkām (Arabic: تَهذیب الأحکام) is collection of hadiths by Abu Ja'far Muhammad b. Hasan al-Tusi (d. 460 A.H./ 1068) known as Shaykh al-Ta'ifa and al-Shaykh al-Tusi....
Kitab man la yahduruh al-faqih Kitāb man lā yaḥḍuruh al-faqīh (Arabic: كِتاب مَن لا يَحضُرُه الفَقيه‎) is a hadith collection mainly about jurisprudence (fiqh) complied by the famous Shi'a hadith...
Mustadrak al-Wasail Mustadrak al-wasāʾil wa mustanbaṭ al-masāʾil (Arabic: مُستَدرَكُ الوَسائل و مُستَنبَطُ المَسائل), known as Mustadrak ( مستدرك), is a collection of hadiths regarding fiqh (...
What Book is Al-Kafi ? (2) Content Al-Kafi consists of three main sections: usul al-kafi, which contains hadiths regarding beliefs, furu' al-kafi which contains fiqhi hadiths and rawda which is about...
What Book is Al-Kafi ? (1) Al-Kāfī (Arabic: الکافي) is one of hadith collections of Twelver Shi'a. It is the most important and authentic collection among the Four Books. It was compiled by thiqat al...

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