An extremely popular and useful compilation of authentic hadith. Covering every aspect of Islamic belief and moral conduct, it selects approximately 2000 hadith from the six major collections: Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Dawood, Tirmidhi, An-Nisai and Ibn Majah. It serves as an excellent hadith primer and daily reader. Wide range of topics: sincerity of purpose, spending in the way of Allah, rules of fasting, seeking knowledge, attending funerals and safeguarding the Quran. Arabic text as well as English translation are presented here in this handsome hardcover two volume set. Riyadh us Salihen comprises of about 2000 ahadiths in 372 Chapters and 19 Sections: The Book of Good Manners - The Book about the Etiquette of Eating - The Book of Dress -The Book of the Etiquette of Sleeping, Lying and Sitting, etc.- The book of Greetings - The Book of Visiting the Sick - The Book of Etiquette of Traveling - The Book of Virtues - The Book of I'tikaf - The Book of Hajj - The Book of Jihad - The Book of Knowledge - The Book of Praise and Gratitude to Allah - The Book of Supplicating Allah to Exalt the Mention of Allah's Messenger (PBUH) - The Book of the Remembrance of Allah - The Book of Du'a (Supplications) - The Book of the Prohibited Actions - The Book of Miscellaneous Ahadith of Significant values - and The Book of Forgiveness.
He was Yahya bin Hasan bin Husayn bin Neural An-Nawawi Ad-Dimasyqiy, Abu Zakaria. He was born in the month of Muharram in the year 631 H Nawa, a village in the area of Dimashq (Damascus), which is now the capital of Syria. He was educated by his father who is famous for his piety and devotion. He began studying at katatib (a place to learn reading and writing for children) and memorized the Quran before the age of legal age.
When he was ten years old, Shaykh Yasin Yusuf bin Az-Zarkasyi seen forced to play by their peers, but he avoided, rejected and cried because the coercion. Shaikh is said that the child is expected to be the most intelligent and most ascetic in his time and could provide great benefit to Muslims. Attention father and teacher beliaupun becomes greater.
An-Nawawi at Nawa lived until the age of 18 years. Later in the year 649 H he started his rihlah thalabul ilmi to Dimashq by attending scientific halaqah halaqah-held by the scholars of the city. He lives in Ar-rawahiyyah madrassa near Al-Jami 'Al-Umawiy. Be thalabul ilmi as the main preoccupations. Mentioned that he attended twelve halaqah a day. He was very diligent and memorize a lot of things. He also outperformed other friends. He said: "And I write everything associated with it, both explanations and giving tough sentences vowel in words. And God has given blessings in my time. "[Syadzaratudz Dzahab 5/355].
Among his sheikh: Abul Baqa 'An-Nablusiy, Abdul Aziz bin Muhammad Al-Ausiy, Abu Ishaq al-Muradiy, Abul Faraj Ibn Al-Maqdisiy Qudamah, Ahmad ibn Ishaq and Ibn al-Maghribiy Firkah. And among his disciples: Ibn al-'Attar ash-Syafi'iy, Abul Hajjaj Al-Mizziy, ash-Naqib Ibnun Syafi'iy, Abul' Abbas Al-Isybiliy and Ibn 'Abd al-Hadi.
In the year 651 H she pilgrimage with his father, then he went to Medina and remained there for a month and a half back to Dimashq. In the year 665 H he taught at Darul Hadith Al-Asyrafiyyah (Dimashq) and refused to take a salary.
He was named Muhyiddin (who turn religion) and hated this title because tawadhu 'him. In addition, the religion of Islam is a living religion and sturdy, does not require people who turn to become proof on those who belittle it or leave it. It was narrated that he said: "I will not forgive those who menggelariku Muhyiddin."
Imam An-Nawawi was an ascetic, wara 'and devoted. He is simple, qana'ah and authoritative. He uses a lot of his time in obedience. Often did not sleep that night for worship or write. He also enforce doing good and avoiding evil, including to the authorities, which have been outlined by Islam. He wrote a letter of advice to the government with a subtle language. Once when he was summoned by the king-Zahir Azh Bebris to sign a fatwa. He came who were thin and dressed very simple. King was underestimated and said: "This fatwa sign it!" He read it and refused to sign. The king was angry and said: "Why!?" He replied: "Because contains kedhaliman real." King getting angry and said: "Fire it from every position!" King's aides said: "He has no position at all." King wanted to kill him but God's way. The king asked: "Why did not you kill him after they were doing that to my lord?" Apun Ki said: "By Allah, I am very reluctant to her."
Imam Nawawi left a lot of famous scientific papers. There are around forty books, including:
- In the field of hadith: Arba'in, Riyadhush Righteous, Al-Minhaj (Sharh Saheeh Muslim), At-Taqrib wat Ma'rifat Taysir fi Sunan al-Basyirin Nadzir.
- In the field of jurisprudence: Minhajuth Thalibin, Raudhatuth Thalibin, Al-Majmu '.
- In the field of language: Tahdzibul Asma 'wal lughat.
- In the field of morals: At-Tibyan fi Adab Hamalatil Qur'an, Bustanul Arifin, Al-Adzkar.
These books are widely recognized even by the layman and provide immense benefits to the people. This is all not because taufik of Allah Ta'ala, then his sincerity and seriousness in the fight.
In general, he included salafi manhaj and sticking to the Ahl-ul-Hadith, do not fall into the philosophy and strive to emulate people of earlier generations and write a rebuttal to Ahl-ul-Bid'ah menyelisihi them. But he did not Ma'shum (regardless of fault) and fell into error that occurred in uluma many scholars in the time of the error in a problem he attributes of Allah Subhanah. He occasionally download ta'wil and sometimes tafwidh. People who pay attention to the books he will find that he is not Muhaqqiq in this chapter, unlike the other branches of science. In this chapter he much he based his opinion on the excerpt-excerpt from the clergy without any comment on it.
The sentence Imam Nawawi as Ash'ari, that's not true because he was much menyelisihi they (the people Ash'ari) in aqeedah issues such as faith and khalqu ziyadatul af'alil 'ibad. The works he still recommended to be read and studied, to be wary of mistakes there. It should not be acting like the Haddadiyyun burning books he works because of some errors in it.
The Permanent Committee for Scientific Research and Fatwa, Saudi royal asked about his aqeedah and replied: "Lahu aghlaath shifat fish" (He has some errors in the chapter attributes of God).
Imam Nawawi died on 24 Rajab 676 H-rahimahullah-lahu wa ghafara.
By Kajian Islam dan Murottal