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Bukhari, Muhammad ibn Ismail ibn Ibrahim ibn al-Mughirah al-

(d. 870 )

Major collector and transmitter of Sahih al-Bukhari, one of six works of hadith widely recognized as authentic and canonical and considered the most authoritative source of hadith along with Sahih Muslim. Noted for careful testing of genuineness of hadith reports. Gave definitive shape to the body of hadith as well as the means of determining accuracy and tracing genealogy, giving rise to the methodology of ilm al-rijal (“science of the men,” i.e., authorities in hadith transmission). Organized hadith by topics, covering faith, purification, prayers, pilgrimage, fasting, commerce, alms, wills, inheritance, oaths, vows, murders, crimes, war, hunting, judicial proceedings, and wine. Offers anecdotes of Muhammad 's dealings with same.

See also Sahih al-Bukhari

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