In the case of Fru’ of al-Kafi which consist of volumes three to volume seven, the Furu’ al-Kafi (volume 3 – 7): The rules of conduct, the practical laws of the. The contents of al-Kafi are precious gifts from Ahl al-Bayt (the fourteen infallible This part is called Furu’ al-Kafi Branches of the Islamic system that consists of . Al-Kafi is the first-ever complete English translation of the first and foremost ‘ Usul al-Kafi (Volumes 1 & 2) Al‑Furu’ (Branches) (Volumes 3 through 7).

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In all, issues are covered, which range from the tenets of belief to the highly sophisticated and complex problems of ethics and sciences. Interpretation of some verses a the Qur’an Advices kafj the Ahl al-Bayt a Dreams and their types Health problems and cures Creation of the universe and some phenomena The history of some prophets a The merit of Shi’a and their duties Some historical issues of early Islam and the time of Imam ‘Ali ‘s a government Imam al-Mahdi ajhis attributes, companions and the attributes of his time The biographies of some companions and other individuals.

They believe that anything that goes against previously held ideas must not be authentic.

The total number of ahadith of the Furu’ is first volume: The source collections of traditions were known as usul. Kitab al-nikah deals with the permissible forms and conditions of marriage and fyru relations, covering all the aspects of man- woman relationship: The two hadith zl come from the one part of the collection, Furu’ al-Kafi approximately, “Sufficient Branches”.

In fact, even in the preface of Al-Kafi, we read that the book can be considered an interview with Imam Qaem himself:. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


This work has been edited in two volumes by Jalal al-Din al-Husaini and published in Teheran, A. Kitab al-dawajin deals with issues pertaining to the domesticated and pet animals, under 13 chapters and records traditions.

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Rawdat Al-Kafi This is the last of the series of al-Kafi, a book that contains the khutab sermons or speeches and the letters of- the Infallibles. Kitab al-‘at’imah, dealing with the rules of eating, consists of hadith under chapters. Answering-Ansar can never explain this phenomenon, and this is why you will notice that their article completely and conveniently side-steps the issue.

They thereby abandoned the view of Imam Al-Kulayni and declared that only a small segment of the narrations were accurate.

Ibn al-Hashimiwww. How could the Shia possibly say otherwise, when we see that Imam Al-Kulayni has stated emphatically that the narrations in Al-Kafi are authentic, except two or three? Imam Al-Kulayni was a companion of all four of these men, and thus, he had access to guru Hidden Imam through them.

We read the following statements by the leading classical Shia scholars: The general idea behind this metaphor is that Khomeini objected to the laziness of many ignorant people of his day who simply kept al-Kafi on their shelf, and ignored or violated it in their daily lives, assuming that they would somehow be saved from Hell just by possessing the book.

Furu’ al-Kafi contains hadiths regarding jurisprudential rulings and is comprised of 26 chapters:. Furthermore, al-Kulayni had no special connection with the Four Kaci.

Al-Shaykh al-Mufid says, “This book is among the best Shi’a books and enjoys a lot of benefits.

Al-Kafi – A Brief Outline

It was standard practise among the companions of the Imams to exert themselves in the prope[r] retention and recording of the traditions until the time of the three Muhammads who in turn compiled them in their four books. These issues are usually discussed under separate headings by fuqaha’, but al-Kulayni has brought them under one topic. It also consists of four books. The word jihad is usually translated as holy war, but no English word can communicate the true sense of the term, for jihad covers very wide range of connotations.

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Subscribe To Posts Atom. Based on a count of the various categories of Traditions given by Agha Buzurg al-Tihrani op.

What’s interesting is that I’ve read similar interpretations of this hadith about ‘jihad al-nafs’ from a different isnad for Ahl-us-Sunnah-wal-Jamaa’ah.

Fuur consists of chapters and covers traditions. These issues are usually treated as separate issues by most of the Islamic jurisprudents, but al-Kulayni has put them together in this book, and divided the book into 18 chapters covering traditions.

Furu Al-Kafi (3-5)

You expressed urgent need of such a book, and I hope that the present book would serve this iafi Second Volume This volume begins with the second part of 1. Iranian Ayatullah Muhammad Misbah-Yazdi: Al-Kafi consists of three parts: The great value of al-Kafi to Shi’i Muslims is emphasized by the number of outstanding scholars of their community who have considered it worthwhile to write commentaries on the work.

There are other works of traditions which use the same method, notably Kitab al-Mahasin of Ahmad b.