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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Usul al-kafi contains a few books in itself including Kitab al-Hujja. You will never agree to sell it for less than the stated value. Khomeini argued that Islamic law should be an integral part of everyday life for the believer, not just a stale manuscript to be placed on a shelf and forgotten.

Al-Kafi – A Brief Outline

The second volume of the Furu’ contains total number of hadith. We read the following statements by the leading classical Shia scholars: Kitab al-dawajin deals with issues pertaining to the domesticated and pet animals, under 13 chapters and records traditions, The total number of traditions of this volume is The great value of al-Kafi to Shi’i Muslims is emphasized by the number of outstanding scholars of sl community who have considered it worthwhile to write commentaries on the work.

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There are three ways to do this: The most important hadith books. Kulayni also states, in kafii to hadiths: The total number of ahadith of the second volume is Since al-Kafi has always been a topic of discussion among scholars of hadith, many researches have been carried out on it.


Al-Kafi may have been entitled as such due to al-Kulayni’s own statement in the chapter on Taharawhich reads, “This book is “Kafi” i. This is a system which Islamic scholars had begun to use in the second half of the second century and in the third a of the Islamic era. Most Shia scholars do not make any assumptions about the authenticity of a hadith book.

Added to this number traditions first vol. Iranian Ayatullah Muhammad Misbah-Yazdi: I completed an M. Kulayni himself stated in his preface that he only collected hadiths he thought were important and sufficient for Muslims to know at a time when many Muslims were illiterate and ignorant of the true beliefs of Islam, and heretical Sufi and gnostic sects were gaining popularityand he left the verification of these hadiths up to later scholars.

Man La Yahduruhu Al-Faqih. Mihrab Publishers and Book Distrib. I citing page 8 of al-Kulaini’s text.

Books dealing with Hadith (Traditions)

This volume of al-Kafi, which is about seven hundred pages, fudu be considered a text of an interview with a person who possesses Divine authority.

He is not asking the Shia follower to question any of the reports in Al-Kafi, but rather he is saying that he already has done this by testing all of the Hadith with the Book of God. The source collections of traditions were known as usul.

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The last book of the Furu’ is Kitab al-qasam oath or swearingwa al-nadhr offering or vow wa al-kaffarat atonement or expiation. Honorific formulas repeated after the name of scholars, Infallibles, and the Prophet are omitted. The furu’ contain many more traditions than the usul and there are 26 kutub. 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.


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The most important of these is Mir’at al-‘uqul fi sharh akhbar al al-rasul by al-Majlisi d. Rawdat Al-Kafi This fyru the last of the series of al-Kafi, a book that contains the khutab sermons or speeches and the letters of- the Infallibles. He was a man of great chastity, piety, integrity and holiness.

It consists of chapters and covers traditions. The contents of al-Kafi are precious gifts from Ahl al-Bayt the fourteen infallible family members of Prophet Muhammadto their followers. A, Khoei mentions that his teacher, Muhammad Husayn Na’iniwould kfi doubting the sources of al-Kafi”the business of the incompetent”.

There are three ways to do this:. You have brought to my notice that the meaning of the traditions were difficult for you to understand due to the conflicting records in various books, and it was even more difficult to ascertain whether differences arose because of difference in the reasons and motives; you also fueu of having no access to a reliable scholar fufu Islamic sciences with whom through dialogue and discussion you could arrive at a conclusion, neither you had any book that could cover all the branches of ‘ilm ad-Din to save a seeker of truth from the labour of referring to many books and which could suffice as a guide and source of spiritual light in the matters of theology and the traditions of the rightly guided true Imams A.