Join us on Sundays 4:00 pm-5:30 pm EST for a class on how to better your understanding of Prophetic Hadith.

Executive Summary

In this course, you will cover an abridgement of one of the main works of Islam, Sahih al-Bukhari. This course sheds light on key meanings of Prophetic guidance.

Course Summary

This course covers Ibn Abi Jamra’s Mukhtasar Sahih al-Bukhari. This summary distills one of the most famed works of Islam into a highly practical manual presenting a key selection of Prophetic teachings.

In this course, Shaykh Faraz will read through nearly 300 hadith found in the work and present the key lessons. This course presents a valuable introduction to the hadith of our beloved Messenger (Allah bless him and give him peace).

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Beginning of Revelation
Lesson 3: Faith
Lesson 4: Knowledge
Lesson 5: Wudu, Menstruation
Lesson 6: Prayer, Times of Prayer, Adhan
Lesson 7: Friday Prayer, Prayer of Fear, Eid
Lesson 8: Witr, Seeking Rain, Night Vigil
Lesson 9: Virtue of Prayer in the Mosques of Mecca and Madina, External Actions in the Prayer, Forgetfulness
Lesson 10: Funerals, Zakat, Hajj, Virtues of Madina, Fasting
Lesson 11: Trade, Irrigation, Partnerships, Collateral, Emancipation, Witnessing, Reconciliation, Bequests
Lesson 12: War and Jihad
Lesson 13: Beginning of Creation
Lesson 14: Reports of the Prophets
Lesson 15: Virtues
Lesson 16: Exegesis, Virtues of the Quran
Lesson 17: Marriage, Divorce, Provision
Lesson 18: Food, Hunting and Slaughter, Sacrifice, Drink
Lesson 19: Illness, Medicine
Lesson 20: Etiquette, Seeking Permission, Claims
Lesson 21: Destiny, Oaths and Vows, Inheritance
Lesson 22: Tribulations, Singular Narrations
Lesson 23: Holding Fast to the Book and Sunna
Lesson 24: Divine Unity

Learning Outcomes

  • The practical implementation, with excellence, of prophetic guidance;
  • Appreciation for the succinct beauty of words of the Prophet (peace & blessings be upon him);
  • Love for the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) in reviewing his sayings

About the Course Text

Mukhtasar Sahih al-Bukhari is a concise abridgement of Imam Bukhari’s famed Sahih—a work regarded by Muslim authorities as the most reliable book after the Holy Quran. This summary distills a work intended for hadith specialists into a highly practical manual, containing nearly 300 narrations which present a key selection of Prophetic teachings. The author of the abridgement, Imam Ibn Abu Jamra, was a magisterial scholar of deep spirituality, who could truly say of himself, “I have not disobeyed Allah even once,” and this text is highly regarded by scholars as a valuable introduction to the hadith of our beloved Messenger (Allah bless him and give him peace).