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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I will post generally short selections from Muslim primary sources such as the Qur’an, ahadith, historical chronicles, and philosophical tracts. I don’t understand the menaing you put for key.


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. Although most of the scholars have classified that hadith which, although has a different isnad as mawdoo or daeef.

I’m sure you know what I’m talking about.

Al-Kafi (book) – WikiShia

Oh, by the way, this is vapidwords from twitter. I also left that other comment as ‘anonymous’ on your other blogpost.

For Twelver Shi’is, ahadith may also be sayings and actions of the 14 “Infallibles,” individuals whom they believe to be inerrant. These 14 furuu the 12 Imams, descendants of the Prophet through his cousin and son-in-law, ‘Ali bin Abi Talib, and, more specifically, ‘Ali’s son Husayn, the third Imam.

Al-Kulayni, as he is usually known, compiled one of the four collections of ahadith al-kutub al-arb’ah considered canonical by Twelver Shi’is, Kitab al-Kafi “Sufficient Book”. The two hadith below come from the one part of the collection, Furu’ al-Kafi approximately, “Sufficient Branches”.

Great Shi’i Works: ‘Al-Kafi’ by Al-Kulayni

Both address the issue of jihad “struggle”which has numerous varieties in Sunni and Shi’i jurisprudence, including the now well-known military jihad s, offensive and defensive. Honorific formulas repeated after the name of scholars, Infallibles, and the Prophet are omitted.


The translations below are my own. HadithJihadShi’ismSunni.

Kitab al-Kafi

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