Muʿjam al-Aḥādīth al-Muʿtabara

Author: Shaykh Muḥammad Āṣif al-Muḥsinī
Translator: Ammaar Muslim

Book of Intellect and Knowledge

1. Submission of Intellect and its Excellence

2. Sign of Perfection of Intellect

3. Merit of Knowledge and the Scholar and the Obligation of Knowledge

4. Reward of the Scholar and the Seeker of Knowledge

5. Attributes of the Scholar

6. Asking the Scholar and Discussing with Him

7. Prohibition on Speaking without Knowledge and Ruling based on Opinion

8. Accountability of the Scholar and its Severity

9. Miscellaneous from the Book of Intellect and Knowledge‎

10. Transmitting the Narration Non-Verbatim

11. Prohibition of Blind Following

12. Regarding Innovation and Analogical Reasoning

13. Ruling of Everything is in the Book and the Sunna

14. Prohibition on Debate and Argumentation

15. Some of the Reasons for Differences in the Narrations

16. Fitting Response Appropriate to the Understanding of the Questioner and the Addressee

17. No Excuse for the Ignorant One who Falls Short

18. Narration that Contradicts the Qur’an

Book of Principles of Jurisprudence

1. Prohibition of Giving Fatwa without Knowledge and Evidence

2. Everything has a Ruling in the Book and the Sunna

3. Permanence of the Halal and the Haram unto the Day of Judgment

4. What Can be Used to Infer some General Principles

5. Authoritativeness of the Book and the Sunna

6. Principle of Precaution

7. Authoritativeness of the Solitary Report of a Truthful Narrator

8. Principle of “Whomsoever it reaches …”

9. Necessity of Comparing the Hadith with the Qur’an

10. Judging Conflict between Narrations

11. Reasons for Differences between Narrations

12. Invalidation of Analogical Reasoning

13. Primary Doubts

14. Principle of Continuity

15. Legal Injunctions are Predicated on Pubescence

16. Principle of ’No Harm’

17. Ijtihad

18. Lapsing of both Injunctive and Declaratory Rulings in Cases of Necessity

19. Some Rulings which are Time-Bound

20. Precedence is Given to what has been Established by the Qur’an over the Sunna

21. One of the Reasons for Differences between Narrations

22. Principle of Impartiality

23. What has been Lifted from the Umma

Book of Narrators

1. Aban b. Taghlib

2. Ibrahim b. Abi Mahmud

3. Ibrahim b. Abda

4. Ahmad b. Hammad al-Marwazi and his son Muhammad

5. Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Abi Nasr al-Bazanti

6. Usama b. Zayd

7. Ishaq b. Ammar

8. Ismail b. Ja`far and Abdallah b. Sharik

9. Bazi`, al-Sarri, Bashshar and Bayan

10. Bukayr

11. al-Hakam, Salama, Kathir, Salim and Abu al-Miqdam

12. Abu Sasan, Ammar, Shatira and Abu Amra

13. Jabir b. Abdallah al-Ansari and Jabir b. Yazid al-Ju`fi

14. al-Ash`ath, Jarir and Simak

15. Ja`far b. Isa, Salih and Abu al-Asad

16. al-Harith b. al-Mughira

17. Hariz and Hudhayfa

18. Hasan al-Muthalath

19. Abu Ali b. Rashid and Ali b. al-Husayn b. Abd Rabbi

20. al-Hasan and al-Husayn the two sons of Zurara

21. al-Husayn b. Qayama

22. al-Husayn b. Mihran

23. al-Hakam b. Utayba

24. Hammad b. Isa

25. Humran b. A`yan

26. Hamza b. Bazi`

27. Hayyan al-Sarraj

28. Khuzayma b. Thabit

29. Khayran al-Khadim

30. Dawud b. Farqad and Harun b. Sa`d

31. Dharih b. Muhammad al-Muharibi

32. al-Rayyan b. al-Salt

33. Zurara b. A`yan

34. Zakariyya b. Sabur

35. Ziyad b. Marwan al-Qandi

36. Ziyad b. al-Mundhir Abu al-Jarud

37. Zayd b. Ali

38. Salim b. Mukram

39. Sukayn al-Nakhai

40. Simak b. Kharasha

41. Sahl b. Hunayf

42. Salih b. Muhammad b. Sahl

43. Sa`sa`a b. Suhan

44. Safwan b. Mihran al-Jammal

45. Safwan b. Yahya

46. Dhurays b. Abd al-Malik

47. A`sim b. Umar al-Bajali and Ka`b al-Ahbar

48. `Amir b. Wathila

49. `Abbad al-Basri

50. Abd al-Hamid b. Salim and Muhammad b. Ismail b. Bazi`

51. Abd al-Khaliq b. Abd Rabbi

52. Abdallah b. Abi Ya`fur

53. Abdallah b. al-Imam al-Sadiq

54. Abdallah b. Jundab

55. Abdallah b. al-Hasan b. al-Hasan al-Mujtaba

56. Abdallah b. Saba

57. Abdallah b. Shubruma

58. Abdallah b. Ajlan and Muyassir b. Abd al-Aziz

59. Abdallah b. Umayr al-Laythi

60. Abd al-Malik b. Jurayj

61. Uthman b. Sa`id al-Amri

62. Uthman b. Madh`un

63. Urwa b. Yahya al-Nakhkhas al-Dihqan

64. `Ilba b. Darra` al-Asadi

65. Ali b. Abi Hamza al-Bataini

66. Ali b. Haska and al-Qasim al-Yaqtini

67. Ali b. Ubaydallah b. al-Husayn b. Ali b. al-Husayn al-Shahid

68. Ali b. Yaqtin

69. Ammar

70. Ammar b. Yasir

71. Isa b. Abi Mansur Shalqan

72. Isa b. Abdallah al-Qummi

73. Faris b. Hatim al-Qazwini and Ali b. Amr al-Qazwini

74. al-Fadhl b. Abd al-Malik al-Baqbaq

75. al-Fudhayl b. Yasar

76. Qutayba al-A`sha

77. Qanbar

78. Qays

79. Kathir al-Nawwa, his companions and Umm Khalid

80. Kumayt b. Zayd

81. Layth b. al-Bukhtari

82. Muhammad b. Abi Bakr, others and al-Mahdi

83. Muhammad b. Abi Zaynab Abu al-Khattab, Hafs, Ja’far b. Waqid, Hashim, Musaylama, Mukhtar, Sa’id, Hamza, Abu al-Ghamr and Others

84. Muhammad b. Ahmad b. Hammad Abu Ali al-Mahmudi, his father and al-Bilali

85. Muhammad b. Ismail b. Bazi`

86. Muhammad b. Ismail b. Ja’far al-Sadiq

87. Muhammad b. Hukaym

88. Muhammad b. Sinan al-Zahiri, Safwan b. Yahya, Zakariyya b. Adam, and Sa’d b. Sa’d

89. Muhammad b. Salih b. Muhammad al-Hamdani al-Wakil al-Dihqan and his father

90. Muhammad b. Abd al-Rahman b. Abi Layla al-Ansari al-Qadhi

91. Muhammad b. Abdallah b. al-Hasan b. al-Hasan al-Mujtaba al-Nafs al-Zakiyya

92. Muhammad b. Abdallah al-Tayyar

93. Muhammad b. Uthman b. Sa’id al-Amri and his father, the two Envoys of the Hujja, the Qaim

94. Muhammad b. Ali the Commander of the Faithful

95. Muhammad b. Ali b. Bilal

96. Muhammad b. Ali b. al-Husayn b. Musa b. Babawayh (Shaykh al-Saduq)

97. Muhammad b. Ali al-Shalmaghani, al-Sari`i, al-Bilali, al-Hilali, and al-Numayri

98. Muhammad b. Ali b. Mahziyar

99. Muhammad b. Ali b. al-Nu’man Mu’min al-Taq

100. Muhammad b. Muslim al-Thaqafi and Abu Kurayba

101. Muhammad b. Musa al-Sari’i

102. al-Mukhtar b. Abi Ubayda al-Thaqafi

103. Marthad b. Abi Marthad al-Ghanawi

104. Muslim the Client of Abi Abdillah

105. Mualla b. Khunays

106. Ma’mar b. Abdallah

107. al-Mughira b. Sai’d

108. al-Mufadhal b. Umar

109. al-Mufadhal b. Qays b. Rumana

110. Nasr b. Qabus

111. Harun b. Sa’d

112. Hisham b. Ibrahim al-Abbasi

113. Hisham b. al-Hakam

114. Hisham b. Salim

115. Yahya b. (Abi) al-Qasim Abu Basir

116. Yunus b. Abd al-Rahman

117. Yunus b. Dhabayn

118. Yunus b. Ya’qub

119. Abu Sai’d al-Khudri

120. Abu Musa al-Banna

121. Asma bt. Umays, Salma, Maymuna, Umm al-Fadhl, al-Ghumaysa, Hamida, and Azza

122. Umm Salama

The Book of Divine Unity

1. Divine Unity and Negation of any Partnership in Essence, Creation, Worship and Regulation of the Universe

2. God’s Timelesness and Spacelessness

3. Negation of any Possibility of Seeing or Imagining God

4. Negation of Corporeality or Likeness for God

5. God’s Knowledge and Power

6. Attributes of Essence and Action. The Meaning of God’s Will

7. Bada’

8. Prohibition against Speculating and Speaking about God’s Nature

9. Innate Knowledge and the World of Particles

10. God’s Limitlessness

11. God’s Names