Al-Arba'in (4) of Imam Jalal ad-Din as-Suyuti - On the Principles of Legal Judgements, Virtuous Actions and AsceticismDar al-Turath (South Africa)
Why KitabCrate thinks you should read this book: There is an established tradition of Hadith scholars to compile 40 hadith. Why 40? It's a comprehensive number allowing for not too large of a work, yet not too little. 40 Hadith on a subject remain a digestible number to the average reader and student.
Al-Arba'in (4) of Imam Jalal ad-Din as-Suyuti (Al-Arba'in) Perfect Paperback – 2010
by Imam Jalal al-Din as-Suyuti (Author)
Al-Arba'in of Imam Jalal ad-Din as-Suyuti - On the Principles of Legal Judgements, Virtuous Actions and Asceticism Collection of forty Hadiths on the Principle of Legal Judgements, Virtuous Actions and Asceticism - by Imam Jalal ad-Din as-Suyuti. 'Practical Application' is the common theme in Jalal ad-Din as-Suyuti's collection of Hadiths. Each of the forty hadith in this book is striking by its immediate relevance; whether on questions of legal judgement, virtuous action, or asceticism, the reader will find lessons that can be applied in almost any situation. Jalal ad-Din as-Suyuti Imam Jalal ad-Din as-Suyuti was a towering ninth century Egyptian scholar and is considered the reviver of his era. He was a prolific writer and has over 600 titles to his name, many of which are encylopaedic in nature and cover almost every science of his day. He travelled extensively to gather hadith, including Morocco, Chad, Syria, the Hjiaz, Yemen and even India. English translation by Aisha Bewley.