Sahihu Muslim

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SAHIHU MUSLIM. صحيح مسلم
The title of the second of the Kutubu ‘s-Sittah, or” six correct” books of the traditions received by the Sunnis. It was compiled by Abu ‘l-Husain Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj al-Qushairi, who was born at Naishapur, A.H. 204, and died A.H. 261. The collection con-tame 7,275 traditions, of which, it is said 4,000 are of undisputed authority. The books and chapters of the work were not arranged by the compiler, but by his disciples. The most celebrated edition of this work is that with a commentary by Muhylyu ‘d-din Yahya an-Nawawi, who died A.H. 676. [TRADITIONS.]

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam