Bustan al-Muhadditheen is a well-known anthology of Hadith sciences, major books of Hadith and Muhadditheen. Written in Persian in the early nineteenth century by Shah ‘Abd al-‘Aziz Dihlawi (1745-1822), son of the renowned Indian scholar Shah Wali Allah, it has been extremely popular among scholars of Hadith in the Indian-Subcontinent ever since.
This book is a translation of the above work by Shaykh Akram Nadwi from Persian into Arabic, with annotations and a preface by his renowned teacher, Shaykh Abu al-Hasan Nadwi.
Studying this well-known anthology of hadith sciences and the major collections will give you a detailed understanding of the principles of hadith compilation, introduce you to the science of Hadith and Isnad Criticism, and provide an overview of the style and methodologies of the authors of these texts.
About the author
Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi is a world-renowned scholar of Indian origin, who received in-depth training in the traditional Islamic disciplines at Nadwat al-Ulama (Lucknow, India) alongside a PhD in Arabic literature from Lucknow University. He spent several years as a Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies where he conducted research on a number of topics including hadith and Sufi orders in India. He is the author of close to 30 books across the full range of the Islamic Sciences