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After Quran the primary source of Islam is Hadith. Hadith is the teachings and sayings of Prophet Muhammad SAWW. The Sunnah that is present in texts is called Hadith books. These Hadith are narrated by Our Prophet SAWW companions and compiled in form of Books. There are 6 authentic Hadith books are compiled and narrated by Prophet Muhammad SAWW's companions.

Hadith Books hold great importance in Islam. Muslims all over the globe be there any sect. are follow their lives as per these 6 authentic hadith books. Hadith is derived from the context of Quranic verses like our Prophet Muhammad SAWW guides about the Quran with his actions and words. Quran only commands but Hadith teaches us how to practice the sayings of the Quran.

Quran commands us to perform Namaz, Fasting, Perform Hajj, Give charity, and more things but Hadith books teach us the methods of performing these tasks. Without knowing the teachings of Prophet Muhammad SAWW from his Hadith we are unable to understand the commands of Allah.

Two types of Hadiths are Hadith Qudsi and Hadith Sharif. Hadith Qudsi is the actual command or words of Allah narrated by Our Prophet SAWW AND Hadith Sharif are the words of Our Prophet SAWW.

6 Authentic Hadith Books

There are 6 authentic Hadith books are available for Hadith Qudsi and Hadith Sharif.

Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Jami at Tirmidhi, Sunan Abu Dawood, Sunan An Nasai, Sunan Ibn Majah.

Sahih Bukhari:

Sahih Al-Bukhari is one of the books from 6 authentic Hadith books. Sahih Al-Bukhari is compiled by a Persian scholar Muhammad Al-Bukhari. The Sunni sect of Muslims denotes this book as the most authentic and flawless Hadith book. It has 93 major chapters that define revelations, petitions, the Method of performing namaz, stories, the journey and mission of Prophets, and much more. The book was categorized in a precise and well-organized manner.

Sahih Muslim:

Sahih Muslim was compiled by a Persian scholar Muslim Ibn Al-Hajjaj. Sahih Muslim is one of the most Authentic books of Hadith along with Sahih Bukhari. This book is from Kutub al- Sittah which is the 6 authentic Hadith book collections. Sahih Muslim is adored by Shia Muslims as well. This book has about 7500 narrations of Hadith Sharif and Hadith Qudsi.

Jami at-Tirmidhi:

This Hadith book is compiled by Imam Abu Isa Muhammad At-Tirmidhi. It contains approximately 4400 Hadith and Sunnah of our Prophet SAWW and 49 chapters. The chapters of Jami at-Tirmidhi teach the punishments of Islam according to law, Hunting methods, fasting and Salah procedures, recitations, and how hell and paradise life would feel like.

Sunan Abu Dawood:

Sunan Abu Dawood is compiled by Imam Abu Dawood Sulayman. It has 43 books and 5274 Hadith of Prophet SAWW are present in it. These books have guidance about lost and found items, Divorce, marriage, voluntary prayers, Sajda in Quran recitation, and more.

Sunan An-Nasai:

Sunan an-Nasai is compiled by Imam Ahmad an-Nasai. It contains 5700 Hadith Qudsi and Hadith Sharif. This book guides us about financial transactions, the method of Ghusl, Eid prayers, Qibla directions, and more.

Sunan Ibn Majah:

Sunan Ibn Majah is compiled by Imam Muhammad bin Yazid Ibn Majah al-Qazvini. It consists of 4341 Hadith and Hadith Qudsi. This Hadith Book has complete guidance on how to live a life as per our Prophet SAWW teachings. This book has guidance about blood money, property and will, Jihad, Food, Drinks, Azaan and Sunnahs regarding it, funerals, rights of slaves, and more.