The Sahih Al-Bukhari is considered to be the only and most genuine collection of Ahadith (see image below), and covers almost all the aspects of life in giving proper direction from the messenger of Allah. This collection of hadith is part of the "Sihah Sitta" (Authentic Hadith) Books. Imam Bukhari has worked for over 16 years to compile this 9-volume Bukhari. Before writing any Hadith in this book, he performed two Rakat prayer to Allah to guide him and when he was sure of the Hadiths authenticity, he wrote it in the book. A lot of errors exist in the translations by other translators. However, this version is thoroughly researched and checked for more than 3 years. This version is also translated into English in very simple language so that all readers can understand it without difficulty.
This is the complete version and has 7563 Ahadith (about 4000 pages) and is presented nicely in smaller book format and printed on fine paper. Each book (subtopics in each volume categorized by very broad topics such as the Book of As-Salat) contains many chapters that represent one logical unit of Ahadith. Each book has anything from 1 to 150 chapters and each chapter contains various Ahadith. This book is a great addition to your library and can give you a real outlook on the traditions of the Prophet (PBUH)
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The Imam, in his 'Al-Jami-al-Sahih' (Sahih Al Bukhari), had made a note of all the Sayings of the Prophet which he thought were real after systematic assessment and inspection. He spent sixteen years in research and examined more than sixty thousand Sayings, and finally zeroed down on only those sayings whose authenticity and accuracy was established beyond the slightest doubt. On removing the duplications, the Imams collection has around 4000 distinctive Sayings.
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