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AL-KAFI The Book of Excellenceof Knowledge

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AL-KAFI The Book of Excellenceof Knowledge

AL-KAFI The Book of Excellenceof Knowledge

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جلد AL-KAFI The Book of Excellenceof Knowledge
Published by:
WOFIS
Author:
ash-Shaykh Abu Jafar Muhammad Ibn Ya'qub Ibn Ishaq al-Kulayni ar-Razi
Translator:
Sayyid Muhammad Hasan Rizvi
Language:
English
Original Language:
Arabic
Pages:
138
Size:
23.5 × 16.5 cm

About this Book

Al-Kafi is the Most superior book of narration of Imamiyyah Shia containing three sections of Uṣūl (principles/roots), Furū‘ (branches) and Rawḍah (garden).
- The section of Uṣūl consists of narrations of Ahl al-Bayt (a) regarding principles of religion and ethics.
- The section of Furū‘ consists of narrations of Ahl al-Bayt (a) regarding the ten branches of Shi’ism.
- The section of Rawḍah consists of narrations of Ahl al-Bayt (a) on different and miscellaneous subjects.
In this Volume:
Narrations from 37 to 212, the narrations of the book of faḍl al-‘ilm (sections 1 to 22) which are the narrations regarding knowledge and its connection to jurisprudence and narrations and its effects upon life and felicity.
- Analysis of incompatible narrations and their solution and the issue of ra’y (personal speculation) and qiyās (deduction by analogy).
- Some sections regarding the importance of knowledge and how to gain it and spread it.
- Value of scholars, the superiority of scholars with respect to one another, and companionship with scholars.
- Value of the character rooted in knowledge.
- Scholars being safe from deviation and severity of judgment with respect to them.