Sahih Al-Bukhari covers almost all aspects of life to provide proper guidance from the messenger of Allah. This summarized edition of Sahih Al-Bukhari has been translated into English in a very simple and easy language, so that it is convenient for all readers to understand. This edition has Arabic text with corresponding English translation side by side.
Sahih Al-Bukhari is considered to be the most authentic book after the Quran by all the Muslim scholars. The prcised Bukhari is condensed into about 1000 pages by selecting a few Ahadith from the original 9-Volume which actually has about 4000 pages. This book contains about 2220 Ahadith. Most of the duplicate hadith from different chains (with slight variations) have been removed and only one has been kept.
In Imam Bukhari’s ‘Al-Jami-al-Sahih’ (Sahih Al Bukhari) the Imam had recorded all the Sayings of the Prophet which he found to be authentic after thorough assessment and scrutiny. He spent 16 years in this research and examined more than sixty thousand Sayings. Out of this, he selected about 7275 Sayings whose authenticity and accuracy was established beyond the slightest of doubt. After removing duplicates, the Imams collection contains about 4000 distinct Sayings.
The text used for this Summary is based on Imam Zayn al-Din Ahmad ibn Ahmad al-Sharji al-Zubaydi (d. 893) the author of the abridged Sahih al-Bukhari [al-Tajrid al-Sarih].