Sunan ibn Majah

book by Ibn Majah

Sunan Ibn Majah (Arabic: سُنن ابن ماجه‎) is one of the six major Sunni hadith collections (Kutub al-Sittah). The Sunan was authored by Ibn Majah.[1] It contains over 4,000 hadith in 32 books (kutub). Sunnis consider this collection as sixth in strength of their six major Hadith collections.[2][3]

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  1. al-Dhahabi, Muhammad ibn Ahmad (1957). al-Mu`allimi, ed. Tadhkirat al-Huffaz (in Arabic). 2. Hyderabad: Da`irat al-Ma`arif al-`Uthmaniyyah. p. 636.
  2. "Various Issues About Hadiths".
  3. Brown, Jonathan A. C. ‘The canonization of Ibn Mâjah: authenticity vs. utility in the formation of the Sunni ḥadîth canon’. Pages 169-81 in Écriture de l’histoire et processus de canonisation dans les premiers siècles de l’islam. Directed by Antoine Borrut. Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée 129. Aix-en-Provence: Presses Universitaires de Provence, 2011.