Muhammad al-Bukhari


Muḥammad ibn Isma‘il ibn Ibrahim ibn al-Mughirah ibn Bardizbah al-Ju‘fi al-Bukharī (Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد بن إسماعيل بن إبراهيم بن المغيرة بن بردزبه الجعفي البخاري‎‎; 21 July 810 – 1 September 870), or Bukhari (Persian: بخاری‎), was a Persian Islamic scholar who was born in Bukhara (the capital of the Bukhara Region (viloyat) of Uzbekistan), in the month of Shawwal 194 AH. He died the night of Eid ul-Fitr 256 AH in Samarqand, the present-day capital of Uzbekistan. [1]

He studied hadith from an early age, travelled extensively collecting and compiling thousands of Ahadith into his collection of the 2602 most authentic; Al-Jami As Sahih, also known as Sahih Al-Bukhari. Which is considered to be the most authentic after the Quran. His teachers included Ali ibn Al-Madini, and Yahyah ibn Ma’in. He was unique in his methodology of hadith. He authored a number of other works, including Al-Adab al-Mufrad.


  • Imam Al-Bukhari
  • Imam Bukhari
  • Abu’ Abdullah
  • Regarding hadith; known as Amir al-Mu’minin


  1. Jump up↑ Bulugh Al-Maram: Attainment of the Objective, According to Evidence of the Ordinances. Compiled by: Al-Hafiz Ibn Hajar Al-Aswalani. Second Edition 2002. pg. 11