Which other books besides Quran-i-kareem are Authentic and accepted among all major muslim sects.
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Dear and beloved brother, if truth be told, there is only one Book which is absolutely, unconditionally, and unanimously accepted as categorically authentic amongst every individual and every sect which claim to be muslims.ie. The Glorious Quran.
Other than the Glorious Quran itself, there is no other book available on this planet earth which every believer or every sect considers unconditionally authentic; nor would it behove or befit the believers to do so.
Incomparable, unrivalled, and absolutely unparalleled to the unconditional authenticity which is due only to the Glorious Book of Allah..there are a few collections of ahaadeeths written by man, which one may say are conditionally accepted as authentic by the majority of the muslims.
The books that find mention amongst this list of conditionally authentic books by the vast majority of muslims are first and foremost the Sahih Bukhari and the Sahih Muslim, and then the collection of hadeeths by Tirmidhi, Ibn Maajah, Abu Dawood, An-Nisai, and the Muwatta of Imam Maalik.
The eminent scholars and jurists in Islam have over time invented a science to determine whether what is documented in these books of ahaadeeths is indeed accurate or not; and a science to determine whether the words or acts that have been attributed to the Messenger of Allah (saws) in their works can be accepted or not.
But because both: the collection of the ahadeeths by the eminent scholars and the science invented to determine its authenticity are both the works of man; the authenticity of the works of mere men cannot even be compared to the absolute and unconditional authenticity of the Book of Revelations of the Majestic and Supreme Lord!
Thus in all fairness, if there is one book, which in its available form, finds unconditional acceptance as being absolutely authentic amongst each and every muslim.then that Book can be none save the Glorious Quran; a Book whose authenticity is guaranteed by none other than The Lord All-Mighty Himself!
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 15 Surah Al Hijr verse 9:
It is We (Allah), Who has sent down this Quran, and We will assuredly guard it against corruption.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 17 Surah Isra verse 88:
Declare this! Even if human beings and the jinns should co-operate with one another to bring forth a book like the Quran, they would never be able to bring anything like it, even though they all helped one another!
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
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