Riyad-us-Saliheen, often referred to as The Garden of the Righteous or The Meadows of the Righteous, is a famous and popular collection of Ahadith by Imam an Nawawi. It is considered as one of the most reliable sources of the sayings and traditions of the Holy Prophet (SAWS). Riyad-us-Saliheen carries Ahadith about all walks of life; it cover Prophet’s words guiding the Ummah in matters ranging from Islamic beliefs to Islamic law, from human relationships to manners and morals, and from worship and prayer to Tawassul. It is the most reliable source of knowledge with respect to Hadith and so it has attained universal accolade.
Riyahd-us-Saliheen holds great importance among the various compilations of Hadith as it has Ahadith extracted from six canonical collections of the Prophet’s traditions including Sahih Al-Bukhari, Sahih Al-Muslim, Sunan Abu Dawood, Sunan An-Nisai, Sunan Ibn Majah and At-Tirmithi. It is one of the greatest books of Ahadith, which is most frequently referred to and read by Muslims for the knowledge of Hadith.