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Biḥār al-ʾanwār al-jāmiʿat li-durar ʾakhbār al-ʾAʾimmat al-ʾAṫhār (Arabic: بِحارُالأَنوار الجامِعَةُ لِدُرَرِ أَخبارِ الأَئِمَّةِ الأَطهار, literally: Seas of lights: the collection of pearls of the reports of the pure Imams) known as Bihar al-anwar, is the most comprehensive Shi'a hadith collection written under supervision of al-'Allama al-Majlisi. This book is also commonly called al-Bihar in brief. Writing of this book which is a collection of Shi'a teachings, lasted more than 30 years and a group of al-'Allama al-Majlisi's students helped him in this task.

Bihar al-anwar (book)
Author Muhammad Baqir al-Majlisi
Original title بِحارُالأَنوار الجامِعَةُ لِدُرَرِ أَخبارِ الأَئِمَّةِ الأَطهار
Language Arabic
Series 110 vol.
Subject Hadiths from Infallibles (a)
Genre Hadith
Publisher First by Muhammad Husayn Kumpani in 25 vol.
English translation
En. title The Promised Mahdi (translation of 51-52-53th vol.)
Translator Sayyid Athar Husayn S.H. Rizvi
En. publisher Ja'fari Propagation Center, India
En. full text