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Ghurar al-hikam wa durar al-kalim (book)


Ghurar al-ḥikam wa durar al-kalim (Arabic:غُرَرُ الحِکَم و دُرَرُ الکَلِم) is a collection of short quotations from Imam 'Ali (a) that was compiled by Abu l-Fath al-Amidi, a scholar of the 5th/11th century. Ghurar al-hikam is a famous hadith book among the Shi'a and several supplements and a commentary have been written on it.

Ghurar al-hikam wa durar al-kalim
Author Abu l-Fath al-Amidi
Original title غرر الحکم و درر الکلم
Language Arabic
Series 1 vol.
Subject Sayings of Imam Ali (a)
Genre Hadith
English translation
En. title Ghurar Al-Hikam Wa Durar Al-Kalim, Exalted Aphorisms And Pearls Of Speech
Translator Tahir Ridha Jaffer
En. publisher Qom, Ansariyan Publications

Imam 'Ali (a)
First Imam of Shi'a


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