غریب الحدیث پر موجود کتابوں کے اسالیب کا مطالعہ اور ان کے مناہج کا تقابلی جائزہ
A critical study of books on Gharib ul Ahadith and comparative analyze of their research patterns
Allah the elevated bestowed on prophet Muhammad SAW two basic sources of guidance for Muslim Ummah, The holy Quran and Hadith. Due to this significance of Hadith, Muslims have invented more than five hundred sciences related to Hadith. One of these sciences is Ilm Garb ul Hadith. Sheikh Moaamer bin muthana was the first scholar who has written a book on this topic. From then on Muslim scholars have researched a lot in this regard. Dozens of scholars spent their time and wealth on it. According to the author of Moaajm ul mua’ajam more than 90 books on the topic have been published but eight of them gained much publicity and famous hood among them. Abu Ubaida, Abu Adnan, Abu Ubaida Qasim bin Salam, Ibrahim bin Ishaq Al Harbi, Abu Ubaida Ahmed bin Muhammad Alhervi, Ibn Jauzi, Muhammad bin Atheer Aljazree, Zemakhsharee. The following article consists of a brief introduction of Ilm Gharib ul Hadith along with a brief history of research about it. Then the eight famous books on Gharib ul Hadith and there way of research are examined in brief along with examples. At last a comparative study of the work done by these eight scholars is given in order to explore the differences and similarities among them.