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Traditions and practices of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad (pbuh)


Sunnah are the traditions and practices of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad, that constitute a model for Muslims to follow. According to classical Islamic theories, the sunnah are documented by hadith (the verbally transmitted record of the teachings, deeds and sayings, silent permissions or disapprovals of Muhammad), and along with the Quran (the book of Islam), are the divine revelation (Wahy) delivered through Muhammad that make up the primary sources of Islamic law and belief/theology.

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EndpointDescriptionPricing (per request)
BooksGet a list of books from within a collection. A book can contain many chapters each with its own hadiths.Free
ChaptersGet all the chapters of a given book within a collection.Free
CollectionsGet a list of available collections. A collection is a compilation of hadiths collected and written by an author.Free
HadithsHadiths returns a list of hadiths and their corresponding text for a given book within a collection.Free


Please see an example of how to get started with the sunnah api.

For a more detailed view please see the API page

Books Request


2    "collection": "bukhari",
3    "total": 97,
4    "page": 1,
5    "limit": 50,
6    "books": [
7        {
8            "id": 1,
9            "name": "Revelation",
10            "arabic_name": "كتاب بدء الوحى ",
11            "hadiths": 7
12        },
13        {
14            "id": 2,
15            "name": "Belief",
16            "arabic_name": "كتاب الإيمان ",
17            "hadiths": 51
18        },
19        {
20            "id": 3,
21            "name": "Knowledge",
22            "arabic_name": "كتاب العلم ",
23            "hadiths": 76
24        }
25    ]