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Mausoleum of Imam Abu Khafs Kabir

Mausoleum of Imam Abu Khafs Kabir, Bukhara

Known to the entire Islamic world under the name Abu Khafs Kabir Bukhari, a great theologian of the Islamic world and philosopher, religious scholar, the greatest expert on hadith, an unparalleled saint, prince and leader of scientists, a contemporary and teacher of Imam Bukhari, Abu Hafs Ahmad ibn Hafs ibn Zabarkon ibn Abdullah ibn -Kabir al-Ijli al-Bukhari - was born in 150 year of hijrah (768 from the river H.) in the city of Bukhara, where he died in 216 (832 from the river H.).

Going to Islamic cities far from Bukhara, in particular, then considered the capital of Islamic science and culture of Baghdad, he became a student of Imam Muhammad ibn Hassan al-Shaibani (d. 804), who was a prominent student of the founder of the Hanafi madhhab, theologian, Islamic lawyer , a hadis scholar of Abu Hanifa Numon ibn Sobit - Imam Azam (699, Kufa - 767, Baghdad). On his return, the Bukhara people arranged a solemn meeting for him. They asked him to serve the community, decorating the mosque, prepared a place for him to satisfy their spiritual and educational hunger with knowledge brought from Iraq.

The student of Imam Azam Abu Khafs Kabir was the largest scholar who created the foundations of Islamic law. According to Narshakhi, Bukhara gained the title "Kubbat ul-islom" - "Dome of the Islamic Faith" through his services. Abu Hafs himself was given the title of Kabir Bukhori - The Grand Bukhari and Imomi Khojatbaror - Rescuing Imam, Hazrati Imam - His Excellency Imam. "Fatovoi Abu Hafs" ("Fatwa Abu Hafs"), being a glorified and well-known collection of Hazrat's instructions in the Islamic world, were used as a guide for all Islamic lawyers. On various aspects of Islamic law, Abu Khafs Kabir has written a number of works, such as Al-Akhvol ikhtilof (Frivolous Reasoning and Disagreement), Ar-Raddu Alal-Lafziyya ("Resistance to the Upper-Eyes") and others.

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