Kanz al-Ummal

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Kanz al-‘Ummāl
Author Ali ibn Abd-al-Malik al-Hindi
Original title كنز العمال في سنن الأقوال والأفعال
Genre Hadith collection

Treasure of the Doers of Good Deeds (Arabic: كنز العمال في سنن الأقوال والأفعال‎, translit. Kanz al-‘Ummāl fī sunan al-aqwāl wa'l af‘āl‎) is an Islamic hadith collection, collected by the Islamic scholar Ala al-Din Ali ibn Abd-al-Malik Husam al-Din al-Muttaqi al-Hindi (1472 CE/AH 888 - 1567 CE/AH 975).

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Ali al-Muttaqi's major work is Kanz al-‘Ummāl regarding which his teacher Abu al-Hasan al-Bakrī al-Ṣiddiqī says: "Al-Suyūtī has done a great favor upon the entire world by writing al-Jāmi‘ al-Saghīr and ‘Ali al-Muttaqī has done a great service to al-Suyūṭī by compiling and arranging his work of al-Jāmi‘ al-Saghīr."[citation needed]

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