This figure is well known throughout the Muslim world, he is the author of the collection of hadith, “Al-Jami al-Salih,” or “Authentic”, which is the second Muslim book after the Qur’an. His birthplace is encrypted in the name – the future theologian, was born in Bukhara in the year 810.
Historians claim that Imam al-Bukhari had a phenomenal memory. As soon as he read the book, he memorized it by heart. It is believed that the theologian collected and recorded about 600 thousand hadith – traditions, based on the cases of life or some saying of the Prophet. Some of the hadith, the most reliable, are entered in his book “As-Salih.”
Al-Bukhari is the author of many books, which are still revered throughout the Muslim world. The significance of this figure is huge to this day. The mausoleum of Imam al-Bukhari is one of the main pilgrimage sites in Uzbekistan. The theologian was buried in the village Hartang near Samarkand. A visit to the mausoleum of al-Bukhari, in conjunction with the Shahi Zinda and Rukhabad in one day, is called small hajj in Samarkand