The narrators who are in the chains of hadith, how do I know that they are righteous or not? Which books should I use?
In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.
May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family and damn their enemies.
Use the following books:
1- Ma’rifat Al-Rijal – Known as Rijal Al-Kashi.
2- Rijal Al-Najashi.
3- Tanqih Al-Maqal by Sheikh Abdullah Al-Mamaqani.
4- Khulasat Al-Aqwal fi Ahwal Al-Rijal.
5- Mujam Rijal Al-Hadith by Sayyid Al-Khoei.
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