The Meadows of the Righteous, also referred to as The Gardens of the Righteous (Arabic: رياض الصالحين Riyadh as-Salihin or Riyadh as-Saaliheen), is a compilation of verses from the Qur'an supplemented by hadith narratives written by Al-Nawawi from Damascus (1233–1277). The hadith by al-Nawawī belongs to the category of canonical Arabic collections of Islamic morals, acts of worship, and manners, which are attributed to Muhammad by Muslim scholars but not found in the Quran.
The Riyadh as-Saaliheen is a recommended text for the Tablighi Jamaat in the Arab world. Description The Meadows of the Rigteous by Imam Nawawi contains a total of 1900 hadith divided across 344 chapters, many of which are introduced by verses of the Quran.
Sections The book is organized into sections each representing a subject matter such as listed hereafter:
The Book of Miscellany The Book of Good Manners, The Book about the Etiquette of Eating The Book of Dress The Book of the Etiquette of Sleeping, Lying and Sitting..etc The Book of Greetings The Book of Visiting the Sick The Book of Etiquette of Travelling The Book of Virtues The Book of I'tikaf The Book of Hajj The Book of Jihad The Book of Knowledge The Book of Praise and Gratitude to Allah The Book of Supplicating Allah to Exalt the Mention of Allah's Messenger The Book of the Remembrance of Allah The Book of Du'a (Supplications) The Book of the Prohibited actions The Book of Miscellaneous ahadith of Significant Values The Book of (asking) Forgiveness