'Abd Allah b. Bukayr
|'Abd Allah b. Bukayr|
|Companion of||Imam al-Sadiq (a)|
|Wellknown Relatives||Bukayr b. A'yan (father), Zurara b. A'yan (uncle)|
|Place(s) of Residence||Kufa|
|Students||Ibn Abi 'Umayr, Safwan b. Yahya, Al-Hasan b. Mahbub ...|
|Activities||One of the hadith transmitters; one of People of Consensus|
|People of Consensus
ʿAbd Allāh b. Bukayr al-Shaybānī (Arabic: عَبد الله بن بُكَير الشَّيباني) is one of the chiefs of A'yan Family. He is known for his knowledge and reliability and he is one of People of Consensus. Although he is a member of Fatahiyya sect, no one has doubted his reliability in narration of hadith.
Al-'Allama al-Hilli says, "I trust his ('Abd Allah b. Bukayr's) narrations, although he follows a wrong sect (fasid al-madhhab)." Al-Shaykh al-Tusi writes: "Shi'a acts upon hadiths narrated by Fatahis, such as 'Abd Allah b. Bukayr..."
Ibn 'Uqda has written Musnad 'Abd Allah b. Bukayr (musnad Hadiths narrated by Ibn Bukayr). Al-Shaykh al-Mufid regarded him as one of the great faqihs who know the divine halal and haram and their fatwas are acted upon and there is nothing for defamation and dispraising them.
He has narrated hadiths from great figures such as:
Many narrators have narrated hadiths from him; including:
- Ibn Abi 'Umayr
- Safwan b. Yahya
- Al-Hasan b. Mahbub
- 'Ali b. Asbat
- Al-Hasan b. Faddal
- Faddala b. Ayyub
- 'Abd Allah b. al-Mughira
- Ja'far b. Bashir
- Al-'Abbas b. 'Amir
- 'Ali b. Ri'ab
- 'Ala' b. Razin
- 'Abd al-Rahman b. Abi Najran
- 'Abd Allah b. Jabala
- 'Abd Allah b. Hammad al-Ansari
- Marwan b. Muslim
- Musa b. al-Qasim
- Nasr b. Suwayd al-Sayrafi
- Ziyad b. Marwan al-Qandi
'Abd Allah b. Bukayr had three sons, named Hassan (Muhammad), al-Hasan, and 'Ali, who all were scholars.
- The material for this article is mainly taken from عبدالله بن بکیر in Farsi WikiShia.