The 2 ‘sahihs’ commonly refer to the books of Imam Muhammad al-Bukhari (rahimahullah) and Imam Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj al-Naysaburi (rahimahullah).
- Sahih Al Bukhari – The actual title of the book commonly referred to as Sahih al-Bukhari, according to Ibn al-Salah, is: al-Jaami’ al-Sahih al-Musnad al-Mukhtasar min Umuri Rasooli-llahi wa sunanihi wa Ayyaamihi. A word-for-word translation of the title is: The Abridged Collection of Authentic Hadith with Connected Chains regarding Matters Pertaining to the Prophet, His practices and His Times. Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani mentioned the same title, replacing the word umur (English: matters) with hadith.
- Sahih Muslim – The actual title of the book commonly referred to as Sahih Muslim is Al-Musnadu Al-Sahihu bi Naklil Adli).