Umar Raza Kahala records:
Muhammad al-Sindi (1138 H – 000) ( 1726 – 000) Muhammad bin Abdulhadi al-Sindi, then become al-Madani, al-Hanafi ( Abu al-Hassan al-Kabir), Muhadith, Hafiz, Mufasir, Faqih.
He was born in Sind and attained knowledge from the scholars (of Sind), he then migrated to the holy Haramayn (Makka & Madina) from where he acquired knowledge from a group and residents in Madina and studied at the shrine of the Holy Prophet until he died there in the month of Shawwal.
From his authorship Hashya ala Sunnan ibn Majah, Hashya ala Tafsir al-Baydhawi, Hashya ala Sharh Ja’me al-J’awame, Hashya ala Fath al-Qadir of ibn Humam about the Furu of Hanafi fiqh and Fath al-Wadood be Sharh Sunnan abi Dawoud.
Muajam al-Mualafeen, Volume 10 page 262 – Cached
Allamah Ismail pasha al-Baghdadi (d. 1339) records:
Al-Sindi Muhammad bin Abdulhadi al-Sindi Noor al-Deen Abu al-Hassan al-Hanafi, the resident of Madina al-Munawra. Died in year 1138 H. From his books: Bahjat al-Nadar ala Sharh Nukhbat al-Fikr fi Uool al-Hadith, Hashya ala al-Adkar of al-Nawawi, Hashya ala Anwar al-Tanzeel of al-Baydhawi, Hashya ala Sharh J’ame al-J’awame, Hashya ala al-Zahrawin of Ali al-Qari, Hashya ala al-Mujtaba Sharh Sunnan al-Nesa’i, Hashya ala Sharh Musnad imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal, al-Hawashy ala al-Kutub al-Satah except the Hashya of al-Tirmidhi which was incomplete, Fath al-Wadood be Sharh Sunnan abi Dawoud, Manhal al-Hudat Sharh M’adan al-Salawat.
Hidayat al-Arfeen, Volume 2 page 318 – Cached
Allamah Ismael Pasha al-Baghdadi also mentioned the same in his another book “Ezah al-Maknun” Volume 2 page 318.
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Allamah Abdul Hai bin Abdul Kabeer al-Katani in his famous work ‘Fehris al-Faharas’ which is the continuation of the book ‘Tabaqat al-Muhadtheen wa al-Hufaz’ has collected information about various Sunni scholars of Hadith. He records about Muhadith Abul Hassan al-Sindi:
38. Abu al-Hassan al-Sindi:
He is Noor al-Deen Muhammad bin Abdulhadi al-Tatwi al-Madani, the muhadith of al-Madina al-Munawra and one of those who served the Sunnah from the latest generation (of the scholars) and his services cannot be disregarded. He has footnotes on the six books, Musnad Ahmad and al-adkar al-Nawawia, his footnote on al-Bukhari, al-Nesa’i, ibn Majah are published and his footnotes on Musnad imam Ahmad. I have the first quarter of it and the reader cannot dispense from reading it. He has footnotes on Sharh al-Nukhba and Sheikh Ismail bin Muhammad Saeed said about him: ‘He was one of the researchers, hufaz and great auditors’.
He narrated from al-Shams Muhammad bin Abdulrasool al-Berzenji, al-Burhan al-Korani, Abdullah al-Basri and this generation. He died in the year 1139 at al-Madina al-Munawra and the chain of narration is linked to him in a successive chain from Sheikh Muhammad Saeed Zaman al-Sindi from his father Sheikh Muhammad Zaman al-Sindi from Sheikh Abed al-Sindi from his uncle Muhammad Hussain ibn Murad al-Sindi from Abi al-Hassan Muhammad bin Sadiq al-Sindi from Sheikh Muhammad Hayat al-Sindi.
Fehris al-Faharas, Volume 1 page 148 – Cached
Yusuf Alyan Sarkis in Muajam al-Matbuaat al-Arabiya, Volume 1 page 683 and Khairuddin al-Zarkali (d. 1414) in Al-A’laam, Volume 6 page 367 also recorded about Muhammad bin Abdulhadi al-Sindi.
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