Imam Bukhari Mausoleum in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Imam al-Bukhari was the great theologian of the East. He collected and recorded about 600 thousand hadith, i.e. legends based on cases of life or some sayings of the Prophet. Out of them, al-Bukhari selected as “flawless” about 7400 hadith to include into the famous “As-Sahih” which became the second most important book after the Koran for the majority of Sunni.