The Sahifah of Imam Reza(AS) or Sahifah of al-Ridha
According to Sibtayn International Foundation, among the works of Imam al-Reza, peace be on him, is this excellent dissertation called Sahïfat al-Reza; a group of narrators has called it Musnad al-Ima`m al-Reza, and this name is closer to the composition of the dissertation, for it contains the traditions which Ima`m al-Reza` has narrated on the authority of his grandfather, may Allah bless him and his family, and on the authority of his pure fathers, peace be on them. A group of researchers has stated that this dissertation is one of the works of Ima`m al-Reza`, peace be on him.
Any how, this dissertation is among the treasures of Prophet and of the members of the House (ahl al-Bayt), peace be on them, and of the Ima`ms; it has reached the top of honor and glory in the chain of authorities, as Dr. Husayn ‘Ali Mahfuz said.
As for us, we have quoted this dissertation from a version printed in Cairo by al-Ma’a`hid Press, near al-Azhar, in the year 1340 A. H., and then it was printed by al-‘Alla`ma ‘Abd al-Wa`si’, who classified it into ten chapters, which are as follows: