Set in English with vocalised Arabic script, this collection of forty ahadith on the Khasa’is or Unique Qualities of the Prophet a and His Community is compiled by one of the foremost judges, lovers of the Prophet a, and spiritual scholars of the recent-past – Imam Yusuf b. Ismaʿil al-Nabahani g.
This New book, which is a work of the late Muhaddith of Makkah, Sayyid Shaykh Muhammad Alawi al-Maliki, may Allah have mercy upon him, seeks to present the case for celebrating the birth of the Best of Creations, Sayyidna Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace.
Ever since its composition in the seventh Islamic century, by the poet, scholar and spiritual master Muhammad b. Saʿid al-Buṣiri, al-Kawakib al-durriyya fī madḥ Khayr al-Bariyya (‘The Celestial Lights in Praise of the Best of Creation’), more commonly known as the Burda, has been a mainstay of the Muslim choral tradition from East to West.
The bedrock of the Muslim Ummah has always been built upon the firm foundation of sacred knowledge. However, in many Muslim societies today, there exist many shortcomings in learning and teaching properly.
“Removal of Distress through the Mention of the Names of the Noble Masters: the People of Badr and the Martyrs of Uhud” is the first English translation of a unique supplicatory poem known in Arabic as Jaliyat al-Kadr bi dhikr asma’ Ahl al-Badr wa Shuhada’ Uhud al-Sadat al-Ghurar.
The world is at a crossroads today. A tiny minority of Muslims seems to be bent on hijacking the religion of Islam and bringing it into perpetual conflict with the rest of the world. Because of their actions, very few non-Muslims understand the real difference between Islam as it has always been, and the distorted perversions of Islam today.
Etiquette of the learner, is a work extracted from Qadi Ibn Jama’ah’s major contribution to the literature of adab: Tadhkirat as-Sami wa'l-Mutakallim fi Adab al-'Alim wa'l-Muta'allim (A Memorandum to the Listener and the Speaker on the Etiquette of the Scholar and the Learner).
As life on planet Earth becomes ever more terrifying, as the frequency and scale both of natural and man made disasters, of violence and pollution at every level, of moral and social disorder, and economic instability reach alarming levels, and as the media bring these live into every home, tension and anguish have gripped the human race in an...