Author: Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Publisher: Darul Ishaat (1999)
Pages: 140 Binding: Hardcover
Description from the publisher:
For the last twenty seven years I have been writing on different aspect of the practical implementation of Islam and Islamic solution of ever new problems arising in the different spheres of life. Most of those articles were being published in the monthly journal ˘Albalagh.÷ A collection of such articles had been published in Urdu about 17 years ago under the caption ˘Asr-e-Hazir Mein Islam Kaiysay Nafiz Ho÷ How to implement Islam in the Present Time) comprising of about 750 pages.
Even after the publication of this book I had the opportunity of writing on other aspects of the same subject, and friends expressed a desire that these later articles may also be included in the same book. But when I found that an addition of these articles in that book would make it a voluminous book. Making it difficult f or the readers to get full benefit from it. Further, these articles pertained to different topics like politics, law, economy, education, social life, and individual reforms, etc., and a book of that size would have a disadvantage for those who would be interested in a single topic for which they would have to but the whole book many of whose articles may not be their interest.
For this reason I thought it proper that it would be more appropriate to compile articles on different subjects separately, rather than collecting them in one book.
May Almighty Allah make it beneficial for the Muslims and may it be a source of AllahĂs reward in the Hereafter.
Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani
About the Author:
Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani is one of the leading Islamic scholars living today. He is an expert in the fields of Islamic Jurisprudence, Economics, Hadith and Tasawwuf. Born in Deoband in 1362H(1943 CE), he graduated par excellence form Dars e Nizami at Darul Uloom, Karachi, Pakistan. Then he specialized in Islamic Jurisprudence under the guidance of his eminent father, Mufti Muhammad Shafi, the late Grand Mufti of Pakistan. Since then, he has been teaching hadith and Fiqh at the Darul-Uloom, Karachi.
He has authority to teach hadith from his father Mufti Muhammad Shafi, Maulana Idrees Khandhelawi, Qari Mohammed Tayyeb, Maulana Saleemullah Khan, Mufti Rasheed, Moulana Sehban Mahmood, Allama Zafar Ahmed Usmani, Sheikhul Hadith Moulana Zakariya Khandelawi, Sheikh Hassan Meshat (ra) and others.
In tradition to the scholars of Deoband, recognizing the importance of Tasawwuf, he traversed the path under the guidance of Sheikh Dr. Abdul Hayy Arifi and Moulana Maseehullah Khan both khulafa of Hakeemul Ummat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanvi (rahmetullah ajmaeen). And is authorized by both of his mentors in Silsila e Ashrafia: Chistiyyah, Naqshbandiyah, Qadiriyah and Suharwardiyah. In addition to his busy schedule he is himself a mentor to numerous spiritual aspirants all over the world.
He also holds a degree in law and was a Judge at the Sharia Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan till recently.
He is a consultant to several international Islamic financial institutions and has played a key part in the move toward interest free banking and the establishment of Islamic financial institutions. He is considered to be an authority on this subject.He is the deputy chairman of the Jeddah based Islamic Fiqh Council of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC).
He has been writing on various Islamic topics and is author of more than 60 books and numerous articles.
Presently he is the Vice-president of Darul-Uloom, Karachi, Pakistan, where he teaches Sahih Bukhari, Fiqh and Islamic economics.He also conducts a weekly session for the public interested in spiritual improvement.