Author: Shaykh al-Hadith Mawlana Yusuf Motala
Publisher: Azhar Publications (2011)
Pages: 663 Binding: Hardcover
Description from the publisher:
We narrate to you all such stories from the events
of the messengers as We strengthen your heart
therewith. And in these (stories) there has come to
you the truth, a good counsel and a reminder to those
who believe. - Quran 11:120
A Collection of Lectures Comprising the Sira of the Noble Prophet (pbuh) and the Lives of the Saints of Allah.
This book comprises of the words of guidance by Hadhrat Shaykh-ul-Hadith Mawlana Yusuf Motala, Senior Deputy of the Eminent Hadhrat Shaykh-ul-Hadith Mawlana Muhammad Zakariyya Muhajir Madani (may Allah illuminate his grave) and founder and Shaykh-ul-Hadith of Darul Uloom Al-Arabiyya Al-Islamiyya, Bury, UK, that were delivered in Hadhrat's spiritual gatherings during the blessed month of Ramadhan over a period of years.
This book contains detailed accounts of the lives, eminence and excellence of the saints of the Chishti order from the Noble Messenger up toHadhrat Shaykh Mawlana Muhammad Zakariyya Muhajir Madani (may Allah illuminate his grave) in a unique manner.
In the blessed biography of the Noble Messenger (may Allah bless him and grant him peace), along with the mention of his lofty status, an outline of the blessed life of the Noble Messenger has been achieved in an interesting and extraordinary style.
The lives and excellence of these esteemed saints have been elucidated in such an effective and impeccable style that, besides informing the reader of their high standing, it also ignites a passion and desire within the reader to emulate them. The highly complex subject of sulook(spiritual path-treading) and tasawwuf (Sufism) has been explained in a simple, straightforward and impactful manner, which can only be accomplished by a master of the field. In the process, objections that generally arise regarding tasawwuf and the noble assembly of Sufis are automatically resolved and those treading in their righteous footsteps acquire invaluable and necessary guidance. In summary, this book is the essence of sulook and tasawwuf, an account of its eminent masters and a precious gift to the path-treaders.