Author: Shah Wali Allah ad-Dihlawi (compiler); Safaruk Zaman Chowdhury (translator); Shaykh Nemat Ullah; Marcia Hermanson (commentators)
Publisher: Turath Publishing (2008)
Pages: 35 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
In this collection; the great eighteenth century Hadith master; Shah Wali Allah; transmits forty hadith that he heard directly from his teacher; Sheikh Abu Tahir al-Madani; with an uninterrupted chain of transmission through Imam al-Husayn (may Allah be pleased with him).About the authorShah Wali allah was born in northern India in 1703 in a learned family descended from the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings upon him). as a young man; he studied the major hadith collections with his father; and then traveled to the Hijaz where he continued his studies with various eminent teachers; including Shaykh Abu Tahir al-Kurdi al-Madani through whom he transmits the hadiths in this collection. Shah Wali Allah composed some fifty works in total; including the Hujjat Allah al-Baligha (The Conclusive Argument from God); which is considered his prime achievement; and an early Persian translation of the Qur'an; as well as a number of works treating Islamic legal methodologies and Sufi metaphysics.