Set in English with vocalised Arabic script, this collection of forty ahadith on the Khasa’is or Unique Qualities of the Prophet ﷺ and His Community is compiled by one of the foremost judges, lovers of the Prophet ﷺ, and spiritual scholars of the recent-past – Imam Yusuf b. Ismaʿil al-Nabahani.
This selection of the special distinctions exclusively possessed by the Chosen Prophet ﷺ is gleaned from Imam al-Suyūṭī’s Khaṣā’iṣ al-Kubrā and the ahadith. Recommended for all lovers of Islam, the purpose of this science is to elucidate the supreme rank and magnificent nature of the best of creation.
Including an appendix elucidating the oft-misunderstood concept of seeking an intermediary to Allah (tawassul) through the Story of the Bedouin mentioned in classical exegesis, whose poetry is still displayed on the white pillars that surround the Prophet’s ﷺ noble resting place (wājiha sharīfa), and commentaries by Mulla ʿAli al-Qārī and ʿAbd al-Ra’ūf al-Munāwī on the Hadith of the Blind Man which is a testimony for the permissibility of tawassul, this short book is essential reading for the followers of Sayyiduna Muḥammad ﷺ.
|Author||Imam Yusuf al-Nabahani|