Mustafa Paragon of Mercy
”Mustafa Jaan e Rahmat pe Laakhon Salaam” is the famous urdu language salawaat and salaam written by the Mujaddid (Reviver) of the 19th Century and Imam of the Ahl e Sunna in the Subcontinent, al-Shaykh al-Imam Ahmad Riza Khan, may Allah be pleased with him. It has not only been lauded as a work of prose for its unique composition and style but by leading religious scholars for its beautiful distillation of core Islamic beliefs.
Like its famous Arabic predecessor, the Qaseeda Burdah, each of its 171 sonnets is based on the teachings of the Qur’an and Ahadith and alongwith fulfilling the compulsion of presenting Salawaat and Salaam upon Allah’s Beloved, May Allah bless him and grant him peace, it also details the Islamic creed; describes the Prophet’s May Allah bless him and grant him peace, virtues, khasaais (particularities), Khilq (physique) and his Khulq (character) together with narrating his miracles and his major events.
Finally, in true Islamic fashion, it sends blessings upon the Companions, Ahl ul Bait, Ulama and Awliyaa, before finishing with a supplication for blessings upon one’s teachers and parents.
This updated edition of the English explanation of the famous salaam covers the first 81 couplets that focus on the Prophet’s khasaais and his physical appearance – which was the masterpiece creation of the Most Powerful. This will not only be of interest to those who recite and hear this salaam but to all those who have a genuine in interest in increasing their love for the Prophet, ﷺ, by getting to know him more.
300 pages, paperback
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