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    Imam al-Suyuti, Imam al-Nasai,

Perfect Family – Virtues of the Ahl al-Bayt (From Sunni Hadith)

Author: Imam al-Suyuti, Imam al-Nasai,

This is the much awaited work on the virtues and excellences (fadail) of the Prophetic Household, the Ahl Al-Bayt.

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Imam Jalal al-Din as-Suyuti: `Abd al-Rahman ibn Kamal al-Din Abi Bakr, Jalal al-Din al-Misri al-Suyuti al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari, also known as Ibn al-Asyuti (849-911), the mujtahid imam and renewer of the tenth Islamic century, foremost hadith master, jurist, Sufi, philologist, and historian, he authored works in virtually every Islamic science. Born to a Turkish mother and non-Arab father and raised as an orphan in Cairo, he memorized the Qur'an at eight, then several complete works of Sacred Law, fundamentals of jurisprudence, and Arabic grammar; after which he devoted himself to studying the Sacred Sciences under about a hundred and fifty shaykhs. A giant among contemporaries, he remained alone, producing a sustained output of scholarly writings until his death at the age of sixty-two. He was buried in Hawsh Qawsun in Cairo.
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Perfect-Family-Virtues-of-the-Ahl-al-Bayt-From-Sunni-HadithThis is the much awaited work on the virtues and excellences (fadail) of the Prophetic Household, the Ahl Al-Bayt. Selections were made from the writings of only the best and most widely respected of hadith scholars, they are:

Imam Bukhari, Imam Muslim, Imam Nasa’i, Ibn Shahin, Imam Nawawi, Hafidh Ibn Kathir, Imam Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani and Imam al-Suyuti.

The book includes an outstanding Foreword by Dr Mostafa al-Badawi about the importance of the Ahl al-Bayt.

A monumental collection of works from the leading traditional Sunni hadith scholars on the virtues and distinctions of the Ahl al-Bayt ; The Blessed & Pure Household, may Allah bless them and grant them peace, of the Prophet, may Allah shower His Mercy upon him and give him peace.

Imam al-Suyuti’s Ihya al-Mayt bi-Fada’il Ahl al-Bayt ‘Reviving the Dead: the Virtues of the Prophetic Household,’
Ibn Shahin’s Fada’il Fatima,
Imam al-Suyuti’s The Radiant Smile – On the Virtues of Our Lady Fatima,
Imam an-Nasa’is Khasa’is Imam ‘Ali : ‘The Unique Distinctions of ‘Ali,’
The Chapters on Fada’il and Manaqib of Ahl al-Bayt from Sahih al-Bukhari and Sahih Muslim with the commentaries of Imam al-Nawawi and Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani.
The book is split into Six parts :

Part One includes a Foreword by Dr Mostafa al-Badawi, looks briefly at the different sectarian attitudes towards the Prophetic Household, it also defines certain key terms using the classical Arabic dictionary Lisan al-Arab. This is followed by a look at the mention of the Ahl al-Bayt in Qur’an and also focuses on the famous hadith of the Cloak – Hadith Ahl al-Kisa. The section concludes by looking at the Sahaba making tawassul through the Ahl al-Bayt.

Part Two starts by giving a brief biography of the hadith scholars whose works have been used in this book and also includes Imam al-Suyuti’s first risala ‘Reviving the Dead: The Virtues of the Prophetic Household.’ The concluding section of this part looks at the chapter on the relatives of the Prophet from Sahih al-Bukhari with the commentary of Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani, some poetry about the Ahl al-Bayt by Imam al-Shafi’

Part Three is dedicated to the virtues of the Prophet’s daughter the Lady Fatima and includes the translations of two risala’s the first by Imam al-Suyuti and the second by Ibn Shahin. Further the chapters are taken from the Sahihs of Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim with their respective commentaries.

Part Four looks at the virtues of ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib starts with a brief biography and includes the complete translation of Imam al-Nasai’s The Unique Distinctions of Imam Ali (‘Khasa’is Imam Ali’). Further the chapters are taken from the Sahihs of Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim with their respective commentaries.

Part Five is dedicated to Imams Hasan and Husayn taking the chapters from the Sahihs of Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim with their respective commentaries.

Part Six looks at the virtues of the awaited Imam al-Mahdi, who be from the Ahl al-Bayt and will fill the world with justice and peace.

About The Translator

Khalid Williams was born and raised in West Yorkshire, England. He studied Arabic at Leeds University, and after graduating in 2006 moved to Morocco to further his studies. Since then he has worked as a translator and copyeditor on several scholarly projects, including most recently working extensively on a multi-volume exegesis of the Qur’an, as well as translating and editing for Sunni Publications in the Netherlands, with two titles published. His areas of interest are Islamic History, Qur’anic Exegesis, and Sufism.

Binding: Hardback
Author: Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti , Abu Abdul Rahmad Ahmad Al-Nasai
Translator: Khalid Williams
Publisher: Visions of Reality Books
Pages: 264
Year Published: 2015

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ISBN: 9781909460034
SKU: VOR006
Publisher: Visions of Reality
Publish Date: 2015
Page Count: 264

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