Khasa'il: Commentary of Ash-Shama’il al-Muhammadiyyah ﷺ-Hardcover
Turath Publishing (UK)
Title: Khasa'il: Commentary of Ash-Shama’il al-Muhammadiyyah ﷺ-Hardcover
Author: Sheikhul Hadith Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhlawi / Translated By Mufti Abdus Sunhan Ibn Amanulla Dalvi
Publisher: Turath Publishing (UK)
Imam Tirmidhi's Ash-Shama'il al-Muhammadiyyah is a distinguished compendium of Hadith discussing the perfect features, lofty attributes, and and qualities of the Messenger of Allah S.A. Throughout history, many scholars have penned commentaries on the Shama’il and the great scholar, Shaykh al-Hadith Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhlawi, has also added an invaluable addition in the Urdu language, titled Khasa’il Nabawi – a beneficial and invigorating commentary for scholars and the general public alike. This English translation presents the Hadith compiled by Imam Tirmidhi alongside Shaykh Zakariyya’s commentary.
Most of the references in this book are from the following books: 'Jam'ul Wasa-il of Mulla 'Ali Qari Hanafi; 'Munaawi' of Shaykh 'Abdur-Rauf Misri; 'Mawaahib-Ladunniyyah' of Shaykh Ebrahim Bayjuri and 'Tahdhibut Tahdhib' of Haafiz Ibn Hajar 'Asqalaani.
Readers can anticipate beautiful examples of the Messenger of Allah’s S.A.W blessed lifestyle, his perfect characteristics, habits, style, morals and worship in a clear, coherent and comprehensible style.
About Imam Tirmidhi
Imam Muhammad ibn Easa, ibn Sawrah, ibn Musa Tirmidhi was born in the year 209 A.H. during the reign of the Abbasid Khalifa Ma'mun al-Rashid. Having grown up in an environment of learning, together with possessing many great qualities naturally drove Imam Tirmidhi to dedicate his life totally towards the field of Hadith. He obtained his basic knowledge at home and later travelled to far off lands in search of this great science.
He studied Hadith under great personalities such as Imam Bukhari, Imam Muslim and Imam Abu Dawud. In some narrations Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim are his students as well. According to Ibn Taymiyya and Shah Waliullah, Imam Timidhi was an independent Jurist (Mujtahid). Moulana Anwar Shah Kashmiri is of the opinion that he was a Shafi`i.
He died In the year 279 A.H. in a village called Bawag at the age of 70 , Imam Tirmidhi
(707) Sayyidina Abu hurayrah (RA) reported that the Prophet (SAW) said 'If a person does not give up false speech and deeds corresponding to it then Allah is in no need of his Giving up his food and his drink
Imam Tirmidhi Said this Hadith is hasan sahih.
About Shaikh Zakariya Kandhlawi
Hadhrat Maulana Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhlawi was born in the village of Kandhal (in Uttar Pradesh, India) on Ramadan 1315 AH (1898 CE).
His full name was Muhammad Zakariyya ibn Muhammad Yahya ibn Muhammad Isma‘il, and his lineage continues all the way back to Abu Bakr (may Allah be pleased with him), the great Companion of the Messenger (upon him be peace).
He spent 55 years teaching Ahadith of which 45 years were spent in teaching Bukhari Sharif. As an author he wrote many important books. Awjazul-Masalik, commentary of Muatta Imam Malik in fifteen volumes and La’miud-Dirari, commentary of Sahih-al-Bukhari, consisting of over ten volumes. He has also written a compilation of books on virtues in various different subjects.
In the last century, India has undoubtedly become an important center for the study of hadith, and the scholars of India have become well-known for their passion for religious knowledge. Upon them ended the era of leadership in teaching hadiths, codification of the special fields (funun) of hadith, and commentary upon its texts (mutun).
He was given the honorary title of Shaykh al-Hadith, or “Great Scholar of Hadith,” by his teacher, Shaykh Khalil Ahmad Saharanpuri, who recognized his deep insight, clear-sightedness, and extensive knowledge of hadith and related sciences.
Maulana Zakariya Died in 1402 AH (1982).