Author: Imam Abu Isa at-Tirmidhi
Translator: Ayman Ibn Khalid
Publisher: Dar Al Arqam
About the Book:
A Commentary on Imam al-Tirmidhi’s Shama’il Muhammadiyyah, the most famous and widely accepted work on the description of the Prophet (sallahu alayhi wa sallam).
The 415 narrations were carefully selected by the great muhaddith to craft a vivid depiction of the Prophet (PBUH). Through this, a portrait of his blessed physical appearance, habits, worship, daily routine, spirituality and much more is painted by those most beloved to him: his noble companions and family members.
To aid the reader in extracting the maximum beauty and wisdom from the narrations, we have carefully selected explanatory gems from over forty classical and contemporary works. Some of the scholars include:
- Abdul Razzaq al-Badr
- Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani
- Ali al-Qari, Al-Bajuri
- Ibn Hajar al-Haytami
- Abu Bakr ibn al-‘Arabi
- Al-Ghazali, Qadi ‘Iyyad
- Al-Shawkani, Muhammad Amin al-Shanqiti,
- Ibn Abdul Barr
- Ibn Rajab, Al-Qastalani
- Ibn Kathir
- Abu Hafs al-Suhrawardi
- Ibn al-Jawzi, Abdul Muhsin al-Abbad
- Al-Suyuti, Hafith al-Iraqi
- Al-San’ani, Ibn Battal
- and many more.
Selected Commentary from over Forty Classical & Contemporary Works
Includes Arabic – English of all 515 Hadith
About The Author
Muhammad b. ‘Isa b. Thawra b. Musa b. al-Dahhak Tirmidhi. His Kunya (honorific name) was Abu ‘Isa but most widely known as Imam Tirmidhi He was born in the year 209 A.H and died in Rajab279 A.H. at the age of seventy.
He was the compiler of al-Jami` ut-Tirmidhi which is among the six authentic books of hadith. al-Jami` ut-Tirmidhi has been categorized as fifth amongst the six most authentic books of hadith. According to the most preferred opinion, Bukhari enjoys the highest status, followed by Muslim, Abu Dawood, Nasai, Tirmidhi and Ibn Majah respectively, however, some scholars differ on this categorisation, (Haji Khalifa in al-Kashf al-Dhunoon has categorised Tirmidhi in the third position. Some Scholar Do Include The Muwatta of Imam Malik in this List after Bukhari and Muslim).
According to Ibn Taymiyya and Shah Waliullah, Imam Tirmidhi was an independent Jurist (Mujtahid).
About Hafiz Ibn Hajar Asqalani
Imam Ahmad ibn Ali al-Asqalani (d. 852/1448), famously known as Ibn Hajar after one of his ancestors is arguably the best hadith scholar of the Mamluk period. The Dhahabi of his time and the amir al-muminin of the hadith scholars.
About Imam Ibn Hajar Al-Haytami
Shihab al-Din Abu al-‘Abbas Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Alī ibn Hajar al-Haytami al-Makki is a student of Zakariyya al-Ansari. He represents the foremost resource for legal opinion (Fatwa) in the entire late Shafi`i school.
About Imam Nawawi
Imam Muhyi din Abi Zakariyya Yahya ibn Sharaff al-Nawawi knows simply as Imam Nawawi was also the Imam of the later Shafi’i school of Jurisprudence, and widely acknowledged as the intellectual heir to Imam Shafi’i. He was a renowned scholar and jurist who dedicated his life to the pursuit of Islamic learning.