ABOUT THE BOOK
If one truly wishes to develop their recognition of the Messenger of Allāh Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam, it is necessary for them to study him Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam in the context of his closest comparisons – the prophets of Allāh Alahimus Salaam. It becomes apparent quite imminently that the Messenger of Allāh Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam was ranted great superiority and virtue by Allāh SWT over the rest of creation.
The publication attempts to shed light on this particular point and by studying it, you will be able to recognise the magnificent status of the Messenger of Allāh SWT.
BidĀyah as-sul fĪ tafdĪl ar-rasŪl (The Beginning of the Quest for the High Esteem of the Messenger Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) is a concise work summarising forty distinctive virtues and characteristics of the Messenger of Allāh Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam.
The author, Shaykh ‘Izz ad-Dīn ibn ‘Abd al-Salām Rahmatullahi Alayhi, nicknamed the Sultan of Scholars, produced a number of brilliant works in Shāfi’ī jurisprudence, Qur’ānic exegesis, methodological fundamentals of Sacred Law, formal legal opinion, governance, and a masterpiece on Islamic legal principles entitled Qawā’id al-Ahkām fī Masālih al-Anām [The Bases of Legal Rulings in the Interests of Mankind].
The Messenger of Virtue
Sahykh Abdul Raheem Limbada
Tafseer Raheemi Publications