The Best of Creation
A Glimpse of His Blessed Life
Sayyid Muhammad ibn 'Alawī al-Mālikī al-Hasanī
Translated by Amjad Mahmood
Paperback 122 Pages
Published By Heritage Press
From the Author of the best Selling
Muhammad (S) The Perfect Man
This two-part treatise is a translation of Shaykh Mhammad ibn Alawī al-Mālikī’s
al-hawādith wa al-ahwāl al-nabawiyyah (The history of the Prophetic
events and states), is a comprehensive summary of some of the most
authoritative and voluminous works written on the Prophetic biography.
The first part deals with various aspects of the Prophet's life, such as his
early years before receiving revelation, members of his family, his servants,
miracles, signs of his prophethood, the weapons he used in battle, the beasts he
rode, the clothes he wore and so forth.
The second part is a chronological summary of the most important events to have
taken place in his life.
About the Author
Shaykh al-Sharif Al-Sayyid Muhammad al-Hasan ibn Alawi ibn Abbas ibn Abd al-Aziz
al-Maliki al-Hasani al-'Idrisi al-Makki (1944–2004) was a prominent Sunni
Islamic scholar from Saudi Arabia.
He was one of the foremost traditional Islamic scholars of contemporary times,
and without doubt, the most highly respected and loved scholar of the holy city
of Mecca and the entire Hijaz region.
He is a grandson of the Prophet , a leader of the Ahlul Bayt, the Imam of Hadith
in ourage, an authority of the four Madhhabs, a spiritual leader of the highest
caliber, caller toAllah, and unparalleled in his standing in the world of
traditional Islamic scholarship. A visit to him was considered imperative for
the `Ulema who would visit Mecca.
a world-renowned scholar who spent his life teaching and writing. He held many
prestigious positions, including religious instructor at the Haram Mosque after
his father, professor at the Faculty of Sharia, King 'Abd al-'Azīz University,
Mecca, 1390–1399 AH, and an active member of the Muslim World League. He died in
Mecca in 1425/2004.
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