The Prophet's Night Journey & Heavenly Ascent
By Sayyid Muhammad Ibn Alawi al-Maliki
Translation & Notes By Dr Gibril Fouad Haddad
Paperback 77 Pages
ISBN : 9780954754037
Publisher : Aqsa Publications, UK
About The Book
Shaykh Muhammad 'Alawi al-Maliki delivers an absorbing account of the Isra' wal-Mi'raj that brings the reader almost into the story. Indeed it is a detailed narrative spiced with a simple commentary that attempts to reconcile various accounts or reports of the event that transpired. This provides a comprehensive reading that takes the reader on an experiential ride to feel the magic of Rasulullah's journey. In short, it is very inspiring; exhilarating to the spiritual core!
About The Author
Shaykh Muhammad ibn 'Alawi ibn 'Abbas ibn 'Abd al-'Aziz al-Maliki al-Hasani al-Makki Shaykh al-Islam fil-Balad al-Haram, the educator of Ahl al-Sunna and light of the House of the Prophet in our time, a major contemporary Scholar of Hadith, commentary of Qur'an, Law, doctrine, tasawwuf, and Prophetic biography (sira), the most highly respected authority of Ahl al-Sunna in the Mother of Cities, passed away in 1425/2004. Both his father (d. 1971CE) and grandfather were the Imams and head preachers of the Sacred Mosque in Makka, as was al-Sayyid Muhammad himself beginning in 1971 and until 1983. Allah have mercy on them and continue to benefit us with them.
About The Translator
Shaykh Gibril Fouad Haddad holds a doctorate in French literature from Columbia University, New York. He is a prolific author and translator of classical Islamic works into English. He has recently published Sunna Notes Vol. 1: Hadith History and Principles, and Vol. 2: The Excellent Innovation in the Quran and Sunnah at Birmingham's AQSA Publications and Hellenthal, Germany's Warda Press. A follower of Mawlana Shaykh Nazim al-Haqqani since he became Muslim in 1991, he currently resides in Damascus, Syria, where he has been studying aqidah, hadith and fiqh since 1997.
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