18 نوفمبر, 2017 - 29 Safar 1439

What are the principal works on the Prophet's Sirah?

What are the principal works on the Prophet's Sirah?

Hundreds of books and treatises were composed on the noble Sirah [biography] of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him), his characteristics, merits and virtues, most notable of which are:
• Al-Sirah Al-Nabaweya (The Prophetic Sirah) by Imam Abu Mohamed Abdul Malek Ibn Hisham Ibn Ayyub.
• Al-Shifa be Ta’reef Huquq Al-Mustafa (Healing by the Cognizance of the Rights of the Chosen One) by Al-Kadi Abi Al-Fadl Ayyad Ibn Musa Ibn Ayyad. It describes the virtues of the noble Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him).
• Al-Wafa fi Fada’il Al-Mustafa (Detailed Analysis of the Virtues of the Chosen One) by Abul Faraj Ibn Al-Jawzi.
• Al-Rawd Al-Anf fi Sharh Sirat Ibn Hisham (A Commentary on Ibn Hisham's Sirah) by Abi Al-Qasim Al-Suhayli.
• Al-Fosool fi Ikhtisar Sirat Al-Rasul (Summary of the Sirah of the Messenger of God) by Ibn Kathir.
• Zadul Mi’ad fi Haday Khayr Al-Ibad (Provisions for the Hereafter Taken from the Guidance of the Best Servant of God) by the renowned Imam Shams Ul-Din Abi Abdullah Mohamed Ibn Abu Bakr Ibn Ayyub Ibn Saad who is known as Ibn Al-Qayyim Al-Jawzi.
• Al-Raheeq Al-Makhtum (The Sealed Nectar) by Shaykh Safi Ar-Rahman Al-Mubaraqpuri.

There are numerous other books on the Prophet’s biography by both early and contemporary scholars.