Biographies -- The lives of other luminaries of Islam and Imams
1- Al -Farooq I & II : (Life of Omar Farooq) - Allama Shibli Nomani
The author describes the life of Hazrat Omar from birth to death. His financial acumen his civil and military administration, his nature, temperament and moral uprightness. His knowledge of jurisprudence and its application has been described in a praise worthy way. The book has won recognition from scholars of the middle east and south Asia and is still unsurpassed for its scholarly treatment.
2- Al Ghazzali : (Life of Imam Mohd Ghazzali) - Allama Shibli Nomani
The author has described the life and achievements of Imam Ghazzali, the great philosopher of Islam.
3- Al Mamoon : (Life and achievements of Imam Rasheed ) - Allama Shibli Nomani
The book deals with the life and academic achievements of the great Abbaside ruler Mamoon Rasheed. His administration, his conquest and the lives of learned people of his age have also been given place in this book.
4- Seerat-un-Noman : (Life of Abu Haneefa) - Allama Shibli Nomani
The book deals with the life of Abu Haneefa, his way of compiling and interpretting Islamic laws. At the end the names of his renowned disciples also have been given.
5- Seerat Umar bin Abdul Aziz : (Life of Umar bin Abdul Aziz ) - Abdus Salam Nadvi
The book deals with the life of the great Ommayyid Caliph Umar bin Abdul Aziz and his reformative efforts in interpretting Islamic laws.
6- Seerat-e-Ayesha : (Life of Hazrat Ayesha) - Syed Sulaiman Nadvi
The author discusses the events of the life of Hazrat Ayesha, wife of the prophet of Islam, her virtues, her sharp intelligence and independent views.
7- Imam Razi : (Life of Imam Fakhruddin Razi) - Abdus Slalam Nadvi
The book deals with the life of Imam Fakhruddin Razi, the famous scholar and commentator of the holy Quran, details of his writings, explanations and interpretation of his views on various problems regarding commentary on holy Quran and philosophy.
8- Sawaneh Maulana Room : (Life of Jalaluddin Roomi)
Allama Shibli Nomani, The author has presented the life of Jalaluddin Roomi in detail, along with the famous verse (Masnavi) and other works, author’s appreciation and his criticism on Roomi’s works are readable material.
9- Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti : (Life of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti) - Syed Sabahuddin Abdur Rehman
A short but authentic life history of Moinuddin Chishti.
10- Hazrat Abul Hasan Ali Hajveri : (Life of Hazrat Abul Hasan Ali Hajveri) - Syed Sabahuddin Abdur Rehman
A life history of sofi Abul Hasan Ali Hajveri, his place and achievements. The origin of sofism is also discussed.
11- Hayat-e-Shibli : (Life and contribution of Shibli Nomani) - Syed Sulaiman Nadvi
Syed Sulaiman Nadvi, a talented disciple of Allama Shibli Nomani, authored this authentic and comprehensive book on his mentor. He prepared his pedigree and wrote about his education, his teachers, his stay at Aligarh with Arnold and Syed Ahmad Khan, Shibli at Nadwah, his educational reform in madrasa curriculum, the idea of Darul Musannefin, his disciples at Azamgarh, his high class works, Seerat-un-Nabi, Al Farooque, Al-Ghazzali, Al Mamoon, Seerat-un-Noman, Sherul Ajam (5vols) Sawaneh Maulana Room, Safarnama Room -o- Misr-o- Sham and many other works.
12- Hayat-e-Sulaiman : (Life and contribution of Syed Sulaiman Nadvi ) - Shah Moinuddin Ahmad Nadvi
Sulaiman Nadvi at Nadwah as a disciple of Allama Shibli, his wonderful speech at a welcome meeting, his contribution at Darul Musannefin, his high class works there, Seerat-un-Nabi, Seerat Ayesha, Hayat Imam Malik, Hayat-e-Shibli, Khayyam, Khutbat-e-Madras, Tarikh Arzul Quran, Arab-wa-Hind ke Tallauqat etc.
13- Maulana Shibli per ek nazar : (A Glance on Shibli Nomani ) - S. Sabahuddin Abdur Rehman
This booklet was written on the request of Sahitya Academy, New Delhi. It contains Allama Shibli’s brief life and his literary and practical achievements.
14- Tazkerat-ul-Mohaddiseen - I : (Lives of the scholars of traditions –I ) - Maulana Ziauddin Islahi
This volume contains biographies of those renowned scholars of tradition who authored books on tradition and lived between the end of 2nd century Hijri and beginning of the 4th century Hijri.
15- Tazkerat-ul-Mohaddiseen - II : (Lives of the scholars of tradition – II ) - Maulana Ziauddin Islahi
This volume contains biographies of scholars of the prophet’s tradition who lived in later half of the 4th century Hijri and upto eighth century Hijri.
16- Tazkerat-ul-Mohaddiseen - III : (Lives of the scholars of traditions – III ) - Maulana Ziauddin Islahi
This volume contains life history of those Indian scholars of the prophet’s tradition who lived from sixth century Hijri upto the lineage of Sheikh Abdul Haq of Delhi.
17- Mohammad Ali ki Yaad mein : (In memory of Mohammad Ali) -S. Sabahudddin A. Rehman
In this book some important and useful information has been presented from the stormy political life of Maulana Mohd Ali Jauhar.
18- Yad-e-Raftagan : (Remembering the departed ones) - Syed Sulaiman Nadvi
This is a collection of Syed Sulaiman’s pathetic obituaries written on the demise of his teachers, spritual guides, friends and contemporary celebrities.
19- Bazm-e-Raftagan – I : (Galaxy of the departed ones- I ) - S. Sabahuddin A. Rehman
This book contains obituaries on ten important personalities including Syed Sulaiman Nadvi, Habibur Rahman Khan Sherwani, Manazir Ahsan Geelani and Abdus Salam Nadvi.
20- Bazm-e-Raftagan – II : (Galaxy of the departed ones – II ) - S. Sabahuddin A. Rehman
The pen sketches of this book belong to renowned personalities written after their demise. Political stalwarts occupy spaces in the beginning and scholars and academician find places later.
21- Sufi Amir Khusro : (Mystic Amir Khusro) - S. Sabahuddin A. Rehman
Amir Khusro the renowned Persian poet and devoted disciple of Hazrat Nizamuddin, his mystic life and poetry are the theme of this booklet.
22- Tazkeratul Fuqaha-I : (Biographies of Muslim Jurists) - M. Omer-us-Siddiq Nadvi
In this book the author has discussed the life history of Imam Boweti Shafai to Imam Abu Ishaq ie 36 Jurists from third century Hijri to the beginning of the fifth century Hijri.
23- Tazkera Mufassireen Hind : (Biographies of Indian commentators of the Holy Quran) - M. Arif Azmi Umri
The book has two parts . In the first part early Indian Commentators of the holy Quran have been introdued . In the second part Shah Waliulah his family, his lineage, his disciple and his contemporary commentators have been discussed.
24- Maulana Abul Kalam Azad : (Maulana Abul Kalam Azad ) - Ziauddin Islahi
The main thrust of the book is on three aspects.
1- Maulana Azad’s religious views
2- His stature and contribution in journalism.
3- His role in national struggle for India’s independence.