Biography of the prophet of Islam Series (Seerat-un-Nabi)

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Biography of the prophet of Islam Series (Seerat-un-Nabi)


Seerat-un-Nabi in Seven volumes is Magnum opus of the Academy. Allama Shibli collected stupendous amount of research material on the subject but could write only first two volumes when death cut short a brilliant carrier. His able disciple Syed Sulaiman Nadvi completed the remaining five volumes. The work has been acknowledged as the most authentic and comprehensive account of the life and teachings of the Prophet of Islam.

1. Vol – I Allama Shibli Nomani -----
It contains a long scholarly introduction on the art of biography, describes the history of Arabia before the annunication of Prophethood.

2. Vol – II Allama Shibli Nomani -----

It contains description of events from ninth to eleventh Hijra, the Prophet’s efforts in establishing and maintaining peace in the land, last pilgrimage, death; the Prophet’s nature, manners, virtues, his wives and progeny.

3. Vol – III Syed Sulaiman Nadvi ------

Describes the nature of miracles, The possibility of their happening in the light of ancient and modern philosophies, revelations. ascension, angels.

4. Vol – IV Syed Sulaiman Nadvi ------

Discusses the nature of prophethood, religious and moral conditions of Arabia before Islam, the Prophet’s grand effort in the field of social reform.

5. Vol – V Syed Sulaiman Nadvi ------
Discusses nature and meaning of prayers, Namaz, Zakat, fast, Pilgrimage, Significance of holy war, piety, contentment etc.

6. Vol – VI Syed Sulaiman Nadvi ------
Explains Islamic ethics, Islamic moral teaching, tolerance, forgiving, importance of difference of opinion in Islam.

7. Vol – VII Syed Sulaiman Nadvi ------
State and Government, relation between state and religion, executive power of state, political aspect of Islam, Caliphate.

8. Khutbat-e-Madras : (Madras Lectures ) - Syed Sulaiman Nadvi

Eight Lectures delivered by the author to the students of English schools and common muslims in Madras (now Chennai) on various aspects of the life of prophet Mohammad PBUH.

9. Rahmat-e-Alam : (A Blessing for the mankind) - Syed Sulaiman Nadvi
Biography of the Prophet for madrasah and school children in easy and lucid style.