Wednesday, 8 May 2013

About the Book "Dua Al-Hizbul Azam" and about the Author.

Dua Al-Hizbul-Azam by Mullah Ali al Qari 

The Great Prayer Book of Islam
Arabic-English By: Allamah Ali bin Sultan Muhammad Al Quari (Mulla 'Ali al-Qari One of the great Hanafi masters of hadith and Imams of fiqh).
English Translation and Introductory Comments By: Sayed Aqeel Mohammad (B.Sc.,LL.B, South Africa)
Hardback 69 Pages, Indo/Pak Print.
Daily Prayres are Divided in 7 Daily Parts Each for a day of the Week.
Al-Hizb al-A'zam (or The Supreme Daily Dhikr), is a litany by the great scholar Mulla 'Ali al-Qari, in which he gathered hundreds of comprehensive supplications from the Holy Qura'n and Ahadeeth and compiled them into a prayer book for the purpose of recitation.
This work has earned great popularity in the Muslim world; and almost became a part of the daily ritual 

It is divided into seven parts, one for each day of the week in order to facilitate regular recitation
Easy to read Arabic (Persian or the common Indo/Pak) Script is used so as to make it easier to read for non Arabic Speakers
This translation is based on the Urdu Translation by Qutbul Arfeen Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Badr-e-Alm Madani

About the Author:
'Ali ibn Sultan Muhammad al-Qari (d.1014/1605), popularly known as Mulla 'Ali al-Qari. He was born in Herat, Iran, where he received his basic Islamic education. Thereafter, he travelled to Makkah al-Mukarramah and studied under the celebrated scholar Shaykh Ahmad ibn Hajar Haythami Makki. Mulla 'Ali al-Qari eventually decided to remain in Makkah al-Mukarramah where he taught, died and was laid to rest.
One of the great Hanafi masters of hadith and Imams of fiqh, Qur'anic commentary, language, history and tasawwuf, he authored several great commentaries such as al-Mirqat onMishkat al-masabih in several volumes, a two-volume commentary on Qadi `Iyad's al-Shifa', and a two-volume commentary on Ghazali's abridgment of the Ihya entitled `Ayn al-`ilm wa zayn al-hilm (The spring of knowledge and the adornment of understanding).

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