Description: Available in two volumes, Shaykh Yusuf Motala’s (Quddisa Sirruhu) Mashayikh-e-Ahmadabad comprises of the rich South Asian Islamic history, geography and, in particular, accounts of the devoted mashayikh who inhabited the historical city Of Ahmadabad, India, from 800 to 1200AH.
Richly representative of Ahmadabad’s proud history are outstanding individuals possessing quallties of fortitude, rectitude and exceptional mental faculties, unconcerned with worldly aims and with aspirations only for the lofty ideals, spiritual elevation and the hereafter. Whilst many mashayikh held a life-long passion of attaining ma’rifah, it was cultivated through disseminating sacred sciences (Hadith, Tafsir etc.), propagating deen and inspiring poetry.
This magnificent and well-researched encyclopaedic work details the sacrifices, endeavours and services of the mashayikh of Ahmadabad and spiritual guidance they offered; their zeal, aptitude, rare love for learning, struggles to enrich the populace of the time spiritually and their determination to cultivate hearts and realise spiritual vitality is inimitably captured in this masterful well referenced work.
Undoubtedly, in yet another masterpiece of his — for both scholars and non-scholars – the Shaykh (Quddisa Sirruhu) Invigoratingly catalogues the lives of the Saints of Allah and how they availed themselves of the priceless bounties of sacred knowledge, actions and. Both the seekers of knowledge and scholars will love turning the pages all the way back to the 9th century and avail from the beautifully captured lives of the great personalities of the past.