BOOKS IN BRIEF

Published September 4, 2022

Seerat-i-Mustafa: Peace be Upon Him

Moulvi Muhammad Azeem “Sheda”

Originally written in Sindhi, this biography of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) has been translated into English by Dr Habibullah Siddiqui. Moulvi Sheda was a scholar of repute, well-versed in Islamic studies and having command of Arabic and its various dialects. Besides being a scholar, he was a teacher, jurist, physician, poet and political activist who took part in the Khilafat movement. God granted him 118 years to continue his mission. The book brings to light many relatively unknown facts about the Holy Prophet’s struggle to demolish polytheism and spread the true faith encapsulated in one declaration: ‘There is no god but God!’

Published in Dawn, Books & Authors, September 4th, 2022

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