Muhammad – A Portrait of Perfection An Abridgment and Commentary of Imam Tirmidhi's al-Shama'il Al-Muhammadiyya

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Muhammad – A Portrait of Perfection An Abridgment and Commentary of Imam Tirmidhi's al-Shama'il Al-Muhammadiyya

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Embark on a journey through the divine elegance and noble character of the Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and give him peace) with our featured book, "Muhammad – A Portrait of Perfection." This masterfully abridged and commented translation of Imam al-Tirmidhī's al-Shama'il Al-Muhammadiyya takes you deep into the essence of the Prophet's life and virtues.

The Moral Exemplar

The Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and give him peace) stands as the moral exemplar for humanity, a mercy sent by Allah to the world (Qur’an 21:107). "Muhammad – A Portrait of Perfection" unravels the divine wisdom and compassion that define the Prophet's role in guiding mankind.

Ultimate Possessor of Physical Beauty

Delve into the captivating revelation that the Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and give him peace) is not only the epitome of moral virtue but also the ultimate possessor of physical beauty. Witness his charm through meticulously conveyed details, from his physical form to his mannerisms, as described by his contemporaries, including his revered Companion ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib (may Allah be pleased with him).

The Shamā’il Tradition

Explore the Shamā’il tradition, where the fine details of the Prophet's character come to life. Immerse yourself in the earliest and most famous work of this genre, Imam al-Tirmidhī's Shamā’il. This timeless masterpiece has been abridged and annotated by Shaykh al-Sharnūbī, presenting a unique opportunity to connect with the Prophet's physical and spiritual essence.

A Precious Translation

Our English translation of this revered work allows you to access the profound insights and details meticulously preserved by the Companions and scholars. "Muhammad – A Portrait of Perfection" brings you closer to the Prophet's clothing, his seal of prophethood, his mannerisms in various aspects of life, and much more.

Preserving the Heritage

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Unveil the Treasures

The Islam Shop is honored to showcase the works of Shaykh ʿAbd al-Majīd al-Sharnūbī, inviting you to explore the treasures of his insightful commentaries. Immerse yourself in the wisdom of a scholar whose dedication to Islamic knowledge has left an indelible mark on the intellectual landscape.

Welcome to The Islam Shop, where the richness of Islamic scholarship comes alive. Explore the works of the esteemed Shaykh ʿAbd al-Majīd al-Sharnūbī, a luminary of knowledge and spirituality, whose legacy continues to illuminate the path for seekers of wisdom.

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  1. The Messenger of Allah's Physical Form s.a.w
  2. The Seal of Prophethood
  3. The Messenger of Allah's Hair s.a.w
  4. The Messenger of Allah's Combing of His Hair s.a.w. and His Head Cloth
  5. The Messenger of Allah's Grey Hairs s.a.w and His Dyeing Them
  6. The Messenger of Allah's Kohl s.a.w.
  7. The Messenger of Allah's Clothing
  8. The Messenger of Allah's Foot Gear s.a.w and Sandals
  9. The Messenger of Allah's Ring s.a.w. and How He Wore it
  10. The Messenger of Allah's Swords s.a.w, Coats of Mail and Basinets
  11. The Messenger of Allah's Turbans s.a.w, Sarongs and Outer Garments
  12. The Messenger of Allah's Manner of Walking, Sitting and Lying Down s.a.w.
  13. The Messenger of Allah's Cushions s.a.w and How He Reclined
  14. The Messenger of Allah's Manner s.a.w of Eating and His Bread
  15. The Messenger of Allah's Bread Accompaniments s.a.w.
  16. The Messenger of Allah's Ablution s.a.w. Before Eating Food
  17. What the Messenger of Allah s.a.w. Would Say before and after Eating
  18. The Messenger of Allah's Drinking Vessels s.a.w.
  19. The Fruits Which the Messenger of Allah s.a.w. Ate
  20. What the Messenger of Allah s.a.w Would Drink and His Manner of Drinking
  21. The Messenger of Allah's Wearing of Perfume s.a.w.
  22. The Messenger of Allah's Manner of Speaking s.a.w
  23. The Messenger of Allah's Laughter s.a.w.
  24. The Messenger of Allah's Humour s.a.w.
  25. The Messenger of Allah's Remarks s.a.w about Poetry
  26. The Messenger of Allah's Light-Hearted Conversations s.a.w. at Night
  27. How the Messenger of Allah s.a.w. slept
  28. The Messenger of Allah's Worship s.a.w.
  29. The Messenger of Allah's Recitation s.a.w. of the Quran
  30. The Messenger of Allah's Crying s.a.w.
  31. The Messenger of Allah's Bed s.a.w.
  32. The Messenger of Allah's Humility s.a.w.
  33. The Messenger of Allah's Character s.a.w. and Modesty
  34. The Messenger of Allah's Cupping s.a.w.
  35. The Messenger of Allah's Names s.a.w.
  36. The Messenger of Allah's Lifestyle s.a.w.
  37. The Messenger of Allah's Age s.a.w.
  38. The Messenger of Allah's Passing s.a.w.
  39. What the Messenger of Allah s.a.w. Left Behind
  40. Seeing the Messenger of Allah s.a.w. in a Dream

About The Author 

Shaykh ʿAbd al-Majīd al-Sharnūbī 

Educational Roots

Shaykh ʿAbd al-Majīd al-Sharnūbī, born in 1348 Hijri (1929 CE), hailed from the cradle of Islamic scholarship—Egypt. His scholarly journey began at the prestigious al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, an institution renowned for nurturing some of the brightest minds in the Islamic world. Imbued with the classical teachings of Islam, Shaykh al-Sharnūbī embarked on a lifelong mission of imparting knowledge.

Versatile Scholarship

Distinguished for his profound erudition, Shaykh al-Sharnūbī's intellectual footprint covers a vast spectrum of disciplines. From Arabic grammar to sacred law, from Hadith studies to spirituality, his authored commentaries stand as a testament to his versatile scholarship. Dive into the wealth of insights as he unravels the intricacies of these profound subjects with clarity and depth.

Commentaries that Illuminate

Shaykh ʿAbd al-Majīd al-Sharnūbī's commentaries serve as beacons of understanding, guiding students and scholars alike through the intricate realms of Islamic knowledge. Whether delving into the intricacies of Arabic grammar or exploring the depths of Hadith and sacred law, each commentary reflects the author's dedication to preserving and transmitting the essence of Islamic scholarship.

Legacy of Enlightenment

As we present Shaykh ʿAbd al-Majīd al-Sharnūbī's works on The Islam Shop, we invite you to delve into the intellectual legacy left by this remarkable scholar. His profound contributions continue to illuminate the minds and hearts of those seeking a deeper connection with the teachings of Islam.

About The Translator 

Amjad Mahmood 

Inshallah Text and information coming soon.

About The Publisher

Heritage Press

Heritage Press was founded in the United Kingdom in June 2013/1434 AH. As a publishing house, our objective is to contribute to the revival of the traditional Islamic sciences and the dissemination of sound knowledge through translations of authentic, classical, and contemporary texts into the English language, so as to broaden the understanding of the general community, whilst maintaining a high academic standard. This goal is accomplished through our varied selection of texts across the Islamic sciences, such as Sacred Law (fiqh), spirituality (tasṣawwuf), Prophetic biography (sīrah), and other important Islamic subjects, written by some of the foremost traditional scholars of mainstream Sunni orthodoxy, both past and present. until now, numerous titles have been published by Heritage Press.

Additional Product Information

  • ISBN 13: 978-09347-56-41
  • ISBN: 10: 093475641
  • ISBN: 9978093475641
  • SKU 2: TIS
  • SKU 3: 7564
  • SKU 4: 978093475641
  • MPN: 7564
  • ASIN: 978093475641
  • EAN: 7564
  • REF.NO: 7564
  • Author: Shaykh ʿAbd al-Majīd al-Sharnūbī 
  • Edited and illustrated By: Shaykh ʿAbd al-Majīd al-Sharnūbī 
  • Translated & Annotated By: Amjad Mahmood
  • Publisher: Heritage Press
  • Imprint: Heritage Press
  • Publication Date: 18 Jun. 2015
  • Edition: First 
  • Cover: Paperback / Softcover / Paperboard / Softbound
  • Format: Paperback / Softcover / Paperboard / Softbound
  • Binding: Paperback / Softcover / Paperboard / Softbound
  • Pages: 132
  • Dimensions: 24x16cm Approx
  • Weight: 400g
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