The Supreme Daily Remembrance,
Al-Hizb al-A’zam wa’l-Wird al-Afkham,
*[-A5] Hardback - 174 pages, New,
Compact Edition, Arabic Text,
by Mulla ‘Ali ibn Sultan Muhammad al-Qari [d.1014h],
Published by White Thread Press.
**Arabic text only.
Back in Stock February 2022
This is an elegant Compact edition of Mulla 'Ali al-Qari's celebrated litany, Al-Hizb al-A'zam wa 'l-Wird al-Afkham.
Al-Hizb al-A'zam is a beautifully organised and comprehensive collection of invocations drawn from the Qur'an and Prophetic Sunna. Its wide range leaves uncovered hardly any area of worldly and otherworldly concern, and a complete reading might well put before Allah just about everything one would need in both this life and the next.
*** Hardback bound,
*** Gold leaf on front and rear covers,
*** Page marker ribbon,
*** Arabic text, Foreword in English,
*** Cream pages with b/w Uthmani script.
This work's acceptance is plainly visible in the multitudes of devotees who recite it regularly around the world. A lot of attention has been paid to it, from commentaries and translations to abridgements and rearrangements.
About Mulla `Ali al-Qari (d. 1014)
One of the great Hanafi
masters of hadith
and Imam's of fiqh
, Qur'anic commentary, language, history and tasawwuf
. He was born in Herat, Iran, where he received his basic Islamic education. Thereafter, he travelled to Makkah al-Mukarramah, Saudi Arabia, and studied under the celebrated scholar Shaykh Ahmad ibn Hajar Haythami Makki, rahmatullahi ta'ala 'alayhi
He authored several great commentaries such as al-Mirqat
on Mishkat al-masabih
in several volumes, a two-volume commentary on Qadi `Iyad's al-Shifa'
, and a two-volume commentary on Imam al-Ghazali's abridgment of the Ihya
entitled `Ayn al-`ilm wa zayn al-hilm
(The spring of knowledge and the adornment of understanding). His book of prophetic invocations, al-Hizb al-a`zam
(The supreme daily dhikr
) forms the basis of Imam al-Jazuli's celebrated manual of dhikr
, Dala'il al-khayrat
, which along with the Qur'an is recited daily by many pious Muslims around the world.
Other works by/related to Mullah Ali al-Qari
*Dimensions : 15.6 x 11.4cm.
**Complete Arabic text, however only the foreword is in English.