A Blessed Valley: 2 Volumes, New

A Blessed Valley : Two Vol's, New Edition, New,
Wadi Hadramawt & the 'Alawi Tradition,
2 Volumes: Slipcase Gift Set - Hardback,
[-A4] Large Hardback - Total 654 pages,
by Dr. Mostafa al-Badawi
Published by Islamic Village.


Back in Stock March 2024 


Description :

A Blessed Valley - Wadi Hadramawt and the 'Alawi Tradition:  Spirituality in Islam has always been strongly connected to the descendants of the Blessed Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace. This book tells the story of a major branch of Ahl al Bayt or House of Prophecy, the Ba‘Alawis of Southern Yemen. Their tradition of scholarship and sanctity has produced countless great men of God over the centuries and still does. Their biographies clearly demonstrate their pattern of spiritual achievement, which is of the utmost importance to every contemporary seeker of nearness to the Divine Presence.

   *** Printed to a Very High Standard,
   *** Perfectly bound in Hardback,
   *** Two Volume Gift Pack with Slipcase,
   *** 2nd Volume newly released,
   *** Numerous rare images of the shuyukh,
   *** Excellent gift idea.


About the author:

Dr. Mostafa al-Badawi is an Egyptian psychiatrist, scholar of Islamic sciences, and translator of Islamic texts. Amongst the texts he has translated are ten books of Imam Abd Allah al-Haddad, as well as 'Key to the Garden' by Habib Ahmad Mashhur al-Haddad, and 'The Degrees of the Soul' by Shaykh al-Shabrawi. His own works include the best selling 'Man and the Universe,' 'Sufi Sage of Arabia,' 'A Higher Reality,' 'Twilight of a World,' 'Ancient Prophets of Arabia,' 'Spiritual Significance in Islamic Architecture,' and 'Day of Decision: The Battle of Badr.'




Table of Contents : Volume I,


---[1]. The House of Prophecy,
--------Imam Ali Zayn al-Abidin,
--------Imam Muhammad al-Baqir,
--------Imam Jafar al-Sadiq,
--------Imam 'Ali al-Uraydi,
--------Imam Muhammad ibn 'Ali,
--------Imam 'Isa ibn Muhammad,
--------Imam Ahmad ibn 'Isa al-Muhajir,
--------Imam 'Ubayd Allah ibn Ahmad & his Descendents,
--------Imam Muhammad ibn Ali of Mirbat.

---[2]. Al-Faqih al-Muqaddam, his Children & Grandchildren,
--------Al-Faqih al-Muqaddam,
--------Shaykh 'Alawi son of al-Faqih,
--------Shaykh Ahmad son of al-Faqih,
--------Shaykh 'Abdal Rahman son of al-Faqih,
--------Shaykh 'Abd Allah son of al-Faqih,
--------Shaykh 'Abd Allah son of 'Alawi son of al-Faqih,
--------Shaykh Muhammad Mawla al-Dawila.

---[3]. Shaykh 'Abd al-Rahman al-Saqqaf, his Children & Grandchildren,
--------Shaykh 'Abd al-Rahman al-Saqqaf,
--------Shaykh Abu Bakr al-Sakran ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Saqqaf,
--------Shaykh Muhammad ibn 'Abd al-Rahman al-Saqqaf,
--------Shaykh Ahmad ibn 'Abd al-Rahman al-Saqqaf,
--------Shaykh 'Umar al-Mihdar ibn 'Abd al-Rahman al-Saqqaf,
--------Shaykh 'Abd Allah ibn 'Abd al-Rahman al-Saqqaf,
--------Al-Shaykh 'Ali.

---[4]. The House of al-Saqqaf - The Latecomers,
--------Habib 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Ali al-Saqqaf,
--------Habib 'Ahmad ibn 'Abd al-Rahman al-Saqqaf,
--------Habib 'Abd al-Qadir ibn Ahmad al-Saqqaf,
--------Habib Muhammad ibn Hadi al-Saqqaf,

---[5]. Sultans of the Second Kathiri Sultanate,
--------Sultan Ghalib ibn Muhsin al-Kathiri,
--------Sultan al-Mansur ibn Ghalib al-Kathiri,
--------Sultan 'Ali ibn al-Mansur al-Kathiri.

---[6]. The House of al-Aydarus,
--------Shaykh 'Abd Allah ibn Abu Bakr al-Aydarus,
--------Shaykh Abu Bakr ibn 'Abd Allah ibn al-Aydarus al-Adani,
--------Shaykh 'Abd Allah ibn Shaykh al-Aydarus,
--------Shaykh 'Abd al-Rahman ibn Mustafa al-Aydarus,

---[7]. The Moroccan Pilgrim,

---[8]. Shaykh Abu Bakr ibn Salim and his Children,

---[9]. The Festival of Prophet Hud,

---[10]. The House of al-'Attas,
--------Habib 'Umar ibn 'Abd al-Rahman al-'Attas,
--------Habib 'Ali ibn Hasan al-'Attas,
--------Habib Salih ibn 'Abd Allah al-'Attas,
--------Habib Abu Bakr ibn 'Abd Allah al-'Attas,
--------Habib Ahmad ibn Hasan al-'Attas.

---[11]. The Banner of Light,

---[12]. Shaykh 'Ali al-Ba-Ras,

---[13]. The House of al-Haddad,
--------Imam 'Abd Allah ibn 'Alawi al-Haddad,
--------Imam Husayn ibn 'Abd Allah al-Haddad,
--------Habib 'Alawi ibn 'Abd Allah al-Haddad,
--------Habib Hasan ibn 'Abd Allah al-Haddad,
--------Habib Zayn al-'Abidin ibn 'Abd Allah al-Haddad.

---[14]. Descendants of Habib 'Alawi ibn 'Abd Allah al-Haddad,
--------Habib Tahir 'Umar al-Haddad,
--------Habib Muhammad ibn Tahir al-Haddad,
--------Habib 'Alawi ibn Muhammad ibn Tahir al-Haddad,
--------Habib Husayn ibn Muhammad ibn Tahir al-Haddad,

---[15]. Descendants of Habib Hasan ibn 'Abd Allah al-Haddad,
--------Habib Ahmad ibn al-Hasan ibn 'Abd Allah al-Haddad,
--------Habib 'Alawi ibn Ahmad ibn Hasan al-Haddad,
--------Habib Abu Bakr ibn 'Alawi al-Haddad.

---[16]. Descendants of Habib 'Umar ibn 'Alawi al-Haddad, Imam al-Haddad's younger Brother,
--------Habib 'Abd Allah ibn Taha al-Haddar al-Haddad,
--------Habib Salih ibn 'Abd Allah ibn Taha al-Haddar al-Haddad,
--------Habib Ahmad ibn Salih al-Haddad,
--------Habib 'Abd Allah ibn Tahir al-Haddar al-Haddad,
--------Habib 'Alawi ibn Tahir al-Haddar al-Haddad.

---[17]. The House of Ibn Sumayt,
--------Habib Muhammad and Habib 'Umar ibn Zayn ibn Sumayt,
--------Habib Ahmad ibn 'Umar ibn Sumayt,
--------Habib Zayn ibn Ibrahim ibn Sumayt.

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Table of Contents : Volume II,

---[1]. The House of Al-Habashi,

---[2]. The 'Alawis in East Africa,

---[3]. The House of Al-Bar,

---[4]. The House of Al-Mihdar,

---[5]. The House of Balfaqih,

---[6]. The House of Ibn Hafiz,

---[7]. The House of Ibn Shihab,

---[8]. The House of Al-Shatiri,

---[9]. The House of Al-Jufri,

---[10]. The House of Ibn Aqil,

---[11]. The House of Al-Mashhur,

---[12]. The House of Al-Kaf,

---[13]. The 'Alawis in Indonesia : The Golden Years,

---[14]. The House of Mawla al-Dawila,

---[15]. The House of 'Aydid,

---[16]. Epilogue.



---Sayyid Ahmad Zayni Dahlan,
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