The Sweetest Melody : 'Atyab an-Nagham,' New
*[A5] Paperback - 115 pages, Arabic with English Translation & Commentary,
by Shah Waliyyullah Muhaddith ad-Dehlawi,
Translated by: Muhammad Tahir Mahmood al-Kiani
by Crowned & Renowned Publications.
Shah Waliyyullah's 'Qasidah Atyab an-Nagham' translated into English for the very first time - with Arabic text and English translation of the poem and the author's commentary. 'The Sweetest Melody' is a poem of admiration and love for the Beloved Messenger of Allah - Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, drenched in passion, devotion, admiration and love.
''May Allah bless you -O the Best of His creation,
O He who is relied upon the most, O Most Generous
Benefactor (Allah bless you and grant you peace).''
---The Sweetest Melody, XI.1
Despite being non-Arab, Shah Waliyyullah's mastery over the Arabic language was on par with the leading Arab scholars of the age, and his poetry, embellished with Prophetic love, proves his fine command over its effective expression. The poetic abilities of Shah Waliyyullah, may Allah have mercy upon him, are most evident in his odes to the Beloved Messenger Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, such as this one.
The Sweetest Melody is the first English translation of 'Atyab an-Nagham fi Madh Sayyid al-'Arab wa'l-'Ajam' one of the more renowned poems of the great Muhaddith and Mujaddid of his time Shaykh Shah WaliUllah Muhaddith ad-Dehlawi, [1114AH / 1703CE] may Allah be pleased with him.
Table of Contents :
---Chapter [I]. Seeking Assistance from the Soul of the Prophet, by mentioning his Qualities and Excellences,
---Chapter [II]. The Greater Intercession - numerous Grand Qualities & Characteristics,
---Chapter [III]. Prophecies made by previous Prophet's regarding the existence of the Beloved Messenger Muhammad, & also his noble lineage,
---Chapter [IV]. The Noble Traits and Graces of the Beloved Messenger,
---Chapter [V]. Evidences of the Prophethood of Prophet Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace,
---Chapter [VI]. Other Evidences of Prophethood [of Prophet Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace],
---Chapter [VII]. The Miracles performed by the Prophet Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace,
---Chapter [VIII]. Prayers & Supplications for the Noble Companions, and for the Progeny of the Beloved Messenger Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace,
---Chapter [IX]. The Generations of Muslims who have upheld the Divine Religion of Islam,
---Chapter [X]. The Love for the Beloved Messenger Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace,
---Chapter [XI]. Two Reasons for Humility
---The Bare Text of 'Atyab an-Nagham fi Madh Sayyid al-'Arab wa'l-'Ajam'
---About the Translator.
*Dimensions : 21.5 x 14cm.