The Khulasa: A Summary of Shamail al-Muhammadiyyah
Muhammad Abd al-Hayy al-Kattani
This concise work is a summary of Imam Abu 'Isa al-Tirmidhi's Ash-Shama'il al-Muhammadiyya, a widely-acclaimed work which details different aspects of the character and lifestyle of Allah's Messenger s.a.w. Based primarily on the Moroccan scholar Sheikh Muhammad 'Abd al-Hayy al-Kattani's summary entitled Munyat al-Sa'il, this book beautifully captures the essence of each chapter of the Shama'il, allowing readers to draw ever closer to Allah's Messenger s.a.w and study his salient features, as though they are directly observing his blessed personage. In an area where Muslims are being detached from Allah's Messenger s.a.w, the lifeline of a person's belief, it is hoped that this summary will help rekindle the flame of love for him and inspire readers to emulate his blessed example.