Fatwaa ID: 1842
Aslam o Alikum Mufti,
I am interested in learning more about the life and teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). I have come across a local workshop which uses book called Nur al Idah by Imam Hasan Shurunbulali. I would like to know if this book is a reliable source of information about the Prophet’s seerah (biography). Could you please share your opinion on the authenticity and accuracy of this book?
Thank you for your time and guidance.
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
Noor al-Idhaah is a celebrated and reputable book of law in the Hanafi legal school. This is not a book on seerah. Nonetheless, it is equally important that you learn the fiqh (laws) of that which is relevant and applicable to you. Provided that the workshop instructor is reliable, we would highly encourage you to take the workshop.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
04/01/1445 AH – 10/16/2023 CE | 659
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