NAME OF BOOK: VIRTUES OF HAJ
AUTHOR: SHAIKUL HADITH MOULANA
MUHAMMAD ZAKARIYYA KANDHELWI (RA)
PUBLISHER: WATERVAL ISLAMIC INSTITUTE
TRANSLATOR: MOULANA YOUSUF KARAAN
The author, a world renowned personality and prolific writer, has written some of the most remarkable books in Islam. Books such as “The Teachings of Islam” are well read and received throughout the world.
The book consists of 10 chapters; each chapter has been well- researched and thoroughly discussed. Sixty pieces of advice, virtues and information have been mentioned that are covered from chapter to chapter. This elucidates the deeper meaning of Haj and the highly acclaimed significance of this journey of a lifetime. In addition to this, forty stories on the experiences of Haj have been included as an inspiration for the reader. Towards the closing chapters of the book the author has mentioned seventy stories from the lives and Haj of the pious and righteous people. The purpose of these incidents is to imbibe the love for Allah Ta'ala and such stories form a source of spiritual medication.
“Virtues of Haj” is not only for those intending to perform Haj per se but is a wealth of knowledge for general Islamic information.