Books authored by Hadhrat Shaykh Ul Islam:
Hadhrat Shaykh Ul Islam authored many books for the benefit of Muslims. Each book is in a class of its own. Most of his books are what the then situation demanded. Below is a very small introduction of his books.
Anwaar – e – Ahmadi:
This book deals with the superiority and excellence of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam). Other topics dealt with are the benefits of sending Durood on the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam), the respect and reverence of the Sahabah and the Auliya. Every Muslim ought to read this book.
Maqasid Ul Islam:
This books is in Eleven parts. Each parts deals with different topics.
1st Volume: Culture, etiquette and Kalaam
2nd Volume: Deals with miracles: (Mu’jizaat and Karamaat) and it also has a clear and logical refutation of Ghulam Qadiani.
3rd Volume: Deals with the creation of Hadhrat Adam (peace be upon him), the realization (Ma’arifah) of Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala), Soul (ruh). Nafs Natiqa, Tasawwuf and other topics
4th Volume: Knowledge, the superiority of Ulama (scholars) and logical answers to the objections against Islam
5th Volume: Why worship is necessary, reward and punishment. Jannah and Dozakh (heaven and hell), the Ahle Bait of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam), the Caliphate of the first 4 caliphs.
6th Volume: The history of strife and rebellion in Islam, acquiring Wilayah (sainthood), Taqwa (piety) and the issue of Freewill and predetermination (Jabr and Qadr)
7th Volume: The wonders of the human body, the kinds of Wahi (revelation to the Prophets), the punishment of the grave and other topics.
8th Volume: The reformation of culture, Iman, Islam and whispers from Satan (Waswasa).
9th Volume: The miracles of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam), the nature of love and opposition, why love is necessary, this world (Dunya), idol worship and other topics.
10th Volume: The perfection of Iman in Hadhrat Abu Bakr Siddiq (May Allah Ta’ala be well pleased with him), the Justice of Hadhrat Umar (May Allah Ta’ala be well pleased with him), the patience and perseverance of Hadhrat Khalid bin Walid, the issue of Ahle Bait, the call of Ya Muhammad (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam).
11th Volume: The beliefs of the Wahhabiya, Tafseer of Allahu Nur Us samawati wasl ardh, why following Sahabah is necessary and other topics.
This book is in 2 parts. It has a extremely detailed explanation on Hadith, Fiqh and Ijtihad (Juristic and legal reasoning). The superiority of Imam A’adham Abu Hanifa (May Allah Ta’ala be well pleased with him) is also detailed in many places and in many ways
Kitab Ul Aql:
The importance and superiority of the intellect (Aql), the limits as to which the intellect can be used in matters of religion, a satisfying reply to the objections against religion both by ancient and modern philosophers.
A reply to Mirza Ghulam Qadiani’s Izalatul Auham. This is a looking glass for the religion followed by the Qadianis in which its features and characteristics become clear. Many have used this book as reference in refuting Qadianis.
A refutation of Mirza Qadiani and the Wahhabis.
Al Kalam Ul Marf’u:
This book is a masterpiece of the science of Hadith. It deals especially with the biographical analysis of narrators of the Hadith. It covers the topic of fabricated Hadith (Hadith Mawdh’u) in great detail.
Reading and in-depth study of these books is necessary for every Muslim.