Arabic means "Allah praises and gives peace upon the Prophet" and said as (salla Allahu alihi wa sallam) The Imam, Hafiz, Abulfadl, may Allah be pleased with him opens his great work of Prophet Muhammad's biography with an introduction saying: Praise be to Allah who is alone in possessing His most splendid Name, and is the Owner of unconquerable might. Praise be to Allah who is Unique having the highest Names, the Owner of tremendous might, having neither beginning nor end. He is apparent, not by imagination or guesswork. He is the hidden out of purity, not out of non-existence who has encompassed everything in His Mercy and Knowledge Allah has sent an abundance of His Favor to those whom He guides (friends) and He sent to them a Messenger of pure descent from the best among Arabs and non-Arabs and who is the finest both in lineage and upbringing. His intelligence and patience were greater than any of the creation of Allah, and his knowledge and understanding were indeed of the highest standing. His conviction was the strongest likewise his determination, as for his compassion and mercy it was the greatest of all humans. Allah purified him in both spirit and body and protected him from all imperfections and blemishes, and bestowed him with wisdom and judgment. Through him, Allah opened eyes that were blind, hearts that were covered and ears that were deaf, and He caused people to believe in Him. Those whom Allah had decreed happiness honored and helped him, as for those to whom Allah had written wretchedness they rejected and turned away from him. Allah says, "But he who is blind in this life shall be blind in the Everlasting Life and will be further astray from the Path." 17:72. May Allah praise His Messenger with praising that increase continuously and may He grant peace upon his family and Companions. (After the above introduction Hafiz, Abulfadl supplicated), "May Allah illumine both your heart and mine with the lights of certainty. May He bestow upon us subtleness as He bestowed His friends (Awlia), those who are fearful of Him, those whom He has honored by sending to them from His Purity and who has distanced them from humanity thereby gifting them from His Knowledge and the witnessing of the marvels of His Kingdom and the traces of His Might in which their hearts were full of wonderment and so their brains wandered in His Greatness." Such friends that make Him their only pursuit and witness Him in this life and in the Everlasting Life are blessed by seeing the Beauty and Majesty of Allah as they go to and fro between the tasting of His Power and the enormity of His Greatness. They are totally satisfied immersed in their devotion and reliance upon Him applying to themselves the saying of Allah, "Say, 'Allah'. Then leave them, playing in their plunging." 6:91. I have been asked many times to write a reference that harvests the definition of the rank of the chosen, Prophet Muhammad, may Allah praise and venerate him and grant him peace, that depicts his deservedly great honor and the respect due to him. And, the verdict upon those who do not fulfill what is due to him or those who attempt to degrade the superiority of his rank by even the clip of a nail. I have also been asked to gather the statements of our predecessors and imams on his greatness and will support their sayings with verses from the Koran or parables...

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