About The Book
The notable personality of Hazrat Shah Waliyullah is well-known to men of learning, for enough has been written on him in Urdu language, but strangely enough no attempt was made to present his teachings of to the English readership. The present is the first work in English language. The author has made an earnest effort to see that no important item of his teaching is left out of mention.
About Shah Waliyullah (1702-1763)
Qutubuddin Ahmad Ibn Abdur-Rahim known as Shah Waliyullah, was born in Delhi , lived at a critical juncture of Muslim history. India had enjoyed the peaceful and prosperous rule of the Mughals for more than 200 years, but by the time of Shah Waliyullah, mutually hostile principalities had begun to emerge. .
He is among the later scholars who carried the traditions of Al-Ghazzali and Imam Shatibi in combining the essential of Shari’ah, its understanding, development and interpretation to the issues and problems of life. He like Al-Ghazzali took deep stock of the Aakhira as the explaining point of the relationship between worldly existence and the Hereafter in a meaningful way.