Books of Imam Al-Suyuti

Book list: Writings of Imam Al-Suyuti

اﻺمام الحافظ عبدالرحمن بن أبي بكر بن محمد جلال الدين السيوطي


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Fatwa about Seeing the Prophet while awake

By Imam Jalalud-Din al-Suyuti
تنوير احللك في إمكان رؤية النيب وامللك للإمام الحافظ جلال الدين السيوطي

Arabic: in الحاوي للفتاوي – Al-Hawi lil Fatawi – section on Tasawwf View | Download
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Book | Suyuti: Al-Ta'yid

Ta'yid al-Haqiqa - Supprting Reality

تأييد الحقيقة العلية وتشييد الطريقة الشاذلية للإمام السيوطي
By Imam Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti
Arabic printed 1934
Transl. by Khalid Williams as "The Sublime Truths of the Shadhili Path"
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Book | Suyuti: History of the Khalifas

Tarikh al-Khulafa - History of the Khalifas

تاريخ الخلفاء للإمام الحافظ جلال الدين السيوطي
By Imam Jalalud-Din al-Suyuti
Arabic (Dar Ibn Hazm)
Other editions: Text as PDF | manuscript
Urdu translation
English transl. by AbdusSamad Clark
"History of the Khalifahs who took the right way" - Partial translation (Taha 1995)
Alernative translation: H.S. Jarret, Calcutta University 1881

The Book Tarikh al-Khulafa’ is justly famous in Arabic, and rarely out of print. In the original it comprises the histories of all those who have been named as khulafa’ right up to the age in which as-Suyuti himself lived. For this volume Ta-Ha have chosen the luminous chapters on al-Khulafa ar-Rashidun, “The Khalifahs who took the right way’.

Husn al-Maqasid – On celebrating Mawlid

also in al-Hawi
By Imam Jalalud-Din al-Suyuti
ﺣﺴﻦ ﺍﳌﻘﺼﺪ ﰲ ﻋﻤﻞ ﺍﳌﻮﻟﺪ ﻟﻺمام الحافظ جلال الدين السيوطي

Arabic: Dar al-Kutub al-Ilmiyya 1980:
English translation (by anonymous):
also in al-Hawi


In this book, the great scholar he has shed light on the historical and legal status of the Meelad Shareef in his own characteristic scholarly style. When such a great religious luminary takes up his pen to write on celebrating the Birth of the Noble Prophet (s), the result will be of a unique status and its every word will be a summary of his vast knowledge of Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh, Usul and history. Thus it would form the conclusive verdict of this subject.

Natijatul Fikr fil Jahr bi al-dhikr – On loud group dhikr

By Imam Jalalud-Din al-Suyuti
نتيجة الفكر في الجهر بالذكر ﻟﻺمام الحافظ جلال الدين السيوطي


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This manuscript is located in the Sulmayniyya Library in Istanbul, Turkey
لمؤلف: عبدالرحمن بن أبي بكر بن محمد السيوطي
مكان وجود الأصل: تركيا – إستنبول – المكتبة السليمانية ( لالا إسماعيل 678 )
بداية المخطوط:
الحمد لله وكفى وسلام على عباده الذين اصطفى سألت أكرمك الله عما اعتاده السادة الصوفية من عقد حلق الذكر …
نهاية المخطوط:
… وإن عليهم من الآثام أمثال الجبال وإنهم ليقومون من الذكر ما عليهم منها شيء
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Masalik al-Hunafa

About the status of the Parents of the Prophet ﷺ
مسالك الحنفا في والدي المصطفى للإمام الحافظ جلال الدين السيوطي
By Imam Jalalud-Din al-Suyuti
Arabic (Dar al-Amin):
English excerpts (transl. G.F. Haddad):

Imām al-Suyūtī wrote no less than five fatāwa on this topic. Shaykh Gibril Haddad translated an excerpt from his treatise entitled: “Methods Of Those With Pure Belief Concerning The Parents Of The Prophet” (Masālik al-Hunafā’ fi walidayy al-Mustafā)

Book | Suyuti: The Virtues of Ahl al-Bayt

Ihya al-Mayt bi Fada’ il Ahl al-Bayt

إحياء الميت بفضائل أهل البيت للإمام الحافظ جلال الدين السيوطي
Revival of the dead by the virtues of the Ahl al-Bayt
60 hadith on the Merits of Ahl al-Bayt
By Imam Jalalud-Din al-Suyuti


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60 Ahadith Concerning the Meritorious Benefits of the Beloved Ahlul Bayt of
Sayyidinaa wa Mawlaana Muhammad Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa sallim
Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa sallim.
By Mawlaana Jalaaluddin as Suyuti Rahmatullahi ‘alaihi

Book | Suyuti: ِAl-Hawi lil-Fatawi

Al-Hawi lil-Fatawi

Collection of Fatawa
By Imam Jalalud-Din al-Suyuti
الحاوي للفتاوي للإمام الحافظ جلال الدين السيوطي

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Topic: Tasawwuf

The second part of this Collection of Fatawa contains a section on
Topics concerning Tasawwuf:PDF View | Download
  1. On the hadith “Whoever knows himself knows his Lord”
  2. Reports that prove the existence of the Qutb, the Awtad, the Nujaba and the Abdal
  3. About seeing the Prophet and the Angels while awake
    translated into English – see this page

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