A Brief Biography Of Shaykh al-Hadith Fazlur Rahman Azmi.
Biographies tend to surface after the death of a notable individual. The mere fact that this biography is before you in the lifetime of its subject- Shaykh Fazlur Rahman Azmi, is an indication of the acceptance with which he has been bestowed. This book will provide the reader with a glimpse of one of the great contemporary scholars of Islam and a leading authority of hadith. Furthermore, it is hoped that this brief work will serve as an inspiration to all: with effort, sacrifice and devotion to Allah, a great deal can be achieved.
Shaykh al-Hadith Fazlur Rahman Azmi (b.1356/1946) has been teaching the Islamic sciences since 1390/1971. He has been teaching Sahih al-Bukhari, Sunan al-Tirmidhi, Mishkat al-Masabih and other major books at Madrasah Arabia Islamia, Azaadville (South Africa) since 1406/1986. He is a prolific writer and has authored over forty books. His most famous works include introductions to Sahih al-Bukhari and Sunan al-Tirmidhi. He has also been active in the field of da'wa and tabligh and has benefited many as a distinguished disiple of Shah Hakim Muhammad Akhtar in the field of spiritual reformation (tazkiya).
Praise from distingushed scholars ...
'His mere presence is a great bounty for the people of South Africa.' - Shaykh Marghub Ahmad Lajpuri
Hold firmly to him ... firstly, because of his faith (iman), then because of his love of the Prophet (peace and blessings upon him), then because of his knowledge.' - Shaykh Zuhayr Ibn Nasir al-Nasir (al-Madinah al-Munawwarah, Saudi Arabia)
'...of whom the term ''mountain of knowledge'' is most appropriate.' - Mufti Muhammad Faruq Mirathi