From among the giants of the recent past was Shaikhul Hadith Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya رحمه الله. Hazrat Shaikh رحمه الله was a personality endowed with great qualities and sublime character. Allah granted him superb courage and zeal and he served the Deen of Allah throughout his life.
Allah accepted him in the service of Hadith to such an extent that his mastery and expertise in the various sciences and fields of Hadith became accepted by one and all. The title ‘Shaikhul Hadith’ became synonymous to him and this title was conferred upon him by none other than his Ustaaz, spiritual mentor and the great Muhaddith and Faqih of the age, Hazrat Moulana Khaleel Ahmad Saharanpuri رحمه الله.
He began teaching Saheeh Bukhaari at the tender age of twenty six. He authored many kitaabs in Arabic and Urdu which serve as a guidance for the Ummah towards the path of the Sunnah. His works demonstrate his deep knowledge of Deen and understanding of the Sunnah. Among his works that gained worldwide popularity and recognition were the following:
Laami’ud Diraari, Al-Hallul Mufhim, Al-Kowkabud Durri,
Faizus Samaa’ee, Awjazul Masaalik, as well as the Fazaail kitaabs that he
prepared (i.e. Fazaail-e-A’maal, Fazaail-e-Sadaqaat, Fazaail-e-Durood, etc).
Hazrat Shaikh رحمه الله had immense love for the Sunnah, thus Allah used him to spread the light of the Sunnah to many parts of the world.
This book is a collection of the beneficial statements and golden words of Hazrat Shaikh رحمه الله.