With 8 volumes, published from 1985 to 1992, the Encyclopædia of Seerah was a unique approach to the study of the Seerah of the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him), with emphasis on the lifestyle of the Prophet. Covering all aspects of his life, as a messenger, and educator, a military leader, a ruler, a statesman, and above all as a man.
In the course of following Muhammad's (peace be upon him) life in these various roles, we gain a valuable insight into many aspects of Islamic society.
My community is commanded to take my words and obey my commands and follow my sunnah. - Muhammad ﷺ
Allhamdulilaah, Muhammad: Encyclopedia of Seerah (Digital Edition) is available on Amazon Kindle, and now also on Apple Books for the first time.
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The complete Encyclopedia set in your hand, which includes the previously unpublished Volume 9. Get them here, along with all other Seerah Foundation publications:
The 8 volumes of the Encyclopædia are out of print, but limited numbers of some Volumes are still available. Contact us by E-mail for more details on what is available and how you can order from us.
The compiler of the Encyclopædia of Seerah, Afzalur Rahman, published 8 volumes of the Encyclopædia, but after his death in 1998, a 9th volume was found.
We are still looking in to the possibility of reprinting the Encyclopædia of Seerah. If it happens it will likely be a completely new, revised and renumbered edition.
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In 1994 the Seerah Foundation published the first volume of the Encyclopedia of Seerah for children. With photos, diagrams and illustrations on every page, it is a great resource for young Muslims. It can be purchased here from the online book shop of our partners at The Islamic Foundation. Contact us for purchasing orders in bulk.
Manuscripts for a further 4 volumes of the Childrens Encyclopedia (Volumes 2-5) that were written by Afzalur Rahman have been found. Interest has been expressed by the public regarding more volumes in this series, so it is our hope in sha Allah to one day publish these volumes as well.