Teachings of Islam is the popular Ta'lim Al-Din by Hadrat Abu Anees Muhammad Barkat 'Ali, the great Sufi master of the Twentieth Century CE. It is an excellent introduction to different dimensions of Islam, Shar'iah (Islamic Law), Tariqah (Islamic Mysticism), Ma'arafah (Gnosticism/Divine Knowledge) and Haqiqah (Reality/Truth).
Having highlighted the fundamentals of Islam, it pens down the detailed texts of supplications (ad'iya') to be recited at different occasions and times, the litanies (awrad and waza'if) for remembrance of Allah the Almighty and salutations and blessings (darud and salam) unto the Holy Prophet (SAW).
Additionally, the author has put down many guidelines with respect to human conduct and moral behaiour in order to help the readers lead lives as orderly members of the Muslim Community (Ummah) and peace loving citizens of the society.
The book includes several appendices, prominently the Arabic text, its translation and explanation of the Khutbah (Sermon)/Address) the Holy Prophet had delivered at the end of his Farewell Hajj shortly before his demise. As well as there is a useful appendix on the Muslims' five daily prayers, their times and modes of postures, Arabic texts with transliteration and English translation for the benefit of the young Muslim children.
Sajedah Maryam Poswal has skillfully translated the Urdu original in to a readable English rendering the first impression of which had been in much demand in the UK and the other English speaking world.
The cost incurred through the purchase of this book is to help cover the postage & packaging of the item, the book itself is free.