Publisher’s Preface

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

Praise be to Allah and blessings on His chosen servants, Muhammad and his progeny, which is the best of creations. This is the translation of the second volume of Hayat al-Qulub a compilation of Allah’s most humble servant, Muhammad Baqir bin Muhammad Taqi (May Allah pardon him), and contains information about all events of the holy life of Allah’s last prophet and the greatest of all messengers, Muhammad bin Abdullah; and wars and struggles of Allah’s closest friend and so also about his pious and religious ancestors.

By the Grace of the Almighty and under the guidance of Imam az-Zaman (a.s.), Ja’fari Propagation Cen­tre is pleased to announce the new translation of the second volume of Allamah Majlisi’s Hayat al-Qu­lub.

Under the aim of Islamic Propagation, this organization has translated, printed, and published more than 100 titles on current issues in Islamic studies in various languages and taken up distribution of books from other organizations also by the blessings of Imam az-Zaman (a.s.); and we hope that read­ers from India and all over the world will greatly benefit from our literature.

Our publications include Sahifa Alawiya, Mikyalul Makarim, Fatima the Radiant, Sahifa al-Sajjadiya, Method of Salat and there are many titles for children as well.

We hope that more and more people will make use of our publications and help us in achieving the aim of Islamic Propagation.

We welcome suggestions for improvements from our learned readers. Please do not hesitate to contact us in this regard.