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Following in the tradition of the great travel writers of the past, such as Ibn Battuta, Evliya Celebi and Shibli Noumani, Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi comprehensively documents* his journeys. By reading his vivid descriptions, amusing anecdotes and personal deep reflection on the state of the world, you can be a part of his journeys and obtain some of the benefits of Rihla.
This edition, translated into English by Dr Abu Zayd, details Shaykh Akram's journey to Andalus. It is filled with a rich combination of historical anecdotes, spiritual lessons and citations of verses from the best of Arabic and Urdu poets.
About the author
Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi is a world-renowned scholar of Indian origin, who received in-depth training in the traditional Islamic disciplines at Nadwat al-Ulama (Lucknow, India) alongside a PhD in Arabic literature from Lucknow University. He spent several years as a Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies where he conducted research on a number of topics including hadith and Sufi orders in India. He is the author of close to 30 books across the full range of the Islamic Sciences.