Celebration of the Birthday of the Holy Prophet
By Dr. Muhammad Hamidullah
published November 11, 1986
Sharf-ul Mulk Academy
323 TTK Road
The personality of Dr. Mohammed Hamidullah, world famous lslamic Research scholar needs no introduction. About whom the famous journal ' Rabita’ in its issue April 1986 writes,
"Among the few Muslim scholars who have
enlightened the people of the western countries about the divine message of Islam, the name of Dr. Muhammad Hamidullah tops the list. He has written many articles, thesis, and books in different languages on Islam and also on the life of the Prophet of Islam. This helped the people of the West to understand Islam in its true perspective and to follow the righteous path."
At the age of 19, Abu Mohammed Khaleelullah Sahib son of Kazi Badruddolah travelled along with his elder brother Hussain Athaullah Sahib from Madras to Hyderabad on 29th Rajah 1293 AH and after some years permanently settled at Hyderabad Deccan.
Dr. Muhammad Hamidullah, son of Hajji Abu Mohammad Khalilullah was born at Hyderabad on Wednesday 16th Muharram 1326 AH corresponding to 19th February 1908. After attaining mastery over oriental studies, he did his M.A., and LLB. from the Osmania University, Hyderabad Deccan. He obtained D.Phil. and D.Litt, degrees from the Universities of Germany and France respectively. Dr. Muhammad Hamidullah is well versed in many oriental languages like Arabic, Urdu, Persian and Turkish besides English, German, French, Italian,' Greek, etc.
'His article entitled celebration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet in Urdu language printed in 1981 by Habib & Co., Hyderabad and Sharf-ul Mulk Academy, Madras
since translated in English and edited by the author is given below.
Dr. Muhammed. Hamidullah gives authoritative justification for the celebration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet.
Printed by SHARF-UL-MULK ACADEMY,
1-11-1986 · 323, T.T.K. Road, Madras-600014.
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