This book is an excellent introduction to life of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by a well-known Turkish author who has dedicated his life to learn, to practice and to spread the Prophet’s teachings. The author opens a humble window for those who want to gaze into the life of a man whose example is followed today by one fifth of the world’s population. The information presented in this book has been collected from the most reliable and earliest possible scholarly resources which are thoroughly cited in footnotes.
The author, Osman Nuri Topbas, currently lives in Istanbul and is a Naqshbandi Sufi leader. He has received both a traditional and a modern education. He has written many books on different aspects of Islam as a religion and as a civilization. One recurring theme in his writings bears on the importance of mercy, love, and care in our social relations as the very fabric of an authentic Islamic way of life.