By Muhammad Zakariya Kandhlawi
Fazail-e-Amaal (Urdu: فضائلِ اعمال), is an Islamic religious text. It is a two-volume compilation of several books, primarily written by the Indian scholar Muhammad Zakariya Kandhlawi His title Shekul Hadees. An English translation of the title is The Virtues of Good Deeds.
The text consists of selected verses of the Qur’an, Hadiths, commentary thereon, and other material. The book is a compilation of different previous books written by same author. It has been translated into English, Persian, Bengali, and many other languages. It is popular in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and among South Asian immigrants in the United States and UK. It is mainly used by the Tablighi Jamaat for taalim (teaching) purposes. Objective of which is to bring Ehtesaab (consider the rewards of good deeds before committing them) into ones life.
This book provides basic information of Islam. It is credited with transforming lives of numerous people wordwide and bring serenity and peace in the hearts.
It is said to be the most widely read book about Islam after Quran and the Sihah Sitta.
Contents of Volume 1:
– Hikayat-e-Sahabah (Stories of the Sahabah)
– Fazail-e-Quran (Virtues of the Quran)
– Fazail-e-Namaz (Virtues of Salah)
– Fazail-e-Zikr (Virtues of Dhikr)
– Fazail-e-Tabligh (Virtues of Tabligh)
– Fazail-e-Ramadhan (Virtues of Ramadan)
– Musalmano-ki-Maujudah-Pasti-ka-Wahid-Ilaj (Muslim Degeneration and its Only Remedy) by Ihtisham ul-Hasan Kandhalvi
Some publishers append an additional book:
Fazail-e-Durood (Virtues of Durood)