Islami Ulum ka irtiqa ‘Ahd-i Sultanate ke Hindustan mein
Aligarh: A new Urdu book by Prof. Zafarul Islam Islahi, “Islami Ulum ka Irtiqa-Ahd-i- Sultanate ke Hindustan mein,” was released by Prof. Akhtarul Wasey, Director of Jamia Millia Islamia’s Institute of Islamic Studies in the inaugural session of the Seminar on “Sufism and Its Impact on Indian Culture” which was organized by the Department of Islamic Studies, A.M.U. on 18-19 March 2013. The book, published by Islamic Book Foundation, New Delhi, discusses in detail the development of ‘Ilm-i- Qiraat (recitation of the Qur’an), Ilm-i-Tafsir (Exegesis), Ilm-i- Hadith (Prophetic Tradtions) and Ilm-i-Fiqh (Jurisprudence) in India during the Sultanate period (1206-1526 CE). Highlighting the works of the contemporary ulama on Islamic sciences, the book takes into account the contribution of the Delhi Sultans to the promotion of these sciences.