When and how did this project of translating Hisnul- Muslim into different languages start?

All praises are for Allaah (سبحانه و تعالى), we praise Him and we seek His help. We seek His forgiveness from the evil of ourselves and from our wrong deeds. Whomsoever Allaah (سبحانه و تعالى) guides, none can misguide and whomsoever He misguides, none can guide. I testify that there is no god worthy of worship except Allaah (سبحانه و تعالى), He is alone and has no partner. I testify that Muhammad ( صلى الله عليه وسلم ) is His servant and last messenger, peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him, his family, his companions and those who follow him in righteousness until the last day.

What was done before starting the translations?

Before starting the translation project we had to work on three things;

(1) Placing the tashkeel (vowels) in the Arabic text (as they were not present in the Arabic version) to make it easier for the people to read. For this we gave it to Dr. Faa Abdur-Raheem, May Allaah preserve him, (author of the Madeenah Books 1-3) who completed the task. Then we also advised Sheikh Qahtaani- May Allaah preserve him- to do the same to the Arabic version, which he then did.

How many languages have been translated so far

All praise and thanks to Allaah, the first language to be translated was in the English language, followed by French, Bengali, Urdu, Swahili, Malay, Hausa, etc. The books became very popular and others caught on to the idea and started translating into their own languages. (The book was even translated into English, again, and at first titled Citadel of a Muslim and then changed to Fortress of a Muslim – it has transliteration of some surahs as well as du’aas in it - not to be confused with our publications).

What is the purpose of this website?

The purpose is to please Allaah ( سبحانه و تعالى) and to gain reward from Him. To make it easy for you to download the books (e.g. onto mobiles…etc…) for FREE. To give you a chance to earn some reward, by telling others or sending it to them. You may know some people of different languages (maybe at your work place or university etc…) who could use these books, and if Allaah wills, it could be very rewarding for you.

What about those who don’t have computers or internet, for example the poor, how do we cater for them?

We buy the books at distribution price and then send them to those in need in different countries. We are always ready and open to accept donations from those who want to be a part of this (more about this on the distribution page later…). At this point we think it is important to mention that we don’t make any money for ourselves from all this (and Allaah knows best). All praise is for Allaah and may He praise and send peace upon our beloved Messenger, his family, companions and all those who follow his way.

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