Kuhl al-basar fi sirat Sayyid al-Bashar (book)
|Kuhl al-basar fi sirat Sayyid al-Bashar (book)|
|Author||Shaykh Abbas Qummi|
|Original title||کُحْلُ الْبَصَر فی سیرَة سَید الْبَشَر|
|Subject||The Prophet (s)|
|Genre||Historic and narrative|
|Publisher||Different publications in Qom and Beirut|
Kuḥl al-baṣar fī sīra Sayyid al-Bashar (Arabic: کحل البصر في سیرة سیّد البشر) is a book in Arabic about the life of the Prophet (s), written by Shaykh Abbas Qummi (d. 1359/1940). He wrote the book in 1329/1911. In this book, he briefly recounts the life of the Prophet (s) in five sections. The book has been repeatedly translated into Persian.
- Main article: Shaykh Abbas Qummi
Abbas b. Muhammad Rida Qummi (b. 1294/1877 - d. 1359/1940), known as Shaykh Abbas Qummi and Muhaddith Qummi, was a Shiite scholar of the fourteenth/twentieth century. He was a scholar of hadith, a historian, and a preacher. His best-known books are Mafatih al-jinan, Safinat al-bihar, and Muntaha l-amal. Muhaddith Qummi died in Najaf in 1359/1940 and was buried in the Shrine of Ali b. Abi Talib (a).
Date of Writing and the Contents
The work was written in 1329/1911 in Qom. Muhaddith Qummi structured the book in five sections:
- Lineage (birth, childhood)
- Childhood and youth (events of these periods, the life of Abd al-Muttalib and Abu Talib, marriage with lady Khadija (a))
- Ghazwas and battles
Aqa Buzurg Tihrani points that the book was printed in Qom in 1377/1958 in 152 pages. The book was later printed and published in Qom (Rasul-i Akram and al-Rasul al-Mustafa publications) and in Beirut (Mu'assisat al-Wafa' and Mu'assisat al-Balagh). Al-Balagh version of the book was edited by Shaykh Abd al-Razzaq Harizinijad.
- The material for this article is mainly taken from کحل البصر فی سیرة سید البشر (کتاب) in Farsi WikiShia.