Reliance of the Traveler (Umdat al
Salik) is a classic manual of Islamic Sacred Law.
This work ist he first translation of a
standard Islamic legal reference in a European language. It presents an
explanative interpretation of Umdat al Salik, a classic manual of Sacred
Law by Ahmad ibn Naqib al-Misri (d. 769/1368) that comprises the legal work of
Imam Nawawi. This handy reference book carefully summarizes the
conclusions of Nawawi's legal encyclopedia of al-Majmua on all aspects of
The original Arabic text is presented in
this work with English translation by Nuh Ha Mim Keller. Hard bound and printed
on high quality paper, this is a valuable addition to the handy reference books
in a Muslim home.