About The Book
A Trip to the Land of Scholars and Saints is a descriptive travelogue of a journey taken by the author to Uzbekistan during April 2019, in the company of Shaykh Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani (may Allah protect him).
Four major cities were visited: Bukhara, Samarqand, Termez (Tirmidh), and Tashkent.
It provides in-depth information on various historical sites and biographies of key personalities who graced that part of the world. In addition, beneficial points learned from Shaykh Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani during the trip have been gathered—including translations of almost all of his speeches delivered at various locations. A must-have companion for those interested in, or journeying to, Uzbekistan.
About Mufti Taqi ‘Uthmani
Mufti Taqi ‘Uthmani is one of the leading Islamic scholars living today. Author of more than 40 books, he is an expert in the fields of Islamic law, Economics and Hadith.
For the past 35 years, he has been teaching at the Darul-Uloom in Karachi that was established by his father Mufti Muhammad Shafi, the late Grand Mufti of Pakistan.
Mufti Taqi ‘Uthmani is
- a degree holder in law and has sat as Judge at the Shari’ah Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
- a consultant to several international Islamic financial institutions and has played a key part in the move toward interest free banking and the establishment of Islamic financial institutions.
- the deputy chairman of the Jeddah based Islamic Fiqh Council of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC).