10 best Islamic books you should read.

Reading Islamic books will benefit you not only in this world but also in the hereafter. Also with the other benefits of reading that gives you an incomparable pleasure by keeping us occupied in a good perspective. For most people, it is a significant source of happiness. It also has strong positive effects on our brain.

Books transmit knowledge and increase the depth of our knowledge, as they have been written for centuries. Reading Islamic books is very important as they give you a closeness to Islam.

Yet, there is an important aspect to remember! A useful book is that which the author has written for  Allah’s sake, and not for money, position and prestige, or to please others.

So we carefully listed 10 of the best Islamic books that every Muslim should intend to read in their life:

Islamic books: The Meaning of the Glorious Quran

10 best Islamic books you should read.

The Meaning Of The Glorious Qur’an is an explanatory translation of the Qur’an by Marmaduke Pickthall. He took almost two years to complete the translation of the meaning of the Quran. It was the first translation by a Muslim who’s a native English speaker. This book is among the most popular translations.

The Sealed Nectar (الرحيق المختوم)

10 best Islamic books you should read.

Awarded first prize by World Muslim League. This book is for Whoever wants to study the whole life of Muhammad PBUH. It is a complete authoritative book on the life of Prophet Muhammad PBUH that explored his life from every angle and aspect from birth to death. it is written by Safiur-Rahman al-Mubarikpuri. The book was published in 1976.

Islamic books: Tafsir ibn Kathir (تفسير ابن كثير)

10 best Islamic books you should read.

The book is the comprehensive interpretation of the Quran by Umar Ibn Kathir in the 14th century. The book has the deepest explanation and comprehension, the most correct knowledge, and the most righteous works.

The Road to Mecca

10 best Islamic books you should read.

Published in 1954, In this extraordinary and beautifully-written autobiography, Muhammad Asad tells about his initial rejection of all religions, how he entered into Taoism then his fascinating travel as a diplomat, and finally his embrace of Islam. The book is a combination of adventure and the scenic beauty of travel.

Islamic books: Riyad as-Salihin (رياض الصالحين)

10 best Islamic books you should read.

A selection of carefully chosen 1900 Hadiths, compiled by Imam Yahya ibn Sharaf an-Nawawi. It is one of the most widely known and read books of hadiths all over the world. The hadiths are on ethics, manners, worship, knowledge, and other topics compiled from the Six Books of hadith. It is practical and reachable to Muslims of all levels.

Minhaj ul Muslim (منهاج المسلم)

10 best Islamic books you should read.

A comprehensive work by the great scholar Abu Bakr Jabir Al-Jaza’ri comprising all that concerns a Muslim regarding creed and manners. Also provides direction for righteous character, acts of worship, and dealings with his colleagues in a clear and concise manner. 

Blissful Marriage: A Practical Islamic Guide

10 best Islamic books you should read.

This book provides the tools to achieve blissful marriage in a pragmatic and graceful way. Written by Ekram Beshir and Rida Beshir the book provides the guidelines to achieve successful marriage from the Quranic perspective.

The Muqaddimah

10 best Islamic books you should read.

The book written in 1377 by historian Ibn Khaldun tells the universal history. is the most important Islamic history of the premodern world. The book deals with historiography, Islamic theology, Darwinism, the philosophy of history, political theory, and the natural sciences of chemistry and biology.

Loving our Parents: Stories of Duties & Obligations

10 best Islamic books you should read.

Loving our Parents is a wonderful collection of stories from the lives of ordinary people on the rewards of treating our parents with honor and respect. Abdul Malik Mujahid details our duties and obligations to our parents in the light of Sunnah who has sacrificed to raise and educate us.

Stories of the Prophets

10 best Islamic books you should read.

The book is a collection of stories of  Prophets from the Quran. Following the stories of Adam A.S the stories of Prophets Idris, Noah, Shem, Hud, Salih, Abraham, Ismaiel, Lot, Isaac, Jacob and Esau, Joseph, Shuayb, Moses, Aaron, Khidr, Joshua, Josephus, Eleazar, Elijah, Samuel, Saul, David, Solomon, Jonah and Jesus.

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