(1939) is an encyclopedia
of Islamic fiqh
(jurisprudence), according to the Hanafi
school, spreading over 20 volumes. Seventeen of its volumes were written by Mufti Amjad Ali Aazmi, a disciple of Imam Ahmed Raza Khan
. The rest of three books were compiled by his disciples after his death. The book is written in simple Urdu
. Laymen, clerics and research scholars, all find it a complete book of Islamic Sharia
with 11624 topics explained briefly yet lucidly.
According to Ulema Bahar-e-Shariat is book which can make a person true Scholar.
It was actually written for women and children,but now its studied across the Islamic schools.Jurist also rely on the rulings given in the book.
In 2010,100 years celebration of Bahar-e-Shariat is celebrated by authors son.The book has been published by many publishers across India & Pakistan.Eminent barelvi scholar Maulana Ilyas Attar Qadiri's Dawat-e-Islami is working on edited computerized version.