ABOUT THE BOOK:
A two book pack comprising: Hajj & Umrah. This is a comprehensive hajj and umrah manual of instruction on how to perform these pilgrimages, in terms of both the letter and spirit of the law, according to these schools, that shows us the great flexibility that is the characteristic of the Sacred Law of Islam.
The Pilgrim s Companion, This booklet comprises a comprehensive collection of supplications extracted from Shaykh Nur al-Din 'Ittir's How to perform Hajj and Umrah according to the Four Sunni Schools of Law. The majority of the supplications have been transmitted from the Prophet (SAW), while the remainder are from the saints and scholars from his nation.
ABOUT SHAYKH NUR AL-DIN 'ITTIR:
He is Shaykh Nūr al-Dīn Muhammad ʿIttir (born in 1934) of Aleppo, Syria. He was born in Aleppo in 1937 and was raised therein. His father used to take him the circles of the scholars when he was but little. Among those whom he frequented their sitting was his maternal grandfather, the Hadith expert and exegesist al-'Allamah Muhammad Najib Siraj al-Din al-Hussayni (d. 1373-1274). He quickly graduated in flying colours the Shari'a college in 1954, then after al-Azhar, then after he did his doctoral thesis in 1964. For various years he has taught various colleges and universities such as Islamic University of Madinah, Islamic University of Damascus, and many other places around the world.
He is the dean, lecturer and head of various institutes in the middle east and elsewhere around the world. Head of Qur'anic sciences and Hadith in the college of Islamic university of Damascus. He has been influential in the Islamic world in the field of Hadith and has written well over 50 major and minor titles, despite spending most of his time in teaching. He has also many articles that are possibly not enumerated.
Some of his popular works are as follows:
--- Manhaj al-Naqd fi 'Ulum al-hadith
--- 'Ulum al-Qur'an al-Karim
--- al-Imam al-Bukhari wa Fiqh al-Tarajum fi Jami'ihi al-Sahih,
--- al-Sunnah al-Mutahirah wa'l Tahadiyat,
--- Kayfiyat al-Ta'amul ma' al-Fahras al-'Am li Asma' Kutub al-Sunnah,
--- al-Itijahad al-'Aamah lil Ijtihad wamakanat al-Hadith al-Aahadi al-Sahih fiha,
--- Khayr al-Wahid al-Sahih wa Atharahu fi'l 'Amal wa'l 'Aqidah,
--- Usul al-Jarh wa'l Ta'dil wa 'Ilm al-Rijal,
--- 'Ilam al-Anam Sharh Bulugh al-Maram,
The likes of The Muhadith of Sham Shaykh 'Abd Allah Siraj al-Din al-Hussayni (his maternal uncle) and the likes of the Muhadith Shaykh Muhammad Nasir al-Din al-Albani, Shaykh Muhadith 'Abd al-Qadir al-Arna'ut have reserved him the title of 'Al-'Allamah'.