Qasida Burda in Praise of the Prophet Muhammad – Sh. Diya – Video – and: Resources on the Burda and Praise Poetry

YouTube – Qasida Burda in Praise of the Prophet Muhammad – Sh. Diya

A powerful & moving rendition of the Qasida Burda of Imam Busiri by Shaykh Diya’ of Amman, Jordan. Chapters 1 & 2.

The Qasida Burda is one of the greatest poems ever written in praise of the Beloved Messenger of Allah (peace & blessings be upon him & his folk), and is recited with love and yearning by lovers of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) across the world. Numerous scholars have written commentaries on it.Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad has a beautiful translation of it, called The Mantle Adorned. See: http://www.mantleadorned.com/Shaykh Hamza Yusuf translated and supervised a moving rendition in Maghribi style: The Burda of al-Busiri – The Fez Singers.See also:First Poems of Praise for the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him)Themes in Religious Poetry at the Time of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him)