The Way of the Prophet is a translation of a selection of 393 traditions of the Prophet Muhammad and includes a commentary to elucidate their meanings. This comprehensive selection covers faith, worship, morality and character, ethics, society, law and politics in Islam. It was originally complied in the 1950s by Sheikh Abd al-Ghaffar Hasan of Delhi at the request of Sayyid Abul Ala Mawdudi and is mainly based on the Mishkat al-Masabih of al-Khatib al-Tabrizi and the Adab al-Mufrad of Imam Bukhari.
The original Arabic text of the traditions accompanies the translation along with a first-line index of Prophetic traditions for easy reference. This work provides a comprehensive and concise introduction to the teachings of the Prophet.