In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful, may Allah send blessings upon our master Muhammad his family and Companions and give them much peace. Says the poor needy slave of the mercy of Praiseworthy and Magnificent Lord: Shaykh Muhammad Shareef bin Farid, may Allah engulf him in His mercy Amen. All praises are due to Allah who has raised the supports of the Sunna and exalted its lamps; who has diminished the existence of heretical innovation and exposed its “lights”; who has made plain the evidences of the Divine Reality and manifested its secrets; and who has eclipsed the paths of falsehood and obliterated its influences. Peace and blessings be upon Muhammad who elucidated the methods of the Divine realities and erected its secrets; and who commanded to follow the Sunna and to adhere to its traditions; and upon his family and Companions, all of them; and also upon the masters of the
Taabi’uun and the right acting scholars. To continue This is a small fragment on the biography of Shehu Uthman ibn Fuduye
, may the mercy of Allah be upon him.
I arranged it based on the pattern established in the famous Fulfulde’ poem of the Shehu called Yimre (the Song of Comparison), Tanaasabuje’ in order to take baraka with his poem and with him, may Allah be merciful to him. I have named it:
Raising the Lamp of Truth by Mentioning the Harmonious Biography of the Sword of Truth