[SIZE="4"][COLOR="Magenta"]Allama Shibli Nu'mani was an Indian Muslim scholar (1857 - 1914). He collected much material on the life of Prophet Muhammad, but could write only first two volumes of the planned book Sirat-un-Nabi. His disciple, Syed Suleman Nadvi, made use of this material and added his own and wrote remaining five volumes of the book Sirat-un-Nabi after the death of his mentor.
He went to Mecca for the Hajj and there he devoted his time to furthering his studies in Muslim theology, history, philosophy and Sufism from different scholars in Arabia. An orthodox Hanafi Muslim, he was a staunch supporter of the Shari