The Path of the Wayfarer (Minhaj al-Salikin) By Shaykh 'Abd al-Rahman bin Nasir al-Sa'di
Path of the Wayfarer, an English translation of the Arabic book, Minhaj al-Salikin, a book on Hanbali jurisprudence. The book is famous among the circles of Islamic studies in jurisprudence in the Middle East. The book was written by the author for the purpose of acquainting the reader with the jurisprudence rulings on matters that pertain to his religion.
Although, the book is largely based on the Hanbali School, the author did not strictly adhere to all its rulings.
If he found a stronger opinion with another School, he would adopt it and place that within his work. The book was written in a simplified manner, choosing only the opinions that he deemed to be the strongest along with their evidences, irrespective of the School of Thought it belonged to. It is an excellent book for a beginner as well as those who are more advanced in the subject.
The books works as a guide for those who wish to study the subject matter.