Shamail e Kubra is a book on Uswa e Hasna. By Uswa e Hasna we mean the Holy habits and Sunnah of Hazrat Muhammad (P.B.U.H). The book is written by Mufti Muhammad Irshad Al Qasmi. It is a comprehensive and detailed book that gives information about the seerat of Hazrat Muhammad (P.B.U.H). The book holds a great reputation in the Indo-Pak Subcontinent. It has been translated in other languages also.
A number of editions of the book Uswa e Hasna (Shamail e Kubra) have been published. Each edition is about different aspect of life. Events of every day life of Hazrat Muhammad (P.B.U.H) are written in the book. His Sunan and Shamail related to eating, sleeping, trade, travel etc are added by the author. Even details of objects and the manner in which these were used is compiled.
Personality of Hazrat Muhammad (P.B.U.H) is the one about which humanity has the most information. His dealings with others, his dressing, way of talking and every aspect of personality can be found in books. A large number of Seerat books have been written and still there are more to come. Seerat by Ibn e Hisham, Seerat ul Nabi, Madarij un Nubuwwah are few examples. These and many others provide us a pathway where we can learn the noble acts of morality and virtue. We can can and mold our lives according by following the Sunnah of the Last messenger of Allah Almighty. Seerat books are a great help in this regard.