Ar-Raheeq-ul-Makhtum (in Arabic/Urdu: الرحيقالمختوم ; meaning The Sealed Nectar) is a biography (life ofProphet Muhammad) of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, written inArabic and Urdu by Safiur Rahman Mubarakpuri. The Arabic versionwas awarded first prize by the Muslim World League, at the firstIslamic Conference on Seerah, following an open competition for abook on the Sirah Rasul Allah (life of Muhammad) in 1979 (1399 AH).The book competed with 170 other manuscripts, 84 in Arabic, 64 inUrdu, 21 in English, one in French and one in Hausa.
The book takes into account various phases of the life of Muhammad.The book has been extensively undergone supervision from The QuranPublishing and Printing, Riyadh and deemed authentic and suitablefor all audience, who wish to know more about the life of Muhammad.The revised edition of the book is less than 600 pages. It has beentranslated into English as The Sealed Nectar.
The title of the book is taken from Quranic verse Yusqawnamirraheeq-(in)-makhtum-in (meaning Their drinks will be spicedwith sealed nectar)