Sami Yusuf – Al Mu’allim

Posted: April 24, 2008 in Chord Nasyid
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Sami Yusuf – Al Mu’alliem

Intro : C  G  F  Am  E

Am
We once had a Teacher
Em
The Teacher of teachers,
G
He changed the world for the better
F
And made us better creatures,
Am
Oh Allah we’ve shamed ourselves
Em
We’ve strayed from Al-Mu’allim,
G
Surely we’ve wronged ourselves
F
What will we say in front him?
Dm        Am
Oh Mu’allim…

Chorus
F/Dm                   G           Am
He was Muhammad salla Allahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,
F/Dm         G              Am
Muhammad, mercy upon Mankind,
F/Dm                    G           Am
He was Muhammad salla Allahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,
F/Dm          G            Am
Muhammad, mercy upon Mankind,
G                 Am
Teacher of all Mankind.

F
Abal Qasim [one of the names of the Prophet]
Em                 F
Ya Habibi ya Muhammad
(My beloved O Muhammad)
Em                  F
Ya Shafi’i ya Muhammad
(My intercessor O Muhammad)
G                      Am
Khayru khalqillahi Muhammad
(The best of Allah’s creation is Muhammad)
Am
Ya Mustafa ya Imamal Mursalina
(O Chosen One, O Imam of the Messengers)
Am
Ya Mustafa ya Shafi’al ‘Alamina
(O Chosen One, O intercessor of the worlds)

Am                    Em
He prayed while others slept
F                     Em
While others ate he’d fast,
G
While they would laugh he wept
F
Until he breathed his last,
Am
His only wish was for us to be
Em
Among the ones who prosper,
G
Ya Mu’allim peace be upon you,
F
Truly you are our Teacher,
Dm        Am
Oh Mu’allim..

back to Chorus,  G  Am
Am
Ya Habibi ya Muhammad
(My beloved O Muhammad)
G
Ya Shafi’i ya Muhammad
(My intercessor O Muhammad)
F             Am     Em
Ya Rasuli ya Muhammad
(O My Messenger O Muhammad)
G
Ya Bashiri ya Muhammad
(O bearer of good news O Muhammad)
Am
Ya Nadhiri ya Muhammad
(O warner O Muhammad)
G
‘Ishqu Qalbi ya Muhammad
(The love of my heart O Muhammad)
F             Am       E
Nuru ‘Ayni ya Muhammad
(Light of my eye O Muhammad)

Am                         G
He taught us to be just and kind
Em                   Am
And to feed the poor and hungry,
G
Help the wayfarer and the orphan child
Em                    Am
And to not be cruel and miserly,
G
His speech was soft and gentle,
Em                  Am
Like a mother stroking her child,
G
His mercy and compassion,
Em                 Am
Were most radiant when he smiled

back to Chorus

Abal Qasim [one of the names of the Prophet]
Ya Habibi ya Muhammad
(My beloved O Muhammad)
Ya Shafi’i ya Muhammad
(My intercessor O Muhammad)
Khayru khalqillahi Muhammad
(The best of Allah’s creation is Muhammad)
Ya Mustafa Ya Imamal Mursalina
(O Chosen One O Imam of the Messengers)
Ya Mustafa ya Shafi’al ‘Alamina
(O Chosen One O intercessor of the worlds)

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