Sami Yusuf – Al-muallim chords

Chords
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Intro : C  G  F  Am  E


AmWe once had a Teacher
EmThe Teacher of teachers,
GHe changed the world for the better
FAnd made us better creatures,
AmOh Allah we’ve shamed ourselves
EmWe’ve strayed from Al-Mu’allim,
GSurely we’ve wronged ourselves
FWhat will we say in front him?
Dm AmOh Mu’allim…
Chorus
F/Dm G AmHe was Muhammad salla Allahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,
F/Dm G AmMuhammad, mercy upon Mankind,
F/Dm G AmHe was Muhammad salla Allahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,
F/Dm G AmMuhammad, mercy upon Mankind,
G AmTeacher of all Mankind.
FAbal Qasim [one of the names of the Prophet]
Em FYa Habibi ya Muhammad
(My beloved O Muhammad)
Em FYa Shafi’i ya Muhammad
(My intercessor O Muhammad)
G AmKhayru khalqillahi Muhammad
(The best of Allah’s creation is Muhammad)
AmYa Mustafa ya Imamal Mursalina
(O Chosen One, O Imam of the Messengers)
AmYa Mustafa ya Shafi’al ‘Alamina
(O Chosen One, O intercessor of the worlds)
Am EmHe prayed while others slept
F EmWhile others ate he’d fast,
GWhile they would laugh he wept
FUntil he breathed his last,
AmHis only wish was for us to be
EmAmong the ones who prosper,
GYa Mu’allim peace be upon you,
FTruly you are our Teacher,
Dm AmOh Mu’allim..
back to Chorus, G Am
AmYa Habibi ya Muhammad
(My beloved O Muhammad)
GYa Shafi’i ya Muhammad
(My intercessor O Muhammad)
F Am EmYa Rasuli ya Muhammad
(O My Messenger O Muhammad)
GYa Bashiri ya Muhammad
(O bearer of good news O Muhammad)
AmYa Nadhiri ya Muhammad
(O warner O Muhammad)
G‘Ishqu Qalbi ya Muhammad
(The love of my heart O Muhammad)
F Am ENuru ‘Ayni ya Muhammad
(Light of my eye O Muhammad)
Am GHe taught us to be just and kind
Em AmAnd to feed the poor and hungry,
GHelp the wayfarer and the orphan child
Em AmAnd to not be cruel and miserly,
GHis speech was soft and gentle,
Em AmLike a mother stroking her child,
GHis mercy and compassion,
Em AmWere 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) Samir Demiri
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