The Guinness World Records have just admitted this heavy weight into its book of records. This is Muhammad is a book that weighs over 1500 kilos (3,300 lb) i.e. more then a ton, despite which it has a mere 420 pages but costs Dh11 million ($1.32 million USD).
The book was worked upon by one hundred people at a time which allowed the 5 metre long and 4 meter wide creation to become a reality. The book is made from paper and leather in collaboration with the Awassem International and The World Body of the Definition of the Holy Prophet.
Other books related to Islam that have been showcased on the Rich Times are the Worlds largest Quran (that comes with the obligatory 120 kilo gold and silver cover) as well as the worlds smallest Quran (which comes with a diamond encrusted cover).
Unveiled by Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance; the This is Muhammad showcases the simple lifestyle of Prophet Muhammad and Islam. The book is written by Dr Abdullah Abdulaziz Al Muslih, Saudi author and Secretary General of the Complex for Islamic Fiqh Research in Riyadh.