Ebu'l-Abbas es-Seruci is a Faqih that has worked as the Kadi'l-kudat (Head Jurist) in the capitol of Egypt, Cairo, for long years. During his years of work, he kept his connection with teaching and learning and wrote many books. He became famous for his commentary(sharh) el-Gaye that he wrote on Merginani's el-Hidaye. which is considered to be one of the central sources in the Hanafi madhab. Among the authors many books in many different fields are also risalahs (small books) that he wrote to answer certain questions directed to him. One of these risalahs is Nefehatu'n-nesemat.