Author: Imam Ibn al Qayyim
Publisher: Darussalam Publishers (2012)
Pages: 393 Binding: Hardcover
Description from the publisher:
Translation of Uddat al-Sabirin wa Zakhirat al-Shakirin by Ibn Qayyim.
Patience and gratefulness are two essential qualities that can help us go through the ups and downs of life with grace. Here is Ibn al-Qayyim’s celebrated guide on how to achieve them. This book contain the advice and sayings of great prophets and Sahabah and the Scholars of this ummah to help and encourage the reading in being patience may Allah make us from the patience ameen
Explains the nature of sabr (patience) and its counterpart, shukr (gratitude) in a practical fashion, showing how these important spiritual qualities may be incorporated into everyday life.
Although the original Arabic text was written over six centuries ago, the author’s words are even more relevant today.
An Excellent Book Specially in today's world when life is in such haste that sometimes we forget the Importance and the necessity of Patience and gratitude
Imam Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyya was born into a scholarly and virtuous family in 691 AH/ 1292 A.D. At that time Damascus was a centre of literature and thought. Many schools were located there and he studied and graduated under the protection, direction and sponsorship of his father. He was particularly influenced by his Shaykh and teacher Imam Ibn Taymiyyah, and also by Ibn ash-Shirazi amongst others.
Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyya died in the city of Damascus the year 751 AH/1350 C.E.,when he was scarcely 60 years old, and was buried at the cemetery of Bab- al-Saghir, near the grave of his father - Rahimahuma Allah.