Author: Shaikh Abdul-Razzaq Ibn Abdul-Muhsin Al-Badr
Pages: 64 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
Al-Hikmah is a divine prerogative. It is a gift from Allah granted to whomeverHe Wills from among His servants. Some define it as 'beneficial knowledgethat corroborates with good righteous deeds'; others say it is 'doing anappropriate act at the most appropriate time and place'; and yet othersdeem it to be foresightedness; comprehension; felicitous conduct and goodopinion. All of these definition are in fact befitting and apt.Allah; The Most High bestowed Luqman (upon him be peace) with muchforesight; intelligence and profound judgement - injecting it deep into hisheart whereby his words; deeds and manners were grounded in wisdom.Allah Revealed: 'And indeed we bestowed upon Luqman Al-Hikmah...' [Luqman (31): 12]The instructions and advices found in the story of Luqman Al-?akimcomprise noble guidance and contain perfect conduct in inviting peopletowards Allah; and nurturing of children. It speaks of proper upbringingof a generation; describing ways to success and teaching people holisticgoodness. Making it incumbent upon every mentor; father and teacher topay attention to the prescriptions found therein; providing contemplation andderiving exemplary lesson plans in the field of propagating and education.These lessons can tangibly facilitate in drawing hearts and enriching minds.Consisting of elementary details that appeal to one's good conscience; forindeed putting across Allah's Message to mankind requires proper planningand tact that is plentiful within the story. One who advises to such a degreeis indeed blessed with prudence - a blessing from Allah; not just for Luqmanbut for anyone who takes him as a role-model.