Two Treatises : Mutual Reminding & Good Manners, [A5] Paperback - 96 pages,by Imam Abdallah ibn 'Alawi al-Haddad,Translated by Mostafa al-Badawi. Description :This volume contains two concise treatises of the venerable Imam al-Haddad, may Allah be pleased with him. The first treatise, Mutual Reminding, distills the ethic and content of offering good counsel to one another. The chief elements of counsel, says the Imam, are taqwa (an active fear and consciousness of God) and detachment from the material world. These elements connect well with the topic of the second treatise, Good Manners, which discusses the manners recommended of the spiritual wayfarer as he or she takes the path to spiritual felicity. The author Imam Abdallah Ibn-Alawi Al-Haddad (d.1720 CE), Allah be pleased with him, lived at Tarim in the Hadramaut valley between Yemen and Oman, and is widely held to have been the ‘renewer’ (mujaddid) of the twelfth Islamic century. A direct descendant of the Beloved Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, his sanctity and direct experience of God are clearly reflected in his writings, which include several books, a collection of Sufi letters, and a volume of mystical poetry. He spent most of his life in Kenya and Saudi Arabia where he taught Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) and classical Sufism according to the order (tariqa) of the Ba 'Alawi sayyads.Mostafa al-Badawi (translator/compiler) of the Fons Vitae 'Imam al-Haddad Spiritual Masters series' is a disciple in the Sufi order of Imam al-Haddad, rahmatallahi alayhi. Dr. Mostafa al-Badawi is one of the world's premier translators of Islamic spiritual texts. He is a Consultant Psychiatrist and member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He studied under many shaykhs, foremost among whom is the late Habib Ahmad Mashhur al-Haddad 'alayhir rahman.Table of Contents :---Transliteration Key,---Translator's Introduction.---. Mutual Reminding,---Prologue,---Conclusion,---Afterword,---Notes.---. Good Manners,---Prologue,---Conclusion,---Notes,---Translator's Appendix One,---Translator's Appendix Two.