Knowledge and Wisdom, New Edition,
*[A5] Paperback - 128 pages, Now in Stock & Despatching,
by Imam Abdallah ibn 'Alawi al-Haddad [d.1132h],
Translation & Introduction by Dr. Mostafa al-Badawi,
Published by Ihya Publishing.
Imam al-Haddad, may Allah be pleased with him, a gifted scholar and spiritual sage, distills in 40 short essays pinpoint reminders about what we need to focus on during the moments, hours, and days of our brief lives.
The core issue the book raises revolves around the unrelenting presence that looms above all humanity, namely, the Hereafter, the ultimate destination of all people -- believers and deniers alike. Imam al-Haddad, may Allah be pleased with him, provides advice, inspiration, and reality checks so that we may stay focused on the path that leads to felicity in the Hereafter, God willing, the eternal abode.
Toward this most noble of ends, Knowledge and Wisdom imparts the kind of counsel and perspective that can literally change a person's life.
"Life is short, time is precious, death near, and the distance to travel great,
while the moment of standing before God to account for everything,
however insignificant, is daunting and hard,"
----Imam al-Haddad. The Author
Imam 'Abdallah al-Haddad, may Allah be pleased with him
, is widely believed to have been the spiritual
"renewer" of the twelfth Islamic century. A direct descendant of the
Prophet Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace
, his sanctity and direct experience of God are clearly
reflected in his writings, poetry, and books.
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Dimensions : 23 x 15.4cm.