The Patience of the Pious Predecessors
In Seeking Knowledge : New,
'Safahat min Sabr al-Ulama '
*[-A4] Hardback - 151 pages,
by Shaykh 'Abd al-Fattah Abu Guddah [d.417h],
*Transl. by Suhaib Sirajuddin,
Printed in Turkey.
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The Patience of the Pious Predecessors In Seeking Knowledge 'Safahat min Sabr al-Ulama ' contains stories of the perseverance of scholars in seeking sacred
This publication is an English summary of the work by Shaykh Abd al-Fattah Abu Ghuddah,
rahmatullahi ta'ala 'alayhi, who describes the struggles and sacrifices of scholars and their dedication to the pursuit of knowledge. See chapters below for further details. This is a two colour print on glossy paper.
Shaykh ʿAbd al-Fattāh Abū Ghudda
(1917-1997) was a leading scholar of the traditional Islamic sciences specialising in hadith
. He was born in Aleppo, Syria in 1917. He was
considered as one of the outstanding scholars of the 20th century.
Shaykh Abu Ghuddah as well as a renowned scholar of Hadith
was a scholar of the Hanafi
school of Fiqh
Shaykh Abu Ghudda studied in Syria and Egypt specialising in Arabic Language, Hadith, Shariah
and Psychology. He had many prominent teachers, amongst them Shaykh
Ragib al-Tabbakh, Shaykh Ahmed ibn Muhamad al-Zaraqa, Shaykh Isa
al-Bayanuni, Shaykh Ahmad al-Kurdi and the renouned Ottoman Scholar Imam
Selection of works by : Shaykh 'Abd al-Fattah abu-Ghuddah
Table of Contents :
---Chapter . Description of the Travelling of the Scholars, and their long journeys seeking knowledge,
---Chapter . Description of the Scholars sacrificing their sleep, comfort and all of their pleasures and entertainment,
---Chapter . Description of the Scholars in their patience on poverty and their struggle of life,
---Chapter . Description of the Scholars' hunger and their thirst during the hot weather for hours and days,
---Chapter . Stories of the Scholars' wealth running out,
---Chapter . Stories of the reaction of the Scholars upon losing their books, selling them at the time of their hardships and buying them at the expense of selling their clothes,
---Chapter . Stories of the Scholars who gave preference to knowledge, being occupied in travelling, writing books and benefitting themselves and others, over marriage,
---Chapter . Stories of the Scholars spending their wealth, selling their possessions to gain knowledge, travelling and meeting scholars, buying books, pen and paper, and writing books,
---Chapter . Scattered pearls for students of knowledge,
---Chapter . Four golden nuggets for every student of knowledge.
*Dimensions : 24.1 x 17.1cm.
*Non ASWJ Translator.