To endeavor to know Allah is to fulfill the very purpose of our existence, and to know Him is to know His Beautiful Names, Attributes and Acts. In this work, taken from Ibn Ajiba's tafsir of Surah al-Fatiha, the author describes the meanings of Allah's 99 Beautiful Names.
The book guides the student through discussions on sira, hadith, Arabic, tafsir and reverential poetry. Suitable for both personal study and as a class text, it is certain to match the needs of the young student.
The present work is called The Quran Beheld because its translator found that the classical Islamic curriculum for learning the Quranic sciences lifts the veil from the divine masterpiece like stepping from a dark and silent house into a lively spring day outside. Everything changes.
Abdullah ibn al-Mubarak’s Kitab az-Zuhd wa’r-Raqaʾiq, the earliest extant book on self-discipline in Islam, is a collection of Qur’ānic exegesis, prophetic traditions and anecdotes from the early generations that encourages rejection of this temporal world in favour of the eternal life of the Next World.
The advice provided in this book will cure 90% of medical conditions in the physical realm through addressing the root cause while providing readers the real cure in the spiritual realm through augmenting one's relationship with Allah Most High.
Spirituality in Islam has always been strongly connected to the descendants of the Blessed Prophet. This book tells the story of a major branch of Ahl al Bayt or House of Prophecy, the Ba’Alawis of Southern Yemen.
The Integrated Encyclopedia of the Qur’an (IEQ) taps into the ocean of knowledge on the Qur'an in the traditional Islamic sources to present integrated views on all concepts, persons, places, events, and things mentioned in the Qur'an.
The first part of the book deals with the basic beliefs of Islam, the second with aspects of the faith that are widely misunderstood, and the third provides guidance for those wishing to tread the spiritual path.
These letters provide unique insights into the Imam’s learning, wisdom, and personality. They reflect his relationships with family, friends, rulers and others, his life and times, and his reactions to current events. Also notable is his frequent use of verses to highlight points with extra force and eloquence; these are translated in full.