Very Limited Edition Pre-order, only 500 copies available in USA. Due to some delay in the printing we have not yet received the stock for this book. Please expect the orders to be shipped out by the end of July instead of June.
The essential qualities of human nature, including faith, trust, repentance, forgiveness, compassion, and mercy, are discussed in this collection of writings by some of the world's great sages, both ancient and contemporary.
This spiritual guide to the self is a handbook of tazkiyah or ‘self-purification’. Not only does it illustrate the maladies of the human spiritual condition, it recognizes the struggles and insecurities we all succumb to from time to time, and offers up the remedies.
All praise is to Allāh; the All-Knowing. May peace, blessings, and salutations descend upon the perfected chosen one who knew what came before and what is to come after; the beloved of Allah; our master, the Messenger of Allah; and upon his family and companions, the upholders of etiquette and honor.
Ambassador Ahmed introduces the "Islamic Golden Age," roughly the 9th through 13th centuries, through some key Muslim personalities, Philosophy then (not now) entailed astronomy, mathematics, medicine, Islamic theology, and several other disciplines.
This calligraphic arrangement of the Hilya Sharif originated in Ottoman times by the scholar and master calligrapher Hafiz Osman. Hilya (Hilye in Turkish) literally means "ornament" and is understood as “a beautiful description”.