This is the fifth instalment in the book series (Of the illustrious and inimitable scholar of the sixth century Hijri) by Imam Ibn al-Jawzi, May Allah mercy upon him. The author penned this rare and deeply thought-provoking work with remarkable prose, accompanied by intense imagery designed to impart profound points of benefit harvested from the Qur’an and Sunnah. His lessons are uniquely arranged and gleam with exquisite expressions- designed to council the intellect to reflect, and heart to reform.
Being a timely translation, its message reflects the challenge of the human condition that continues to divert mankind with the blinding effect of this transient and material world and bring back the real focus on mankind’s purpose and responsibility on earth.
The Author has extracted from an array of topics that will jolt the hearts and moisten the eyes while strengthening the resolve to return to Allah and aspire for loftier goals to succeed in this life and the next. And there is no might or power, except with Allah.