In the light of al-Hikam by Ibn Ata'illah al-Sakandari, Jasser Auda walks through unique insights to prepare you for the journey to God.
The ultimate yearning of the human soul is to return to its Lord in a state where; He is pleased with His servant and the Servant is pleased with his Master. This book offers a unique insight to prepare you for the journey to God through the wisdom of the great spiritual master, Ibn Ata'illah al-Iskandari, as expounded in his masterpiece al-Hikam.
This is the ultimate quest of the human soul; however, without knowledge of the spiritual path, the journey will be more challenging and full of obstacles. This book covers various topics on what can be learned to make the journey such as: improving you character, becoming aware of and concerned with the spirit and the feelings of the heart, discovering your faults and shortcomings, humbling yourself and concentrating in your prayers.
About The Author:
Professor Jasser Auda is a scholar of Islamic law and thought. He is the President of Maqasid Institute Global, a think tank with educational and research projects in a number of countries, and Al-Shatibi Chair for Maqasid Studies at the International Peace College in South Africa. He is a Founding and Board Member of the International Union for Muslim Scholars, an Executive Member of the Fiqh Council of North America, a Member of the European Council for Fatwa and Research, and a Fellow of the Fiqh Academy of India. He has a Ph.D. in the philosophy of Islamic law from the University of Wales, UK, and a Ph.D. in systems analysis from the University of Waterloo, Canada.