Among the Punishments and Remedies for Sin: Further Selections from the Illness and the Cure (ad-Daa wad-Dawaa)
AUTHOR: Imam Ibnul Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah
SIZE: 9.0 x 6.0 x 0.3 inch
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2007
About This Book:
Imam Ibnul Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah, a renowned Islamic scholar, wrote a significant book titled "Among the Punishments and Remedies for Sin: Additional Selections from the Illness and the Cure." Imam Ibnul Qayyim was raised by his father, who worked as the local attendant of the al-Jawziyya school, after he was born in a little village close to Damascus, Syria, in 691 A.H. (1292 C.E.). He sought education from eminent thinkers and masters of his era and studied Sufi teachings as a result of his insatiable hunger for knowledge. The shorter work "Among the Punishments and Remedies for Sin" is a supplement to Imam Ibnul Qayyim's longer work "The Illness and the Cure." The emphasis of this particular selection is on examining the effects of committing sins and offering suggestions on how to seek forgiveness and improve one's spiritual condition. The book explores both the consequences of one's deeds in this life and the afterlife, including the punishments that follow. It serves as a reminder of the harm that transgressions do to a person's total existence and spiritual health.
About The Author:
As the neighborhood attendant (qayyim) of the al-Jawziyya school, Imam Ibnul Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah obtained his early education from his father. The leading thinkers and masters of his time then guided him as he pursued his quest for knowledge. He studied a number of subjects, including theology, Islamic law, and the science of prophetic traditions (Hadith). When Imam Ibnul Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah joined the study group of Imam Ibn Taimiyyah, a renowned scholar of the day, it was one of the turning points in his life. Imam Ibnul Qayyim developed a close relationship with his instructor and became utterly devoted to him. He developed into Imam Ibn Taimiyyah's closest pupil and follower, gaining his wisdom and transmitting his teachings.