Magnificent composition by the author and fantastic translation by the late Prof. A.J. Arberry of Cambridge.
Astronomical Aubade – Ibn Hani
Islamic Astronomical Poetry (Powerpoint slides)
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A handful of lovely stories from Kitab al-Adhkiya’ by Imam Ibn al-Jawzi of Baghdad. “The Learned Robber” at the end is hilarious!
TALES OF THE WISE
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A must-read book by Imam al-Ajurri of Baghdad & Mecca (d. 360 H), especially for those who intend to memorise any or all of the Qur’an, or who have already memorised some or all of it.
THE CHARACTER OF THE PEOPLE OF THE QURAN
Tags:Ajurri, Allah, Character, Hadith, Hypocrisy, Islam, Koran, Qur'an, Sincerity, Spirituality, Sunna, Sunnah Posted in Hadith, Literature, Qur'an, Spirituality, Sunnah | 1 Comment »
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