The Soul's Journey After Death : An Abridgement of Ibn Qayyim's Kitab ar-Ruh
Commentary by Layala Mabrouk
Translator : Aisha Bewley
Paperback 40 Pages
ISBN : 9781870582056
Publisher : Dar Al Taqwa
About The Book
This important book covers an area about which most people have very little knowledge but which is at the same time, of vital interest to all human beings. It outlines what happens to the human soul from the moment of death until the arrival of the Day of Judgement.
It describes the death profess itself, the exact relationship of the soul to the body, the states of the soul after it leaves this world, and the nature of the ongoing relationship between the dead and those who are still alive.
About Imam Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyya
Imam Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyya was born into a scholarly and virtuous family in 691 AH/ 1292 A.D. At that time Damascus was a centre of literature and thought. Many schools were located there and he studied and graduated under the protection, direction and sponsorship of his father. He was particularly influenced by his Shaykh and teacher Imam Ibn Taymiyyah, and also by Ibn ash-Shirazi amongst others.
Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyya died in the city of Damascus the year 751 AH/1350 C.E.,when he was scarcely 60 years old, and was buried at the cemetery of Bab- al-Saghir, near the grave of his father - Rahimahuma Allah. More
About Aisha Bewley
Aisha Abdurrahman at Tarjumana Bewley is one today’s most prolific translators of classical Arabic work into English. Aisha Bewley not only understands Arabic but she is also aware of the basic meanings and nature of teachings and history of Islam. Her knowledge is born of experience and direct transmission, not merely academic theory and learning by rote. For more than twenty-five years she has been concerned with making the contents of many classical works in Arabic more Accessible to English-speaking readers for the first time, including Ash-Shifa of Qadi “Iyad.
She is co-translator The Noble Qur'an A New Rendering of its Meaning in English. Other works include -Al-Muwatta of Imam Malik , Glossary of Islamic Terms, Islam: The Empowering of Women, Muslim Women A Biographical Dictionary.
About Layla Mabrouk
Layla Mabrouk, an eminent, contemporary, Egyptian scholar has skillfully abridged Ibn Qayyim's great work Kitabar-Ruh.
This book is available from different publishers in Arabic Only and English Only Formats
The Soul : The Condition of the Soul of the dead, DKI
Ar-Ruh (Arabic Only), Dar al-Ghad al-Jadeed, Egypt
Kitab Ar-Ruh (Arabic Only), Dar al-Hadith, Cairo, Egypt
The Soul: Kitab Ar-Ruh, English, Dar al Fikr
The Soul: It's Where about in the light of Qur'an & Hadith, Adam Publishers, India
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