Thursday, January 29, 2009

Medicine of The Prophet (peace be upon him)

(A good book that was given to me by a friend when she came back from performing her Haj last year.)


Narrated by Sahihan that the Messenger of Allah(peace be upon him) said "Allah has not sent down a disease except that He has also sent down its cure"

At-Tarmidhi narrated that 'Abdullah bin Mihsan Al-Ansari said..The Messenger of Allah(peace be upon him) said : "He who reaches the morning while health in his body, safe in his residence and having his day's sustenance, will be as if the entire life of this world was granted to him."

In addition, Imam Ahmad narrated that Abu Bakr As-Siddiq said, I heard the Messenger of Allah(peace be upon him) said, "ask Allah for certainty and good health, for indeed, no one will have a better possession after certainty of Faith than good health."


Healing with the Medicine of the Prophet
Author: Imam Ibn Qayyim Al-Jauziyah
Binding: Hardcover, 359 pages
Publisher: Darussalam Publications, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Healing with the Medicine of the Prophet is the panacea for those in search of good health. It is a magnificent work that is a treasure every Muslim household. Although it was written by the author, Ibn Al-Qayyim, over six hundred and fifty years ago, it is extremely timely work for our generation in which health and natural health care products have become an important aspect of the lives of so many.

The author presents the guidance of the Prophet in dealing with a variety of health issues, including treatment of ailment and preventive remedies to keep the body fit. As the Qur'an and Sunnah are the main sources of Islamic lifestyle, it only stands to reason that they should likewise be referred to in the matters of health and fitness.

This is the approach taken by Ibn Al-Qayyim as he presents Verses of the Qur'an and statements of the Prophet as his main reference in these issues of health and medicines. The final chapters the this work include an extremely beneficial glossary of remedies, herbs, foods and other natural substances that aid in the journey towards better health.

Healing with the Medicine of the Prophet is an invaluable reference guide for the Muslim of every land and every generation. May Allah bestow His mercy and blessings upon the author, Ibn Al-Qayyim, for surely his work will be cherished throughout time.


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