Excellence of Patience and Gratefulness by Darussalam is a book by Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim that is aimed at highlighting the necessity and the pressing need to pursue patience and gratefulness and illustrating how the happiness in this world and in the hereafter is dependent on them. Intended to be a comprehensive and extensive book, it features a great deal of useful information that is worthy of being firmly and clung on to. This book is pleasing to all, engaging to the distressed, stimulating to the neglectful ones and encouraging to all the rest. It contains authentic hadiths and features points to benefit from the exegesis of the Quran.
This book is written to highlight the necessity and the pressing need to pursue these two qualities and to illustrate that happiness in this world and the Hereafter is dependent on them. It is intended to be a comprehensive, extensive and useful book. It contains a great amount of useful information, which is worthy of being held firmly and clung to vigorously. It is pleasing to the reader, plain to him who reads it thoroughly, engaging to the distressed, stimulating for the neglectful one, and encouraging for the one who is ready to work. It also contains points of benefit from the exegesis of the Qur'aan and the traditions of the Prophet (may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) duly referred to their sources, reports from pious predecessors with refer-ences, juristic issues supported by evidence, and indications to the spiritual path. All these will be obvious to the one who contemplates over it and is endowed with a sound intellect.
|Author(s)||Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim Al Jauziyyah|