The Book of Assistance
Long popular in Arabic, as well as Swahili and Malay, this classic text offers a complete guide to Muslim devotions, prayers and practical ethics. There are many books in English which present Sufi doctrine, but few which can be used as practical travel guides along the Path. Originally written in Classical Arabic, the aptly-named Book of Assistance is today in widespread...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published January 28th 2003 by Fons Vitae
(first published 1989)
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This is my remedy when my heart needs some curing and softening. A great guide for Muslims who need to reconnect to the deen of Allah. I love how short and comprehensive the chapters are. They are short and sweet, but very deep. I can't help but learn something new each time I pick up this book. The Book of Assistance definitely makes the reader contemplate. It's a great straight talk and counsel. The Nur of the author definitely comes through--mashAllah, he would've been an incredible shaykh to...more