An English translation of the classic text from Imam ‘Abdullah bin ‘Alawi Al-Haddad, The Book of Assistance (Risalah al-Mu’aawanah). A brief, concise and clear short treaties designed as guides for Muslims who earnestly desire to tread the path of the Afterlife, and seriously follow the Sunna of the Prophet, may blessings and peace be upon Him and His family. Translated by Mostafa Al-Badawi and published by Pustaka Islamiyah.
Title: The Book of Assistance
(رسالة المعاونة والمظاهرة والمؤازرة للراغبين من المؤمنين في سلوك طريق الآخرة)
Author: Imam ‘Abdullah Alhaddad
Dimension: 15.3 cm x 22.9 cm
Pages: 150 pages
Excerpts from the author’s Introduction:
“…I have begun each chapter in this treatise by saying: ’You must do such-and-such a thing!’ this being addressed particularly to my own self, my brother who was the cause for writing the treatise, and generally to every Muslim who reads it. This expression has an effect on the heart of those it is addressed to, and I hope that, having used it, I will escape the reproaches and threats directed against those who say but do not do, and who know but do not act….”