Poems of Wisdom – Paperback by Shaykh Mufti Saiful Islam
The Holy Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam mentions in a Hadeeth narrated by Imām Bukhāri Rahmatullah Alaih that “Indeed some form of poems are full of wisdom.” From this Hadeeth we can understand that poems have many points to reflect upon and take lessons from.
The Holy Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam was not a poet but he liked poems, which had good meanings. He himself encouraged the great poet Sayyidunā Hassān Ibn Thābit Rahmatullah Alaih to recite couplets in Masjid Nabawi in order to defend Islām from anti-Islamic allegations. He stated, “O’ Allāh Subhanahu wa ta’ala, help him through the Roohul Quds” (arch-angel Jibreel).
The poems in this book should have a great impact upon the readers and should help change our lives in accordance with the commands of Allāh Subhanahu wa ta’ala and the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam.