Imam Ibn al-Qayyim: Ibn al-Qayyim was a famous Islamic scholar in the Muslim world. Ibn al-Qayyim was a student of Ibn Taymiyyah. Among the students of Ibn Taymiyyah Ibn al-Qayyim was his only lifelong companion. He was with Ibn Taymiyyah in prison. Ibn al-Qayyim was an Islamic Jurisconsult, theologian, and spiritual writer. He became known in the Muslim world as Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyya.
Full Name: Abu Abdullah Shamsuddin Muhammad bin Abu Bakr bin Ayub Ad Damasaki.
Born: 7 Saffar 691 AH or 29 January 1292 AD. Damascus, Mamluk Sultanate.
Death: 13 Rajab 751 AH or 15 September 1350 AD. Damascus, Mamluk Sultanate.
Father’s Name: Abu Bakr. (another name of his father is Kayimul Jawziyyah)
- Imam Ibn Taymiyyah.
- Ahmad bin Abdud Dayim al-Makdesi.
- Kayimul Jawziyyah ( his father).
- Ahmad bin Abdur Rahman.
- Ibn’us Siraji.
- Al Mazad Al Harran.
- Abul Fida bin Yusuf bin Maktum al-Qaesi.
- Imam Az-Jahabi.
- Sharfuddin Abdullah bin Abdul Halem.
- Takiuddin Sulaiman bin Hamzh. and many more.
Work-Life: In his career, he was studied human behavior, ethics, Hadith, and Jurisprudence. He worked hard for the Muslim world. In his life, he wrote about 100 books. List of his books:
- As-Sawayekul Mursalah.
- Jadul Maad fi Hadayi Khairil Ibad.
- Miftahu Danis Saadah.
- Madarizus Salikin.
- Tahbibu Sunan Abi Dawood.
- Kitabur Ruho.
- As-Siratul Mustakim.
- Al-Manar al-Munif.
- Al-Tibb al-Nabawi. and many more.
His Students: Ibn al-Qayyim had many students. Many of his students later got popularity as famous Islamic scholars. List of his famous students:
- Burhan Uddin Ibrahim bin Ibnul Qayyim.
- Imam Ibn Rajab Hanbali.
- Imam Ibn Kathir.
- Imam Az-Jahabi.
- Muhammad bin Ahmad Ibn Qudama.
- Muhammad bin Yakub al-Firujabdi.
Greatly influenced by him, Ibn Kathir, the Hanbali Hadith scholar Ibn Rajab, and Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani.
Death: Ibn al-Qayyim died on 13 Rajab 751 AH. According to the AD, 15 September 1350 AD. He was buried beside his father at the Bab al-Saghir Cemetery.