Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya

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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)

Religion: Islam.

Era: Mamluk.

Education: He was influenced by Ahmed Ibn Hanbal, Ibn Qudamah, Ibn Taymiyyah, and Khwaja Abdullah Ansari. Ibn al-Qayyim learned from many scholars. List of his teachers:

  • 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.


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  • January 20, 2021 at 10:50 pm
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    I figure that you could be trying to avoid upsetting anyone with this subject, but please understand that the more controversial ideas will encourage healthy debate when approached respectfully..and it is your page not a democracy- let your content set the tone here!

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