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Shortening Long Hopes – Qisar ul Amal


Translated by Dr Musharraf Hussain

Paperback (59 Pages)

Invitation Publishing

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This book deals with a topic that is of immense importance in such a narcissistic post modern materialistic society. We live in a consumer-based society which is spend thrifty and truly in love with the world. The antidote to this is Qisar-ul-Amal- Reducing Long Hopes. Ibn Abi Dunya, like his contemporaries, Bukhari and Muslim and others, narrates each hadith with a continuous chain of narrators. This book can be an effective antidote to our materialistic lives. May Allah help us to see the reality of this ephemeral life. Ameen.


About the Author

In 2009 he was awarded the OBE for his services to community relations in Britain. Dr Musharraf Hussain is the director of the Karimia Institute in Nottingham, a leading British Muslim organisation, which works on a number of projects ranging from community development to adult classes and interfaith work. He undertook his Islamic education in the UK, Pakistan and the Al-Azhar University in Egypt. Dr Musharraf has also helped to establish a number of Muslim schools in the UK. He has also written numerous books on Islam as well as numerous articles.