Preparing for the Day of Judgement by Imaam Ibn Hajar Al-‘Asqalani
This book is a compilation of some of the wise sayings of the prophet (s), of the companions (r), and of the pious predecessors. Reflecting on these wise sayings and heeding these counsels will assist in infusing us with the requisite awareness and fervor to prepare for the Day of Judgement. Verily, we are all in need of such counsel, for our Day of Judgment begins not when the world ends, but when our life comes to an end – which is indeed imminent – as the Prophet stated.
The author has divided the book in a rare and unique format. All the sayings are in fact practical advice of preparing for the Hereafter. It is full of wisdom and gems and an absolute must every Islamic household.
Every chapter commences with the Blessed Hadith of the Prophet (SAW), then the statement of the Khulafa e Rashiden, Sahabah, Tabien and other earlier well known Muslim Personalities (Salaf as Saleheen).