Photo: The Court of Pir Bbudaq, Shiraz, Iran circa 1455-60.
No sadness lasts forever, nor any felicity,
Nor any state of poverty or one of luxury.
If you are the owner of a heart that is content,
Then you and the owner of the world are equivalent.
'Reliance of the Traveller: Classic Manual of Islamic Sacred Law'
by Nuh Ha Mim Keller (Author)
This is a classic manual of fiqh rulings based on Shafi"i School of jurisprudence and includes original Arabic texts and translations from classic works of prominent Muslim scholars such as al Ghazali, al Nawawi, al Qurtubi, al Dhahabi and others. It is an indispensable reference for every Muslim or student of Islam who needs to research on Islamic rulings on daily Muslim life.