Who was great contemporary and rival of SULTAN Salahuddin Ayyubi ?
No sooner did he assume the overlordship of Egypt the world and its pleasures lost all significance in his eyes, says ibn Shaddad the Qadi of his army. He renounced the temptations of pleasure and took to a life of sweat and toil, which increased day by day until Allah summoned him to his Mercy. Such are the words of Allah:
Perhaps you hate a thing while it is good for you and you may love a thing while it is bad for you.
When Allah gave me the land of Egypt ...more