Known as Avicenna in the west, he is the Prince of Physicians – an honour equalled by none. Born in 980 A.D, at the age of 10 he had committed the Quran to his memory. In his teens he had exhausted all of the distinguished teachers in the region. Needless to say that he was blessed and was destined to become great.
He had written 276 books on varying subjects, and the books that propelled him to fame are namely:
- Al-Qanum Fi Al-Tibb (The Canon of Medicine)
- Kitab Al-Shifa’ (The Book of Healing)
- Kitab Al-Insaf (The Book of Impartial Judgement)
If you have these books in arabic/parsi please let me know, i will buy them off you. God willing
His works were the basis of virtually all medicine in the civilised world for over 900 years until the beginning of the 20th century.
He can be said to be the basis for fundamental chemical processes such as filtration, distillation, sublimation and calcination. He invented steam distillation and the first thing he ever distilled was:
The Rose – affectionately known as “Queen of the Garden”
Thus it is our great honour and blessing to present to you our 1st attar,
a Rose Attar – Nōr E Gulāb.
It would be injustice of me to write about Ibn Sina so little with no veneration. So if you would like to learn more about him, try this link.
May Allah Increase his Blessings on him and Exalt his Status. Amēn.