Al-Ghazali on Disciplining the Soul and on Breaking the Two Desires has ratings and 19 reviews. Marc said: I had read the ‘Ihya’ years ago in Arabic. Al-Ghazzali on Disciplining the Self has 35 ratings and 4 reviews. Rick said: Al- Ghazali is famously known as, Proof of Islam. In Discipling of Self, A. The spiritual life in Islam begins with riyadat al-nafs, the inner warfare against the ego. Distracted and polluted by worldliness, the lower self has a tendency to.
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Distracted and polluted by worldliness, the lower self has a tendency to drag the human creature down into arrogance and vice. I have no idea why!
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Which leads me to another thing: Published December 1st by Islamic Texts Society first published Hemen Mahmoudi rated it really liked it Jan 01, The Revival of the Religious Sciences 1 – 10 of 16 books. Islamic tradition considers him to be a Mujaddid, a renewer of the faith who, according to the prophetic hadith, appears once every century to restore the faith of the ummah “the Islamic Community”.
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This is the translation of a portion of one of the most famous volumes on Islamic spirituality and purification of the soul. Feb 12, Hamood Hqf added it. Sat Feed rated it really liked it Mar 08, I for one prefer the almost prose-like sense to it.
Rawoyo Abdurrouf rated it really liked it Apr 24, Only by a powerful effort of will can the sincere worshipper achieve the purity of soul which enables him srlf attain God’s proximity.
He was of Persian origin. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The Best Books of Al-Ghazali builds on these three and urges believers to train their self soul.
Al-Ghazzali on Disciplining the Self
Distracted and polluted by worldliness, the lower self has a tendency to drag the human creature down into arrogance and vice. Neelam rated it really liked it Aug 27, Books by Abu Hamid al-Ghazali.
Other books in this series. Abu Hamid Muhammad Ghazali. Want to Read saving…. The work will prove of special interest to those interested in Sufi mysticism, comparative ethics, and the question of sexuality in Islam. Al-Ghazali is famously known as, “Proof of Islam. And of course, Winters has a great discipljning that he utilizes successfully.
Al-Ghazali on Disciplining the Soul and on Breaking the Two Desires by Abu Hamid al-Ghazali
Osama Hassan rated it it was amazing Dec 22, Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad al- Ghazali. Al-Ghazali on Poverty and Abstinence: I fasted disciplinng entire year knowing from this book and sheikh helped me along on the journey of self discipline. Those who’ve read his works in the original Arabic will know that he was quite the wordsmith.
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Al-Ghazali on Disciplining the Soul and on Breaking the Two Desires
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In the first step, On Disciplining the Soulwhich cites copious anecdotes from the Islamic scriptures and biographies of the saints, Ths explains how to acquire good character traits, and goes on to describe how the sickness of the heart may be cured.