Imam Ghazali () who is world’s one of the most influential thinkers, reformers, and spiritual transformers and whose books are a. My Dear Beloved Son or Daughter By Imam Abu Hamid Muhammad Al-Ghazali ( May God Shower His Mercy Upon Him) From Imam Ghazali’s Arabic Book. Who was Imam Ghazali (RA)?. Imam Ghazali (RA) [ CE] is most famous for his contributions in philosophy, religion and Sufism. He is also known as.
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In this way you will clean everything in your house, decorate everything and that includes your body, your dress, the walls and floors of your house, etc. This is a must need book for everybody. He was fifty-five years old when he passed away and left behind a very valuable heritage and rich thought. Listen, Quran says the following in this respect: All Time Top It has been narrated that someone saw al-Junayd after his death in a dream.
Why do you worship [Me] for show off and ostentation, even though the good and the bad [circumstances] are both in My Hands? It is known from this Hadith tradition that you do not need much knowledge because to study knowledge more and to acquire it more is Fard Kifayah i. You have said a very good thing. So whatever is written, keep putting them into practice so that those matters will be clarified to you, which you do not yet know.
Third is to leave one’s desires and prerogatives and to be happy with the Desire and Prerogative Power of Allah, the Exalted.
Make efforts for performing pious deeds because then you will be going to the grave. This person must eat less, sleep less, prays more performs prescribed five daily prayers along with optional prayersfasts more, and does a lot of spending [in the Way of God] and charity. Now narrate the fourth benefit. This belief, which is wrong, is of brloved who study philosophy. It is to narrate one’s shortcomings in Allah’s servitude and to express regrets on useless endeavors and ghszali life wasted [in useless pursuits].
The creations of God should stay far away from this individual.
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The example of the sermon should be like this i. After this [determination and drar, I made my good deeds my beloved so that it goes with me in my grave [when I die], will provide me with its company, will become an illuminated candle in my grave, will be my partner in all stages of life hereafter, and never ever separate away from me.
Dawah in the West: Acquiring a lot of knowledge and continually browsing a lot of books but not acting upon that knowledge will not be of any benefit to you unless and until you make yourself deserving of Allah’s mercy through deeds of righteousness.
Drar will turn your face away from the world [and the life therein] and after purifying your heart from all evil qualities and embellishing decorating it your heart with the love of Allah and with beautiful noble [inner] qualities, you will ghazalii busy with Allah’s worship and servitude. In this situation, [think and realize] what kind of knowledge will benefit you, so only indulge in that kind of knowledge. But this knowledge should ghszali acquired to such an extent so that you can obey the commandments of Allah, the Exalted.
Can you please let me know if the arabic text is included in this book please. You decorated beautified yourself [with knowledge of outward matters] for many years to show off to the [mortal] creations [of Mine]. If you asked [me] for the truth then the reality is what I [just] told you.
Following such spiritual guides is the correct way. In other words, you are satisfied content in both cases that the truth has been revealed. Now narrate the fifth benefit.
My Dear Beloved Son or Daughter by Imam Ghazali
These people spread such a turmoil Fasad in religion that is not even spread by Satan Shaytan. Because, Allah, the Exalted, has sent Prophet Muhammad Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him to His slaves human beings so that he proves to be an illuminated proof guide in the Way of Allah and so that he brings people to the Way of Allah, the Exalted. None of their beloveds go with them in their graves to live with them there and to provide their company [in the darkness, solitude, narrowness, and horror of the grave].
Countless accounts of advices have been written and told in the light of the Ahadith traditions and Sunnah outward character and internal states of the Holy Prophet Muhammad Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him. Imam al-Ghazali illustrates his ideas throughout with relevant quotations from the Quran and Hadith, as well as poetry and logical examples and clear analogies which demonstrates the need to cleanse ourselves of bad manners so that we can develop good characteristics.
Now narrate the fifth benefit.