Imam Ghazali (RA) was a prolific writer. His immortal books include Tuhafat al-. Falasifa (The Incoherence of the. Philosophers), Ihya al-‘Ulum al-Islamia. 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. Dear Beloved Son By Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali Translator: Dr. Kamal El- Helbawy Paperback Pages Pocket Size Small Booklet English Translation With.

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But if [some preacher’s sermon or talk] exceeds the boundaries of pretense and show i. From that day he began to memorize everything he wrote.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. An Extract from the Book The Urdu translation, used for doing this English translation, has been published by Dar-al Isha’at, Pakistan.

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Along with it, keep an eye on their morality and deeds so that their wrongful deeds come to an end and are replaced with good morals character and conduct and good deeds.

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? It’s because, those in whose hearts the pleasures of the world and following of their desires [from the lower self] dominate, they find the advice and guidance bitter.

We promise to never spam you, and just use your email address to identify you as a valid customer. Get to Know Us. Likewise, if there is anything you do not 26 like about your servant doing it for you, you should also realize that if you fell short in your servitude to your Lord then your Creator will also not like it. But when I contemplated on the following holy verse from the bounteous Quran: May Allah bless you and grant you success.

The Love of the Beloved.

But for My sake only, did you ever purified your deae [from evil and heedlessness] even for a moment? Pay special attention to this next tradition so that you will attain [a high level of] certitude: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

I chose righteousness for myself, convinced that the Quran is right and true and those claims and opinions of the people are all false and temporal. Imzm sixth condition is that the disciple the seeker of truth refrains from the deceptions of the Nafs the lower self which is a subtle, invisible [to an skn eye yet clearly visible to a person having an inner eye or deep insight], inner presence [or subtle faculty like the soul] that commands one to evil by whispering it into the heart of a person.


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Upon seeing that, I deliberated on the following holy verse [from Quran]: Some [people] are such that they think that their grandeur and honor is in displaying anger, beating, killing, murder and pillage belovwd they express their pride in that. Convinced that the Quran was true and right, I began to deny my soul [its pleasures] and hurried to combat it and refuse it its passionate desires, until it enjoyed real satisfaction in obedience to Allah the Exalted.

Therefore, I did not compete or had jealousy with anyone and remained agreed to Allah’s distribution [of worldly bounties] and [His appointed] destiny and got along with the whole world [by giving up all jealousies and enmities against God’s creations]. So I gave freely my worldly possessions for HIs sake by distributing them among the poor so that it would be my provision in the future with Him the Exalted.

The Messenger of Allah said: There is also dsar story to mediate and reflect over.

This Shaytan Satan misguides creations [of God] from the path of true guidance, sheds their blood, and involves them in an eternal destruction. When [the disciple] is done with prayers then he should wrap up the praying mat and should not perform a lot of optional extra and non-obligatory prayers in front of the Shaykh spiritual guide after every [obligatory, i.

They love the forbidden from the depth of their hearts. I found in this one Hadith tradition the knowledge of all who came first and all who came last: It is not an obligation to learn from the knowledge of Shari’ah Divine law anymore than that.

In reply to his letter, Imam Ghazali Ra sent him the following advices. Likewise, whatever weeds that pop up in the farm, he i. So thus, I got engaged in the worship of Allah and developed the certitude that He will bring to me [my] sustenance because He has promised [to provide me with] sustenance.


Now narrate the eighth benefit.

Dear Beloved Son

In other bleoved, one should believe that you will surely get whatever Allah, the Exalted, has destined for you. The eighth benefit is that when I looked at the people I found that every person’s reliance [or trust] is on someone or something.

Now narrate the fourth benefit. This person should have acquired a light illumination from the lights illuminations of Messenger of Allah Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him so that all evil qualities like miserliness, jealousy, a-ghazali, expectations from the world [and its inhabitants], anger, rebellion, etc. Even though it apparently looks like [a legitimate act of] worship but since it was not done in accordance with the guidance of Prophet Muhammad May sin and blessings of Allah be upon himit is not correct.

These people spread such a turmoil Heloved in religion that is not even spread by Satan Shaytan. 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] belovfd charity.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. He is sufficient for me and He is the best Disposer of affairs. In this book, I have answered all zl-ghazali your questions. Likewise, many supplications have come [to us] from the methods of the Ahl al-Bayt the family of Prophet Muhammad [Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him]so search for them there.

It is to mention al-gahzali difficult stages of the life hereafter that are obstacles in our way ahead. In the middle of the night, a second angel makes the proclamation that all obedient and respectful slaves of Allah should get up. I therefore placed full trust in Allah the Exalted. Allah sent an angel to him to test him who said: The title of this post is taken from a well-known reply of Imam al-Ghazali to one of his students, translated in his book, Dear Beloved Son.

Servitude has three things: May Allah grant you His Tawfeeq i.