Al-Ghazali on Love, Longing, Intimacy & Contentment has 37 ratings and 3 reviews. As the first complete translation of a classic Arabic text written in t. Al-Ghazali on Love, Longing, Intimacy & Contentment is a translation of the thirty- sixth chapter of ‘The Revival of the Religious Sciences’ (Ihya’ Ulum al-Din). “Al-Ghazali on Love, Longing, Intimacy and Contentment” is the thirty-sixth chapter of Abu Hamid al-Ghazali’s “Revival of the Religious Sciences” (Ihya Ulum .

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Al-Ghazali on Love, Longing, Intimacy & Contentment by Abu Hamid al-Ghazali

His works were so highly acclaimed by his contemporaries that al-Ghazali was awarded the honorific title “Proof of Islam” Hujjat al-Islam. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. One person found this helpful. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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He said, ‘Truly I say unto you, wisdom grows only in a heart that is like dust. He then explains the true nature of love and its causes. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Love, Longing, Intimacy, and Contentment; Book XXXVI of The Sl-ghazali of Religious Sciences by Imam Al-Ghazali AmazonPublic Library Praised be Oon, Who has exalted the hearts of His saints above all concern, for the vanities and the glamor of this world, Who has purified their inmost beings from regard for anything but His presence, Who has singled out longibg hearts for devotion on the prayer rug of His grandeur and disclosed to them His names and His attributes so that they shone with the very fire of knowing Him, Who then revealed to them the splendors of His face until they burned in the fire of His love, and Who then concealed from intimxcy the essence of His majesty so that they wandered astray in the desert of His glory and His might!


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Out of Ghazali’s pioneering treatment would emerge not only new trends in Sufi theory and practice, but an entire body of mystical poetry including that of the great Persian poets Rumi and Hafiz.

Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad al- Ghazali. His most celebrated work, Revival of the Religious Sciences, has exercised a profound influence on Muslim intellectual history by exploring the mystical significance of the practices and beliefs of Islamic orthodoxy, earning him the title of Hujjat al Islam, the ‘Proof of Islam’.

Ghazali argues that all the virtues and spiritual stages that precede love, like repentance, patience and thankfulness, lead to love; and all the spiritual stages that follow on from love are a result of it. Looking for beautiful books?

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Silverfox rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Anita Vitija rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Description As the first complete translation of a classic Arabic text written in the 11th century, this work is an eloquent introduction to mystical love in Islam. Al-Ghazali on Disciplining the Soul and Breaking the Two Desires “Only by a powerful effort of will can the sincere worshipper attain that purity of soul which enables him to attain to God’s proximity Looking for beautiful books?

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Nakamura Definitive treatment on the subject of prayerfulness and remembrance of God. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Al-Ghazali on Patience cohtentment Thankfulness: The inability of the human mind to know God is followed by a consideration of the meaning of longing.

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