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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Al-Ghazzali on Disciplining the Self by Abu Hamid al-Ghazali
Distracted and polluted by worldliness, the lower self has a tendency to drag the human creature down into arrogance and vice. To ask other readers questions about Al-Ghazzali on Disciplining the Selfplease sign up.
Houda Belefqih rated it liked it Dec 15, Al-Ghazali believed that the Islamic spiritual tradition had become moribund and that the spiritual sciences taught by the first generation of Muslims had been forgotten.
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Al-Ghazali on Disciplining the Soul and on Breaking the Two Desires
Description The spiritual life in Islam begins with riyadat al-nafs, the inner warfare against the ego. I decided to read this in English! Book ratings by Goodreads. Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Al-ghazalu al- Ghazali.
The spiritual life in Islam begins with riyadat al-nafsthe inner warfare against a-lghazali ego. In the first step, “On Disciplining the Soul,” which cites copious anecdotes from the Islamic scriptures and biographies of the saints, Ghazali explains how to acquire good character traits, and goes on to describe how the sickness of the heart may be cured.
Al-Ghazali on Disciplining the Soul and on Breaking the Two Desires by Abu Hamid al-Ghazali
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Al-Ghazzali on Disciplining the Self
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ghazali drops hints and pieces of advice that hint to his intellect but sdlf doesn’t delve more deeply, preferring narrations, though I wish he would indulge more with these gems.
Some of my favourite quotes: About Abu Hamid al-Ghazali. If you have read Aristotle’s Ethics, you might find similar thought here. At least we have the mercy of God in our waste of existence. Truly bliss and wisdom the book chose’s you. Looking for beautiful books? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I was surprised to find, Al-Ghazali saying, Man is made in the image of God.
Al-Ghazali on Poverty and Abstinence: Refresh and try again. Winters does a good job of footnotes, detailed endnotes, providing commentary, biographical sketches and explaining some hard to understand passages.
Barkath rated it it was amazing Aug 07, Al-Ghazzali places great emphasis on the virtue and spiritual reward of having a good deposition It really is like a wondrous journey exploring the beauty of good character and the profound consequence of controlling the desires of food and sex.
The work will prove of special interest to those interested in Sufi mysticism, comparative ethics, and the question of sexuality in Islam. Proabably the most useful book I have ever read Those who’ve read his works in the original Arabic will know that he was quite the wordsmith. God Exalted is He! Oct 13, Alanur rated it it was amazing. Want to Read saving….
May 01, Umar rated it it was amazing. Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad al- Ghazali. I had read the ‘Ihya’ years ago in Arabic but saw that they had produced some English translations. Other books in this series. Jul 14, Kaaronica Evans-Ware rated it it was amazing. Al-Ghazali is famously known as, “Proof of Islam. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.