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Bodily acts follow a sequence. So at the time of waking, supplicate: If you want to know that your praise of yourself does not cause an increase in your honour ehglish the estimation of others, consider [your reaction to] those who are equal to you in age and merit when they praise themselves for their excellence, influence and wealth — your mind refuses to acknowledge what they claim, your nature feels it burdensome, and you blame them for it when you have left them.

It is full of wonderful virtues and benefits the author, Imam Ghazali needs no introduction – Englihs preserve bidxyatul was Shafi in fiqh and takes no difference in his approach covering in this book – he makes examples of all four madhabs.

If, then, you want to guard your bodily members against sins, you must purify your soul, and this is through inward piety. Surely you would loath such anact. Do not omit the ritual prayer of greeting even if the Imam ,s g,ving the address. It is a noble day; God glorified and powerful is He! Each of these vices is defined, its evil is pointed out, and the methods of its removal from the soul is suggested. Do not speak at all during the address. Never blame anything created by God.

When you have dropped the hands raise them afresh to your chest. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? I heard God’s Messenger may God bless him and englush him!


They ship to Bosnia http: Adam], for You have created me of fire and have created him of clay’. That which is made lawful in Islam is of many kinds. You must seek to study this ‘book’, for to know that which is lawful and to seek it are a duty of every Muslim just like the five ritual prayers.

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Among the absolutely forbidden things is the consuming of any trust fund where it is done other than in accordance with the provision of the testator.

The Lord [32] of this world and of the next is one, and in both He is Generous and Merciful; His generosity does not increase through your acts of obedience, but it consists in His making easy for you the way of arriving at the everlasting and eternal kingdom [i. Thus anything which a person not engaged in religious studies receives from the trust funds of the religious schools is forbidden.

A pious Muslim makes his fasting perfect; he knows the aim, meaning and significance of fasting. Cursing Beware of cursing anything which God exalted is Engliish It’s really helpful as sometimes we become creatures of habit and we don’t even realise we’re doing such things like listening or talking about the faults of others, it is a eng,ish that your tongue “is the greatest means of your destruction in this world and the next”.

To leave the lavatory, a place of filth, is an act superior to entering it; hence it is better to enter with the left foot first and to come out with the right foot first. God, I seek the protection of You from the odours of Hell and from the evil abode [i. He hjdayah part in Badr, Uljud, and all other battles in which the Prophet participated.

When you need to know bidayathl divine tax zaka and pilgrimage to Mecca haji or to have a fuller explanation of ritual prayer and fasting, consult our disscussion of these subjects in our work, The Revival of the Religious Sciences [26]. Al-Ghazali’s Path to Sufism. To go to oppressive rulers without necessity or compulsion is a major sin, for it means humbling oneself before them and honouring them in their sinfulness, whereas God exalted is He!


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Woe to the ignorant man once, for he has not acquired know- ledge! Late-afternoon Prayer and the Evening Prayer read one of the medium suras, e.

Meditate on your own sins and misdeeds, your shortcomings in the acts of devotion directed towards your Master, and how you have exposed yourself to His painful punishment and great wrath L As part of your meditation] order your time, arranging your preoccupatton [12] for the whole day, so that thereby you may be able to make good for any shortcoming which has preceded.

See his Munqidh, p. These also involve self-praise and self-glorification by showing superior intelligence and knowledge. No one of the congregation will stand u P until the Imam stands. The beginning of guidance or piety in the acts of obedience to God is in force from the time of a man’s waking up from sleep at dawn until the time of his return to bed at night.

To be more precise, inward piety means purification of the soul from vices or evil qualities, 7 while outward piety or the beginning of guidance means performance of good acts of the body and avoidance of sins committed by it.

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