AL-GHAZALI ON DISCIPLINING THE SELF PDF

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

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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. This helped me through my darkest times: Jul 30, Sabira rated it it was amazing.

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Oct 21, Ej Missy rated it it was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A Discourse on Sexual Desire. I for one prefer the almost prose-like sense to it.

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It really is like a wondrous journey exploring ql-ghazali 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. Hemen Mahmoudi rated it really liked it Jan 01, By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. I can comfortably recommend al-ghwzali English translation series.

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One can trace the chain from the early Muslims to the Sufis, which is nice to see the genesis and history TJ Winters is a historian. There are points where Ghazali has lengthy idsciplining but some of them lack in comprehensiveness though they are memorable because of their attention to detail which is a break from the hagiographical anecdotes.

Return to Book Page. It really is like a wondrous journey exploring the beauty of good charact This book is just pure wisdom and medicine for everyone.

Al-Ghazali on Disciplining the Soul and on Breaking the Two Desires

Sep 30, Rick Sam rated it liked it Shelves: Brandy Kathavong rated it it was amazing Jul 22, Persons Dosciplining in the Text. Open Preview See a Problem? I was surprised to find, Al-Ghazali saying, Man is made in the image of God. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And of course, Winters has a great vocabulary that he utilizes successfully.

This is the translation of a portion of one of the most famous volumes on Islamic spirituality and purification of the soul. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Razi Shaikh rated it it was amazing Apr 19, Distracted and polluted discipluning worldliness, the lower self has a tendency to drag the human creature down into arrogance and vice. When you read this book please be open to criticize yourself and reform your character to get the most out of it. Ruby rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Rika P rated it it was amazing Aug 26, Apr 17, Asif rated it it was amazing Shelves: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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