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On the Proprieties of the Student and the Teacher – Imam al-Ghazzali

July 5, 2010 by

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On the Proprieties of the Student and the Teacher. By Imam al-Ghazzali The formal proprieties and duties of the student are many but may be classified under ten headings:The first duty of the student is to purify his soul from impure traits and blameworthy characteristics because knowledge is the worship of man’s heart as well […]

Sincerity & The People of Knowledge – Imam al-Ghazzali

June 5, 2010 by

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Sincerity & the People of Knowledge By Imam al-Ghazzali “The Messenger (sallahu alayhi wa sallam) said “No one’s punishment at the Resurrection will be greater than that of the learned scholar who did not act according to his knowledge.” Abu Darda, may God be pleased with him, says: “Woe unto him who does not know, […]

Heedlessness

May 19, 2010 by

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Heedlessness by Imam al-Ghazzali “I sent thee who are Muhammad to awaken a people from the sleep of heedlessness and say to all: Lo! man is in a state of loss!” (Qur’an 103:2) “Know that most people are veiled because of heedlessness; indeed, ninety-nine in a hundred are thus. The meaning of heedlessness is that […]