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“The Heart is as a Mirror” – Imam al-Ghazzali (Marvels of the Heart)

June 10, 2011 by


Bismillah. One of the diseases among activists is the constant struggle to change the world rather then engaging in self-rectification. When in the face of oppression and trials, some activists argue that there is no time for self-rectification and the liberation of such and such group of people from impending annihilation is a priority. Rhetoric […]

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

July 5, 2010 by


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 […]