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Ghazali on Contentment with His Will (rida)

Ghazali on Contentment with His Will (rida)

Allah is pleased with them and they are pleased with Him In Surat al Maidah, Allah Almighty says: قَالَ ٱللَّهُ هَٰذَا يَوۡمُ يَنفَعُ ٱلصَّٰدِقِينَ صِدۡقُهُمۡۚ لَهُمۡ جَنَّٰتٞ تَجۡرِي مِن تَحۡتِهَا ٱلۡأَنۡهَٰرُ خَٰلِدِينَ فِيهَآ أَبَدٗاۖ...


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Ghazali on Zuhd

Ghazali on Zuhd

Ghazali lived in 5th century Hijri and his book, Kitaab Al-Arba’in Fi Usul ad-Din, ‘The Forty Principles of the Religion,’ which he wrote before his death, is a summary of Ihya Ulumuddin, and his...


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Without reconciliation we can never be a strong Ummah

Without reconciliation we can never be a strong Ummah

In Surat Al Anfal, Allah Almighty said: يَسْأَلُونَكَ عَنِ الْأَنفَالِ ۖ قُلِ الْأَنفَالُ لِلَّهِ وَالرَّسُولِ ۖ فَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ وَأَصْلِحُوا ذَاتَ بَيْنِكُمْ ۖ وَأَطِيعُوا اللَّهَ وَرَسُولَهُ إِن كُنتُم مُّؤْمِنِينَ They ask you about the bounties....


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Ghazali on Khawf (fear)

Ghazali on Khawf (fear)

The reward for fearing Allah Allah has granted those who fear Him guidance (huda), mercy (rahma), knowledge (ilm) and His pleasure (ridwan). هُدًى وَرَحْمَةٌ لِّلَّذِينَ هُمْ لِرَبِّهِمْ يَرْهَبُونَ guidance and mercy for those who...


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Ghazali on Tawbah 2

Ghazali on Tawbah 2

Repentance Ghazali has wonderful clarity as well as a very logical approach which reflects his proficiency as a theologian, philosopher, usuli and faqih and spiritual master. He explains that in order to repent, we...


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