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How Clean are you?

Cleanliness has four stages:

Purifying the outward body from dirt and filth (like performing ablution and having a bath)

Purifying the limbs from breaking Allah Almighty’s laws & committing sins (like looking at haram, eating haram, lying and backbiting, tailbearing) 43 more words

Advice

O my dear beloved son... (Part I/IV)

The following advices were summarised and given by Imam Ghazali (rahimullah) to one of his students. He had been studying under the Imam for several years but became perturbed as to which branches of knowledge would be the most beneficial to him by way of illuminating his grave and honouring him on the Day of Judgement. 3,698 more words

Life Reflections

An Imam Ghazali perspective for modern times - how to teach and nurture faith in our children.

Knowledge is not sought simply for intrinsic merit but has a higher primary purpose which is to achieve right guidance. Aqidah (creed) is the Arabic word for a set of religious beliefs; the ultimate aim of which is to seek closeness to Allah by way of iman (faith). 2,719 more words

Life Reflections

What I'm Reading in November (2017)

I read quite a few books last month so I decided I needed a break this month and put a pause on some of the books I wanted to read. 475 more words

Featured Content

Imam Ghazali on the Dangers of Studying Philosophy

Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (1058-1111 CE):

Munkidh min al-Dalal ( Deliverance from Error), c. 1100 CE

http://ghazali.org/books/md/gz101.htm

In view of this danger the reading of philosophic writings so full of vain and delusive utopias should be forbidden, just as the slippery banks of a river are forbidden to one who knows not how to swim. 323 more words

Books

Adab, Ilmu dan Amal

Banyak orang berilmu tapi tak beradab, tak beramal. Ada yang beramal tanpa ilmu, pun tak beradab. Ada yang beradab, punya ilmu tapi tak beramal. Ada pula yang berilmu dan beramal tapi tak beradab. 879 more words

Jejak

Benefits of reciting Surah Yaseen

Imaam Nawawi says, “One should be especially observant in reciting Surat Ya Sin (36), Surat al Waqia (56) and Surat al Mulk.(67)”

Imam Ghazali explained that… 394 more words

Quranic Healings