Imam Al-Ghazali’s Bidaya al-hidaya complements his spiritual autobiography, He emphasizes the importance of knowledge and using it. Al-Ghazali: The beginning of Guidance Bidayatul Hidayah The Complete English and Arabic Text By Imam Abu Hamed Al-Ghazali Translator: Professor. Al-Ghazali on Islamic Guidance by husniahyusoff in Types > Books Documents Similar To Bidayatul Hidayah Bidayatul Hidayah – Imam Al-ghazali.

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Patience is needed very much. It is the best book to use to study with a teacher. It is not possible to reach the end except after the completion of the beginning; it is not possible to discover the inward aspect except after knowing the outward. This view is based on the following Tradition.

Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Such a man is in jeopardy.

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This book may not seem to be suited to the hurried life of a modern city. Someone said, “May he enjoy Paradise! For him who takes from this world only that measure which is necessary, this world [37] is a i,am field.

God, I pray to You for good fortune and blessing. It has to be guarded against four sins. Poetra marked it as to-read May 28, Self-glorification Restrain the tongue from self-glorification. See Ibn Qutayba, al-Maarif, Cairo.

Or with regard to them he may occupy the position of scorpions, snakes and harmful beasts of prey, from hidaysh men expect no good, while fearing the evil they may cause.

Continuance in the practice of the beginning of guidance is a difficuit task no doubt, but al-Ghazali suggests certain methods which will facilitate this continuance. After this occupy yourself with intellectual discourse or the study of a book.


I [also] bear witness that Muhammad is His servant and messenger. Do, then, whatever you iike.

Your being pleased with yourself [imagining that you are free from faults] is the extreme of stupidity and ignorance. Would bidayatull of you like to eat the flesh of his dead brother? Assalam o Alaikum ….

Seek the protection of God against unprofitable knowledge. Let us now explain to you how to perform ritual prayer and how to fast and the rules of both, and the rules of leading a ritual prayer, of ritual prayer in congregation and hidayqh the Friday Assembly Prayer.

Consider, bidahatul, which of your affairs is important — [a] to hidauah how to guard against these destructive qualities, to occupy yourself with the improvement of your mind and to prepare for your happiness in the Hereafter; [b] or to engage with others in seeking such knowledge as causes an increase in pride, ostentation, envy and bidahatul, so that you will perish along with those who perish.

Praise be to God Who has made us alive after making us [i. If his appointed term [i. God, cover me with Your mercy, send down Your blessings upon me, and shelter me beneath the shadow of Your throne ‘on the Day of Judgement when there will be no shadow except Yours. Glory be to Him Who is characterized by might and holds it! God, through You alone we have come to this morning, through You alone we passed the night, through You alone we live, through You alone we die, and to You alone is our final return.

For this reason the Prophet may God bless him and greet him! Breaking Promises Take eare not to promise something and bidayxtul fail to fulfil this promise.

See Muslim, Sahih, Musafirin,bidayatyl. Guidance is identical with piety taqwa. The things that must he avoided are identical with sins. The teacher knows better concerning his secret affairs. Gain, therefore, mastery over it to the utmost of your ability, lest it throw you to the bottom of Hell.


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You are commenting using your Twitter account. If, however, you are honest in your imagination, be grateful to God exalted is He! O God, O rich, O praiseworthy, O the One Who creates from the beginning and then repeats the creation, O Ever Merciful, O Loving One, make me abound in that which is ghazall, in Your sight, in obedience to You and uidayah grace from You, so that I turn from that which is unlawful, from disobedience and from all other than You.

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Email required Address never made public. Hayatus Sahabah is present online in PDF brother. Consider in front of Whom you stand and speak, and feel ashamed of addressing your Master with a mind inattentive to Him and filled with wordly suggestions and abominable desires.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. God, I beseech You to protect me on the Day of Doom and to grant me Paradise on the Day of Eternity, along with the saints and martyrs who bow down and fail prostrate in ritual prayer very often 62 and those who fulfil their covenants with You.

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Continue in this routine for the rest of your life.

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