The First Complete English Translation which is NOT ABRIDGED The Revival of the Religions Sciences (Ihya Ulum al-Din) is widely regarded as one of the. The present translation is an attempt to bring out a complete translation of Ihya in English in four Books. The first book deals with worship and divine service, the. All books are in English. Tip: Use the Find tool (press ‘Ctrl+F’ on your keyboard) to Ihya Ulumuddin, Vol. 1: Worship. Imam al Ghazali. Ihya Ulumuddin, Vol.

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The people have changed the original meanings of the words Fiqh, Ilm, Tauhid, Tazkir and Hekmat and have given them the meanings of their own.

For that, it cannot be said that all acquitted persons are innocent. See therefore his benevolence and his veneration for the soil of Medinah.

I have been ordered to fight the people until their lives and properties are safe in my enflish, but it will come to no help in the hereafter. Whenever anything will be asked to them, they will give decision without knowledge for which they will be misguided and will misguide others.

Shaikh Ali read it 25 times from first to last and at the end of each reading gave a feast to the students and the poor.

O the congregation of the learned men, I have not imbued you with My knowledge but for My knowledge about you. This is supported by the fdllowing Hadis: I am All- wise and I love every wise man. A certain Sufi said: Condemnation of Status and Ostentation.


They are wicked learned men. Call towards the way of your Lord with wisdom and good sermon – Ulumuddim have come to you for this. The actions which keep connection with the physical senses are the actions of habits or usages of life.

What is sought as a means to an end is gold and silver which are mere pieces of stone having no value of their own. To think of it is like fasting, and its study is like prayer. The Holy Prophet said: Each subject was supported by the Quran, traditions and sayings of the learned sages and wise men and established by reasons and arguments.

Many students of the Imam committed it to memory.

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They see no other science except these three sciences. The worst deity in the sight of God that is worshipped in the world is the deity of passion. A ruler or leader is qualified to give legal decisions.

Go, Ihy have forgiven you. Then she became lean and fit for conception.

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This characteristic is lacking in all the other organs of the body. On the Remembrance of Death and the Afterlife. I have sent to them a book and with knowledge I explained it in detail, a guide and a mercy to all who believe – 7: Be careful of correcting others before you correct yourself.

He did the same with Moses, Job, Joseph and others. On being repeatedly asked, the Prophet replied: Imam al-Ghazaly as far as I know wasn’t a sufi ohya the time he wrote it. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. The superiority of a believing learned man over a believing worhsipper is seventy degrees.

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Mayarul Ilm fi Fannil Manteq the weighing scale of the science of logic. The first subject includes Geometry and Arithmetic, both of which are permissible ihay those who are firm in faith.

Physique is mortal while soul is immortal. One kind relates to the activities of the world, such as the books of law and is entrusted to the lawyers and jurisprudent; and the other kind relates to the activities of the hereafter.

Regarding the seeking of pleasure of God by knowledge, he said: If they had only referred it to the Apostle and to those charged with authority among them, those of them who would investigate it would have know it – 4: But what has been said about the excellence of learning and the merits of the learned men apply to those who are versed ihja to the former meaning.

If a man learns a section of knowledge to teach it to the people, he will be given the rewards of seventy Siddiqs true righteous men.