In this book consists of selections from Al-Ghazali's Ihya, translated into English, where in he leads us in his characteristically powerful and inspiring way into those dimensions of Islamic worship rites- Prayer, Almsgiving, Fasting, Pilgrimage, etc.-which are essential to the fulfillment of their inner quality and reaping the rich harvests of spiritual, moral and social up liftmen that must be their reward. The book will be of immense help to the countless young men and women of our times who are rapidly growing in their commitment to Islam and ever trying to bring their lives under the sovereignty of One God-a task which is impossible unless one can develop the immense inner resources which Islamic worship offers. In short, this text covers those dimensions of Islamic rituals of worship - prayer, almsgiving, fasting and pilgrimage - which are considered essential to inner fulfillment.
About the Author:
Al-Ghazali: One of the most celebrated scholars in the history of Islamic thought. His exceptional life and works continue to be indispensable in the study of jurisprudence, theology, philosophy and mysticism. The tens of books that he left behind were the result of an inquisitive mind that began the quest for knowledge at a very early stage.