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The Beginning of Guidance by Al-Ghazali

The Beginning of Guidance by Al-Ghazali

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It consists of three parts: 1) On Obedience 2) On Refraining From Disobedience 3) The Etiquette of Companionship with the Creator and Creation The first part covers the etiquette of waking from sleep, using the lavatory, ablution, seeking knowledge, prayer and many more such aspects.

Imam Ghazali’s Bidayat al-Hidaya is a highly motivational manual detailing the fundamentals of acquiring guidance through God-consciousness (taqwa). Imam Ghazali argues that just as there is an end to this noble objective there is also a beginning to it, which must be made firm for one to achieve success. He then goes on to expound the fundamentals of this “beginning.” While being concise and to-the-point the manual is laid out in the form of a detailed daily timetable providing the reader strong inspiration and much heart-rending counsel. The three sections of this book are on obedience, refraining from
disobedience, and the etiquette of companionship with the
Creator and with creation. One of Imām Ghazālī’s final works, it embodies a lifetime of learning, experience, and spirituality and can be taken as an introduction to his larger works.

This translation published for the first time with facing Arabic text also includes many notes and transliteration for the supplications contained within.


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