HEADING_TITLEHEADING_TITLEHEADING_TITLE
New ProductsSpecial OffersCustomer FeedbackShipping Info My AccountWish ListCart ContentsCheckout

£20.37

Al-Ghazali; The Alchemist of Happiness (Video DVD Film)
[#1819, 80 Min, Producer:OVIDIO SALAZAR, EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: TJ WINTER & PS GILDERS, Matmedia Produc]

Al-Ghazali; The Alchemist of Happiness (Video DVD Film)

Al-Ghazali - The Alchemist of Happiness Video DVD
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: TJ WINTER & PS GILDERS
A Film PRODUCED & DIRECTED BY OVIDIO SALAZAR

Running Time 80mins Approx
© Matmedia Productions

View Trailer

SPECIAL FEATURES:
ADDITIONAL INTERVIEWS WITH SHAYKH HAMZA YUSUF & DR. KARIM D. CROW

This film sets out to discover who al-Ghazali was and whether we, living in the 21st century, can still find relevance in his teaching.

 

Born in 1058 in Tus, Khorasan, in present-day Iran, Abu Hamid al-Ghazali was one of the most original thinkers the world has known. Besides being a major influence in the Muslim world, the West has also felt his effect. He influenced major figures of medieval philosophy such as Thomas Aquinas and Moses Maimonides, who shaped the philosophy of the Latin West. As the author of some 250 books on topics ranging from theology and ethics to metaphysics and philosophy, al-Ghazali came to be known as ‘Proof of Islam’. For almost a thousand years he has served as an inspiration for spiritual seekers everywhere as he was someone, like the Buddha, willing to give up everything: wealth, position, family and comfort in order to search for Truth.

with Robert Powell as the voice of al-ghazali
FEATURING:GHORBAN NADJAFI, DARYUSH ARJMAND, MITRA HAJJAR, ABDOLREZA KERMANI
Director of Photography: Mahmoud Kalari
Art Direction: Malak Khazai
Screenplay: Simon van der Borgh
Editor: Gabriela Enis
Music: Dirk Campbell
 

'The film is a remarkable achievement, capturing not only the drama of Ghazali’s life and the texture of the world in which he lived, but also skilfully distilling the significance of major themes in his writings. This is no small feat: the art of dramatizing ideas. I cannot wait to show it in my courses on Medieval Muslim Thought.' - FAROUK MITHA University of Victoria, Canada

---

About Imam Ghazali
Abu Hamid Muhammad, famous in the world of learning as al-Ghazzal was born in 450 AH (1058 A.D). in Persia . He graduated from the Nizamia Madressa at Nishapur, with distinction.a very famous educational institution in Nishapur. Later he was appointed as a teacher at the Nizamia College in Baghdad, where he proved very successful in imparting knowledge to the scholars under his care. This valuable gift of sustaining interest of his pupils and passing on his knowledge to them made him so famous that students from all parts of the country flocked to study under him.
Imam al-Ghazzali was fondly referred to as the "Hujjat-ul-lslam", Proof of Islam, He is honoured as a scholar and a saint by learned men all over the world.

Al-Ghazali is generally acclaimed as the most influential thinker of the Classical period of Islam, in his autobiography The Deliverance from Error, the Imam describes his education and his intellectual crisis, which left him so paralysed by doubt that he he gave up his academic pursuits and worldly interests and became a wandering ascetic. This was a process (period) of mystical transformation. Later, he resumed his teaching duties, but again left these. An era of solitary life, devoted to contemplation and writing then ensued, which led to the authorship of a number of everlasting books (Many of which have been translated in English)
 
For Imam Ghazali's Autobiography See: Al Munqidh min al-Dalal al-Ghazali's Path to Sufism, His Deliverance from Error, Iman Abu Hamid al-Ghazali's autobiography


--

O Allah,  I  beg of You steadfastness of faith, determination to follow the path of virtue, gratitude for Your gifts and and ability to worship You well;  and I beg of You a truthful tongue, sound heart and upright conduct, and I seek Your protection from the mischief  of things which You know and I  beg of You the good of what You know; and I ask for Your forgiveness for my sins which are known to you; verily You are fully aware of all hidden things
Al Hisnul Hasin By Muhammad Al-Jazri (791 AH)|Dua's&dhikr]| 
 

 

Weight: 156

Out of Stock: (-15)
Share via FaceBookShare Via TwitterShare via E-Mail
OUT OF STOCK

Login To Add Notification
Reviews

Understanding Islam: Origins, Beliefs, Practices, Holy Texts ...

Understanding Islam: Origins, Beliefs, Practices, Holy Texts ...

£6.99

Understanding Islam: Origins, Belie...

-----------------

Simple Steps In Qur'aan Reading - Colouring Book 1

Simple Steps In Qur'aan Reading - Colouring Book 1

£2.00

Simple Steps In Qur'aan Reading Colouring Boo...

-----------------

Friends of Al-Aqsa - The Magazine Issue 2 Sept 2016 The Right ..

Friends of Al-Aqsa - The Magazine Issue 2 Sept 2016 The Right ..

£0.00

Friends of Al-Aqsa  The Magazine  ...

-----------------

Islamic Studies Student Workbook: Level 3- More Q's & Activities

Islamic Studies Student Workbook: Level 3- More Q's & Activities

£3.50

Islamic Studies Student Workbook : Level 3 By&nbs...

-----------------

First Step To Reading Urdu By Hashim Muhammad

First Step To Reading Urdu By Hashim Muhammad

£1.00

First Step To Reading Urdu By Hashim Muhammad Pa...

-----------------

Arabic: A Step by Step Guide, Part 2 Hashim Muhammad

Arabic: A Step by Step Guide, Part 2 Hashim Muhammad

£3.50

Arabic: A Step By Step Guide  Part 2 By Has...

-----------------

Arabic: A Step By Step Guide, Part 1 Hashim Muhammad

Arabic: A Step By Step Guide, Part 1 Hashim Muhammad

£3.50

Arabic : A Step By Step Guide Part 1 By Hashim M...

-----------------

Rijal al-Fikr wa al-Da'wah fi Al-Islam: AHA Nadwi, Arabic Only

Rijal al-Fikr wa al-Da'wah fi Al-Islam: AHA Nadwi, Arabic Only

£29.95

Rijal al-Fikr : Arabic Only wa al-Da'wah fi A...

-----------------

An Nasihah Islamic Curriculum Surah & Du'a 1-8 (4-14 Yrs)

An Nasihah Islamic Curriculum Surah & Du'a 1-8 (4-14 Yrs)

£6.00

An Nasihah Islamic Curriculum Surah & Du'a...

-----------------

An Nasihah Islamic Curriculum Surah & Du'a 1-4 (4-10 yrs)

An Nasihah Islamic Curriculum Surah & Du'a 1-4 (4-10 yrs)

£5.00

An Nasihah Islamic Curriculum  Surah &...

-----------------

Islamic Studies Student Workbook: Level 4- More Test Questions

Islamic Studies Student Workbook: Level 4- More Test Questions

£3.50

Islamic Studies Student Workbook : Level 4 By&nbs...

-----------------

Islamic Studies Student Workbook: Level 2- More Test Questions &

Islamic Studies Student Workbook: Level 2- More Test Questions &

£3.50

Islamic Studies Student Workbook : Level 2 By Man...

-----------------

Islamic Studies Student Workbook: Level 1- More Test Questions &

Islamic Studies Student Workbook: Level 1- More Test Questions &

£3.50

Islamic Studies Student Workbook : Level 1 By Man...

-----------------

Al-Hizbul Azam: Mullah Ali Qari aL-Hanafi, Arabic -Urdu

Al-Hizbul Azam: Mullah Ali Qari aL-Hanafi, Arabic -Urdu

£3.95

Al-Hizbul Azam  Compiled By Allama Ali nin S...

-----------------

Al-Ghazali's The Book Of Knowledge, Kitab al Ilm from Ihya Ulum

Al-Ghazali's The Book Of Knowledge, Kitab al Ilm from Ihya Ulum

£8.95

The Book Of Knowledge (Kitab al-Ilm) of Imam Al-Gh...

-----------------

Maulana Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi : Urdu Only, Ahd Shaz Shakhsiyat...

Maulana Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi : Urdu Only, Ahd Shaz Shakhsiyat...

£5.75

Moulana Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi : Urdu Only Ahd Shaz...

-----------------

Simple Steps In Qur'aan Reading, Qa'idah Madinah Script

Simple Steps In Qur'aan Reading, Qa'idah Madinah Script

£4.00

Simple Steps In Qur'aan Reading Qa'idah : ...

-----------------

Simple Steps In Qur’aan Reading: Workbook 1

Simple Steps In Qur’aan Reading: Workbook 1

£2.00

Simple Steps In Qur’aan Reading Workbook 1 ...

-----------------

Hadhrat Muhammad Allah's Messenger (Easy & Simple Seerah)

Hadhrat Muhammad Allah's Messenger (Easy & Simple Seerah)

£2.50£1.75

An Easy Book For children Hadhrat Muhammad Alla...

-----------------

An Nasihah- Islamic Curriculum Coursebook -PLS Select Book No.

An Nasihah- Islamic Curriculum Coursebook -PLS Select Book No.

£5.00

An Nasihah Islamic Curriculum Coursebook Select N...

-----------------

An Nasihah- Islamic Curriculum Workbook - PLS Select Book No.

An Nasihah- Islamic Curriculum Workbook - PLS Select Book No.

£4.00

An Nasihah Islamic Curriculum Workbook Select No....

-----------------

An Nasihah- Islamic Curriculum Coursebook 1-8 - Full Set

An Nasihah- Islamic Curriculum Coursebook 1-8 - Full Set

£43.00

An Nasihah Islamic Curriculum Coursebook 1-8 Al-...

-----------------

An Nasihah- Islamic Curriculum Workbook 1-8 Madrasah Set

An Nasihah- Islamic Curriculum Workbook 1-8 Madrasah Set

£35.00

An Nasihah Islamic Curriculum Workbook 1-8 Al-Ma...

-----------------

Simple Steps In Qur'aan Reading Qa'idah Ajmi (indoPak) Script

Simple Steps In Qur'aan Reading Qa'idah Ajmi (indoPak) Script

£5.00

Simple Steps In Qur'aan Reading Qa'idah : ...

-----------------

My Special Angels: The Two Noble Scribes (Colour, Ages 3+)

My Special Angels: The Two Noble Scribes (Colour, Ages 3+)

£4.99

My Special Angels The Two Noble Scribes By Razan...

-----------------
Back In Stock
Currencies
Login
E-Mail Address:

Password:


Password Forgotten ?
New Account
Share Product
Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare via E-Mail



Virtues of seeking forgiveness By By Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi


HomeNew ProductsSpecialShipping Info Advance SearchMy AccountWish ListCustomer FeedbackCart ContentsCheckout
Back in Stock & Customer Information

Helpline Number: 0116 276 9964
From outside UK +44 116 276 9964
email: info@kitaabun.com

We are not simply a Bookshop. We provide a service.
You are most welcome to contact us with any
questions, comments or simply for advice.
Your comments will be highly appreciated.