Travelling Light: Imam al-Ghazali's
Revival of the Religious Sciences. (Books 35-38)
4 DVD SET
with Yahya Rhodus
From Alqueria De Rosales, Granada
The four books are based on:
- Divine Unity and Reliance on God
-Love, longing, intimacy and contentment
- Intention, truthfulness and sencerity
- Vigil and Self-Examination
Recorded live in picturesque Bosnia, the DVD also includes a video diary of Bosnia, as well as an interview at the Bosnian Library where the oldest copy of a major part of Ihya Ulum ud-Deen is kept
Imam al-Ghazali (d.1111), known
as the ‘Proof of Islam’, authored over a hundred books on all the Islamic
scholarly disciplines. But he is most celebrated for his Revival of the
Religious Sciences (Ihya’ Ulum al-Din), a compendium of spiritual guidance which
he wrote to revive the flagging fortunes of the Islamic world in his age.
Covering every aspect of the religion, from belief, to worship, to daily life,
to vice, virtue, and the final encounter with God, this text is regarded as one
of the masterpieces of world sacred literature.
This DVD introduces four of the most important of the forty ‘books’ which comprise this massive work. They relate to ‘Saving Practices’ (munjiyat).
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.
Imam al-Ghazzali's life was spent in self-sacrificing service of God and his fellowmen. He left behind him a fine example for all men to follow. He died in 505 AH He remains 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 books that he left behind were the result of an inquisitive mind that began the quest for knowledge at a very early stage
Disciplining The Soul By Ibn Al Jawazi
Turning the Tide: Reawakening The Woman's Heart and Soul
Diseases of the Hearts & Their Cures Ibn Taimiyyah's Fatawa
Disturber Of The Hearts By Ibn al-Jawzi
Islam Religion of Life Abdul Wadod Shalabi. P/Size
Al-Ghazali's Faith in Divine Unity & Trust in Divine Providence
Al-Ghazali's Beginning of Guidance (Bidayatul Hidayah): Arb-Eng
Al-Ghazali On Invocations & Supplications (Book 9 of Ihya), ITS
Foundations Of Islam By Qadi Ayad: Basic Maliki Fiqh