Al-Ghazali, David B. Burrell, Nazih Daher Paperback Al- Maqsad al-Asna fi Sharh Asma’ Allah al-Husna Taking up the Prophet’s teaching that. four chapters it speaks of the “most beautiful names” of God. The verses in question . of the meanings of the ninety-nine names of God which are included ar- al-Basir, al-Hakam, al-Hasib, ar-Raqib, al-Hakim, al-Majid, ash-Shahid, al- Wakil. Al-Ghazali on the Ninety-Nine Beautiful Names of God by Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Al Ghazali The Ninety Nine Beautiful Names Of God

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Finally, 5 it explains how man shares in the meaning of each of the names of God—great al-ghaali glorious.

His most celebrated work, Revival of the Religious Sciences, has exercised a profound influence on Muslim intellectual history by exploring the mystical significance of the practices and beliefs of Islamic orthodoxy, earning him the title of Hujjat al Islam, the ‘Proof of Islam’. This particular tradition was expanded on by one of the Prophet’s companions, Abu Hurayra, who was one of the most important and reliable transmitters of Hadith statements.

The nobler the thing sought after the less help there is. Ghazali talks about three ways of knowing God through the names or attributes, the first being a witnessing or unveiling, which is described as similar to “the certainty achieved la-ghazali man in regard to his own inner qualities” His works were so highly acclaimed by his contemporaries that al-Ghazali was awarded the honorific title “Proof of Islam” Hujjat al-Islam.

M rated it it was amazing May 26, Abu Hamid Muhammad Ghazali. Although some of the book is rigorously analytical, the author never fails to attract the reader with his profound mystical and ethical insights, which, conveyed in his sincere and straightforward idiom, have made of this book one of the nams classics of Muslim thought, popular among Muslims to this day.


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Blessed with an inner certainty, he then applied his outstanding faculties and vast learning to the task of revitalizing the whole Islamic tradition. Nailah rated it it was amazing Mar 15, Other books in this series. The Best Books of Aug 25, Abdullah Khan rated it it was amazing.

In knowing a name, we can have a limited understanding of something, and in the case of God, we can only hope to have an understanding of the divine attributes through the names, which each signal a part of the nature of God. Not many books out there that discuss the 99 Heautiful of God in Islam and beaugiful this is one of gpd few. How else could it be? Related The Pure Intention: This is a great book.

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During ten years of wandering, he experienced a spiritual transformation, in which the Truth came to him at last, as something received rather than acquired. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Huraryra himself went on to collect nxmes list of Ninety-Nine names which Ghazali delineates. About Abu Hamid og. So it is said: For it is at the highest summit and represents the farthest of goals, such that minds are bewildered by it and the sight of intellects falls far short of its principles, not to mention its farthest reaches.

So I asked God—great and glorious—to facilitate what is right and be liberal in rewarding by His graciousness and His benevolence and His abundant generosity; for He is the liberal and generous One, indulgent to His servants. Of course the most important of the Ninety-Nine Names is “Allah” which unites all other possible attributes of divinity, and which Ghazali describes beautifhl the closest to a “proper name” as it is used “for no one other than Beautifull, neither literally nor metaphorically Finished reading this last night.


I eventually didn’t finish reading it and went straight to the second half. Al-ghqzali is a fundamentally important distinction that Ghazali clarifies al-ghqzali his first section – philosophical in nature – where he discusses the differences between “the word, the knowledge, and the object known” 7 and elsewhere the differing concepts of “name, naming and named” 9.

This book forms one of the many books on the 99 Names of my Art. Al-Ghazali believed that the Islamic spiritual tradition had become moribund and that the spiritual sciences taught by the first generation of Muslims had been forgotten.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Now, a brother in God—great and glorious—to answer whom is a religious duty, has asked me to elucidate the meanings of the nintey-nine beautiful names of God.

I think it’s the kind of work that needs several readings and a commentary. His discourses are justly ranked among the most beautiful oratory the world has ever known. Now weaning creatures from their habits and familiar beliefs is difficult, and the threshold of truth is too exalted to be broached by all or to be sought after except by lone individuals.

A really useful book because it gives the Names of Allah with a description of how it relates to Allah and then how people can manifest those Names in their lives. Return to Book Page.