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Inner Dimensions of Islamic Worship

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In this book readers are lead on a powerful and inspiring journey through the inner dimensions of a range of Islamic acts, including prayer, almsgiving, fasting and pilgrimage.

Consisting of a selection of writings by a towering figure in Islamic history, Imam al-Ghazali, this book helps readers realise the benefits of the upliftment of their spiritual, social and moral qua
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Paperback, 144 pages
Published August 27th 2013 by The Islamic Foundation (first published 1983)
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samia
Apr 24, 2007 samia rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everyone
ghazali goes into details about the five pillars in islam and much much more. the book is very enlightening, esp the chapter on hajj. it compares every aspect of the hajj we perform in this world to our inevitable meeting with the Lord in the next. makes you think about things differently!
Ayaz Khalid
Superb book.

Unpacking the obligatory rituals Muslims are required to do to unveil deeper meanings.
Ummu
Jun 26, 2007 Ummu rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: salikin
I was read this book in Indonesia vers. When the first time i know about sufism...after that..i love to read Al Ghazali books.

If u want to be 'salikin' u should read this and find the spiritual teacher ,who will be show u the way to know more inside ur self
Raja
Highly recommend to anyone who wants to understand the inner meaning of the five pillars of Islam. A must read for every muslim, its very short but to the point and it will leave an instinct impact on you.
Dalia
Apr 26, 2007 Dalia rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: someone who wants a deeper look at Islamic worship (quick read)
This is a quick read that gave me a deeper understanding and appreciation for the five pillars. I revisit this book a lot when I need a spiritual boost! I highly recommend it! :)
Umar
great stuff. didn't read zakat and hajj yet though. similar to his bidaya hidaya but more attention on the spirituality...less manual, but more evaluative.
Rabiya
A comprehensive and perfect guide for a practicing Muslim.
Rapha Gabriel Benjamin
a classic must read on Islam and its culture...
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Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī (c. 1058 – 1111); (ابو حامد محمد ابن محمد الغزالي), known as Al-Ghazali or Algazel to the Western medieval world, was a Muslim theologian, jurist, philosopher, and mystic of Persian descent.
Al-Ghazali has sometimes been referred to by historians as the single most influential Muslim after the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Others have cited his movement from s
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“Worship in Islam is not only observance of the prescribed worship rites – Prayer, Almsgiving, Fasting, Pilgrimage – but living one’s entire life in obedience to God, doing His will and seeking His pleasure, exactly in the way He has laid down.” 0 likes
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