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My Dear Beloved Son or Daughter


By


Imam Abu Hamid Muhammad Al-Ghazali (May God Shower His Mercy Upon Him)

From

Imam Ghazali’s Arabic Book “Ayyuhal Walad” from His Three-Volumes Collection of Short Books “Majmu’a Rasail Imam Ghazali”

Translated into English
By
Irfan Hasan

From the Urdu Translation of the Book

Word document 30 pages



TABLE OF CONTENTS

Topics……………………………………………………………………………………   Pages

Introduction of the Book….………………………………………….………………….   2   
Imam Ghazali’s Response to the Letter…………………………………………………   3
Benefits Narrated by Hatim bin Ism (RA)………………………………………………   14
Qualities of a Spiritual Guide (Shaykh)…………………………………………………   18
Obedience to a Spiritual Guide………………………………………………………….   19
Outer Etiquettes (Respect)………………………………………………………………   19
Inner Etiquettes (Respect)…………………………………………………...…………..   19
Reality of Tasawwuf (Spiritual Struggle)…………………………………………....…..   20
Reality of Servitude to God……………………………………………………………...   20
Reality of Reliance on God (Tawakkul)…………………………………………………   20
Reality of Sincerity to God (Ikhlas)……………………………………………………...   21
Eight Admonitions……………………………………………………………………….   22
Principles of Debate………………………………………………………………………   22
Categories of Patients…………………………………………………………………….   23
Advice According to One’s Comprehension……………………………………………..   23
Individual Capable of Benefiting from Advice…………………………………………..   24
Reality of Preaching………………………………………………………………………   24
Staying away from Affluent and Kings (Rulers)…………………………………………   26
Not Accepting Gifts from Rulers…………………………………………………………   26
Four Matters Worthy of Our Actions……………………………………………………..   26
The Method of Developing an Intimate Relationship with Allah (God) ………………...   26
The Method of Relating to the Slaves of Allah…………………………………………..   27
An Insistent Advice to Study and Learn………………………………………………….   27
Not Stockpiling Food……………………………………………………………………..   28
A Supplication (Du’a) that can Always be Recited………………………………………   28
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« Reply #1 on: Oct 20, 2011 05:24 AM »

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