Scholarship

Gift of a Tasawwuf Text from a Senior Saudi Scholar

Salam, With the rapid pace of change in Saudi Arabia and increased tolerance (in some areas) towards Non-Salafi Muslim scholars, I believe I can now safely publish this post without fear of harassment for the scholar mentioned below. I received as a gift the above copy of the famous Dalail al-Khayrat text from none other …

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When Will I Be Famous?

Salam Imam al-Ghazali resigned from his teaching position at the height of his career after he realised his heart was preoccupied with seeking fame, prestige and attention. He abandoned everything and went on a journey to rectify himself, after which he authored his masterpiece on Islamic spirituality, the Ihya al-Ulum al-Din.