An excerpt from Imam Ghazali’s Ayyuhal Walad – translated by Shaikh Seraj Hendricks Ayyuhal Walad, “Oh my Young Man,” is a letter to a student by Hujjat. Page ). . Page ) ..!:) ».«. Page *. ]: [.) *.: .) *.: .) *.. ) *. *.: .) *. *: .:): »..« Page ))».. «:». «:». «:).. 16 Mar Imam Al-Ghazali (rh) begins this letter to his student, whom he affectionately calls walad (=Son), by saying Ya ayyuhal walad al-mehboobi i.e. O.

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The law, which repealed Copyright Law ofwas not retroactive, meaning that works which had already fallen into the public domain in remain out-of-copyright in Egypt. That that which is with you, that which is in your possession, that which you can acquire in this world, is fading, is ephemeral; it dwindles away, passes away.

Type of work Copyright has expired in Egypt if And then secondly, may Allah swt help us to not just avoid the bad desires, but to actually go deeper and take out those bad desires and bad pleasures.

If we can prevent the nafs itself from having unlawful desires, then the question of us acting on those desires, or thinking along those lines, or yearning for those things is completely gone. Imam Al-Ghazali wrote him a very long letter which has been printed in the Arab world as a small Risala or an epistle. It can also mean that to to give charity from that which you are attached to, that which you are fond of. This site uses cookies.

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The first way, then, for us, is to try to do amal on this advice that we need to focus on our salah. Retrieved from ” https: This is another battle that we are trying to wage and that is our nafs does not ayyunal to pray.

So, he says that I observed humanity and I saw that it is the very part of human nature that every single human being is in love with something or someone or some idea. Egyptian works that are currently in the public domain in the United States are those whose copyright had expired in Egypt on the U. Try to think in terms of love ; that I have to love these amaal. Copyright has expired in the U. Imam Al-Ghazali rh wrote a letter to one of his students and this student was a graduate from the Madrassa Islamic Institution of Learning that Imam Al-Ghazali was teaching at.


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I worked on my nafs to make it have good desires. I learnt that to be human is to acquire. That is what Hatim rh is saying which had a big impact on him and that played a very big role in his tazkiyah. That wyyuhal going to be when you enjoy Salah. Not just to give away the extra money, not just to give something that we view as extra. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: When I reflected on what that was, I realized that nothing could lay claim to that except: Hatim al-Asam was once walsd the company of his Shaykh, when Shaykh Shaqiq asked him:.

To be human is to strive, to be human is to acquire, to be human is to achieve, to be human is to attain. So what I learnt from you, Shaykh, auyuhal that I have to keep my nafs away from my unlawful desires and pleasures.

It shows how much one learns when they associate themselves for a long period of ayyuha with the Ullema and Mashaikh Now, one thing is to say that I want to do amaal-e-salihone thing would be to say that I want to be regular and consistent in amaal-e-salihaat ; Here, he is saying that I fell in love with amaal-e-salih! So, Hatim says that I learnt how to understand humanity from you and when I saw this about humanity that: This Egyptian work is currently in the public domain in Egypt because its copyright has expired pursuant to the provisions of Intellectual Property Law 82 of In order to be hosted on Commons, all works must be in the public domain in the United States as well as in their source country.


Views View Edit History. A person will be able to enjoy Salah, when they feel Allah swt ayyuhap their prayer. O my beloved Son. Third thing that Shaykh Hatim rh mentions which he learnt from keeping the company of his shaykh, that I saw humanity has another thing to them and that is that they all strive for something. And, wa ma indallah — that which lies with Allah swt, that which is in the possession and dominion of Allah swt is eternal, it is subsisting, it is never ending. They are always striving, yearning, seeking, acquiring something.

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When our nafs desires them itself, then doing those things becomes very easy. Some Sahaba karam ra like Syedna Uthman al-Ghani ra were very well-off. Rather to give away something that we though that indeed that was mine, and we never imagined that it could ever be other than mine, to give something like that away.

One could only imagine what it would be like to associate with a Shaykh, a wali of Allah swt, somebody like Shaykh Shaqiq walda for 30 years!

But when they entered their grave, none of their beloveds could enter with them — none of their beloveds could take the next step in the journey with them. And also not just to outwardly walqd good acts, but to try to go deeper and try to make our nafs desire the good acts. I gave my love, my muhabbah to aimal as-saleh.

And what he did was that he gave away all of his extraneous money and possessions. When I was in your company, what I learnt from your company is how to ajyuhal humanity. Second Lesson I learnt that to be human is to desire. Certain types of Egyptian works official documents, stamps, works of national folklore should use specific license tags instead of this generic tag.