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The concept of Tazkiyat al-Nafs in Islam in the light of the works of al-Hrith al-Muhsib

  title={The concept of Tazkiyat al-Nafs in Islam in the light of the works of al-Hrith al-Muhsib},
  author={Gavin N. Picken},
The principle of tazkryat al-nafs is central to Islam but despite this, relatively little work has been written, if compared to the vast volumes devoted to Islamic jurisprudence (fqh) or Prophetic narration (hadlth). In addition to this, much of what has been written has been within the general precepts of what is now termed tasawwuf, or Sufism and much of this work has been concerned with the post-Ghazzali period. Despite this, many works had been written and indeed, the concept of… 
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The Role of Religiosity in Ethical Decision-Making: A Study on Islam and the Malaysian Workplace

This study investigates how Islamic religiosity affects ethical decision making. The study was conducted in the Malaysian workforce across the public and private sectors with a sample of N  = 160.



The Formation of the Sunni Schools of Law, 9Th-10th Centuries C.E

The Sunni schools of law are named for jurisprudents of the eighth and ninth centuries, but they did not actually function so early. The main division at that time was rather between adherents of

Harun Al-Rashid and the World of the Thousand and One Nights

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The Forerunner of al-Ghazālī

  • Margaret Smith
  • Education
    Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland
  • 1936
In his al-Munkidh min al-Ḍalāl al-Ghazālī states that he studied the works of al-Muḥāsibī, together with those of Abū Ṭālib al-Makkī, al-Junayd, Shiblī, and Abū Yazīd al-Bisṭāmī, and of these Ḥārith

The formative period of Islamic thought

Part 1 The beginnings: the Kharaijites Proto-Shi'ite phenomena under the Umayyads the general religious movement God's determination of events faith and community. Part 2 The century of struggle

Quest for the red sulphur : the life of Ibn ʿArabī

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Classical Arabic Biography: The Heirs of the Prophets in the Age of al-Ma'mun

Preface Acknowledgements List of abbreviations Note on transliteration Note on dating systems Glossary 1. The development of the genre 2. The caliph al-Ma'mun 3. The Imam 'Ali al'Rida 4. The

The Sufi Path of Knowledge. Ibn al-Arabi's Metaphysics of Imagination

In this age of modern era, the use of internet must be maximized. Yeah, internet will help us very much not only for important thing but also for daily activities. Many people now, from any level can

The New Islamic Dynasties: A Chronological and Genealogical Manual

Based on the author's "Islamic Dynasties", this reference book gives information on the dynastic families of the Islamic world. Over 186 dynasties are covered, including dynasties from the Middle

The Mystics of Islam

An introductory approach to the study of Islamic mysticism, which provides a broad outline of Sufism and the religious philosophy of Islam. Described here are the principles, methods, and

Essay on the Origins of the Technical Language of Islamic Mysticism

This English edition of Massignon's philological work on the origins of the technical language of Islamic mysticism incorporates the corrections from 1954 edition and updated references. It