The suffering of the world is spoken of in terms of wars, starvation, hatred, competition, and the struggle of the survival of the fittest. Yet all the suffering of the. Hamza Yusuf Paperback Translation and commentary of Imam spirituality delves into the psychological diseases and cures of the heart. The suffering of the world is spoken of in term of wars, starvation, hatred, competition, and the struggle of the survival of the fittest. Yet all the.

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Such a profound and an enlightening book. View all 16 comments. The rites of worship and devotion to Purifiication remembrance dhikr are planks of the ark. Apr 11, Yomna rated it really liked it.

Just as the DSM-5 is currently the manual for diagnosing mental illnesses, I like to think “Purification of the Heart” is the manual for diagnosing our spiritual illnesses. Yasmin you have to purchase it to read it, by adding it to your shelf simply means it is in your real shelf to be read. Then not even two years later, i got this book ihsan pemberian wang dari seseorang.

I skipped through most of the pages and yuzuf bother to read the appendix at all. Preview — Purification of the Heart by Imam al-Mawlud. For those who notice it, they engage in the remembrance of God. I only came across prayers at the end of the book. A very good read, but better if reading a few chapters, then continuing after a night or two. If purifictaion think your heart is already pure and doesn’t need purification, then your heart is most likely ill and needs the purification from the inherent arrogance.

Hammza was so many references and puriifcation to back up the things he was saying. It then tries to outline the steps to be taken to cure or rectify the predicaments.

If I knew it was a book only for the believers, I doubt I would have picked it up, but I was suggested by a friend to read it. One feels good after reading it, as the messages are sincere and toward becoming a better person. Purification is a lifelong process, not a destination, so focusing on one or two chapters a day might better encourage us apply the small changes to our lives.


In Ibn Warraq yusuff book, many instances are shown to tell the readers how much of an immoral person Muhammad was. Jul 11, Hafsa rated it it was amazing Shelves: It changed me as a whole.

After a sojourn of ten years aboard, Hamza Yusuf returned U. For people interested in spirituality this books is a guide to good thoughts and happy thinking.

Yusuf resides in Northern California with his wife and children. Th Translation and Commentary of Imam al-Mawlud’s Od al-Qulub by Hamza Yusuf This exploration of Islamic spirituality delves into the psychological diseases and cures of the heart.

The purpose of the book, I guess, is to make people understand how they’re not doing good to their spirit by committing various acts such as having hatred, anger, and being a fraud and arrogant etc. It takes the reader through a well-known text from the Muslim tradition, and gives important commentary that is relevant to our day and to people of a variety of religious experiences.

It irritates me to see only this book with no rating pueification my “read” shelf. I q’s half way through when I realized he was talking about the poem in every chapter. As a pragmatic and non-mystic A good book for self introspection not only for Muslims but also non Muslims. Is it okay to give it a low rating because I don’t agree with the remedies given, albeit I do agree that anger, hatred, jealousy have the potential to harm one? I loved the puriflcation so much such that when I misplaced the book and I thought I’ve lost it –it was for almost a year until I found it back– I was so distressed; especially at that time they haven’t reprint the book and everywhere is out of stock already.

I would recommend this book to all those who would like to change their condition, to better themselves internally and externally. Every criminal, miser, abuser, scoffer, embezzler, and hateful person does what he or she does because of a diseased heart. He can relate certain things or issues with sciences, poetry, philosophy and linguistics.

See 1 question about Purification of the Heart…. This book is a translation and commentary on a poem by a great Mauritanian scholar.

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Instead, change the condition of the inward. Jul 18, Huma Rashid rated it it was amazing. Diseases examined include miserliness, envy, hatred, treachery, rancour, malice, ostentation, arrogance, covetousness, lust, and other afflictions that assail people and often yusur them.


January pick for monthly Islamic book project. As you can tell, these two books had as many conflicting ideas as possible.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It gives practical steps that we can all use to become better global citizens, and better human beings. A good and useful text on those yhe for a place to begin intellectualizing their practice beyond the ‘ibadaat or rules of religion [which are still key: It is very practical and a treasure of knowledge. Many are concerned with their physical looks and appearance.

It contains many paragraphs on totally relate Im not a big Hamza Yusuf fan, there are many things he says that I dont really settle with but as this was a translation of a book and I think he yusud decent arabic masha’Allah I decided to give it a go. In I am trying to read one Islamic spirituality book per month, as I find it easy to neglect spiritual growth with a job and all of that.

Apr 19, Jessica rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Feb 01, Nora rated it really liked it.

Purification of the Heart: Signs, Symptoms and Cures of the Spiritual Diseases of the Heart

This is the first book of this kind that I’ve read, and it’s definitely impacted me and the way I hamaa about my spirituality. His book is a book on tasawwuf, the science of the heart. However, I am confident that these “diseases” can be cured without the help of a divine being and fear of the hereafter, as it is shown in various books on meditation, such as this amazing book by Jon Kabat-Zinn — Wherever You Go, There You Are.

Spiritual ailments befall every single human alike, and it is not just the Sufi who seeks a cure from them.

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