Publisher/Manufacturer: Muslim Academic Trust
Item type: DVD
This DVD presents the ninth book of this classic of Islamic thought. Sidi Hamzah discussions Invocations and Supplications.
About Imam Ghazali Abu Hamid Muhammad; famous in the world of learning as al-Ghazzal was born in 450 AH (1058 A.D). in Persia . He graduated from the Nizamia Madressa at Nishapur; with distinction.a very famous educational institution in Nishapur. Later he was appointed as a teacher at the Nizamia College in Baghdad; where he proved very successful in imparting knowledge to the scholars under his care. This valuable gift of sustaining interest of his pupils and passing on his knowledge to them made him so famous that students from all parts of the country flocked to study under him. Imam al-Ghazzali was fondly referred to as the 'Hujjat-ul-lslam'; Proof of Islam; He is honoured as a scholar and a saint by learned men all over the world. Imam al-Ghazzali's life was spent in self-sacrificing service of God and his fellowmen. He left behind him a fine example for all men to follow. He died in 505 AH He remains one of the most celebrated scholars in the history of Islamic thought. His exceptional life and works continue to be indispensable in the study of jurisprudence; theology; philosophy and mysticism. The books that he left behind were the result of an inquisitive mind that began the quest for knowledge at a very early stage About Hamza Yususf Shaykh Hamza Yusuf was born in Washington State and raised in Northern California. In 1977; he became Muslim and subsequently traveled to the Muslim world and studied for ten years in the U. A. E.; Saudi Arabia; as well as North and West Africa. He received teaching licenses in various Islamic subjects from several well-known scholars in various countries. After a ten years of studies abroad; he returned to the USA and took degrees in Religious Studies and Health Care. He has traveled all over the world giving talks on Islam. He also founded Zaytuna Institute which has established an international reputation for presenting a classical picture of Islam in the West and which is dedicated to the revival of traditional study methods and the sciences of Islam. Shaykh Hamza is the first American lecturer to teach in Morocco's prestigious and oldest University; the Kairoiuin in Fes. In addition; he has translated into modern English several classical Arabic traditional texts and poems.