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The essence of Islam is conveyed to spiritual students in this practical and heartwarming introduction to the religion and its practices. The ancient wisdom of the faith is lovingly passed down to readers from a distinguished lineage of teachers, including the author's own parents and grandparents. Each chapter features a series of thought-provoking questions and suggestions concerning Islamic spirituality along with a list of actions that will guide new believers in the simple spirituality of the faith while spreading compassion worldwide.

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"Rahman, a writer of Bangladeshi descent, expresses deep spiritual themes in this primer, the first book to be published by the Book Foundation of California. Most of Rahman's insight comes from the teachings of his paternal grandfather, Maulana Hedayatullah, who was a spiritual teacher and healer in Northern Bengal. These teachings were passed down to Rahman by his late parents, who added lessons of their own. The real core of the book is Rahman's persistent enthusiasm for developing individual spirituality within the context of Islam. Although some of his spiritual guidance is too abstract to be meaningful to most, he helpfully ends most chapters with a list of 'practices' for the reader. Some contain constructive suggestions, such as examining one's actions at the end of each day, making a list of those people one has lied to and allowing oneself to experience new feelings. The two sections of the book — the first describing 'Three Principles of Islam' and the second on the Five Pillars of Islam — contain short chapters, making for an easy read. Rahman cites Islamic fables (which many Muslim readers will pleasantly recall) to express a point or Islamic value, including the delightful misdeeds of the fictional Mullah Nasruddin, Islam's great comic foil. Numerous inspirational quotations from the Qur'an, the Prophet Muhammad and Sufi poets, particularly Rumi, provide foundation for the spiritual striving Rahman espouses. He succeeds in sharing 'something of the fragrance of Islam,' affectionately introducing a religion based on a vigorous inner journey. (May)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information, Inc.)

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The essence of Islam is conveyed to spiritual students in this practical and heartwarming introduction to the religion and its practices. Each chapter features a series of thought-provoking questions and suggestions concerning Islamic spirituality along with a list of actions that will guide new believers in the simple spirituality of the faith while spreading compassion worldwide. (World Religions)

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great message because it spread love throughout the universe. such acts of compassion when you are able to bring out the "bigger you".
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781904510086
Author:
Rahman, Jamal
Publisher:
Book Foundation
Subject:
Islam - General
Subject:
REL037030
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in 0.57 lb

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Rahman, a writer of Bangladeshi descent, expresses deep spiritual themes in this primer, the first book to be published by the Book Foundation of California. Most of Rahman's insight comes from the teachings of his paternal grandfather, Maulana Hedayatullah, who was a spiritual teacher and healer in Northern Bengal. These teachings were passed down to Rahman by his late parents, who added lessons of their own. The real core of the book is Rahman's persistent enthusiasm for developing individual spirituality within the context of Islam. Although some of his spiritual guidance is too abstract to be meaningful to most, he helpfully ends most chapters with a list of 'practices' for the reader. Some contain constructive suggestions, such as examining one's actions at the end of each day, making a list of those people one has lied to and allowing oneself to experience new feelings. The two sections of the book — the first describing 'Three Principles of Islam' and the second on the Five Pillars of Islam — contain short chapters, making for an easy read. Rahman cites Islamic fables (which many Muslim readers will pleasantly recall) to express a point or Islamic value, including the delightful misdeeds of the fictional Mullah Nasruddin, Islam's great comic foil. Numerous inspirational quotations from the Qur'an, the Prophet Muhammad and Sufi poets, particularly Rumi, provide foundation for the spiritual striving Rahman espouses. He succeeds in sharing 'something of the fragrance of Islam,' affectionately introducing a religion based on a vigorous inner journey. (May)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , The essence of Islam is conveyed to spiritual students in this practical and heartwarming introduction to the religion and its practices. Each chapter features a series of thought-provoking questions and suggestions concerning Islamic spirituality along with a list of actions that will guide new believers in the simple spirituality of the faith while spreading compassion worldwide. (World Religions)
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