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The Alchemy of Happiness

The Kimiya-yi Sa’ādat, or, Alchemy Of Happiness was an attempt to show ways in which the lives of a Sufi could be based on what is demanded by Islamic law. It has four principle parts; religious duties, salvation, human relations aspect of Islam and damnation.Alchemy of Happiness was written towards the end of Al Ghazzali’s […]

  • Al Ghazzali
  • Global Grey
  • 1909
The Alchemy of Happiness
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    The Kimiya-yi Sa'ādat, or, Alchemy Of Happiness was an attempt to show ways in which the lives of a Sufi could be based on what is demanded by Islamic law. It has four principle parts; religious duties, salvation, human relations aspect of Islam and damnation.Alchemy of Happiness was written towards the end of Al Ghazzali's life. Al Ghazzali was a Persian theologian, philosopher, and prolific Sunni author regarded as one of the greatest systematic Persian thinkers of Islam. The factor that set his works apart from other theological works at the time was its mystical emphasis on self-discipline and asceticism. Al Ghazzali succeeded in gaining widespread acceptance for Sufism.

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    • Al Ghazzali
    • Global Grey
    • 1909
    • London
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