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

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Starlatch Books, 2004 - Religion - 211 pages
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This exploration of Islamic spirituality delves into the psychological diseases and cures of the heart. Diseases examined include miserliness, envy, hatred, treachery, rancour, malice, ostentation, arrogance, covetousness, lust, and other afflictions that assail people and often control them. The causes and practical cures of these diseases are discussed, offering a penetrating glimpse into how Islam deals with spiritual and psychological problems and demonstrating how all people can benefit from these teachings.

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A must read for Muslims and Seekers alike

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Clear-cut and objective. Straight-to-the-point kind of view. Delicately presented, almost poem-like, so as to deal tactfully with the infamous diseases of the heart. Highly recommended. Read full review

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS V
13
APPENDIX ONE
173
APPENDIX THREE
198
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About the author (2004)

Hamza Yusuf is the founder of the Zaytuna Institute, which is committed to inspiring a traditional understanding and study of the core Islamic sciences. He has also served as an advisor to President Bush on Islamic affairs. He lives in Hayward, California.

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