Spiritual Mysteries and Ethical Secrets
Since its completion in the seventeenth century, this book has been lauded as a valuable textbook on Islamic spirituality and ethics as well as a spiritually enlightening read. This ground-breaking translation brings to light how Fayd Kashani engages with the Sunni Sufi tradition- particularly the ideas of Al-Ghazzali- for the benefit of a Shia audience. In addition to presenting the inner mysteries of Islamic ritual practices Fayd Also explains the nature of the human character and how to cultivate, balance, and eliminate various traits. He centers his dicussion on verses of the Quran and narrations from the Prophet s.a.w.a and the twelve Imams a.s. serving as a useful reference work, this book includes the original Arabic narrations for the reader's conveniece.