Dear Beloved Son,
Bi-lingual (English / Arabic),
*Small Paperback - 100 pages,
by Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali,
Transl. Dr. Kemal el-Helbawy,
Edited by Shabana Mir.
This beautiful small book by 'Hujjatul Islam'-(The Proof of Islam); Imam al-Ghazali, may Allah be pleased with him, offers twenty four pieces of valuable advice to seekers of knowledge. The arabic title for Dear Beloved Son is Ayyuhal Walad.
It touches on all aspects of life, from material wealth and the love of this life, to Islamic etiquette and acquiring knowledge.
Imam al-Ghazali, may Allah be pleased with him, illustrates his ideas throughout with relevant quotations from the Qur'an and Hadith, as well as poetry and logical examples and clear analogies which demonstrates the need to cleanse ourselves of bad manners so that we can develop good characteristics.
An alternative publication : Advice to a Son: Ayyuhal Walad !
*Dimensions : 14.2 x 11.5cm.