Imam al-Ghazali

On Formal Prayer From The Acts of Worship (Great Books of The Islamic World)




Al-Ghazali explains the external as well as internal aspects of formal prayer (salat) as well as the true nature of the Recitation of the Quran and Remembrance of God in the formal prayer. He offers recommendations as to how to remedy the distracted soul and details the practices of the Prophet in Congregational Prayer. He merits of the Friday Congregational Prayer are discussed through ten rules of etiquette and seven rules for the Friday prayer. He also includes a discussion about one’s intention.

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Imam al-Ghazali

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