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Fons Vitae

Mysteries of Prayer for Children

Al-Ghazali

Hardback

9781941610381

 

Textbook, workbook and curriculum in a single volume

 

The children’s version of Mysteries of Prayer (from the Ihya Ulum al-Din) strives to show that the canonic prayer (al-salat), which in addition to being one of the Five Pillars of the religion, is first and foremost an opportunity for communion with the Divinity, for focusing and concentration, and for expressing gratitude to God through words, physical postures, and inward state.

 

Contents:

 

1 The Mysteries of Prayer

 

2 What is So Special for Us in the Adhan?

 

3 The Mystery of Praying with Others and Sujud

 

4 Special Ways to Be During Prayer

 

5 The Importance of the Extra Sunna Prayers

 

6 How to Pray - The Outward Parts of Prayer

 

7 The Bowing and What Comes After

 

8 Finding the Home of Haj Abdullah

 

9 The Practices of the Heart

 

10 The Six Important Ways We Need to be Inwardly

 

11 "Heaven is Reached by Way of Prayer"

 

12 Even Before Entering Prayer

 

13 The Opening Prayer Itself

 

14 Humility and Presence of Heart in Prayer

 

15 Prayer is Part of the Next World

 

16 The Friday Prayer

 

17 The Big Day Comes at Last

 

Three of the Recommended Prayers for Certain Times

 

See also Al-Ghazali: The Mysteries of Prayer