The Alchemy Of Happiness

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The Alchemy of Happiness

The Alchemy of Happiness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Al-Ghazzali,SBP Editors
Editor: Samaira Book Publishers
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The Alchemy of Happiness was an attempt to show ways in which the lives of a Sufi could be based on what is demanded by Islamic law. This book allowed Al Ghazzali to considerably reduce the tensions between the scholars and mystics. The influence of Al-Ghazzali upon both the Christian and Islamic thinkers of the Middle Ages and beyond is being more and more widely documented.

The Alchemy of Happiness

The Alchemy of Happiness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Al-Ghazzali,General Press
Editor: GENERAL PRESS
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The Alchemy of Happiness was written by Al-Ghazzali—a Persian theologian and philosopher. Upon its release, 'The Alchemy of Happiness' allowed Al Ghazzali to considerably reduce the tensions between the scholars and mystics. It thus offers many insights into traditional Muslim society. 'The Alchemy of Happiness' emphasized the importance of observing the ritual requirements of Islam, the actions that would lead to salvation, and avoidance of sin. Ghazzali finally won acceptance for Sufism in Islam, and his methods of argument and analysis powerfully impressed the scholars of the West, who imitated him extensively. CONTENTS: Chapter 1 : The Knowledge of Self Chapter 2 : The Knowledge of God Chapter 3 : The Knowledge of this World Chapter 4 : The Knowledge of the Next World Chapter 5 : Concerning Music and Dancing as Aids to the Religious Life Chapter 6 : Concerning Self-Examination and the Recollection of God Chapter 7 : Marriage as a Help or Hindrance to the Religious Life Chapter 8 : The Love of God

The Alchemy of Happiness

The Alchemy of Happiness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazzali,Elton D. Daniel,Claud Field
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 131745877X
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The Alchemy of Happiness by Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazzali,Elton D. Daniel,Claud Field Summary

Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazzali (1058-1111) is one of the most important religious figures in Islamic history. He is particularly noted for his brilliant synthesis of mysticism and traditional Sunni Islam. Ghazzali's "The Alchemy of Happiness", written toward the end of his life, provides a succinct introduction to both the theory and practice of Sufism (Islamic mysticism). It thus offers many insights into traditional Muslim society. This translation is fully annotated for readers unfamiliar with Ghazzali and includes an introduction to his life and historical milieu.

The Alchemy of Happiness

The Alchemy of Happiness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marilyn Bowering
Editor: Dundurn
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In her new volume of verse, Bowering continues her rigorous, ambitious path and delivers poems that blend a variety of personalities, times, and places that add up to an overall substance she sees as happiness. Like an alchemist of old, she transmutes experiences, perceptions, and perspectives into something richer and rarer despite the passage of years and the loss and death they have brought.

Inner Dimensions of Islamic Worship

Inner Dimensions of Islamic Worship Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Imam al-Ghazali
Editor: Kube Publishing Ltd
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Covers those dimensions of Islamic rituals of worship – prayer, almsgiving, fasting, Pilgrimage, etc. which are essential to the fulfilment of inner quality. Consists of selections from al-Ghazali's Ihya, a pivotal work in the history of Islamic thought.

The Alchemy of Happiness

The Alchemy of Happiness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Al Ghazali
Editor: Library of Alexandria
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The Alchemy of Happiness

The Alchemy of Happiness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: N.A
Editor: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765640666
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"Abu Hamid Muhammad as-Ghazzali (1058-1111) is one of the most important religious figures in Islamic history. He is particularly noted for his brilliant synthesis of mysticism and traditional Sunni Islam. The Alchemy of Happiness was written toward the end of Ghazalli's life. It provides a succinct introduction to both the theory and practice of Sufism (Islamic mysticism) and offers many insights into traditional Muslim society and religious sensibilities. This edition presents the classic Claud Field translation, revised and fully annotated for the modern reader by Elton L. Daniel"--Cover.

An Alchemy of Mind

An Alchemy of Mind Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Diane Ackerman
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439125082
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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Zookeeper's Wife, an ambitious and enlightening work that combines an artist's eye with a scientist's erudition to illuminate, as never before, the magic and mysteries of the human mind. Long treasured by literary readers for her uncommon ability to bridge the gap between art and science, celebrated scholar-artist Diane Ackerman returns with the book she was born to write. Her dazzling new work, An Alchemy of Mind, offers an unprecedented exploration and celebration of the mental fantasia in which we spend our days—and does for the human mind what the bestselling A Natural History of the Senses did for the physical senses. Bringing a valuable female perspective to the topic, Diane Ackerman discusses the science of the brain as only she can: with gorgeous, immediate language and imagery that paint an unusually lucid and vibrant picture for the reader. And in addition to explaining memory, thought, emotion, dreams, and language acquisition, she reports on the latest discoveries in neuroscience and addresses controversial subjects like the effects of trauma and male versus female brains. In prose that is not simply accessible but also beautiful and electric, Ackerman distills the hard, objective truths of science in order to yield vivid, heavily anecdotal explanations about a range of existential questions regarding consciousness, human thought, memory, and the nature of identity.

The Alchemist

The Alchemist Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paulo Coelho
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062416219
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A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho. Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, The Alchemist has become a modern classic, selling millions of copies around the world and transforming the lives of countless readers across generations. Paulo Coelho's masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined. Santiago's journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, of recognizing opportunity and learning to read the omens strewn along life's path, and, most importantly, to follow our dreams.

The Alchemy of Freedom

The Alchemy of Freedom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: A. H. Almaas
Editor: Shambhala Publications
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Well-known spiritual teacher A. H. Almaas uses the metaphor of the mysterious philosopher's stone to discuss a tremendous liberating power that leads to endless enlightenment. For millennia alchemists sought the philosophers’ stone, the miracle substance believed to be the key to all the secrets of existence. The quest was fueled by some of the prime questions of human existence: What am I? Why am I here? How has this world come to be? A. H. Almaas shows that the tremendous liberating power of the mysterious philosophers’ stone is closer to us than we realize. In fact, it is the true nature of all reality—in all times and all places, without being limited to being anything in particular. Through the philosophers’ stone, real transformation can happen, our consciousness can become free, and we can open to all the possibilities of reality. Almaas discusses the factors that are involved in igniting the catalytic property of the philosophers’ stone and then begins to unpack the properties of true nature when it is free of constraints. Finally, we are left with the revelation that true nature is endlessly knowable, and yet nothing we can know or say about it exhausts its mystery and power. The result is a new understanding of what liberation and practice are—and a view of what it’s like when seeking ceases and life becomes a process of continual discovery. We begin to appreciate that the freedom of reality expressed in the complete and fulfilled life all human beings seek—and few find—is actually the simplicity of the ordinary.

The Alchemy of Healing

The Alchemy of Healing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Farnaz Afshar
Editor: BalboaPress
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We all know how frustrating it can be to do everything you’re supposed to do and yet see nothing change for the better. This can happen in all areas of our lives, but it is perhaps most trying when it comes to our health. Author Farnaz Afshar knew such frustration. Suffering from a range of physical ailments, she became sicker and sicker and was unable to recover using conventional medicine. The Alchemy of Healing: The Healer Was Always You tells of Afshar’s discovery of her self-healing power, documenting her journey from illness to well-being. She shares her own story of healing and offers a collection of thoughts and life lessons to help others experiencing illness. She has come to the conclusion that the cause of every illness is the same, making it possible for anyone to achieve relief from any illness by applying the same Law of Attraction principles she learnt. Each chapter guides you through your own path to recovery from whatever illness you have. You can discover your inner strength and self-healing capabilities. The health you desire is in your hands. You, and only you, can really heal yourself!

The Alchemy of Us

The Alchemy of Us Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ainissa Ramirez
Editor: MIT Press
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In the bestselling tradition of Stuff Matters and The Disappearing Spoon: a clever and engaging look at materials, the innovations they made possible, and how these technologies changed us. In The Alchemy of Us, scientist and science writer Ainissa Ramirez examines eight inventions—clocks, steel rails, copper communication cables, photographic film, light bulbs, hard disks, scientific labware, and silicon chips—and reveals how they shaped the human experience. Ramirez tells the stories of the woman who sold time, the inventor who inspired Edison, and the hotheaded undertaker whose invention pointed the way to the computer. She describes, among other things, how our pursuit of precision in timepieces changed how we sleep; how the railroad helped commercialize Christmas; how the necessary brevity of the telegram influenced Hemingway's writing style; and how a young chemist exposed the use of Polaroid's cameras to create passbooks to track black citizens in apartheid South Africa. These fascinating and inspiring stories offer new perspectives on our relationships with technologies. Ramirez shows not only how materials were shaped by inventors but also how those materials shaped culture, chronicling each invention and its consequences—intended and unintended. Filling in the gaps left by other books about technology, Ramirez showcases little-known inventors—particularly people of color and women—who had a significant impact but whose accomplishments have been hidden by mythmaking, bias, and convention. Doing so, she shows us the power of telling inclusive stories about technology. She also shows that innovation is universal—whether it's splicing beats with two turntables and a microphone or splicing genes with two test tubes and CRISPR.

The Alchemy of Loss

The Alchemy of Loss Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Abigail Carter
Editor: McClelland & Stewart
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Like A Year of Magical Thinking, this powerful and touching book is both an inspirational read and a comfort to those who are looking for help in overcoming loss. The phone rang. It was my husband Arron telling me that he was at Windows of the World in the World Trade Center. “There’s been a bomb!” he said. I had been preparing my six-year-old daughter for her second day of first grade, balancing my two-year-old son on my hip, and I was distracted. “OK . . .” I managed to say back. It was 8:49 a.m. on September 11, 2001. He never came home. Abigail Carter is smart, funny, perceptive, and bereft. In the eyes of most, herself included, she had it all — a full life with a loving successful husband and two beautiful children. But in a horrifying instant watched by the world, it was gone, and her life and her children’s were changed irreparably. How does one learn to live again after tragedy? The Alchemy of Loss is Abby’s moving story of answering that unimaginable question. Veering away from the trite and pat grief books, which offer one-size-fits-all solutions to this most deeply personal and unique experience, she realizes that each person must forge her own path through grief, and that there are no right answers. Abby’s journey took her six years, in which she turned everything she knew about herself upside down in order to learn to live again. She charts this journey in the year’s most remarkable memoir. The Alchemy of Loss is her gift to us all — reminding us that life throws up roadblocks we can’t anticipate, and that we cannot live well if we live with regrets.

Secrets of Alchemy

Secrets of Alchemy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robin Sacredfire
Editor: 22 Lions - www.22Lions.com
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Most people don’t know how to recreate their life, change thinking patterns and find their life purpose. The reason is often hidden at sight, as it is related to the symbiotic relation between visible and invisible, between the spiritual and the material. This relation between worlds manifests in our mind, vibration, emotions and even in a planetary scale. You cannot dissociate any of the parts and try to understand the whole at the same time. Therefore, the purpose of the information here presented will show you what ancient alchemists knew about the spirit, the mystic triangle of life, and how we can use it to form new paradigms, change our personality and attract a better future. And these techniques are more powerful when used to apply the law of attraction. Without this information, you will always fail. Nobody can succeed in changing their fate without it, either consciously or unconsciously applying it. Basically putting it, without this knowledge, you won’t change from failed relationships to better ones, from lack of money to abundance or from unhappiness to happiness. Everything in the physical world obeys these laws. The reason why these laws are so important is related to the energy field that governs them, the infinite intelligence that leads to their manifestation. And so, by studying them, you’ll be able to increase your discernment, become wiser, and even learn to predict the future by simply looking at the present and the mental patterns that human beings are constantly putting in front of themselves, with the words they use, their actions and their justifications to the events that occur in their life. This book will empower you and empower your life to a much higher ground.

The Alchemy of Forever

The Alchemy of Forever Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Avery Williams
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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In the first novel of the Incarnation series, the immortal Serephina grapples with a wrenching truth: Falling in love might mean succumbing to death. People say “love never dies”…but love might be the death of Seraphina. Seraphina has been alive since the Middle Ages, when her boyfriend, Cyrus, managed to perfect a method of alchemy that lets them swap bodies with any human being. Sera ran away from Cyrus years ago, when she realized that what they were doing—taking the lives of innocent people—was wrong. Yet she doesn’t want to die, so she finds young people who are on the brink of death, and inhabits their bodies. Sera has just landed in the body of a girl named Kailey who was about to die in a car accident. For the first time, Sera falls in love with the life of the person she’s inhabiting. Sera also falls for the boy next door, Noah. And soon it’s clear the feelings are returned. But she can never kiss Noah, because for her to touch lips with a human would mean the human’s death. And she has even more to worry about: Cyrus is chasing her. If she stays in one place for long, she puts herself—and the people she’s grown to care for—in great danger. Will Sera have to give up the one thing that’s eluded her for centuries: true love? This paperback includes a teaser of The Impossibility of Tomorrow, the next book in the Incarnation series, as well as exclusive content that reveals Seraphina’s back story.

Inner Alchemy

Inner Alchemy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pedram Shojai
Editor: Sounds True
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Bestselling author Pedram Shojai, “The Urban Monk,” presents a comprehensive guide on how Taoist alchemical practices can help you release stress, harness life force energy, and awaken your true self. “We have fallen asleep to the knowledge of our true nature, and now it is time to wake up.” —Pedram Shojai There is a way to break free from trance of modern life and awaken to your true, limitless nature. The path lies in an ancient system of Taoist alchemy, and with Inner Alchemy, qi gong master, physician, and former monk Pedram Shojai presents an in-depth guide for harnessing the transformational power of this wisdom in your own life: Part 1 lays out Taoist principles and philosophy for understanding the body’s energy matrix and the nature of our current challenges—all in down-to-earth language Part 2 covers specific exercises and techniques for mastering your energy and awakening your true power—including diet, meditation, exercise, sleep, lifestyle tips, and traditional qi gong sets Part 3 provides an advanced exploration of traditional Taoism for modern times, along with a 100-day practice formula to help you regulate your energy, wake up from the hypnotic daze of daily life, and make the world we live in a better place “The process of turning the material ‘lead’ of our human experience into the ‘gold’ of awakening is the essence of this ancient science of spirituality,” writes Shojai. “My promise is that if you practice what you learn in this book, your life will change in ways that you have never imagined.”

The Alchemy of Noise

The Alchemy of Noise Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lorraine Devon Wilke
Editor: She Writes Press
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“Infused with beauty, humor, and pain, The Alchemy of Noise is a modern American love story that asks if love can bridge the distance between two Americas.” —Laura Nicole Diamond, author of Shelter Us and Deliver Me In a world so full of lonely people and broken hearts, Chris Hawkins, a black sound engineer from Chicago’s south side, and Sidonie Frame—white, suburban-raised, the head manager of one of the city’s most elite venues—meet by work-related happenstance and fall quickly in love, convinced that by that act alone they can inspire peace, joy, and happiness in the world around them. The world, however, has other ideas. Their meeting is serendipitous. Chris, who owns and runs his company, largely spends his time surrounded by members of his own community; Sidonie, conversely, is rarely outside the environs of work and its predominantly white staff and clientele. But when the club’s sound manager goes AWOL on the night of a big event and Chris is hired to come in as a last-minute replacement, their destinies collide. Immediately drawn to each other, they fall quickly into an unexpected and thrilling relationship, inspiring myriad reactions amongst family and friends on both sides of the racial divide. But even as their love story evolves, day-to-day tensions, police disruptions, and the microaggressions Chris constantly encounters as a black man in the gritty environs of Chicago become a cultural flashpoint, challenging Sidonie’s privileged worldview and Chris’s ability to translate the unfolding events. After a random and gut-wrenching series of police encounters shakes their resilience, it’s the shattering circumstance of a violent arrest—one in which Chris is identified as a serial vandal and potential rapist—that sends their world into free fall. He claims his innocence; she believes him. But the forces pushing against them are many and oppressive. With a looming trial, the dissipating loyalties of key allies, and unforeseen twists triggering doubt and suspicion, Sidonie and Chris are driven to question what they really know of each other and just whom to trust, leading to a powerful and emotional conclusion. Lorraine Devon Wilke’s third novel, The Alchemy of Noise, ventures beyond the humor and pathos of family drama explored so cleverly in her first two novels to dig deep into the politics of contemporary culture. At its heart a love story, it explores the complexity of race in a suspenseful drama driven by issues of privilege, prejudice, police profiling and legal entanglements, and the disparities in how those provocative themes impact the various and diverse characters involved.

Alchemy

Alchemy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rory Sutherland
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062388436
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HOW DOES MAGIC HAPPEN? The Ogilvy advertising legend—“one of the leading minds in the world of branding” (NPR)—explores the art and science of conjuring irresistible products and ideas. "Sutherland, the legendary Vice Chairman of Ogilvy, uses his decades of experience to dissect human spending behavior in an insanely entertaining way. Alchemy combines scientific research with hilarious stories and case studies of campaigns for AmEx, Microsoft and the like. This is a must-read." —Entrepreneur ("Best Books of the Year") Why is Red Bull so popular, though everyone—everyone!—hates the taste? Humans are, in a word, irrational, basing decisions as much on subtle external signals (that little blue can) as on objective qualities (flavor, price, quality). The surrounding world, meanwhile, is irreducibly complex and random. This means future success can’t be projected on any accounting spreadsheet. To strike gold, you must master the dark art and curious science of conjuring irresistible ideas: alchemy. Based on thirty years of field work inside the largest experiment in human behavior ever conceived—the forever-unfolding pageant of consumer capitalism—Alchemy, the revolutionary book by Ogilvy advertising legend Rory Sutherland, whose TED talks have been viewed nearly seven million times, decodes human behavior, blending leading-edge scientific research, absurdly entertaining storytelling, deep psychological insight, and practical case studies from his storied career working on campaigns for AmEx, Microsoft, and others. Heralded as “one of the leading minds in the world of branding” by NPR and "the don of modern advertising" by The Times, Sutherland is a unique thought leader, as comfortable exchanging ideas with Nobel Prize winners Daniel Kahneman and Richard Thaler (both interviewed in these pages) as he is crafting the next product launch. His unconventional and relentlessly curious approach has led him to discover that the most compelling secrets to human decision-making can be found in surprising places: What can honey bees teach us about creating a sustainable business? How could budget airlines show us how to market a healthcare system? Why is it better to be vaguely right than precisely wrong? What might soccer penalty kicks teach us about the dangers of risk-aversion? Better “branding,” Sutherland reveals, can also be employed not just to sell products, but to promote a variety of social aims, like getting people to pay taxes, improving public health outcomes, or encouraging more women to pursue careers in tech. Equally startling and profound, Sutherland’s journey through the strange world of decision making is filled with astonishing lessons for all aspects of life and business.

Kimia Kebahagiaan; Imam Al-Ghazali

Kimia Kebahagiaan; Imam Al-Ghazali Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Imam Al-Ghazali
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“Kimia lebih baik dari emas,” Kimia memang lebih baik dari emas, tapi para ahli kimia sejati amatlah langka, demikian pula Sufi-sufi sejati. Seseorang yang hanya memiliki pengetahuan yang dangkal tentang tasawuf, tidak lebih unggul daripada seorang yang terpelajar. Daftar isi sudah tercover di google play book memudahkan membaca dan mencari cepat. Demikian pula seseorang yang baru mencoba beberapa percobaan kimia, tidak punya alasan untuk merendahkan seorang kaya. Jika seorang manusia merenungkan dirinya, ia akan tahu bahwa sebelumnya ia tidak ada, sebagaimana tertulis di dalam al-Qur’an: “Tidakkah manusia tahu bahwa sebelumnya ia bukan apa- apa?” Selanjutnya ia ketahui bahwa ia terbuat dari satu tetes air yang tidak mengandung intelek, pendengaran, kepala, tangan, kaki dan sebagainya. Dari sini jelaslah bahwa, setinggi apa pun tingkat kesempurnaannya, ia tidak menciptakan dirinya dan tidak pula ia mampu mencipta seutas rambut sekalipun. “Jika Anda menemui sesuatu kesulitan di dalam memahami tawasuf, bacalah buku saya Kimia- Sa’adat (Kimia Kebahagiaan) yang akan membimbing Anda ke jalan yang benar, dan memberi Anda, sekurang-kurangnya, suatu kesempatan yang adil untuk memanfaatkan kemamp0uan-kemampuan yang dikaruniakan oleh Allah kepada Anda.” Demikianlah Al-Ghazali menulis dalam salah satu suratnya kepada Nizamuddin Fakhrul Mulk, wazir Seljuk. Kimia Kebahagiaan adalah ringkasan dari karya monumental Al-Ghazali, Ihya Ulumiddin, ditulis sendiri secara populer oleh beliau dalam bahasa Parsi, tidak dalam bahasa Arab sebagaimana Ihya. Setiap manusia, di kedalaman kesadarannya, mendengar pertanyaan “Bukankah Aku ini Tuhanmu?” dan menjawab “Ya”. Tetapi ada hati yang menyerupai cermin yang telah sedemikian dikotori oleh karat dan kotoran sehingga tidak lagi memberikan pantulan-pantulan yang jernih. Sementara hati para nabi dan wali, meskipun mereka juga mempunyai nafsu seperti kita, sangat peka terhadap segenap kesan-kesan ilahiah. Dari semuanya ini bisa kita lihat betapa benarnya hadits Nabi (SAW): “Allah menciptakan manusia di dalam kemiripan dengan diri-Nya sendiri.” Dan setelah kita sampai pada sebagian pengetahuan tentang esensi dari sifat-sifat Allah lewat perenungan akan esensi dan sifat-sifat ruh, maka akan bisa kita pahami metode kerja, pengaturan dan pendelegasian kekuasaan Allah kepada kekuatan-kekuatan kemalaikatan dan sebagainya, yaitu dengan jalan mengamati bagaimana masing-masing kita mengatur kerajaan-kerajaan kecilnya sendiri. Sebagai contoh sederhana, misalkan seorang manusia ingin menulis nama Allah. Pertama sekali keinginan ini terbetik di dalam hati, baru kemudian dibawa ke otak oleh ruh-ruh vital. Bentuk kata “Allah” tergambar di dalam relung-relung otak, kemudian berjalan sepanjang saluran syaraf dan menggerakkan jari-jari yang pada gilirannya menggerakkan pena. Dengan demikian nama “Allah” terguratkan di atas kertas tepat sebagaimana dibayangkan di dalam otak penulisnya. Demikian pula, jika Allah menghendaki sesuatu, maka sesuatu itu tampil di dalam dataran ruhaniah yang di dalam al-Qur’an disebut sebagai “Singgasana” (al-’arsy). Dari singgasana itu ia berlalu lewat suatu arus spiritual ke arah suatu dataran yang lebih rendah yang disebut kursi (al-kursiy), kemudian bentuknya tampil dalam al-lauh ‘al-mahfuzh yang, dengan perantaraan kekuatan-kekuatan yang disebut sebagai “malaikat-malaikat”, mewujud dan tampil di atas bumi dalam bentuk tetanaman, pepohonan dan hewan-hewan, sebagai pencerminan keinginan dan pikiran Allah, sebagaimana huruf-huruf yang tertulis mencerminkan keinginan yang terbetik di dalam hati dan bentuk yang hadir di dalam otak sang penulis. Daftar Isi Mukadimah BAB 1 Kimia Pengetahuan Diri BAB 2 Kimia Pengetahuan Tentang Tuhan BAB 3 Kimia Pengetahuan Dunia Ini BAB 4 Kimia Pengetahuan Akhirat BAB 5 Kimia Musik dan Tarian Dalam Kehidupan Ruhani BAB 6 Kimia Diri dan Dzikir Kepada Allah BAB 7 Kimia Perkawinan Pendorong atau Penghalang Kehidupan Keagamaan BAB 8 Kimia Habluminallah Biografi Imam Al-Ghazali