Jihad al-Akbar, The Greatest Jihad: Combat with the Self

The internal struggle. Recommendations for religious students and seminaries. Importance of purifying the soul. Knowledge and faith. Includes advice on how to benefit from the blessed month of Ramadhan and the fasting and devotion therein.

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  1. Foreword
  2. Preface
  3. Introduction
  4. Recommendations for the Seminaries of Religious Learning
  5. The Importance of the Refinement and Purification of the Soul
  6. Warnings to the Seminaries
  7. Divine Blessings
  8. Points regarding the Intimate Devotions (Munajat) of the Month of Sha‘ban
  9. The Veils of Man
  10. Knowledge and Faith
  11. The First Step in Refinement
  12. Another Warning
  13. Selected Quotations
  14. The Intimate Devotions of the Month of Sha‘ban (Al-Munajat Ash-Sha‘baniyyah)