Self-Recognition for Self-Improvement

In this book, Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi goes into the enlightening subject of self-development and acquiring spiritual perfection through the tool of self-knowledge and introspection. As the Holy Quran mentions (59:19), forgetting one's soul is a requisite for forsaking Allah (swt).

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  1. Presentation
  2. Preface
  3. Perfection
  4. Perfectibility Movement and Its Causes and Conditions
  5. Recognition of Perfection before Attaining it
  6. Giving Direction to Innate Desires
  7. Pleasure and Perfection
  8. Reply to Several Questions
  9. Qurb (Proximity) with Allah
  10. The Truth of Worship
  11. The Role of knowledge in Development
  12. Management of Will-Power
  13. The Role Played by Desire and Inclination in Perception
  14. Will and Choice
  15. Conclusion
  16. Glossary