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The Beginning of Guidance - Etiquette of the Student and of the Child

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Mufti Hussain Kamani holds a class on Imam Al Ghazali's book The Beginning of Guidance (Bidayat al-Hidaya) Class # 25 The class covers two main subjects: 1) the etiquette of the student towards the scholar, and 2) the etiquette of the child towards his parents. In the first part (pg 132), Imam Ghazali specifies the manners a student of knowledge should show his teacher, including greeting him, allowing him his personal time and space, not burdening him with constant questions, not following him from a gathering, and not forming a bad opinion about him when seeing something questionable or unusual. Reference is then made to the well known exchange which occurred between Moses (pbuh) and Khidr (pbuh), when the former did not understand the wisdom which had been granted to the latter. The class then discusses the manners a child should display towards his parents. Imam Ghazali mentions many beautiful etiquettes, such as listening to them, standing in their presence, not walking ahead of them, humbling oneself in their presence, and not approaching them with arrogance. Insha'Allah this class will be held once a week on Tuesday at Islamic Center of Chicago (ICC) 5933 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60659 (773) 989-9330 Follow Mufti Hussain Kamani for regular reminders and thoughts on his Facebook and Twitter. Twitter: https://twitter.com/HussainKamani Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MuftiHussainKamani