“The aim of moral discipline is to purify the heart from the rust of passion and resentment, till, like a clear mirror, it reflects the light of God.”


See Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī, The Alchemy of Happiness, trans. Claud Field (Lahore: Sh.
Muhammad Ashraf, 195-?), 2. Can be accessed at:

http://www.surrenderworks.com/library/downloads/alchemy_of_happiness.pdf

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