Invigorating Books and Articles:

“Losing yourself in a book is the ultimate relaxation. This is more than merely a distraction but an active engaging of the imagination as the words on the printed page stimulate your creativity and cause you to enter what is essentially an altered state of consciousness.” -Dr. Lewis

Articles:
Islamic Spirituality: The Forgotten Revolution
by Sh. Abdal Hakim Murad

Understanding the Four Madhabs
by Sh. Abdal Hakim Murad

Seek Knowledge in China
by Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Islam and the Cultural Imperative
by Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Concept of Bid’ah in the Islamic Shariah
by Sh. Nuh Ha Mim Keller

The Place of Tasawwuf in Traditional Islamic Sciences
by Sh. Nuh Ha Mim Keller

The Treasure of this World and the Hereafter
by Sh. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Sufism/Purification of the Soul:

Love for Allah
by Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad

The Path of God’s Bondsmen
by Najm Al Din Razi (Translated by Hamid Algar)

The Sufi Path of Love: Spiritual Teachings of Rumi
by William C. Chittick.

Purification of the Heart
Translation and Commentary by Hamza Yusuf

Sufism and Islam
by Nu Ha Mim Keller

The Book of Wisdoms (The Hikam)
by Ibn Ata’illah al-Iskandari

The Content of Character
Collected by Shaykh Al-Amin Ali Mazrui

Sufi Sage of Arabia
by Dr. Mostafa Al Badawi

Knowledge and Wisdom
by Imam Al Haddad

Minhaj ul Abideen (Path of the Worshipful Servants)
by Imam Ghazali

Dear Beloved Son
by Imam Ghazali

Ihya Ulum ideen (Revival of the Sciences of Religion)
by Imam Ghazali

Treatise for the Seekers of Guidance
Translation and Commentary by Imam Zaid Shakir

Conference of the Birds
by Fara-uddin Attar

Divine Love: Islamic Literature and the Path to God
by Dr. William C. Chittick

Biographies of Muhammad (peace be upon him):

Ash Shifa of Qadi Iyad (Muhammad, Messenger of Allah)
by Aisha Bewley

Muhammad
by Martin Lings

Philosophy:

Science of the Cosmos, Science of the Soul: The Pertinence of Islamic Cosmology in the Modern World
by William C. Chittick

The Heart of Islamic Philosophy
by William C. Chittick

The Mystery of Numbers
by Anne Marie Schimmel

Deciphering the Signs of God: A Phenomenological Approach to Islam:
Anne-Marie Schimmel

The Book of Certainty
by Martin Lings

Al Ghazzali on Knowing Yourself
by Al -Ghazzali

Fiqh (Islamic Law):

Al Fiqh Al Imam: Key Proofs in Hanafi Fiqh
Mufti Abdur Rahman ibn Yusuf

Al Hidaya
Imam Abu Hanifa

Aqeedah (Creed/Beliefs):

The Creed of Imam Al Tahawi
Translation and Commentary by Hamza Yusuf

Al-Fiqh al-Akbar
Translation by Mufti Abdur Rahman ibn Yusuf

General Islam:

The Vision of Islam
By Sachiko Murata and William Chittick
(This book should be coupled with Hamza Yusuf’s 8 Cd Commentary)

Al-Maqasid: Imam Nawawi’s Manual of Islam
Translation and Commentary by Nuh Keller

The Book of Assistance
by Imam Al Haddad

Instruction of the Student: The Method of Learning
by Imam al-Zarnuji

The Lives of Man
by Imam Al Haddad

Two Treatises: Mutual Reminding and Good Manners
by Imam Al Haddad

Concept of Bid’a in the Islamic Shariah
by Nuh Ha Mim Keller

Reflections of Pearls
collected by Mufti Abdur Rahman ibn Yusuf

The Prophets
by Syed Ali Ashraf

The Differences of the Imams
by Muhammad al Zakariyyah

Tafsir:

Mulla Sudra’s Tafsir of the Light Verse

Tafsir al Jalalayn
by As-Suyuti