Happiness سعادة

"You have to seek the truth within yourself…. What are you? Where have you come from and where are you going? What is your role in the world? Why have you been created? Where does your happiness lie?"
— Al-Ghazzali

Acrylic, mica pigment, ink, metal leaf on Cotman paper 300gsm. 50x50 cm.

Date25 July 2012
Limited Edition Screenprints available

Sa3âda سعادة means happiness but it’s also the word used in Islamic philosophy to denote “the highest aim of human striving”, the ultimate happiness that comes from being free of this world (hence the title of Ghazzali’s Alchemy of Happiness.)

A penny for your thoughts...