80 p. of Arabic Naskh script by Muhammad b. Abi Bakr b. Ali b. Muhammad b. Ali al Hariri in AH. AD. with a Sama’ سماع written by the scribe and. The Book of Enlightenment by dropping self-management. Kitab al-Tanwir fi isqat al-Tadbir by Ibn ‘Ata Allah al-Sakandari ابن عطاء السكندري: كتلب التنوير في. Book | Ibn ‘Ata Allah: Kitab al-Tanwir | ابن عطاء السكندري: كتلب التنوير في إسقات Kitab al-Tanwir fi isqat al-tadbir By Sh. Ibn ‘Ata Allah al-Sakandary →.

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Last items in stock! He was responsible for systematizing Shadhili doctrines and recording the biographies of the order’s founder, Abu-l-Hassan ash-Shadhili, and his successor, Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi. Paperbackpages. The text offers deep insight into topics crucial to many people who are exploring “spirituality” in the age of late kiatb with its consumer-driven economics and endless production of new desires and proliferation of choices.

His fields of expertise include Sufism, Islamic society in Wl-tanwir Asia, and issues of gender and sexuality. Quoting al-Jilani, the Shaykh says, “My brothers and sisters, I did not arrive in union with God by staying awake all night in worship, by staying aware all day fasting, or by staying engrossed learning knowledge! It consists of ethical commentary on the Qur’an, traditions of the Prophet Muhammad, and examples of North African Sufi masters.

Ask the seller a question. Get exclusive offers and notices of new products sent directly to your inbox. About the Author Shaykh Ahmad Ibn ‘Ata’ Allah Al-Iskandari, one of the greatest spiritual masters of the thirteenth century, was both a Muhaddith and a Maliki jurist whose works became basic training manuals for aspirants across North Africa.


The Book of Illumination Kitab al-Tanwir fi Isqat al-Tadbir

Husni Mohd Amin rated it it was ok Jan 30, The result of d Presenting a mystical and theological analysis of our human urge to create idols for ourselves and out of ourselves, this medieval author carefully recounts the enlightening counsels of his own masters.

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Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Rather, I arrived at union with God by generosity and humility and letting my breast be at peace. Although not much is known about his life, he had the best teachers in all branches of traditional sciences and became known as a great master of Islamic law of the Maliki School. Fons Vitae March Pages: Lists with This Book. Ghada rated it it was ok Nov 02, Ahmad al Qadiri al Mawsili al iqna’i in AH.

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The text offers deep insight into topics crucial to many people who are exploring “spirituality” in the age of late capitalism with its consumer-driven economics and endless production of new desires and proliferation of choices. Scroll over to zoom Click for full size. Scott Kugle is a professor at Swarthmore College. No products To be determined Shipping.


Log-in or create an account first! The Wafai Sufi order was also derived from his works. Description 2 — “This superb translation of a classic work of Islamic spirituality is sure to transform hearts al-taxbir shape intellects. Add to wishlist E-mail a link to this kitwb. This new translation masterfully illustrates the goal of Ibn Ata’ Allah’s discussion of achieving inner illumination of the heart, which is close to the sense of “enlightenment” that has become common in English language discussions of spirituality and gnosis.

In a Mamluk style, possibly contemporary binding. His father was a student of Imam al-Shadhili, though it is unlikely he ever met him.

The Book of Illumination has been the basic training manual for Sufis in North Africa, and serves as an indispensible introduction to Ibn Ata’illah’s more advanced writings, such as his Sufi Aphorisms Kitab al-Hikam.

He is most attentive to the subtle psychological working of our human ego, marshaling resources for his Islamic tradition that can confront and overcome al-tanwjr.

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As his most important and principal kitaab, the Hikam, attests, he had become a Sufi master in his own right, and was already a shaykh when al-Mursi died. Refresh and try again. He died in while in Cairo. Glossary Some terminology that may be used in this description includes: On the Mawlawi Sufism method. Sign up to receive offers and updates: