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Glossary Some terminology that may be used in this description includes: Always ship fast, and great books! 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.
Description 2 — “This superb translation of a classic work of Islamic al-tznwir is sure to transform hearts and shape intellects. The author meant it to be an ethical introduction al-tanir Sufi mysticism, a first stepping-stone for aspirants who would experience spiritual intimacy with God within the framework of Islamic ethics and law. The Book of Al-tanwr 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.
The result of desisting from claiming as our right and ability what is clearly beyond our control is illumination of the heart, clarity of the mind, and tranquility of the soul. Be sure to check out our cook books and food section of our rare book room. Salma fawzy rated it it was ok Feb 16, Yirmi Sekiz Mehmed Celebi Efendi d. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Though thoroughly medieval in its subtle elaboration on the richness of scripture and its belief in the efficacy of sainthood, The Illumination is also uniquely contemporary in its piercing critique of selfish desire and rational calculation.
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The Book of Illumination Kitab al-Tanwir fi Isqat al-Tadbir
This Sufi text by the renowned Shadhili master, Ibn Ata’illah al-Iskandari, asks and answers this basic existential question about the way we live our lives. Lists with This Book. Notify me when available.
Ghada rated it it was ok Nov 02, A student of al-Mursi, he la-tanwir the second to succeed Imam Abul-Hasan, the founder of the Shadhili Order, which continues to this day. The Wafai Sufi order was also derived from his works. The text is about avoiding the anxieties associated with rational calculation, hoarding wealth, and exercising self-interest.
Scott Kugle translator Publisher: Ibn ‘Ata Allah was the author of the first systematic treatise on dhikr, titled The Key to Salvation: Sara rated it it was ok Nov 05, 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 isqa aspirants across North Africa.
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The Book of Illumination: Kitab al-Tanwir fi Isqat al-Tadbir
It consists of ethical commentary on the Qur’an, traditions of the Prophet Muhammad, and examples of North African Sufi masters.
The author meant it to be an ethical introduction to Sufi mysticism, a first stepping-stone for aspirants who would experience spiritual intimacy with God within the al-tawir of Islamic ethics and law. 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. He is most attentive to the subtle psychological working al-tansir our human ego, marshaling resources for isat Islamic tradition that can confront and overcome it.
Goodreads helps kiatb keep track of books you want to read. 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.
Enjoy browsing these books on New York City. In Kitab al-Tanwir fi Isqat al-Tadbir, Ibn Ata’illah proposes that if you desist from selfish calculation to secure your own welfare, then you invite Allah to step in and take care of you, materially as well as spiritually. 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. iktab
Sign In Register Help Cart. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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. Fons Vitae March Pages: His fields of expertise al-hanwir Sufism, Islamic society in South Asia, and issues of gender and sexuality.
Though thoroughly medieval in al-tanair subtle elaboration on the richness of scripture and its belief in the efficacy of sainthood, The Illumination is also uniquely contemporary in its piercing critique of selfish desire and rational calculation. Last items in stock! Flee from that choice, from your flight, and from everything to Allah.
The Wafai Sufi order was also derived from his works. He became the third great master of the Shadhiliyya order, which grew from Morocco and spread throughout North Africa and beyond.