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The Book of Illumination Kitab al-Tanwir fi Isqat al-Tadbir
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Scott Kugle translator Publisher: Scarce manuscript, about the first Continuous Ottoman embassy which contiued for eleven months in France by Yirmi Sekiz It consists of ethical commentary on the Qur’an, traditions of the Prophet Muhammad, and examples of North African Sufi masters.
To ask other readers questions about The Book of Illuminationplease sign up. 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. As his most important and principal work, the Hikam, attests, he had become a Sufi master in his own right, and was already a shaykh when al-Mursi died.
It argues for a spirituality of living in the world without relying on the world, a spirituality that is more relevant now than ever. Twilight of a World. 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.
He ktiab in while in Cairo. 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 al-tavbir in and take care of you, materially as well as spiritually.
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His dissertation, In Search of the Center: Ghada rated it it was ok Nov 02, He was responsible for systematizing the order’s doctrines and recording the biographies of its founder, Sidi Abu-l-Hassan ash-Shadhili, and his successor, Sidi Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi.
Sign In Register Help Cart. 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. Ask the seller a question. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It upholds the spiritual value of work while urging readers to simplify their reliance on material means and question their obsession with possessing and craving.
His father was a student of Imam al-Shadhili, though it is unlikely he ever met him.
On the Mawlawi Sufism method. The argument of this thirteenth century Muslim author articulates an “Islamic work ethic” that challenges many sociological assumptions of Max Weber while simultaneously dissecting many assumptions of our contemporary consumerist culture whose triumph Weber had announced with such ambivalence. 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!
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. The wide circulation of his written works led to the spread of the Shadhili order in North Africa, where the order’s founder had been rejected in earlier attempts. Be the first to ask a question about The Book of Illumination.
Open Preview See a Problem? Collecting food and drink books Nothing quite whets the appetite for rare and collectible books like old and vintage cookbooks. His lifetime witnessed the great flourishing of several Sufi brotherhoods, including the Shadhiliyya, the Mawlawiyya, the Chishtiyya and the Ahmadiyya.
He became the third great master of the Shadhiliyya order, which grew from Morocco and spread throughout North Africa and beyond.
A Sufi Manual of Invocation Miftah al-Falah and his compilation of aphorisms hikam helped to make the group very popular. It weaves together creative Qur’anic interpretation and explanation of rare teachings from the Prophet Muhammad’s traditions with the Sufi master’s own poetry, parables, and stories of past Shadhili masters.
The Book of Illumination: Kitab al-Tanwir fi Isqat al-Tadbir
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He is most attentive isat the subtle psychological working of our human ego, marshaling resources for his Islamic tradition that can confront and overcome it.
Yet, in spite of his early antipathies, he did become a disciple of Shaykh Abu ‘l-Abbas al-Mursi, d. The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 1. Naji Ahmed rated it it was ok Jun 09, Letters On The Spiritual Path. While revealing important characteristics of North African Islamic thought, The Book of Illumination also addresses the concerns of contemporary audiences.
Last items in stock! Nothing quite whets the appetite for rare and collectible books like old and vintage cookbooks. Initially Ibn Ata’Allah was not so drawn to the Sufi path, preferring to concentrate his energies on jurisprudence. The result of d Presenting a mystical and theological analysis of our human urge to create idols for ourselves ci out of ourselves, this medieval author carefully recounts the enlightening counsels of his own masters.
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. The Wafai Sufi order was also derived from his works. Scott Kugle is a professor at Swarthmore College. He was born in Alexandria and taught at both the al-Azhar Mosque and the Mansuriyyah madrasa in Cairo.
The text is about avoiding the anxieties associated with rational calculation, hoarding wealth, and exercising self-interest. The argument of this thirteenth century Muslim author articulates an “Islamic work ethic” that challenges many sociological assumptions of Max Weber while simultaneously dissecting many assumptions of our contemporary consumerist culture whose triumph Weber had announced with such ambivalence.
The author meant it to be an ethical introduction to Sufi mysticism, a al-tandir stepping-stone for aspirants who would experience spiritual intimacy with God within the framework of Islamic ethics and law.