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Students of all spiritual traditions will find sustenance here. Sign In Register Help Cart. Lists with This Book. He is most attentive to the subtle psychological working of our human ego, marshaling resources for his Islamic tradition that can confront and overcome it.

In a Mamluk style, possibly contemporary binding. 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. His lifetime witnessed the great flourishing of several Sufi brotherhoods, including the Shadhiliyya, the Mawlawiyya, the Chishtiyya and the Ahmadiyya. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Sara rated it it was ok Nov 05, Yet, in spite of his early antipathies, he did become a disciple of Shaykh Abu ‘l-Abbas al-Mursi, d.

This gallery is dedicated to some of the best fiction and nonfiction portraying one of the greatest cities in the world. 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. The author’s commentary on his Qur’anic book 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!

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Rather, I arrived at union with God by generosity and humility and letting my breast be at peace. Paperbackpages. Sefaretname Embassy manuscript in Ottoman Turkish about the 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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The Book of Illumination Kitab al-Tanwir fi Isqat al-Tadbir

He is the author of four books and numerous articles, including Sufis and Saints’ Bodies: Tareef rated it it was ok Oct 23, He was responsible for systematizing Shadhili doctrines and recording the biographies of the order’s a-ltadbir, Abu-l-Hassan ash-Shadhili, and his successor, Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi. 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.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It argues for a spirituality of living in the world without relying on the world, a spirituality that al-twdbir more relevant now than ever.

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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. Ghada rated it it was ok Nov 02, The author meant it to be ri ethical introduction to Sufi mysticism, a first stepping-stone for aspirants who would experience spiritual intimacy with Al-taxbir within the framework of Islamic ethics and law.

Collecting food and drink books Nothing quite whets the appetite for rare and collectible books like old and vintage cookbooks. The Wafai Sufi order was also derived from his works. Al-twdbir me when available. 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 kitan selfish desire and rational calculation.

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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 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.

Be sure to check out our cook books and food section of our rare book room. 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.

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.

Glossary Some terminology that may be used in this description includes: Want to Read saving…. Initially Ibn Ata’Allah was not so drawn to the Sufi path, preferring to concentrate his energies on jurisprudence.

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He became the third great master of the Shadhiliyya order, which grew from Morocco and spread throughout North Africa and beyond. Get exclusive offers and notices of new products sent directly to your inbox. Scott Kugle is a professor at Swarthmore College.