Al-Qushayris Epistle on Sufism Abu M-Qasim al-Qushayri Al-Risala al- qushayriyya ffiilm al-tasaxvwuf Translated by Professor Alexander D. Knysh Reviewed by. Already in , Arthur J. Arberry observed that al-Qushayri’s Risala draws heavily from the works of his predecessors Abui ‘Abd al-Rahman al-. Sulami (d. Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Sep 1, , K. Honerkamp and others published Al-Qushayri’s Epistle on Sufism (al-Risala al-qushayriyya fi lhringilm.

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The reader is invited to explore the fascinating world of Islamic ascetic and mystical piety carefully assembled for us by the author.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions For him, they serve as mere windows onto the all- important spiritual and mystical ideas and values of Sufism. Readers will therefore see that this series includes a variety of works in the purely Islamic sciences, such as Qur 5 an, hadiththeology, prophetic traditions sunnaand jurisprudence fiqh.

One and the same anecdote reappears in different contexts and is deployed to fulfill different didactic functions.

Al-Qushayri’s Epistle on Sufism : Abu ‘l-Qasim Al-Qushayri :

Al-Qushayri has given us an illuminating insight into the everyday lives of Sufi devotees of the eighth-eleventh centuries C. Shuja’ al-Kirmani 52 Yusuf b.

Bayt al-Afkar al-Dawliyyah Saud. Umar Ibn Khaldun, ‘Abd al-Rahman b. At the same time, he does not try to conceal from his readers disagreements among Sufi masters over various doctrinal and practical issues. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. During these travels he heard Hadith from various prominent Hadith scholars.


Sufi Book of Spiritual Ascent (Al-Risala Al-Qushayriya)

Charles Le Gai Eaton. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. This region was widely known as a centre of Islamic civilization up to the 13th Sl-risala CE.

Second, the ishara, only available to the spiritual elite and lying beyond the obvious verbal meaning. In such cases, I refer the reader to two or several possible individuals with similar names in the Index. Firstly we need to grasp the political and intellectual background. Acknowledgements I would like to take this opportunity to all-qushayri the individuals and institutions who have helped me to realize this translation project.


Muslim scholars such as these and others produced original works al-qusjayri many fields. I place my trust in Him and am satisfied with Him. Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video. Second, the ishara, only available to the spiritual elite and lying beyond the obvious verbal meaning. Muhammad al-Rudhbari 62 Abu Muhammad ‘Abdallah b. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Studying the intellectual, political, as well as social texture of Nishapur — one of the al-risaala main sufi centres of the day- would shed light for a better understanding. Ab Ummu Cabdallah Xafsa C. I mark the Arabic letter l ayn with the inverted c in every position and the hamza with 3 only when it appears in the middle or at the end of a word or name. Maktabat Dar al-Daqqaq Syria. He lived in such poverty there, that he would venture out into the night in search of water faucets and the rinds of watermelon.



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Yet, even the most advanced Sufi masters should not take salvation for granted. Occasionally, brackets along with footnotes may be used to clarify obscure passages in the Arabic original. I apologize for any inconvenience this might cause, but things that were obvious for al-Qushayri and his contemporaries are, unfortunately, no longer obvious for us.

Dar ‘Aalim al-Kutub Riyad. The works selected al-qkshayri inclusion in this series meet specific criteria. Encyclopaedia of Islam New Edition.