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On Invoking the Divine Name ‘Allah’

This booklet is comprised of Shaykh Ahmad ibn Mustafa al-Alawi’s Treatise on the Invocation of the Divine Name (Al-Qawl al-Mu‘tamad fi Mashru‘iyyat al-Dhikr bi al-Ism al-Mufrad), selections from two works of Shaykh Ibn Ata Allah al-Iskandari The Key to Salvation and the Lamp of Souls (Miftah al-Falah wa Misbah al-Arwah), The Pure Goal Concerning Knowledge […]

  • 978-9957-428-62-4
  • The Royal Aal Al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought
  • 2012
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    This booklet is comprised of Shaykh Ahmad ibn Mustafa al-Alawi’s Treatise on the Invocation of the Divine Name (Al-Qawl al-Mu‘tamad fi Mashru‘iyyat al-Dhikr bi al-Ism al-Mufrad), selections from two works of Shaykh Ibn Ata Allah al-Iskandari The Key to Salvation and the Lamp of Souls (Miftah al-Falah wa Misbah al-Arwah), The Pure Goal Concerning Knowledge of the Unique Name (Al-Qasd al-Mujarrad fi Ma‘rifat al-Ism al-Mufrad), and a short extract from Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali’s The Scale of Deeds (Mizan al-‘Amal).The selections focus on the practice of invoking the name ‘Allah’. They look at this from various points of view including grammatical, legal, logical, and metaphysical, inevitably drawing upon numerous Qur’anic verses and hadith in their discussions.

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    • 978-9957-428-62-4
    • The Royal Aal Al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought
    • 2012
    • Amman, Jordan
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