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    •  Qaysari’s Muqaddimah to his Sharh Fusus al-Hikam
      Qaysari’s Muqaddimah to his Sharh Fusus al-Hikam
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      Qaysari’s Muqaddimah to his Sharh Fusus al-Hikam

      Qaysari’s Muqaddimah to his Sharh Fusus al-HikamRate this post In order to explore the teachings of Ibn Arabi, it is worthwhile to begin by examining the prolegomena to Matla’ Khusus al-Kilam fi Ma’ani Fusus al-Hikam, Dawud Qaysari’s commentary on Fusus al-Hikam. Although his commentary on the Fusus represents the third in a direct line going […]

    •  The Kashf al-Mahjub
      The Kashf al-Mahjub
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      The Kashf al-Mahjub

      The Kashf al-MahjubRate this post The Kashful Mahjub: Unveiling the Veiled The Earliest Persian Treatise on Sufism Kashful Mahjub, originally in Persian, was written at the request of a student of Sufism at that time. He had asked the shaikh to compile a comprehensive study on tasawwuf (Sufism) as a guide for spiritual aspirants. Although al-Hujweri […]

    •  Sanctity and Mysticism in Medieval Egypt
      Sanctity and Mysticism in Medieval Egypt
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      Sanctity and Mysticism in Medieval Egypt

      Sanctity and Mysticism in Medieval Egypt3.2 (64%) 5 votes This is a brilliant study of a rich and controversial aspect of Islam and Islamic mysticism. Every course on comparative mysticism, Islamic Studies, and Sufism in society should assign this as a textbook.

    •  The Book of Knowledge al-Ghazzali
      The Book of Knowledge al-Ghazzali
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      The Book of Knowledge al-Ghazzali

      The Book of Knowledge al-GhazzaliRate this post This is the first book of The Imam’s Magnum Opus The Revival of the Religions Sciences (Ihya Ulum al-Din) and directs the reader as to the true purpose of Knowledge. It is perhaps the most important book from the Ihya . The masterpiece of Imam al-Ghazali, unquestionably one […]

    •  Teachings of Rumi
      Teachings of Rumi
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      Teachings of Rumi

      Teachings of RumiRate this post Teachings of Rumi, English Translation and commentary on Selections from the Masnavi In this classic work, the Persian scholar Edward Henry Whinfield translates and comments upon the Masnavi – Rumi’s greatest work and one of the most important texts in the study of Sufusm. Jalaluddin Rumi (1207-1273) led the quiet life […]

    •  In God We Trust
      In God We Trust
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      In God We Trust

      In God We TrustRate this post Understanding Quran is difficult without referring to several translations, and detailed interpretations by clergy. The degree of difficulty is exponential in the Western World, where Islam is not practiced openly and access to clergy is not readily available. The purpose of this book is to simplify the translation to […]

    •  The Bustan or Orchard of Sa‘di
      The Bustan or Orchard of Sa‘di
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      The Bustan or Orchard of Sa‘di

      The Bustan or Orchard of Sa‘diRate this post If among the twenty-two works with which Sa‘di enriched the literature of his country, the Gulistan ranks first in popularity, the Bustan (lit. “Orchard”) may justly claim equal precedence in point of interest and merit. No comprehensive translation of this important classical work has hitherto been placed […]

    •  Al-Ghazali on Islamic Guidance
      Al-Ghazali on Islamic Guidance
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      Al-Ghazali on Islamic Guidance

      Al-Ghazali on Islamic GuidanceRate this post Guidance (hidayat) at the path to God and piety (taqwa) are emphasized in the Qur’an. Al-Ghazali (d. 1111 A.D.), the greatest Muslim intellectual and sufi of all times, teaches that these two Qur’anic ideals have a beginning and an end, an outward aspect and an inward, and that no […]

    •  Muslim Saints and Mystics
      Muslim Saints and Mystics
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      Muslim Saints and Mystics

      Muslim Saints and MysticsRate this post Muslim Saints and Mystics: Episodes from the Tadhkirat al-Auliya’ (Memorial of the Saints) This thought-provoking and amusing selection, taken from Attar’s Memorial of the Saints, is an enlightening introduction to the deeds, parables, and miracles of Muslim saints and mystics, and evokes the riches of the interior Sufi world. […]

    •  A Journey to God with Ibn Ata’s Words of Wisdom in light of Universal Laws
      A Journey to God with Ibn Ata’s Words of Wisdom in light of Universal Laws
      3.1 (62.7%) 37 votes

      A Journey to God with Ibn Ata’s Words of Wisdom in light of Universal Laws

      A Journey to God with Ibn Ata’s Words of Wisdom in light of Universal Laws3.1 (62.7%) 37 votes This book is meant to be a ‘journey’—a journey for God, with God, and to God, although He is truly close to us, much closer than we ever think. And if My servants ask you about Me—behold, […]

    •  Philosophic Conceptualities of the Self in Messianism / Mahdism
      Philosophic Conceptualities of the Self in Messianism / Mahdism
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      Philosophic Conceptualities of the Self in Messianism / Mahdism

      Philosophic Conceptualities of the Self in Messianism / MahdismRate this post How beautiful are the feet of the herald on the mountains, announcing peace, heralding good tidings, announcing salvation, saying to Zion, “Your God has manifested His kingdom.” (Isaiah 52:7) I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came […]

    •  Heart Comforter
      Heart Comforter
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      Heart Comforter

      Heart ComforterRate this post This text deals with how a believer can console his or her heart after suffering calamities and adversities. It contains narrations from the Ahlulbayt on various topics dealing with the rewards of suffering in the hereafter and the importance of accepting and submitting to Divine Will.     Source: al-islam.org

    •  Futuh Al-Ghaib: The Revelation of the Unseen
      Futuh Al-Ghaib: The Revelation of the Unseen
      3.4 (68%) 5 votes

      Futuh Al-Ghaib: The Revelation of the Unseen

      Futuh Al-Ghaib: The Revelation of the Unseen3.4 (68%) 5 votes This book is a translation of a work by an early Sufi Shaikh and founder of one of the largest Sufi orders in the Muslim world. On reading it is no surprise the popularity of the order.One of the most remarkable things about the Muslim […]

    •  Lawiah: A Treatise on Sufism
      Lawiah: A Treatise on Sufism
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      Lawiah: A Treatise on Sufism

      Lawiah: A Treatise on SufismRate this post The title of the book, Lawiah, or Flashes of Light, The Lawiah is a treatise on Sufi theology or theosophy, as distinguished from the religious emotions experienced by all Sufis, learned and unlearned alike. Catholic authorities have drawn this distinction between experi mental and doctrinal mysticism, 1 and it is a great help towards clear […]

    •  Perfect Man
      Perfect Man
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      Perfect Man

      Perfect Man2 (40%) 1 vote Beautiful Book by Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari about What makes a perfect man, nature of man, relation of man with nature.

    •  The Elixir of Love
      The Elixir of Love
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      The Elixir of Love

      The Elixir of LoveRate this post The first question that may occur to the reader as to the reason the author (of the present book) has undertaken writing a commemorative volume about the perfect Gnostic, the pious servant, and the reverend “Shaykh Rajab Ali Khayyat”-particularly if the reader has been one of his disciples, would […]

    •  Journey of Love An Exposition of the Mi’raj Tradition
      Journey of Love An Exposition of the Mi’raj Tradition
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      Journey of Love An Exposition of the Mi’raj Tradition

      Journey of Love An Exposition of the Mi’raj Tradition3 (60%) 2 votes The present book is a collection of moral lessons that are eloquent expositions of the well known Hadith al-Miraj, as recorded in Daylami’s Irshad al-Qulub and Majlisi’s Bihar al-Anwar. This Divine tradition offers a course in Gnosticism and Islamic philosophy, with practical instructions […]

    •  Effective Remedies for Spiritual Remedies
      Effective Remedies for Spiritual Remedies
      2.7 (53.33%) 39 votes

      Effective Remedies for Spiritual Remedies

      Effective Remedies for Spiritual Remedies2.7 (53.33%) 39 votes Effective Remedies for Spiritual Remedies; The book “ROOH KI BIMARIA AUR UNKA ILAAJ” that deals with various spiritual ailments, such as ILLICIT LOVE AFFAIRS, ANGER, PRIDE, OSTENTATION, BACKBITING, SLANDER), etc. and their remedies, has proven to be of tremendous benefit and value for the Ummah at large. […]

    •  The Rose Garden of Sa’di (Or the Gulistan)
      The Rose Garden of Sa’di (Or the Gulistan)
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      The Rose Garden of Sa’di (Or the Gulistan)

      The Rose Garden of Sa’di (Or the Gulistan)Rate this post Sadi’s Gulistan, or The Rose Garden, is both one of the best known of the Sufi classics and a major work of Persian literature. From its creation in the first half of the 13th century, this work has attained a popularity in the East which […]

    •  Kernel of the Kernel
      Kernel of the Kernel
      3.2 (63.33%) 12 votes

      Kernel of the Kernel

      Kernel of the Kernel3.2 (63.33%) 12 votes Concerning the Wayfaring and Spiritual Journey of the People of Intellect Kernel of the Kernel is an authoritative work on Sufism from a Shi’i perspective that is not only fascinating, but also contains much practical advice. In addition to providing a theoretical discussion of spiritual wayfaring, it is also […]

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