Written in /, Al-QushayriÆs Epistle on Sufism has served as a primary textbook for many generations of Sufi novices down to the present. It gives us an . Other translations of Qushayrī’s Risāla have appeared prior to this one. B. R. Von Schlegell’s, with an introduction by Hamid Algar: Principles of. This manuscript copy preserves Al-Risālah al-Qushayrīyah (Al-Qushayri’s epistle) , one of the best-known Sufi textbooks. Written in , the.

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I hope that these remarks may be received as a small contribution to the future improvement of what is already a marvellous work of reference, the significance of which can hardly be overestimated. Physical Description 1 online resource pages Published Reading: A Short History Leiden: Translation, introduction, and notes by Alexander D.

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It cites the first and final narrators of each narration, and the missing references being presented in notes. Focusing mainly on epitsle areas of Delhi and the Deccan, his study covers a long period from the establishment of the Delhi Sultanate to the end of the twentieth century.


Al-Risala al-qushayriyya fi ‘ilm al-tasawwuf Reading: Such a person is deluded. Abdullah ibn Alawi al-Haddad.

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The translation could perhaps have been more closely checked against the Arabic text and proofread. Al-Qushayri repeatedly acknowledges his debt to, and admiration for, his Sufi master throughout his Risala.

If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. A considerable body of scholarly translations of Sufi literature has appeared over the years, which can be profitably consulted. Among the stations treated are: Its aim is to establish a virtue based ethics where virtue as correct perception leads to correct comportment and an intimate knowledge of God.

Al-Qushayri’s Epistle on Sufism

Ql most noticeable is the fact that the transliteration of Arabic names and words is epist,e. So I have composed this epistle for you [. The lengthy introduction pp. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Retrieved from ” https: The Stations of the Path maq: Retrieved 26 February This text is essentially a reminder to the people of his era that Sufis had authentic ancestral tradition, as well as a defence of Sufism against the doubters that rose during that time of his life.

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Open to the public ; Online: Sufism–Early works to You could not be signed in. It is also somewhat bothersome that the frequent Qur8: In scholarly literature on the history of science in Islam, the connection suism Sufism and science has received only marginal attention. At times simple translation error arises; for example, on p. Sign In Forgot password?


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