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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Firstly we need to grasp the political and intellectual background. At the same time, he does not try to conceal from his readers disagreements among Sufi masters over various doctrinal and practical issues. Skip to main content. Notify Me Out Of Stock. Ab Ummu Cabdallah Xafsa C. Charles Le Gai Eaton. I praise Him for what He possesses and what He produces. The work of translating these texts has been entrusted to a group of professors in the Islamic and Western worlds who are recognized authorities in their fields.

Al-Qushayri repeatedly acknowledges his debt to, and admiration for, his Sufi master throughout his Epistle. Retrieved 26 February Knysh 15 Al-Risala al-qushayriyya, Dar al-kutub al-haditha, Cairo, 2 vols. Looking for beautiful books? By logging in you will be able to manage your alerts and have more features, or you can create an account. Tahir al-Abhari 66 Abu 3 1-Husayn b.


In a limited number of cases, when it is absolutely unavoidable, I use letters d, t, and u to convey the long Arabic vowels. Fouad Hadrami al, Imam Salim b. You could not be signed in.

I take full responsibility for any mistakes that may have crept into my translation. Occasionally, brackets along with footnotes may be used to clarify obscure passages in the Arabic original. Khubayq 41 Abu ‘Ali Al-qushayr b. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. It was a center of opposition against arabist Umayyad dynasty, as a result disturbances and rebellions cracked the society as the public discontent with the administration rose.

Of these Abu ‘Ali Fadl b. Their significance is explained in the footnotes. I have also collated my translation with two available English ones – a partial one by Barbara von Schlegell that omits all chains of transmission of the pious logia, the biographical section and the latter chapters pertaining to Sufi etiquette, practices, morals and ethics; 19 and a complete one 20 by Rabia Harris, which relegates the chains of transmission to the appendix. Dar al-Nur al-Mubin Jordan.

For him, they serve as mere windows onto the all- important spiritual and mystical ideas and values of Sufism. Muhammad al-qushari 46 Abu ‘Abdallah Ahmad b.

Al-risala Al-qushayriyya Fi ‘ilm Al-tasawwuf’. Thousands of men have traversed great distances, yet no one remembers them, while that Moses made [only] a few steps and [schoolchildren will be reciting la-qushayri the Day of Judgment: 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. The Horn Publisher UK.


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Maktabat Dar al-Daqqaq Syria. His advocacy of the Ash’arite theological tenets aroused the ire of its Hanafite opponents. Shuja’ al-Kirmani 52 Yusuf b. The followers of prophetic tradition would oppose to their sanction of sheer rational inquiry as the source of knowledge and fervent discussions would go on.

These works will fill a genuine gap in the library of human thought. Other Publishers; Middle East. This reflects the usage current in the pre-modern alr-isala before the rise of gender-inclusive language.

This project aims at making available in English and other European languages a wide selection of works representative of Islamic civilization in all its diversity. Ak-qushayri his return to Khurasan al-Qushayri had to settle down in Tus, 8 since Nishapur was still controlled by his Hanafite adversaries.

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More From This Publisher. First, I have retained all chains of transmission of the pious dicta quoted by al-Qushayri as well as the traditional formulas that are commonly attached to the names of God and the prophets in pre-modern Islamic texts. 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.