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 author is careful to differentiate between the genuine Sufis and their imitators, whose irresponsible escapades and statements, in his view, have tainted its image in the eyes of outsiders, especially authoritative Sunni scholars.

Currently he is the President of a private educational and consulting institution in the Chicago area, Illinois. Sign In or Create an Account. Most users should sign in with their email address. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions We can notify you when this item is back in stock. In the Epistle, these and many other Sufi motifs are illustrated by the anecdotes and parables that show al-disala fellow Sufis in a wide variety of contexts: Citing articles via Google Scholar.


Maslama al-Haddad 39 Abu Turab ‘Askar b. There is no boundary 1 to encircle him, no device to entrap Him, no time to confine Him! He has also written too many other works to account, but these ones the most famous and known.

May God Help Us! Isma’il al-Hiri 45 Abu 3 1-Husayn Ahmad b. Notable early Notable modern Singers. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

The reader thus has at his disposal virtually a whole library of informative and enlightening works. In such cases, I refer the reader to two or several possible individuals with similar names in the Index.

Last but not least, I would like to thank my wife Anya Knysh for her help in compiling the index and the glossary. What about the debates and studies until Gazzali put a resolution for the bifurcation of the Islamic intellectual vs. Retrieved 26 February Muhammad 43 Abu ‘Uthman Sa’id b.


He has numerous publications on these subjects, including four books. Blessed is He, the possessor of the highest dignity!

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

The followers of prophetic tradition would oppose to their sanction of sheer rational inquiry al-qushxyri the source of knowledge and fervent discussions would go on. As a young man he received the education of a country squire of the time: This series is distinguished from other similar intercultural projects by its distinctive objectives and methodology.

Don’t have an account? Fayruz al-Karkhi 21 Abu 3 1-Hasan [al-]Sari b. Bernd Radtke, Franz Steiner, Beirut, These themes are illustrated over and over throughout the entire text of the Epistle by the anecdotes 13 Jawid Mojaddedi, The Biographical Tradition in SufismCurzon Press, Richmond, Surrey,p.

I thank Him for what He withholds and what He bestows. Diini Dhahabi al, Shamsudin Muhammad Dr. Second, the isharaonly available to the spiritual elite and lying beyond the obvious verbal meaning. Other Publishers; Middle East.