The Hikam – The Wisdom of Ibn `Ata’ Allah – Kindle edition by Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri, Ali A. Allawi. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC. The Book of Wisdoms: Kitab Al-Hikam, a Collection of Sufi Aphorisms [Ibn Ata’ illah al-Iskandari, Shaykh ‘Abdullah Gangohi, Andrew Booso, Abdur-Rahman ibn . Allah willing, Ibn ‘Ata’ Illah’s famous Book of Wisdoms (al-Hikam al-‘Ata’iyya), a classical manual of spiritual development, together with some commentary on.

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Rather, the meaning of the verses is that entering paradise is because of works, although divinely given success tawfiq to do the works, and being guided to have sincerity in them, and their acceptability are the mercy of Allah Most High and His favor Sharh Sahih Muslim, But aim to do right” Muslim, 4.

A statement originating from beneath ibnn a creation indicates the importance of not only the statement itself, but also its high moral and spiritual weight in the life of a Muslim.

With the publication of Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri’s new translation and with the aid of his accompanying commentary, students and adepts alike can now gain a profounder understanding of these timeless teachings from the wellspring of the heart of Islam. By Guest Author11 Aug While such a notion might at first glance seem fatalistic, these aphorisms point to the exact opposite.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Desiring a life without means while God has placed you in a world of means is a result of hidden desire. Such could be the life of a full-time student, for example, or someone who has a source of funding that has granted this individual the ability to focus on other aspects of life. He has praised beauty and excellence, and He has commanded us to seek these out in whatever mode He has placed us. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.


While lying there, he suddenly finds it standing beside him, and he seizes its halter, and overjoyed, cries, “O Allah, You are my slave, and I am your lord,” making a mistake out of sheer joy” Muslim, 4. And Abu Madyan has said, “The heartbrokenness of the sinner is better than the forcefulness of the obedient” Diwan, As his most important and principal work, the Hikam, attests, he had become a Sufi master in his own right, and was already a shaykh when al-Mursi died.

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When we find ourselves in one of these modes, we must understand that this is part of the Divine plan. He alone is the One who gives, not us.

Despite these various opportunities, we all have the same allay to be excellent and to be ever mindful that God is merciful, kind, and gentle. The practice hjkam this knowledge, inwardly and outwardly, with heart and limbs, is the spiritual path or tariqa.

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He was born an orphan, lived poor, but became successful at business, married and had children. Product details File Size: The outward purport of these hadiths [n: One of the signs of relying on deeds is loss of hope when a misstep occurs. English Choose a language for shopping. In the cosmology of Islam, the hioam levels of heaven ascend from earth to the throne of God. This is, perhaps, the life of most of us living in the modern world.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. He became the third great master of the Shadhiliyya order which grew from Morocco and spread throughout North Africa and beyond. By Tarek Elgawhary Aphorism 2: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

It is a manifestation that everything that happens to us, everything that we experience throughout our lives is from the will and creative act of God, not a result of our own ability and actions. A descendant of five generations of well-known and revered spiritual leaders, Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri has taught students throughout the world for over 30 years. The secret of true repentance tawba in the spiritual path is this divine rejoicing it is met with from Allah Most High.

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Inward excellence and outward service to the community. Being a translation of Kitab al-Hikam. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, hilam computer – no Kindle device required. He travelled extensively on a spiritual quest which led to iibn eventual rediscovery of the pure and original Islamic heritage of his birth, and the discovery of the truth that reconciles the past with the present, the East with the West, the worldly with the spiritual — a link between the ancient wisdom teachings and our present time.

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