The Natural Philosophy Of AhleSunant Wal Jamaat www. Page 2. The Natural Philosophy Of AhleSunant Wal Jamaat. Hujwiri’s Kashf al-Mahjub. Proof of His Impressionability from Different Leaders and Sources. Abstract. The present paper will acquaint the reader with the life of . CHAPTER XI of Kashf al-Mahjub. by the Gnostic Ali Hujwiri . `Amr ibn `Uthman al- Makki, who shows great zeal on his behalf (andar amr-i way ba-jidd bashad), .

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Full text of “The Kashf al-mahjúb, the oldest Persian treatise on Súfiism”

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He was renowned for his mortifications and for his convincing eluci dation of mystical truths. O my cousin, go back to thy house and sit there until God shall bring His decree to pass. The doctrines attributed to him to-day by certain Anthropomorphists are inventions and forgeries; he is to be acquitted of all notions of that sort.

The outward and inward rectitude istiqamat of the seeker is founded on two things, one of which is theoretical and the other practical. This is the reason why Moinuddin Chishti Ajmeri, a chief saint of the Chishti orderonce stated that an aspiring murid disciple one who does not yet have a murshid spiritual mastershould read Ali Hujwiri ‘s book Kashf ul-Mahjoob, as that would temporarily guide him spiritually.


As to the words ” I have cleared my heart of all motives related to self” p. Being thirsty, he went to a door and asked for a drink of water. Habib had uttered the call to prayer and was standing, engaged in devotion. He related that the Apostle said: Give me a word of counsel. His nickname was Baqir.

CHAPTER XI of Kashf al-Mahjub

Uthman al-Jullabi, approve of this doctrine, and I have practised it in my journeys. In the third case, a man is driven by his natural infidelity and erroneous beliefs to abandon the sacred law and abjure its observances, and say to himself, ” I am treading the path of blame: He was one of the principal Sufis scholastic theologians mutakalliman.

When the Caliph was about to give the word to the executioner his tongue stuck in his throat. He has fine kaashf on sincerity and the defects of human actions. Junada al-Ghifari ; Abdallah kashr.

By consent of all Sunnites who are endowed with perspicacity, no Muslim can be a magician and no infidel can be held in honour, for contraries never meet. I will explain it in another place. On being asked why he had acted in this manner, the king replied: Such expressions are entirely mischievous. Others, again, do not trouble themselves about clothes at all. Here some read mukhlisina instead of mukhlasina. kaxhf

This is a very profound and instructive saying. Now in the chapter on Sufiism I will explain some of the principles and allegories and mystic sayings of this sect. As soon as we came to the door each one began to apply this saying to his own huujwiri, and some ignorant fellows fastened on it with avidity. At first he was a usurer and committed kasnf sorts of wickedness, but God gave him a sincere repentance, and he learned from Hasan something of the theory and practice of religion.


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In truth, the lover has honour only while he has no desire for union. One night I arrived at a village in mxhjub country where there was a convent khdnaqdJi inhabited by a number of aspirants to Sufiism. Abi Talib may God be pleased with them all! O Lord, bestow on us mercy from Thyself, and provide for us a right course of action!

In order to guard against the repetition of this fraud, he has inserted his own name in many passages of the present work. Nov 05, Tim rated it it was amazing Shelves: Knowledge of the nature of lordship depends on having right principles of servantship, and is not manjub without them. His perfection is not attainable except by those whose perfection is established and whose imperfection is banished.

See Ibn Khallildn, No.