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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Ibn Ata Allah – Wikipedia

God has facilitated ivn lives in one-way or another. The unifying scope of his perspective emphasizes practical, actionable knowledge that leads to self-transformation, and provides a natural bridge between seemingly different Eastern and Western approaches to spirituality, as well as offering a common ground of higher knowledge aha various religions, sects and secular outlooks. Sahih Muslim bi Sharh al-Nawawi. Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, and Yahya ibn Sharaf al-Nawawi.

Inward excellence and outward service to the community. This humble sincerity of slavehood, or we could say realism, enables the genuine spiritual traveller to benefit in the path from both his good and his evil.

By Guest Author11 Aug Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. He was a father, a husband, a judge, a commander-in-chief, as well as a spiritual guide.

He became the third great master of the Shadhiliyya order which grew from Morocco and spread throughout North Africa and beyond. The true spiritual path is one of gratitude. Customers who bought this item also bought.

And Abu Madyan has said, “The heartbrokenness of the sinner is better than the forcefulness of the obedient” Diwan, Works, whether prayer, or the dhikr or “remembrance” of Allah, or fasting, or jihad, do not cause one to reach the end of the path, but are merely proper manners before the majesty of the Divine while on it. Zahra Publications; 1 edition July 28, Publication Date: Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.


A statement originating from beneath such 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.

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Ibn Ata Allah

While such a notion might at first glance seem fatalistic, these aphorisms point to the exact opposite. Being a translation of Kitab al-Hikam. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. 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.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. July 28, Sold by: The Book of Aphorisms: Truly, Allah rejoices more at the atonement of His servant when he repents to Him than one of you would if he were on his riding camel nikam an empty tract of desert, and it got away from him with all his food and water on it, and he gave up all hope of finding it, hukam he came to a tree and laid down in its shade, having despaired of ever seeing it again.

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His other eBooks are listed at http: 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. The sheikh begins his book with alkah key aphorism because it is of the adab or “proper way” of travelling the spiritual path to focus upon tawhid or the “Divine Oneness,” in this context meaning to rely upon Allah, not on works, since.

Popular Latest Category Popular in the last 90 days. For this reason some sheikhs term a traveller of the former spiritual vantage a murid or “desirer,” and one of the latter a faqir or “needy.


His father was a student of Imam al-Shadhili, though it is unlikely he himself ever met him. Never once did he desire to be rich or poor, single or married, a recluse or a statesman.

English Choose a language for shopping. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The outward purport of these hadiths [n: Meaning that a pure heart can become a throne of God where He manifests His beauty and Mercy for others to benefit from.

This aphorism does not criticize any of these two modes of living. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. This is, perhaps, the life of most of us living in the modern world. 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, He alone is the One who gives, not us.

The Aphorisms of Ibn Ata ‘Illah

Not Enabled Word Wise: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Some people want money, others fame, and others seek endless power. We all have different trajectories in our lives and have been given different opportunities. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. However, as mighty as the throne is and all the levels of the heavens that ascend to it, no created object is greater than the Prophet of Islam God bless him and give kbn peace.