Written in /, Al-QushayriÆs Epistle on Sufism has served as a primary textbook for many generations of Sufi novices down to the present. It gives us an . Other translations of Qushayrī’s Risāla have appeared prior to this one. B. R. Von Schlegell’s, with an introduction by Hamid Algar: Principles of. This manuscript copy preserves Al-Risālah al-Qushayrīyah (Al-Qushayri’s epistle) , one of the best-known Sufi textbooks. Written in , the.

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Although the translation by Alexander Knysh may, here and there, leave a fellow-Arabist unsatisfied, it is on the whole the most complete and faithful translation into English of the original text in style and epistlr to appear, and makes this seminal work of formative Sufism accessible to a broader audience.

Remember me on this computer. I think that bussadun translates in the present onn lithotdendron rather than kouralion, which has in fact been transliterated in the Downloaded from http: You do not currently have access to this article.


The Arabic text reads fa-B: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. With access conditions Click to View at https: Sign in via your Institution Sign in.

Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait This text is essentially a reminder to the people of his era that Sufis had authentic ancestral tradition, as well as a defence of Sufism against the doubters that rose during that time of his life. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Al-Risala al-qushayriyya fi ‘ilm al-tasawwuf.

For their realities cannot be collected by self-exertion or acquired by any deliberate action. Translation, introduction, and notes by Alexander D.

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sl The translation could perhaps have been more closely checked against the Arabic text and proofread. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Brill,is already established as a standard reference. He composed the Ris: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.



Open to the public ; Online: This region was widely known as a center of Islamic civilization up to eufism 13th Century CE. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

TasawwufIslamic theologyFiqhUsul al-Fiqh. As for the person in the state of witnessing, his self is erased by his knowledge of God.

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Abdullah ibn Alawi al-Haddad. Another example occurs on p. Retrieved 26 February As in the passage just cited.

None of your libraries hold this item. Perhaps most noticeable is the fact that the transliteration of Arabic names and words is minimal.

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