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Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism

The World of al-Hak"m al-Tirmidh and his Contemporaries (RoutledgeCurzon Sufi Studies)

by Sara Sviri

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam,
  • Religion / Islam,
  • Islam - General,
  • Mysticism,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10188362M
    ISBN 100415302838
    ISBN 109780415302838

    The Concept of Sainthood in early Islamic Mysticism: Two Works by Al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī. Translated with an introduction by Bernd Radtke and John O’Kane. Curzon . Islamic mysticism: a secular perspective. [Ibn al-Rawandi.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Islamic mysticism. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ibn al-Rawandi. Find more information about.

    Sufism is the major expression of mysticism in Islam. While Sufism developed out of the fusion of Qur’anic ascetic tendencies and the vast fund of Christian (and other) mystical sayings present throughout the classical world, by approximately the 10th century it had become a uniquely Islamic feature. Major writers such as al-Ghazali and Ibn al-ʿArabi took this heritage and molded it both. Sufism - Sufism - History: Islamic mysticism had several stages of growth, including (1) the appearance of early asceticism, (2) the development of a classical mysticism of divine love, and (3) the rise and proliferation of fraternal orders of mystics. Despite these general stages, however, the history of Islamic mysticism is largely a history of individual mystic experience.

    The following books are at the Penn Book Center): Ahmet Karamustafa, Sufism: The formative period Michael Sells, Early Islamic Mysticism Nizami, The Story of Layla and Majnun Attar, The Conference of the Birds The remaining readings will be available on Blackboard. They will be drawn from works such as. History of Mysticism was first published by me (Atma Books) in , and is a unique compendium of the lives and teachings of the world's best known lives and teachings of these mystics are presented in chronological order, and include representatives of every religious tradition, revealing the broad universality of genuine religious experience.


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Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism: The World of al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī and his Contemporaries (Routledge Sufi Series) 1st Edition by Sara Sviri (Author). Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism: The World of al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī and his Contemporaries (Routledge Sufi Series Book 23) - Kindle edition by Sviri, Sara.

Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ : $   Book Description This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the eighth–tenth centuries, with special attention to ninth-century mystics, such as al-Tustarī, al-Muḥāsibī, al-Kharrāz, al-Junayd and, in particular, al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī.

Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism. London: Routledge, COPY. This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the eighth–tenth centuries, with special attention to ninth-century mystics, such as al-Tustarī, al-Muḥāsibī, al-Kharrāz, al-Junayd and, in particular, al-Ḥakīm : Sara Sviri.

Through their writings, already at this early phase, the versatility, fluidity and maturity of Islamic mysticism become apparent. This exploration thus reveals that mysticism in Islam emerged earlier than customarily acknowledged, long before Islamic mysticism became generically known as Ṣūfism.

The central figure of this book is al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī, whose teaching and inner world focus Author: Sara Sviri. Perspectives on early Islamic mysticism: the world of al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī and his contemporaries Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī, Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism book, Sara "This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the 8th th centuries, with special attention to 9th c.

mystics, such as al-Tustarī, al-Muḥ¿sibī, al-Kharr¿z, al-Junayd and, in particular, al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī. Unlike other studies dealing with the so-called ‘Formative Period’, this book focuses on the extant writings of early mystics rather than on the later Ṣūfī compilations.

These early mystics articulated what would become a hallmark of Islamic mysticism: a system built around the psychological tension between the self (nafs) and the heart (qalb) and how to overcome it. Unlike other studies dealing with the so-called 'Formative Period', this book focuses on the extant writings of early mystics rather than on the later Ṣūfī compilations.

These early mystics articulated what would become a hallmark of Islamic mysticism: a system built around the psychological tension between the self (nafs) and the heart (qalb) and how to overcome it.

Perspectives On Early Islamic Mysticism: The World Of Al-hak'm Al-tirmidh And His Contemporaries This work offers a new perspective and revealing insights into the cultural horizon of pre-Sufi mystical Islam which, especially in the Eastern regions of the Islamic Caliphate, still retained traces of pre-Islamic esoteric traditions.

Qur'an The first centuries of Islam saw the development of Sufism as one of the world's major mystical traditions.

Although the later Sufi writings by mystics such as Rumi are known and 4/5(1). Get this from a library. Perspectives on early Islamic mysticism: the world of al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī and his contemporaries.

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mystics, such as al-Tustarī, al-Muḥ¿sibī, al-Kharr¿z. The first centuries of Islam saw the development of Sufism as one of the world's major mystical traditions. Although the later Sufi writings by mystics such as Rumi are known and available in translation, access to the crucial early period of Islamic mysticism has been far more limited/5(4).

Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism: The World of al-akm al-Tirmidh and his Contemporaries (Routledge Sufi Series Book 23) This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the eighthtenth centuries, with special attention to ninth-century mystics, such as al-Tustar, al-Musib, al-Kharrz, al-Junayd and, in particular, al-akm al-Tirmidh.

In Islamic Mysticism, Rawandi contends that unreliable sources seriously undermine the classical account of Islam and Sufism. His detailed study of the philosophy of religion -especially the work of traditionalists such as RenT Guenon and Frithjof Schuon - helps to develop a critical analysis of /5(1).

The book then presents examples of early Sufi Qur'an interpretation, based on the mysticism of light, and accounts of the founders of Sufi mysticism and their sayings: Junayd, Rabia, Bistami, Tustari, and Hallaj. Some of the most famous and important mystical passage from Reviews: 9.

Køb Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism af Sara Sviri som e-bog på engelsk til markedets laveste pris og få den straks på mail. This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the eighthtenth centu. Tidligere | Markedets laveste priser. Sufism is examined from a variety of perspectives: as a vibrant social institution, a specific form of artistic expression, an ascetic and contemplative practice, and a distinctive intellectual tradition.

Islamic Mysticism by Knysh is a comprehensive survey of the interesting and fascinating world of. Synopsis This volume makes available and accessible the writings of the crucial early period of Islamic mysticism during which Sufism developed as one of the world's major mystical traditions.

The texts are accompanied by commentary on their historical, literary and philosophical context. Psychology from Islamic Perspective: Contributions of Early Muslim Scholars and Challenges to Contemporary Muslim Psychologists Author(s): Amber Haque Knowledge of Islamic perspectives can go a long way as a part of its second phase led to the development of mysticism.

In the third phase, which is characterized by philosophy proper, the. The book might also be described as a prolonged and inconclusive postscript to Knysh’s Islamic Mysticism: A Short History (Leiden: Brill, ).

In the Introduction, the reader is plunged forthwith into the thicket of theory with a rhetorical question from Hayden White suggesting the ultimate unknowability of history as such (p.

1), and. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.Islams perspective on astral projection What is the Islamic perspective on Astral Projection a Is it permissible to learn and practice it b Could the Night Journey of Prophet peace be upon him be explained by this that is it was not a physical journey but a journey of the soul only All perfect praise be to Allaah the Lord of the Worlds I testify that there is none worthy of worship except.Qur'an The first centuries of Islam saw the development of Sufism as one of the world's major mystical traditions.

Although the later Sufi writings by mystics such as Rumi are known and available in translation, access to the crucial early period of Islamic mysticism has been far more limited.