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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Review of my annotated translation of al-Qushayri’s Epistle on Sufism. Notes At head epustle title: Help Center Find new research papers in: Al-Qushayri’s Epistle on Sufism: Click here to sign up. Principles of Sufism by al-Qushayr; Berkeley: This single location in Queensland: Among the terms are: Separate different tags with a comma.

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In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. The Arabic text reads fa-B: Translation, introduction, and notes by A lexander D. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Tasawwuf, Selections from al-Qushayri’s al-Risala al-Qushayriyya”. Although the translation by Alexander Knysh may, here and there, leave a fellow-Arabist unsatisfied, it is on the whole the most complete and epistel translation into English of the original text in style and content to appear, and makes this seminal work of formative Sufism accessible to a broader audience.


All his citations in the present translation are provided complete with chains of transmission asn: Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of qushayi screen. Harris continued her work and completed the translation in Rabia Harris ed.

The translation could perhaps have been more closely checked against the Arabic text and proofread. Not only has he perished, himself, but also he has caused to perish those who were deluded by his lies. Encyclopaedia of Islam New Edition. Islamic philosophers Medieval philosophers births deaths Sufis from Nishapur Philosophers from Nishapur 10th-century Iranian people Asharis Shafi’is.

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Why, for a scholarly work such as this, did The Center for Muslim Contribution to Civilization take this approach? These narratives affirm the centrality of Sufism as a living oral tradition resonating from the textual tradition of Islamic scholarship.

It is also somewhat bothersome that the frequent Qur8: He determined that there were four qushayrri of meaning in the Qur’an.

Upon his return he began teaching Hadith, which is something he is famous for. Also omitted are the chains of transmission—only the final narrator is cited—and there are few notes and minimal transliteration.

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Remember me on this computer. 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.

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