|Series||Dirāsāt qaṣīrah fī al-Adab wa-al-ta"rīkh wa-al-falsafah |
|LC Classifications||BP175 M9 F3|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||224|
A pathbreaking history of Sufism, from the earliest centuries of Islam to the present. After centuries as the most important ascetic-mystical strand of Islam, Sufism saw a sharp decline in the twentieth century, only to experience a stunning revival in recent decades/5(3). Mysticism is at the heart of all the great religions: Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Hinduism, etc. Having read many books on mysticism over the past 50 years I can say that the two books - 'Mysticism' and 'Practical Mysticism' by Evelynn Underhill - are by far the clearest, best researched and most profound that I have come across/5(). The headlines are filled with the politics of Islam, but there is another side to the world's fastest-growing religion. Sufism is the poetry and mysticism of Islam. This mystical movement from the early ninth century rejects worship motivated by the. Books shelved as islamic-mysticism: الرسالة القشيرية في علم التصوف by عبد الكريم القشيري, Mysticism in Iran: The Safavid Roots of a Modern Concept by A.
of mysticism have something in common, each is marked by peculiar characteristics resulting from the circumstances in which it arose and flourished. Just as the Christian type cannot be understood without reference to Christianity, so the Mohammedan type must be viewed in connexion with the outward and inward development of Size: KB. I got into Sufism when I was going through a rough time, I started reading the Quran with translation and then with an explanation. I shared what I had learnt from reading the explanation with a friend and he went to his dads study and brought bac. Book Description. Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity offers a comparative study of the works of the Sufi-poet Jalal al-Din Rumi () and the practical teachings of the German Dominican, Meister Eckhart (c/8). 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 Cited by: 2.
Sufism, mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek the truth of divine love and knowledge through direct personal experience of God. It consists of mystical paths that are designed to learn the nature of humanity and of God and to facilitate the experience of the presence of divine love and wisdom. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Sufism & Islamic Mysticism Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Encyclopaedia of Islamic mysticism and Sufism.. Book: ISBN: . This chapter examines Rumi (–), a leading mystic of Islam and perhaps its finest poet. Jalal al-Din Rumi was a Sufi and founded one of Islam's major Sufi orders, the Mevlevi, known in popular parlance as the “whirling dervishes”. Rumi's mysticism was pseudonymous. Shams may have been a favorite mask, but it was not his only one.