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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. 25 Oct aphorisms pdf – Al-Hikam Aphorisms. IBN! ATA. ALLAH AL-ISKANDARI. 1 One of the signs of . kitab al hikam of ibn ata illah english. Al-Ḥikam—Sufi Aphorisms. ʿ. IBN ATA ALLAH AL-ISKANDARI. 1. One of the signs of relying on one’s own deeds is the loss of hope when a downfall occurs. 2 .

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He wants to make you tired of everything, so that you may not be distracted from Him by anything. Splendid Pearls Orthodox Sunni Islam. Sahih Muslim bi Sharh al-Nawawi.

Whoever prays with presence of heart illan like someone giving the king a precious sapphire; worth a thousand gold coins. This site uses cookies. This is the first of a series of articles the interpreter has been asked to write on “traditional Islamic spirituality,” a science that deals with answering this summons, lifting the heart from the narrowness of the self to the limitlessness of the knowledge and love of the Divine.

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Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, and Yahya ibn Sharaf al-Nawawi. He only opened the way for you because He desired to make Himself known to you. Crustabakes Just another WordPress. One of the signs of relying on deeds is loss of hope when a misstep occurs. Rather when He wants you to reach Him, He covers your traits with His traits and makes you reach Him with that which is from Him to you and not that which is from you to Him. Islamisk Videnskab Et kilde til inspiration.

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Kitab Al Hikam Of Ibn Ata Illah English & Arabic

The secret of true repentance tawba in the spiritual path is this divine rejoicing it is met with from Allah Most High. If in spite of intense supplication, there is delay in the timing of the Gift, let that not be the cause for your despairing.


Do you not see that while He grants gnosis of Himself to you, you have only deeds to offer Him? O Allah, transport me from the humiliation of disobedience to the honor of obedience. No search pursued with the help of your Lord remains at a standstill, but any search pursued by yourself will not be fruitful.

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Ibn Ata’illah al-Iskandari | Towards Enlightment

The true spiritual path is one of gratitude. Erkendelse – etiske og teologiske refleksioner.

A Muslim’s Book Shelf encouraging life long reading and continuous spiritual progress, inshaAllah And if you are asked, Who is abandoned? 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.

It is said to him: 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.

My God how gentle you are with me in spite of my great ignorance and how merciful You are with me in spite of my ugly deeds. Say, One who attributes faults to others while absolving himself of any and all. Postponing actions until the presence of free time is from the foolishness of the self.

Say, One who is aware of his own faults and does not attribute fault to others. Hardships are pathways to blessings.


The outward purport of these hadiths [n: My God, how kind You are to me, despite my ignorance. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. If you were not to reach Him until after all your bad traits vanish and your claims disappear, you would never reach Him. You are free from what you have despaired of while you are slave to what you crave for.

When I see a person answering every question presented to him, speaking about all that he has witnessed and declaring all that he knows, I take these as proofs of his ignorance. One of the heralds of success in endings is returning to Allah Most High in beginnings. The ant and carpet. And he benefits from his evil by his faith iman that it is evil, which is itself an act of obedience; and by repenting from it, which rejoices Allah Most High. 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 in 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, so he came to a tree and laid down in its shade, having despaired of ever seeing it again.

And Abu Madyan has said, “The heartbrokenness of the sinner is better than the forcefulness of the obedient” Diwan,