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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The outward purport of these hadiths [n: 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. Be not like the sick individual who says: Splendid Pearls Orthodox Sunni Islam. Postponing actions until the presence of free time is from the foolishness of the self.

Erkendelse – etiske og teologiske refleksioner. Invocations of the Shadhili Order.

The secret of true repentance tawba in the spiritual path is this divine rejoicing it is met with from Allah Most High. One who is aware of his own faults and does not attribute fault to others.

Reflection To Transformation Rajneessh Kumar. Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, and Yahya ibn Sharaf al-Nawawi. For He has guaranteed you a response in what He chooses for you, not in what you choose for yourself, and at the time He desires, sl the time you desire.

Crustabakes Just another WordPress. Nothing benefits the heart more than a spiritual seclusion whereby it enters the domain of true reflection.

Rather when He wants you to reach Him, He covers your traits with His traits and makes you reach Him illaah that which is from Him to you and not that which is from you to Him. 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 la the Divine while on it.


But aim to do right” Hkam, 4. It is said to him: O Allah, transport me from the humiliation of disobedience to the honor of obedience. This humble sincerity of jllah, or we could say realism, enables the genuine spiritual traveller to benefit in the path from both his good and his evil.

Do you not see that while He grants gnosis of A to you, you have only deeds to offer Him? The true spiritual path is one of gratitude. Say, One who is aware of his own faults and does not attribute fault to others. The heart is a tree that is watered with the water of obedience and its fruit is ib you find in the outcome: One of the signs of relying on deeds is loss of hope when a misstep occurs.

Say, One who attributes faults to others while absolving himself of any and all. When He opens a way for you and makes Himself known to you, then do not worry about your lack of deeds. Whoever prays with presence of heart is like someone giving the king a precious sapphire; worth a thousand gold coins. Anas ibn Malik Allah be well pleased with him relates from the Holy Prophet Allah bless him and give him peace that he said:. 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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My God, how kind You xl to me, despite my ignorance. One who attributes faults to others while absolving himself of any and all.

Everytime my shame silences me, Your Generosity makes me speak! Become realised in your attributes and He will strengthen you with His: Sunnah Muakada Allah has encompassed all things in knowledge He only opened the way for you because He desired to make Himself known to you. What He brings you — What you bring Him — What a difference there is between them! He hikxm to make you tired of everything, so that you may not be distracted from Him by anything.


The Aphorisms of Ibn Ata ‘Illah

The ant and carpet. Realise your incapability and He will strengthen you with His ability. My Lord, how gentle You are with me despite my great ignorance and how merciful You are with me despite my ugly deeds.

If we do not get upset whenever we miss an act of virtue or prayer and if we do not feel shame after committing an act atq disobedience to Allah then that is ubn sign of the death of our spiritual heart.

Hikam (Aphorisms) of Ibn ‘Ata’Illah – Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Islamisk Videnskab Et kilde til inspiration. And Abu Madyan has said, “The heartbrokenness of the sinner is better than the forcefulness of the obedient” Diwan, The practice of this knowledge, inwardly and outwardly, with heart and limbs, is the spiritual path or tariqa. As for the words of Allah Most High. 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.

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

You are free from what aal have despaired of while you are slave to what you crave for.

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