Ahmad Zarruq was a 15th century Muslim scholar from Morocco. A Berber of the Barnusi tribe, he lost both his parents within a week of his birth. Counsel of Sidi Ahmad Zarruq PI By Sidi Ahmad Zarruq Translated b y Shavkh Hamza Yusu f The noble scholar, the unique of his age, the regulator of the. The present study is an attempt to restore the text of Qawaid al-Tasawwuf by comparative and comprehensive study of its manuscripts. This thesis also aims to .
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The Poor Man’s Book of Assistance
Eshan Quyoom rated it it was amazing Aug 11, If anyone is asked about the foundations of his path, he should reply, The foundations of our path are five: Never assume that anyone in this world can really understand your circumstances other than from the perspective of his own circumstances, because, in reality, people see things only zzrruq accordance with their frames of reference and their personal path.
Azfar rated it really liked it Jun 24, Therefore never be neglectful of Tawbah [repentance], and never turn away from the act of returning to Allah SubHana Wa Ta’alaand never neglect acts that bring you zarryq to Allah SubHana Wa Ta’ala.
Never belittle any talk that involves absent people, even if there is no harm in it due to the possibility of harm entering into it. Success is ultimately by Allah. Do not be heedless of the machinations of others or zaeruq hidden states. Furthermore, beware of the majority of people concerning both your religious and worldly affairs, unless you have ascertained they have a sound relationship with their Lord, rooted ahmaf knowledge which is free of ahjad and love of leadership, and they are in possession of sound intellect, free of the pitfalls of hidden agendas.
Whereas if you attempt to raise him up to your level, he will abandon you.
Indeed, in these times even a suitable companion who is agreeable rarely lasts! He who deems blessings to be great by his own eye has shown gratitude.
Amer rated it it was amazing Aug 22, He whose aspirations are exalted is raised in rank. Have a firm foundation in all of your affairs, and you will be safe from their pitfalls.
The qualifications of th e spiritual guide wit h whom the seeke r may safely entrust h is self are t he following five: A common man is not expected to have more than taqwa. Ahmad Aljobeh rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Guard your secrets even if you feel safe with someone, because the one you divulge your secret to is not a safer place than your own heart from whence it emanates.
Farrukh rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Put aside anything that you cannot discern its benefit immediately. Never demand a right from anyone whether an intimate or a stranger. To see what your friends thought zaruq this book, please sign up.
In other words, do not neglect the externals of your worldly needs, all the while keeping in mind your end and final resting place.
The murid is expected to have sincerity as well as the first two qualities. Jeanne rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Indeed, every time one of these three occurs, repent and return.
Zarrus time you make a mistake, listen and obey. Interpreting the Shadhili notion of usuli tasawwuf, Zarruq constructed the theory of juridical Sufism on its theological and metaphysical grounds. Want to Read saving….
A Critical Edition of Qawaid al-Tasawwuf by Ahmad Zarruq (d. /) with Introduction
Indeed, such people rarely die in a state of grace. Organize your devotional practices, and you will find your time is extended due to the grace that pervades it.
The fifth section is a description and analysis of Qawaid al-Tasawwuf. Never give your companion anything of your state other than what his own state wants.
But also hamad of being too lax with it in anything that concerns sacred rulings. Surrender completely to His Decree with the submission of one who knows he can never overcome Him.
There is a poem on this: Other people have eyes too!