Sufi mystics: Inayat Khan, Ibn Arabi, Fariduddin Ganjshakar, Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, Hajib Shakarbar, Ab -Sa' d Abul-Khayr, Bayazid Bastami

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Inayat Khan, Fariduddin Ganjshakar, AbÅ?-Sa'Ä?d Abul-Khayr, Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, Hazrat Hajib Shakarbar, Ibn Arabi, Bayazid Bastami, Sahl Al-Tustari, Shah Syed Muhammad Nurbakhsh Qahistani, Bulleh Shah, Lal Shahbaz Qalander, Sachal Sarmast, Ali Hujwiri, Khwaja Ghulam Farid, Shamsuddin Sabzwari, Khwaja Abdullah Ansari, ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Inayat Khan, Fariduddin Ganjshakar, AbÅ?-Sa'Ä?d Abul-Khayr, Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, Hazrat Hajib Shakarbar, Ibn Arabi, Bayazid Bastami, Sahl Al-Tustari, Shah Syed Muhammad Nurbakhsh Qahistani, Bulleh Shah, Lal Shahbaz Qalander, Sachal Sarmast, Ali Hujwiri, Khwaja Ghulam Farid, Shamsuddin Sabzwari, Khwaja Abdullah Ansari, Rahman Baba, Jamal-Ud-Din Hansvi, Abul-Hassan Kharaqani, Pir Irani, Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Abul Abbas Al-Mursi, Baba Hyder Vali of Mulbagal, Niazi Brothers, Hamzah Fansuri, Abu Talib Al-Makki, DawÅ?d Al-Qayá?£arÄ?. Excerpt: Abu Talib al-Makki , Muhammad ibn 'Ali (d. 386/996 in Baghdad ). A hadith scholar, Maliki jurist and a Sufi Mystic, set down the foundation of Sufi practices and author of the book Qut al-qulub fi mu'amalat al-mahbub wa wasf tariq al-murid ila maqam al-tawhid (The nourishment of hearts in dealing with the Beloved and the description of the seeker's way to the station of declaring oneness). Al-Ghazali used this book as a source for some of the chapters of his magnum opus ihya' 'ulum al-din' (Revival of Islamic Knowledge). References (URLs online) A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at The statue of Kharaqani sitting on two lions (in the right), and his mausoleum (in front). Abul-Hassan Ali ibn Ahmad (or ibn Ja far) ibn Salm n al-Kharaq ni or Shaikh Abul-Hassan Kharaq ni (Persian ) is one of the great Sufis of Islam. He was born in 963 CE (352 Hijri ) from Persian parents in Khorasan in a village called Kharaqan (today located in Semnan province of Iran , near Bustam ) and died in the day of Ashura (10th of Muharram ) in 1033 CE (425 Hijri ) He was the disciple of Shaikh Abul-Abbas Qassab Amili in tariqah but had deep spiritual relation (Uwaisi ) with Bayazid Bastami , a well-known Sufi Master who died almost a century before him but had spok...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155685144
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/6/2010
  • Pages: 36
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.07 (d)

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