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The Legacy of Mediaeval Persian Sufism

by Leonard Lewisohn

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Published by KNP .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam,
  • Islam - Sufism,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • New Age,
  • Islam - Sufi

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8388524M
    ISBN 100933546467
    ISBN 109780933546462

    The religious texts of the Zoroastrian faith of ancient Persia are referred to as the “Avesta.” The oldest part is the Gathas, which includes a collection of hymns and one of the oldest examples of religious poetry attributed to the prophet Zoroaster (ca. – BCE).Displayed is a page from the Gathas, in the Middle Persian language Pahlavi, and its translation into modern Persian. His shortest book is the Persian Manāhej al-ʿebādela’l-maʿād, which outlines the five pillars of Islam according to the four Sunni madhabs along with basic Sufi ādāb. Qoṭb-al-Dīn Šīrāzī (d. /), also a student of Qūnawī, incorporated this book into his philosophical encyclopedia, Dorrat al-tāj, .

    Abū al-Qāsim Qushayrī (d. /) is the source for the account of a dinner that Umm ʿAlī’s husband Aḥmad organized for a member of the futuwwa - the organizations of chivalry sometimes associated with Sufism but which, unlike the Sufi orders, tended to be more social than spiritual in orientation. 36 Qushayrī is the well-known Released on: J   As already remarked above, in Beyond Faith and Infidelity Lewisohn provides a rich and sophisticated vocabulary of English terminological equivalents for concepts and ideas, as well as metaphors, that remain central in sufi usage throughout the Timurid period and beyond. 29 The three hefty volumes of the Legacy of Medieval Persian Sufism, based Author: Franklin Lewis.

    A summary of the contents of this work is available in Muhammad Isa Waley, “A Kubrawi Manual of Sufism: the Fuṣūṣ al-ādāb of Yahya Bakharzi,” in The Legacy of Mediaeval Persian Sufism, ed. Leonard Lewisohn (London: Khaniqahi Nimatullahi Publications, ), – Google ScholarCited by: 3. Brill, Fritz Meier () is one of the most outstanding Orientalists of this century. His publications combine masterful philological method and precision, profound and penetrating textual interpretation, and a wide-ranging familiarity with primary sources which .


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Download books for free. Find books. The Legacy off Mediaeval Persian Sufism, ed. by Leonard Lewisohn, foreword by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh, Introduction by S.H. Nasr, London, () (Pagination approximative.) What is Sufi Music.

Jean During The purpose of this paper is to shed light on a seemingly obvious, but. The Persian Sufis. by Cyprian Rice, O.P., George Allen, London, INTRODUCTORY. The Sufi phenomenon is not easy to sum up or define.

The Sufis never set out to found a new religion, a mazhab or denomination. They were content to live and work within the framework of the Moslem religion, using texts from the Quran much as Christian mystics have used to Bible to illustrate their tenets.

More editions of The Legacy of Mediaeval Persian Sufism: The Legacy of Mediaeval Persian Sufism: ISBN () Softcover, Khaniqahi Nimatullahi Publications (KNP), Persian civilization flourished at a continuously high level for nearly three thousand years of recorded history.

This volume, in the Legacy series, is written by leading authorities in their subjects who illustrate some of the many ways in which Persia's rich culture has influenced its neighbours and become a legacy to the whole world/5.

vol. 2: The Legacy of Medieval Persian Sufism (). This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. De Bruijn, The Qalandariyyat in Persian Mystical Poetry from Sana'i, in The Heritage of Sufism, Ashk Dahlén, The Holy Fool in Medieval Islam: The Qalandariyat of Fakhr al-din Araqi, Orientalia Suecana, vol, 4 Beyond Faith and Infidelity: The Sufi Poetry and Teachings of Mahmud Shabistari (London: Curzon Press ), and the editor of three volumes on The Heritage of Sufism, vol.

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3 (with DavidFile Size: KB. “Authority and Miraculous Behavior: Reflections on Karamat Stories of Khwajaà Ubaydullah Ahrar,” in The Legacy of Mediaeval Persian Sufism, vol.

2 of The Heritage of Sufism, ed. Leonard Lewisohn (London: Khaniqahi Nimatullahi Publications, ), –Author: Chad Kia. He is the author of Beyond Faith and Infidelity: The Sufi Poetry and Teachings of Mahmud Shabistari (London: ), and the editor of three volumes on The Heritage of Sufism, vol.

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3 (with. "A concise but authentic account." — Islamic Review. The first concise history of Sufism to appear in any language, this work remains among the best.

A noted scholar offers insights into every aspect of Sufism, from interpretation of the word of God and the life of the Prophet to the theorists of Sufism, the structure of Sufi theory and practice, and more.3/5(1). This book is based on the papers delivered at a conference on "The Legacy of Mediaeval Persian Sufism", which was organized in December at the School of Oriental and African Studies, The University of London, by H.

Norris and L. Lewisohn. The latter, according to the title page, is also the editor of the volume under review. Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online.

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(shelved 2 times as persian-books) avg rating — 2, ratings — published Want to Read saving. The word Sufi is derived from the word suf, meaning “wool”. When a little Persian sect at the end of the eighth century A.D. broke away from the orthodox Muslim religion, and struck out on an independent path, they ignored costly robes and worldly ostentation, and clad themselves in a .A Fourth Way perspective on Neo-Sufism.

THE BACKWATER WHERE MODERN SENSIBILITIES are impinged on by a refurbished Sufism is a vexed and peculiar one: erudition sits uneasily with popularisation; spiritual leaders of a stature almost forgotten in the West are jostled by impudent careerists; and the erratic pattern of translation lends a disproportionate influence to the towering .