AHMAD ZARRUQ PDF

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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Indeed, should you miss some of your practice at a given time, redress it later.

The Poor Man’s Book of Assistance

Have a firm foundation for all aumad your affairs and you will be safe from their pitfalls. 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 closer to Allah SubHana Wa Ta’ala. Notable early Notable modern Singers.

If you do indeed take his companionship, then treat him in a manner commensurate with his state and give him of your counsel based upon his inabilities and abilities, because a perfected friend is no longer to be found. After establishing the text, some appendices have been added to make the text more accessible for readers.

Interpreting the Shadhili notion of usuli tasawwuf, Zarruq constructed the theory of juridical Sufism on its theological and metaphysical grounds. Therefore never be neglectful of Tawbah [repentance], and never turn away from the act of returning to Allah, and never neglect acts that zarrus you closer to Allah. Repentance, Awareness of Allah and Uprightness are the foundations of all that is beneficial.

According to the Escorial MS the Qawaid consists of a preface, an epilogue and two hundred and twenty four principles. Surrender completely to His Decree with the submission of one who knows he can never overcome Him. Act in accordance with principles and the appropriate legal rulings, and not in accordance with stories and fantasies. He was a contemporary of Muhammad al-Jazuli. There is a poem on this: Leave a Reply Cancel reply.

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List of sufis Notable early Notable modern Singers. Continue doing this until you find that your fleeing from anything outwardly displeasing is second nature, and your avoidance of the boundaries of prohibited things is as if it acts like a protective net that is placed before you.

Furthermore, a servant is never free of blunders, shortcomings, or lassitude. Lists with This Book.

A Critical Edition of Qawaid al-Tasawwuf by Ahmad Zarruq (d. /) with Introduction

Furthermore, a servant is never free of either blunders or shortcomings or lassitude. Surrender completely to His Decree with the submission of one who knows he can never overcome Him. But also beware of being too lax with it in anything that concerns sacred rulings. Principle Something that is common practice among ordinary people can constitute a shortcoming in the elite. While those who claim a station less than their true rank will be elevated to even higher levels than they actually deserve.

Sidi Ahmad Zarruq Quotes (Author of The Poor Man’s Book of Assistance)

He travelled East to Mecca in Tihamah and to Egypt before taking up residence in MisrataLibya where he died in Avoid all forms of vain and foul speech to your absolute utmost. The following counsel has been translated by Sh. He took the name ‘Zarruq’ meaning ‘blue’ and he studied the traditional Islamic sciences such as jurisprudence, Arabic, traditions of Prophet Muhammed and wrote extensively on a number of subjects.

He who does that which he resolves to do is assured continual guidance. Even if it is something that is recommended.

Nabila Ali rated it it was zraruq Aug 03, This is so because anyone who claims some rank above his own will fall in humiliation. Emma rated it really liked it Oct 27, Zarruq is one of the most prominent scholars in the late Maliki school but is perhaps better known as a Shadhili Sufi Sheikh and founder of the Zarruqiyye branch of the Shadhili Sufi order Tariqa.

That means not involving yourself in anything other than absolutely necessary things, and real discernable needs. Treat others just as you would want to be treated, and fulfill to them what is due to them. The reason for this is a stranger in reality owes you nothing, and someone close to you is too precious to direct your blame to him. The pitfall of keeping company with the spiritual guides and the fraternity is elitism, deception, and self-righteous meddling in the affairs of others.

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May Allah raise his station to zarfuq heights among the blessed companions.

The Counsel of Sidi Ahmad Zarruq

But also beware of being too lax with it, in anything that concerns sacred rulings. Spiritual training was elevated [to a science] due to the development of a Ahmar vocabulary, but benefit from it is derived only as a result of aspiration and spiritual states, so adhere to the Book and the prophetic practice without omitting or adding anything.

Any propensity toward creation is by nature the lack of such toward the truth. Except for a group of them with virtue and restraint. From these last five, five more have emanated: A person of character and family-distinction rarely affects you with other than good. A person of character and family-distinction rarely affects you with other than good. In all of this, depend upon a clear path you can refer to, and a foundation that you can depend upon in all of your states.

Indeed, should you miss some of your practice in a given time, redress it in another time. Muslim scholars of the Maliki School.

This is so because it is constantly fleeing from moderation in everything, and it inclines toward extremism in both matters of deviance and guidance!

If you zraruq not able to do your usual practice, at least occupy yourself with some other similar practice. Indeed, in these times even a suitable companion who is agreeable rarely lasts! Act in accordance with principles and the appropriate legal rulings and not in accordance with stories and fantasies. People of high character and family distinction are almost always beneficial; on the other hand, excruciating amhad compel a person of low character and origin to forsake others in need.

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