Sufism – ‘A’ishah Al-Ba’uniyyah (d. 923/1517) of Damascus was one of the greatest female scholars of Islamic history. A poet, mystic, prolific and writer, ‘A’ishah wrote more writings in Arabic than any other woman prior to the turn of the century. Yet , despite her incredible artistic and religious accomplishments, she is largely unnoticed. First time ever,, her principal publication, The Principles of Sufism is now accessible with an English translation.
Sufism – The Principles of Sufism is an enlightened guidebook to aid others on their spiritual journey. She describes the key steps and phases of the spiritual beginner’s transformative journey, stressing the importance of accepting the limitations of humankind and God’s infinite love.
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Sufism – Incorporating lessons and readings from the centuries-old Sufi Tradition, “A’ishah” teaches seekers to repent of selfishness and live an honest life of loving. In addition to his clear translation and a lucid translation. Emil Homerin provides an insightful introduction, notes, and a glossary of ‘A’ishah al Ba’uniyyah’s description of the quest for the mystical light.
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A bilingual Arabic-English edition.
- ASIN : B00LMBTS2M
- Publisher : NYU Press
- Publication date : February 1, 2014
- Language : English
- File size : 1225 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
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- Print length : 250 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled