3 Mar Kashf-ul-Mahjoob (کشف المحجوب), or Kashf al-Mahjub, is the first ever Persian book written on the philosophy and practice of Tasawwuf (Islamic. The Kashf al-Mahjub (The Revelation of the Veiled) of Ali b. ‘Uthman al-Jullabi Hujwiri. An early Persian Treatise on Sufism (Old) (Persian Edition) (Persian). Kashf al-Mahjub he is called Hadrat-i Data Ganj-bakhsh AH al-Hujwirf. Nafahdt, No. Through al-Khuttali, al-Husri, and Abu Bakr al-Shiblf the author of the.

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He is placed by the Sufi Shaykhs at the head of those who v. So intensely was he absorbed in contemplation of God that he never put anything on his feet. Furthermore, some of the vulgar prefer the rich man to the poor, on the ground that God has made the former blest in both worlds and has bestowed the benefit of riches on him.

There is no connexion between hypocrisy and love, and love subsists in the state of being well pleased with whatever is decreed by God. He was approved by externalists and spiritualists alike. Afterwards he returned to Kufa, where he associated with Abu Hanifa. Hence, he claimed that Sufism was thoroughly consistent with the principles of Islam.: This is the reason why he is banned by all the Shaykhs.

Lisdn, xix,3. He was an eminent Sufi, who is praised by all the Shaykhs. Again, it is glorious for a man to bear the burden of trouble laid upon him by his Beloved, for in truth misfortune is glory, and prosperity is humiliation. Uthman al-Jullabi, assert that true wealth is incompatible with the survival baqd of any attribute, since human attributes have already been shown to be defective and subject to decay ; nor, again, does wealth consist in the annihilation of these attributes, because a name cannot be given to an attribute that no longer exists, and he whose attributes are annihilated cannot be called either ” poor ” or ” rich ” ; therefore the attribute of wealth is not transferable from God to Man, and the attribute of poverty is not transferable from Man to God.


Before starting, suggest how many pages you will type send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. There are two meanings: Their attentions distracted him and turned his thoughts away from God. He is one of the ancient and principal Shaykhs, and was famed for his generosity and devoutness. I said in my heart: When the bazaar caught fire, he was told that his shop was burnt.

The Kashf al-mahjúb, the oldest Persian treatise on Súfiism

At nightfall he rose to say his prayers and engage in solitary devotion. The author s attitude throughout is that of a teacher instructing a pupil. To affirm the latter is to destroy the principle of sincerity. Created things are worthless in the eyes, of lovers. Hence his fear in matters of conduct is like the fear of the Qadarites, and his hope in dealing with those who blame him is like the hope of the Murjites.

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CHAPTER XI of Kashf al-Mahjub

The royal falcon is sure to get its wings clipped when it perches on the wall of an old woman s cottage. The Shambhala Guide to Sufism. God be praised both in joy and sorrow! Goldziher has observed that Sufiism cannot be regarded as a regularly organized sect within Islam, and that its dogmas 1 A summary of these doctrines will be found in the abstract of a paper on ” The Oldest Persian Manual of Sufiism” which I read at Oxford in Trans, of the Third International Congress for the History of Religions, i, Seeing this evidence, they let him go.

The same doctrine is held by a sect of heretics who are connected with Sufiism.

Ixxiv, 4i. This subject really turns on the theory regarding poverty and purity, which has been already discussed. They are the luminaries of love and prosperity on the spiritual sky of Khorasan.

When he arrived at Balkh the people of that city detained him for some time in order that he might discourse to them, and they gave him a hundred thousand dirhams. Urdu Translation by Abdur-Rauf Faruqi. Other obstacles might have been removed by means of annotation, but this expedient, if adopted consistently, would kash swollen the volume to a formidable size.


In the Saftnat al-Awliyd, No. He asked the Prophet to give him dominion over men. Abi Talib may God be pleased with them all!

I will explain this question more fully elsewhere. The Shaykhs have said that Ahmad did this in the state of intoxication sukr. Aik baat ki nishan dehi karta chlloun k kaeen kaeen se puray puray jashf ghaib hain agar in ko reload kar dain.

If he thinks that it is his, and that he is thereby conferring a favour on you, do not accept it. Hence the Apostle said: God reproached the Apostle on their account and said: There is no knowledge without action, since knowledge is the product of action, and is brought forth and developed and made profitable by the blessings of action.

Hasan came in, but would not pray under his leadership, because Habib was unable to speak Arabic fluently or recite the Koran correctly. When Abu Hafs came to himself he left his shop and no longer earned his livelihood. Accordingly, it behoves you not to seem to be anything except what you really are.

CHAPTER XI of Kashf al-Mahjub

This is the sign of presence without absence. With those words he held a wooden bowl under a rock, and two fountains gushed from the rock, one of kahjub and one of honey.

Sl was amazed at his loveliness and stood still opposite him. Neglect of the object of praise combined with thought, of the praise approximates to heedlessness more closely than neglect of the praise without thought.

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As soon as thou hast renounced thyself, all mankind are necessary for the fulfilment of the will of God; and as soon as thou hast turned to God, thou art necessary for the accomplishment of the decree of God.

Ibrahim ibn Adham tells the following story:.