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Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism The World of al-Hak"m al-Tirmidh and his Contemporaries (RoutledgeCurzon Sufi Studies) by Sara Sviri

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Islam,
  • Religion / Islam,
  • Islam - General,
  • Mysticism,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10188362M
ISBN 100415302838
ISBN 109780415302838

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  Book Description This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the eighth–tenth centuries, with special attention to ninth-century mystics, such as al-Tustarī, al-Muḥāsibī, al-Kharrāz, al-Junayd and, in particular, al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī.   Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism. London: Routledge, COPY. This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the eighth–tenth centuries, with special attention to ninth-century mystics, such as al-Tustarī, al-Muḥāsibī, al-Kharrāz, al-Junayd and, in particular, al-Ḥakīm : Sara Sviri.   Through their writings, already at this early phase, the versatility, fluidity and maturity of Islamic mysticism become apparent. This exploration thus reveals that mysticism in Islam emerged earlier than customarily acknowledged, long before Islamic mysticism became generically known as Ṣūfism. The central figure of this book is al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī, whose teaching and inner world focus Author: Sara Sviri. Perspectives on early Islamic mysticism: the world of al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī and his contemporaries Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī, Sviri, Sara "This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the 8th th centuries, with special attention to 9th c. mystics, such as al-Tustarī, al-Muḥ¿sibī, al-Kharr¿z, al-Junayd and, in particular, al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī.

Unlike other studies dealing with the so-called ‘Formative Period’, this book focuses on the extant writings of early mystics rather than on the later Ṣūfī compilations. These early mystics articulated what would become a hallmark of Islamic mysticism: a system built around the psychological tension between the self (nafs) and the heart (qalb) and how to overcome it. Unlike other studies dealing with the so-called 'Formative Period', this book focuses on the extant writings of early mystics rather than on the later Ṣūfī compilations. These early mystics articulated what would become a hallmark of Islamic mysticism: a system built around the psychological tension between the self (nafs) and the heart (qalb) and how to overcome it. Perspectives On Early Islamic Mysticism: The World Of Al-hak'm Al-tirmidh And His Contemporaries This work offers a new perspective and revealing insights into the cultural horizon of pre-Sufi mystical Islam which, especially in the Eastern regions of the Islamic Caliphate, still retained traces of pre-Islamic esoteric traditions. Qur'an The first centuries of Islam saw the development of Sufism as one of the world's major mystical traditions. Although the later Sufi writings by mystics such as Rumi are known and 4/5(1).

Get this from a library! Perspectives on early Islamic mysticism: the world of al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī and his contemporaries. [Sara Sviri] -- "This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the 8th th centuries, with special attention to 9th c. mystics, such as al-Tustarī, al-Muḥ¿sibī, al-Kharr¿z. The first centuries of Islam saw the development of Sufism as one of the world's major mystical traditions. Although the later Sufi writings by mystics such as Rumi are known and available in translation, access to the crucial early period of Islamic mysticism has been far more limited/5(4). Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism: The World of al-akm al-Tirmidh and his Contemporaries (Routledge Sufi Series Book 23) This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the eighthtenth centuries, with special attention to ninth-century mystics, such as al-Tustar, al-Musib, al-Kharrz, al-Junayd and, in particular, al-akm al-Tirmidh. In Islamic Mysticism, Rawandi contends that unreliable sources seriously undermine the classical account of Islam and Sufism. His detailed study of the philosophy of religion -especially the work of traditionalists such as RenT Guenon and Frithjof Schuon - helps to develop a critical analysis of /5(1).