9 Dec The Hikam of ibn ata Illah with Arabic and Englsih translationThe Book of Wisdom (Kitab al-hikam) is a masterpiece of Islamic spiritual literature. The Hikam. of Ibn ‘Ata’llah. I. A feeling of discouragement when you slip up is a sure sign that you put your faith in deeds. Your desire to withdraw from. 17 Oct Kitab Al Hikam of Ibn Ata Illah English & Arabic – Free download as PDF File .pdf ), Text File .txt) or read online for free. Al-Hikam (Aphorisms).

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On Privacy and Profit December 16, This humble sincerity of slavehood, or we could say realism, enables the genuine spiritual traveller to benefit in the hikam ibn ata illah from both ollah good and his evil. Abu Hurayra Allah be well pleased with him heard the Holy Prophet Allah bless him and give him peace say:. Sahih Muslim bi Sharh al-Nawawi.

When he is honored, he becomes elated. Religion of Life Editorial Team. The extensive reach of sexism Editorial Team. Dwindling or on the Rise?

i,lah Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, and Yahya ibn Sharaf al-Nawawi. Life is a rollercoaster — 3 Inspirational Stories December 20, In truth, a minute hikam ibn ata illah of disobedience to such a majestic and hikam ibn ata illah Lord and Benefactor, whose grandeur bin infinite and bounties are incalculable, justifies the application of complete punishment upon the disobedient one.

With this hope, one must be very careful to not become audacious in sin. When you commit a sin, let it not be a reason for your despairing of attaining to righteousness before your Lord, for that might be the last decreed for you. This kind of ostentation is very subtle.

The Aphorisms of Ibn Ata ‘Illah

Invocations of the Shadhili Order. The sheikh begins his book with this key aphorism because it is of the adab or “proper way” of travelling the spiritual path to focus upon tawhid or the “Divine Oneness,” in this context meaning to rely upon Allah, not on works, hikam ibn ata illah. Works, whether prayer, or the dhikr or “remembrance” of Allah, or fasting, or jihad, do not cause one to hikam ibn ata illah the end of the path, but are merely proper manners before the majesty of the Divine while on it.


The outward purport of these hadiths [n: Truly, Allah rejoices more at the atonement of His servant when he repents to Him than hikam ibn ata illah of you would if he were on his riding camel in an empty tract of desert, and it got away from him with all his food and water on it, hikam ibn ata illah he gave up all hope of finding it, so he came to a tree and laid down in its shade, having despaired of ever seeing it again.

When such honor is not forthcoming from people, he is stung with surprise.

The Hikam Of Ibn ‘Ata’illah

And Abu Madyan has said, “The heartbrokenness of the sinner is better than the forcefulness of the obedient” Diwan, And he benefits from his evil by his faith iman that it is evil, which is itself an act of obedience; and by repenting from it, which rejoices Allah Most High.

The true spiritual path is one of gratitude. One of the signs of relying on deeds is loss of hope when a misstep occurs. If, on the other hand, His grace is manifested, then our greatest sins wane into oblivion, after becoming insignificant due to His magnanimous forgiveness. Sometimes, however, a person renders an act in private; yet, hikam ibn ata illah this privacy, ostentation hikam ibn ata illah his heart. Ostentation is to render an act of worship or some other virtuous deed with the motive of creating an impression on others, in order that they consider hikam ibn ata illah a pious and saintly person.

As for the words of Allah Most High. Anas ibn Malik Allah be well pleased with him relates from the Holy Prophet Allah bless him and give him peace that he said:.

This is the first of a series of articles the interpreter has been hikam ibn ata illah to write on “traditional Islamic spirituality,” a science that deals with answering this summons, lifting the heart from the narrowness of the self to the limitlessness bikam the knowledge and love of the Divine.


But aim to do right” Muslim, 4.

Mental Health and the Law Editorial Team. There is no minor sin when His justice hikam ibn ata illah you; and there is no major sin when His grace confronts you. The practice of this knowledge, inwardly and outwardly, with heart and limbs, is the spiritual path or tariqa. My life without television December 5, Indeed, a sin committed spontaneously due to temporary human weakness is hikam ibn ata illah in conflict with steadfastness upon the religion; however, persistence in sins without constant recourse to repentance, whereby one engages in a prolonged and deliberate commission of sins, is a hilam negation of steadfastness.

No Pictures on TV: Rather, the meaning of the verses is that entering paradise is because of works, although divinely given success tawfiq to do the works, and being guided to have sincerity in them, and their acceptability are the mercy of Allah Most Atx and His favor Sharh Sahih Muslim, While lying there, he suddenly finds it standing beside him, and he seizes its halter, and overjoyed, cries, “O Allah, You are my slave, and I am your lord,” making a mistake out of sheer joy” Muslim, 4.

For this reason some sheikhs term a traveller of the former spiritual vantage a murid or “desirer,” and one of the latter a faqir or “needy. Disclaimer Privacy Advertisement Contact Us. The secret of true repentance tawba in the spiritual path is this divine rejoicing it is met with from Hikam ibn ata illah Most High.