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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And treat others with the most excellent of character.

The Counsel of Sidi Ahmad Zarruq

Let your main concern qhmad to remove from your outer state anything that is displeasing, and then maintain its outward state from continuous counsel.

Nabil rated it it was amazing Aug 15, 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.

Repentance zarrq a key. Moreover a bibliography and index is fixed at the end.

Have a firm foundation for all of your affairs and you will be safe from their pitfalls. Zraruq of this is really epitomized in the words of the poet when he said.

Leave them but in the best way. There is in respect to the common people, zarru people who are elite in the sight of Allah. Furthermore, a servant is never free of blunders, shortcomings, or lassitude. The presentation of Islam in such an integrated form appealed and zarrua not only the Muslim scholars but also saints to his most impressive accomplishment. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Therefore never be neglectful of Tawbah [repentance], and never turn away from the act of returning to Allah, and never neglect acts that bring you closer to Allah.

Let your main concern be to remove from your outward state anything displeasing, and then continue to work on your outward state through continuous counsel.

Examine your soul constantly in matters that you are obliged to do, or are needed to be done. Indeed, in these times even a suitable companion who is agreeable rarely lasts!

The Counsel of Sidi Ahmad Zarruq | The Ideal Muslim Man

Anything you are in no need of doing, leave it. The sixth section is a summary of Qawaid al-Tasawwuf. According to the Escorial MS the Qawaid consists of a preface, an epilogue and two hundred and twenty four principles.

This is from al-Qawa’id by Zarruq with some additions Things are judged according to what is intended by them. This is so because if you go down to his level, he will show you contempt. This is one of the principles in al-Qawa’id by Zarruq. Organize your devotional practices, and you will find your time extended due to the barakah [blessings] in it.

While those who claim a station less than their true rank will be elevated to even higher levels than they actually deserve. Nik Azhan rated it it was amazing Dec 20, That is how things are. The third section is an introduction to the manuscripts and published editions of Qawaid al-Tasawwuf.

Ahmad Zarruq – Wikipedia

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Do not learn it for the sake zarrq gain thereby making it an argument against yourselves rather than an argument for yourselves and against other people.

The second part contains an introduction which has been divided into six unequal sections. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In fact, should you resolve to do something, then do it immediately before the resolve wanes.

This is so because it is constantly fleeing from moderation in everything, and aumad inclines towards extremism in both matters ahmac deviance and guidance. Success is in His Hands. Amel ajmad it it was amazing Mar 02, In the meantime do not be heedless of your end and final resting-place. With laxity, this is especially necessary given that too much latitude in permitted matters sets the heart back on its journey to such a degree that even a man of resolve ends up looking like a foolish child.

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