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Everything Muhammad: The Image of the Prophet in the Writings of ‘Ayn al-Qudat

I
t is well‑known that Rumi (d. 1273) was a great lover of the Prophet
Muhammad. This is best typified in such verses as the ones with which
the present article begins. Given our knowledge of the devotion to the
Prophet that we find in Rumi’s writings and in the works of many other
Sufi authors,2
I would here like to discuss the views of another major
devotee of the Prophet. His name was Abu’l Ma‘ali ‘Abd Allah al‑Miyanji,
and is most commonly known as ‘Ayn al‑Qudat Hamadani. He was born……..

Everything Muhammad

Knowledge and the Sacred – Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Knowledge and the Sacred – The Gifford Lectures

The Basic Structure of Metaphysical Thinking in Islam – By Toshihiko Izutsu

Izutzu – Basic Structure of Metaphysical Thinking in Islam

The Male and Female in the Islamic Perspective

The Male and Female in the Islamic Perspective

by Seyyed Hossein Nasr

“O Mankind! Lo! We have created you male and female… The noblest among you, in the sight of Allah, is the best in conduct.” (Quran 49:13)

The Male and Female in the Islamic Perspective 

 

 

A Sufi Approach to Religious Diversity: Ibn al-‘Arabi on the Metaphysics of Revelation

 

A Sufi Approach to Religious Diversity – Ibn al-Arabi on the Metaphysics of Revelation by William Chittick

Introduction to Metaphysics

Introduction to Metaphysics Part 1: The Supreme Science of Islam

 

Introduction to Metaphysics Part 2: The nature of reality

 

Introduction to Metaphysics Part 3: Science

 

Contemporary Man, between the Rim and the Axis

Come you lost Atoms to your Centre draw,
And be the Eternal Mirror that you saw :
Rays that have wander’d into Darkness wide
Return, and back into your Sun subside.
(Farīd al-Din ‘Attār)

 

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