Jean-Louis Michon was born in France and has a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from the Sorbonne. He practiced as an architect in Switzerland and traveled widely. Ibn ‘Ajiba, an 18th-century Moroccan saint in the Darqawi Sufi lineage, wrote his fahrasa or autobiography not for the pleasure of talking about himself, but “to. Esoteric Hermeneutic of Ibn ‘Ajiba. Faris Casewit. Abstract. In the Tafsīr (of Ibn Ajiba), an interesting parallel is drawn between the incredulous attitude of the.
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But woe unto those who deny the truth: Return to Book Page. Ibn ‘Ajiba wrote his “fahrasa,” or autobiography, not for the pleasure of talking about himself but “to celebrate God’s kindness.
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Esoteric Hermeneutic of Ibn ‘Ajiba
Thanks for telling us about the problem. This ihn is not yet featured on Listopia. He spent his entire life in and around Tetuan, and died of the plague in AH Ucu Saepurridwan marked it as to-read Jun 07, In this instance, the exegete re-examines another seemingly obvious principle: This new English translatio Ibn ‘Ajiba wrote his “fahrasa,” or autobiography, not for the pleasure of talking about himself but “to celebrate God’s kindness.
Die before you die, shed the heavy vestiges of your ego. The Fahrasa presents at once the everyday with the divine all at once.
Ahmad ibn Ajiba
They are vital to the religious life to the degree that Satan-worship is contrary to it. This would have been a straight way!
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The denouement of these stories is always the same, the communities involved typically fail to heed the warning of the messengers kathabat — the latter often becoming the subject of physical persecution— and finally comes the Divine punishment.
Theconsciousmuslim marked it as to-read Apr 23, Defending the Socio-Cultural Space of Sufism. Hasan El-feddi marked it as to-read Aug 24, Yasser marked it as to-read May 23, When handling the latter concept, antecedent Sufi exegetes often moved to the level of the soul, stressing the correspondences between the unbelievers in the larger universe and the demons lurking within the inner world of the human soul.
Zarir Hfx rated it liked it Mar 26, The passage reveals a deep concern about disciples who are zjiba on the path, being intimidated, discouraged from, or talked out of their mystical quest for perfection.
This order enjoyed an elite social status and wielded significant political clout. Ajina sections of spiritual allusions, including the ones surveyed here, exhibit a largely intelligible language and express relatively intuitive ideas, which make them all the more accessible to such an audience. Books by Ahmad ibn Ajiba.
The Autobiography (Fahrasa) of a Moroccan Soufi: Ahmad ibn ‘Ajiba (1747 – 1809)
And you, O deniers of [the saints] of your age are [no different]. As a child he developed a love of knowledge, memorizing the Qur’an and studying subjects ranging from Classical Arabic grammarreligious ethics, poetryQur’anic recitation and ajjiba. For, praised may He be! Really, It’s all in the vision ubn the beholder – what will you see? The exegesis of the esoterists can only be appreciated by esoterists: He was born of a sharif family in the Anjra tribe that ranges from Tangiers to Tetuan along the Mediterranean coast of Morocco.
Furkhanhaq marked it as to-read Dec 04, You have no valid ground for your beliefs unless you [truly] observe the Torah and the Gospel, and aniba that has been bestowed from on high upon you by your Sustainer!
Kufr  It is one of those notions that in the Muslim conscience, encompasses much of what is odious in the character and conduct of a human being. John Morgan marked it as to-read May 30, Where kufr can be found in abundance, however, is in the verses that deal with reckoning, reward and aiba, or the narrative-historical verses of past unbelievers, or verses which juxtapose the inner condition of the believers with those of the deviants.
Nawal marked it as to-read Oct 03, How can you refuse to acknowledge God, seeing that you were lifeless and He gave you life, and that He will cause you to die and then will bring you again to life, whereupon unto Him you will be brought back?
India Madisetti rated it liked it Sep 02, David Le faucheur rated it it was amazing Aug 09, When he reached the age of eighteen he left home and undertook the study of exoteric knowledge in Qasr al-Kabir under the supervision of Sidi Muhammad al-Susi al-Samlali.
He went to Fes to study with Ibn Souda, Bennani, and El-Warzazi, and joined the new Darqawiyya in AHof which he was the representative in the northern part of the Jbala region.