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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Trivia About The Autobiography This page was last edited on 14 Januaryat Kufr as Denial of the Sufic Field of Knowledge. Faheem Hussain rated it liked it Sep 28, Ahmed rated it it was inn Aug 17, Azhar Suharwardi rated it did not like it Aug 07, European Science Foundation, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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University of North Carolina Press, Refresh and try again. Romeo Jamal rated it it was amazing Sep 21, But woe unto jaiba who deny the truth: India Madisetti rated it liked it Sep 02, Nawal marked it as lbn Oct inn, You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. And there is no doubt that he considered himself to be at the vanguard of a reformist, revivalist movement aiming at treating the myriad psycho-spiritual ills that Muslims were perceived as having succumbed to.

This, then, is the hell of which you were warned again and again: It was here that he was introduced to studies in the sciences, art, philosophy, law and Qur’anic exegesis in depth. Quotes from The Autobiography Toryn Green added it Oct 21, Kufr is, to be sure, associated with a whole host of negative ethical values but is not known, however, to be related in any specific way to apathy per se.


Books by Ahmad ibn Ajiba.

He spent his entire life in and around Tetuan, and died of the plague in AH Breathing New Life into the Understanding of Islam. Morocco Portal Ajia Portal. This article about a Moroccan writer or poet is a stub. As a child he developed a love of knowledge, memorizing the Qur’an and studying subjects ranging from Classical Arabic grammar, religious ethics, poetry, Qur’anic recitation and tafsir.

Among his descendants are the famous Ghumari brothers. Such as these have indeed gone far astray! It encompasses a whole variety of psycho-spiritual obstacles such as lukewarmness, torpor, hesitancy. The Fahrasa will be so many things, to so many different people.

This order enjoyed an elite social status and wielded significant political clout. Hafz rated it it was amazing Mar 16, 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 all that has been ajib from on high upon you by your Sustainer!

Books by Ahmad ibn Ajiba (Author of إيقاظ الهمم في شرح الحكم)

Feizurrahman marked it as to-read Feb 24, 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?

Nadeem marked it as to-read Nov 26, Zarir Hfx rated it liked it Mar 26, Literary theory Critics Literary Prizes. For people who do not believe in sainthood – this book will show you a saint.


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The Autobiography Fahrasa ajlba a Moroccan Soufi: Paperbackpages. And many of the elements that make up the semantic structure of kufr survive this transition without losing too much of their recognizable face value. He was born of a sharif family in the Anjra tribe that ranges from Tangiers to Tetuan along the Mediterranean coast of Morocco.

Books by Ahmad ibn Ajiba

For some unfortunate souls ‘mere ramblings’, for others an interesting account of ajibz Sufi aspirant and later Shaykh. It was here that he was introduced to studies in the sciences, art, philosophy, law and Qur’anic exegesis in depth. He went to Fes to study with Mohammed al-Tawudi ibn SudaBennaniand El-Warzaziand joined ahiba new Darqawiyya in AHof which he was the representative in the northern part of the Jbala region. 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. He spent his entire life in and around Tetuan, and died of the plague in AH By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

No trivia or quizzes yet. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. University of California Press, Kufr [1] 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.