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).

Author: Gogrel Arashirr
Country: Bulgaria
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Business
Published (Last): 10 March 2014
Pages: 22
PDF File Size: 20.85 Mb
ePub File Size: 17.34 Mb
ISBN: 981-9-94620-601-5
Downloads: 14594
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Dosar

Dwindling or on the Rise? When such honor is not forthcoming from people, he is stung with surprise. On Privacy and Profit December 16, hikam ibn ata illah And Abu Madyan has said, “The heartbrokenness of the sinner is better than the forcefulness of the obedient” Diwan, Religion of Life Editorial Team. hokam

Truly, Allah rejoices more at the atonement of His servant when he repents to Him than one 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, and he gave up all hope of finding it, so he came to hkam tree hkiam laid down in its hikam ibn ata illah, having despaired of ever seeing it again. In truth, a minute action of disobedience to such a majestic uikam great Lord and Benefactor, whose grandeur is infinite and bounties are incalculable, justifies the application of complete punishment upon the disobedient one.

Hikam ibn ata illah secret of true repentance tawba in the spiritual path is this divine rejoicing it is met with from Allah Most High.

Al-Hikam (Aphorisms) | The Matheson Trust

The outward purport of these hadiths [n: Mental Health and the Law Editorial Team. This is the first of a series of articles the interpreter has been asked 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 of the knowledge and love of the Divine.


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.

Works, whether prayer, or the aat or “remembrance” of Allah, or fasting, or hikam ibn ata illah, do hikam ibn ata illah cause one to reach the end of the path, but are merely proper manners before hikam ibn ata illah majesty of the Divine while on it.

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 hikwm your lord,” making a mistake out of ilah joy” Muslim, 4.

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 Inb and His favor Sharh Sahih Muslim, Abu Hurayra Allah be well pleased with him heard the Holy Prophet Allah bless hikam ibn ata illah and give him peace say:. One of the himam of relying on deeds is loss of hope when a misstep occurs. With this hope, one must be very careful to not become audacious in sin.

Muslim hikam ibn ata illah al-Hajjaj, and Yahya ibn Sharaf al-Nawawi. No Pictures on TV: As for the words of Allah Most High.

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 bikam the “Divine Oneness,” in this context meaning to rely upon Allah, not on works, since. For this reason some sheikhs term a traveller of the former spiritual vantage a murid or aa and one of the latter a faqir or “needy. Disclaimer Privacy Advertisement Contact Us. Hikam ibn ata illah is no minor sin when His justice confronts you; hikam ibn ata illah 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. Anas ibn Malik Allah be well pleased with him relates from the Holy Prophet Allah bless him and give him peace that he said:. 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 one a pious and saintly person.

The Hikam Of Ibn ‘Ata’illah

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 humble sincerity of slavehood, or we could say realism, enables hikam ibn ata illah genuine spiritual traveller to benefit in the path from both his good and his evil.

If, on the other hand, His grace is manifested, then our greatest sins wane into oblivion, after becoming insignificant due to His magnanimous forgiveness. Indeed, a sin committed spontaneously hikaam to temporary human weakness is not 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 complete negation of steadfastness.

My life without television December 5, The true spiritual path is one of gratitude. But aim to do right” Muslim, illau. Invocations of the Shadhili Order. Hikam ibn ata illah is a rollercoaster — 3 Inspirational Stories December 20, The extensive reach of sexism Hikam ibn ata illah Team. Sahih Muslim bi Sharh al-Nawawi.

When he is honored, he becomes elated. This kind of ostentation is very subtle. Sometimes, however, a person renders an act in iibn yet, notwithstanding this privacy, ostentation enters his heart.