Category: Early Sufis

Styles

Bio: Abu Muslim al-Khawlani

Abu Muslim al-Khawlani "the inburnable" الإمام أبو مسلم الخولاني radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Refs Prominent religious figure in Damascus, Syria. He was one of the 'Eight Ascetics,' who included Amir ibn Abd al-Qays, Abu Muslim al-Khawlani, Uways al-Qarani, Al-Rabi ibn Khuthaym, al-Aswad ibn Yazid, Masruq ibn al-Ajda', Sufyan al-Thawrt ibn Said and ... Read More
Bio: Abu Sulayman al-Darani

Bio: Abu Sulayman al-Darani

Abu Sulayman al-Daraniأبو سليمان عبد الرحمن بن عطية الداراني (d. 215 H. in Dara near Damascus) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Bio in English | عربي | Svenska | Burial Place | Refs Biography in Al-Risala al-Qushayriyya - t.b.d. Biografi Abu Sulayman al-Darani ur al-Qusayri's Risala, övers. Göran Ogén t.b.d. t.b.d. Biografi ur al-Qusayri's Risala Biografi ... Read More

Bio: Al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi

Al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi أبو عبد الله محمد بن علي بن الحسين الترمذي d. 320 H. may Allah be pleased with him Tab links: English | عربي | Books | Burial Place | More A great sufi ... صحب أبو عبد الله بن الجلاء وأحمد بن خضرويه His most famous book is اثبات العلل about the hikma of the Shari’a كتب المصنف ... Read More

Bio: Al-Harith al-Muhasibi

may Allah be pleased with him Al-Harith al-Muasibi الحارث المحاسبي b. 165 H. in Basrah – d. 243 H. in Baghdad Tab links: English | عربي | Books | Burial Place | More Early sufi, companion of al-Junayd Contemporary of Imam Ahmadibn Hanbal Entry in Qushayri's Risala PDF Abu ´Abdallah al-Harith al-Muhasibi He was unique in his age in regard ... Read More

Bio: Habib ibn al-`Ajami

Sayyidi Habib ibn Mohammad al-'Ajami d. in Baghdad Habib ibn Mohammad al-'Ajami al-Basri, a Persian settled at Basra, was a noted hadith narrator who transmitted from al-Hasan al-Basri, Ibn Sirrin, and other authorities. His conversion from a life of ease and self-indulgence was brought about by al-Hasan's eloquence; he was a frequent attendant at his lectures, and became one of ... Read More

Bio: Imam Al-Junayd Al-Baghdadi

Abū 'l-Qāsim al-Junayd bin Muhammad al-Baghdadi (d. 297 H. in Baghdad) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Silsila | English | Svenska | عربي | Books & Refs ﷽ Al-`Arif biAllah al-Junayd al-Baghdadi (d. 298 H. in Baghdad) He was al-Junayd b. Muhammad b. al-Junayd al-Nehawandi al-Baghdadi, al-Khazzâr Abul Qasim. Sufi and one of the `ulema, he followed the fiqh of ... Read More

Bio: Imam Sari Al-Saqati

Abū 'l-Ḥasan Sarī ibn al-Mughallis Saqatī (b. 155 - d. 251 H. in Baghdad) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Silsila | English | Svenska | عربي | Books & Refs ﷽ He was Abu al-Hasan Sari (al Sirri) b. al-Maghallis al-Saqati, the imam of Baghdad of his day, and one of the first formultators of sufi sayings. He was a ... Read More
Book | Attar: Tadhkirat al-Awlia

Book | Attar: Tadhkirat al-Awlia

Tab links: Info | Chapters English: Google book | View PDF | Download Chapters:
  • Hasan of Basra
  • Malek Ibn Dinar
  • Habib al-Ajami
  • ... Read More
    Book | Hujwiri: Kashf al-Mahjub

    Book | Hujwiri: Kashf al-Mahjub

    Kashf al-Mahjub - An early Persian treatise on Sufism by Ali al-Hujwiri English: transl. by Nicholson | A.Javed Urdu: translation (21MB) | Fazluddin-Gohar (69MB) More translations and editions: see maktabah.org ... Read More

    Book | Qushayri: Risala

    Tab links: Info | Commentaries Four indispensable works on the foundations of Sufism: • قوت القاوبب لأبي طالب المكي - Abu Talib al-Makki: Qut al-Qulub (a source of Al-Ghazali's Ihya ) • عوارف المعارف لالسهروردي - Al-Suhrawardi: ´Awarif al-Ma´arifكتاب اللمع في التصوف لأبي نصر السراج الطوسي - Al-Tusi: Al-Luma´الرسالة للامام القشيري - Qurshayri: Risala ... Read More