Category: Early Sufis

Bio: Abu Sulayman al-Darani

Bio: Abu Sulayman al-Darani

أبو سليمان عبد الرحمن بن عطية الداراني (d. 215 H. in Dara near Damascus) radiya Allah anhu Biography in Al-Risala

Bio: Al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi

أبو عبد الله محمد بن علي بن الحسين الترمذي d. 320 H. may Allah be pleased with him A great sufi ...

Bio: Al-Harith al-Muhasibi

may Allah be pleased with him الحارث المحاسبي b. 165 H. in Basrah – d. 243 H. in Baghdad Early sufi, companion of

Bio: Habib ibn 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
Book | Attar: Tadhkirat al-Awlia

Book | Attar: Tadhkirat al-Awlia

by Farid al-Din al ’Attar English: Google book | View PDF | Download Chapters:
  • Hasan of Basra
  • Malek Ibn Dinar
  • Habib al-Ajami
  • Rabe‘a al-Adawiya
  • Al-Fozail Ibn Iyaz
  • Ebrahim Ibn Adham
  • Beshr Ibn al-Hareth
  • Dho ‘l-Nun
  • Book | Hujwiri: Kashf al-Mahjub

    Book | Hujwiri: Kashf al-Mahjub

    by Ali al-Hujwiri English: transl. by Nicholson | A.Javed Urdu: translation (21MB) | Fazluddin-Gohar (69MB) More translations and editions: see maktabah.org

    Book | Qushayri: Risala

    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