Pure Gold from the Words of Sayyidi c Abd al- Aziz al-Dabbagh (Al-Dhabab al- Ibriz min Kalam Sayyidi c Abd al-Aziz al-Dabbagh) By Ahmad b. al-Mubarak. : Pure Gold from the Words of Sayyidi Abd al-Aziz al-Dabbagh: Al- dhabab Al-ibriz Min Kalam Sayyidi Abd Al-aziz Al-dabbagh: illustrated edition. Pure Gold from the Words of Sayyidī ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz al-Dabbāgh The resulting book, known as the Ibrīz, describes how al-Dabbāgh attained illumination and.

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He entered and I with him, and we sat down together and he said, “Repeat to me what you have seen. His field of specialization is Islamic cultural and intellectual history Geistesgeschichtein particular Islamic mysticism.

I tried to cover my face so that I would not have to look at that light but I realised that my body was all eyes, the eye seeing, the head seeing, the leg seeing and all of my limbs seeing. It began to be absent only for an hour in the day and an hour in the night, until finally it became continuous.

He said that his name was Abdullah al-Barnawi from Barno and that he had only come to Fez because of me. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

I went and when I reached the Bab al-Futuh a trembling came over me and then many shudders. He threw off the burden I carried by his words, by Allah, and I realised that he was one of the friends of Allah, a gnostic. And I insist that you go to the grave of Sidi Abdullah at-Tawdi, for there you will see good. I bought fish and went to our house and the woman said to me, “Go to Sidi Ali Ibn Harazim an area in Fez and bring us oil so that we can cook the fish.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. I looked at the clothes I was wearing and I found that they did not veil that seeing which pervaded my whole body, so I realised that covering my face made no difference.

I left him and I never saw him after that day.

Return to me and I will give you everything you need. He said to me, “Come with me to my home,” so I went with him to the house.

That state continued for about an hour and then stopped.

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He began to speak to me, saying, “I am sick with such and such, I saw such and such, and such and such happened to me,” mentioning everything that had happened to me. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. It is only feared for him before that. Materialien zur alten islamischen Froemmigkeit Bernd Radtke.


We recognised Allah by the reality of our selves, and praise and thanks belong to Him. Description Around in Fez Ahmad b. I saw the sky as if I were above it looking at what was in it. I returned with him and we sat in the mosque. The resulting book, known as the Ibriz, describes how al-Dabbagh attained illumination and access to the Prophet, as well as his teachings about the Council of the godly that regulates the world, relations between master and disciple, the darkness in men’s bodies, Adam’s creation, Barzakh, Paradise and Hell, and much more besides.

Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x My state became very extreme and my breast became tremendously troubled, and I said, “This is death without doubt. So, I mentioned to him what I saw and what had happened to me. That state returned to me for an hour and then stopped again.

The sickness that caused his death came to him and he died, may Allah have mercy on him, but I followed his parting counsel and went to Sidi Abdullah at-Tawdi. Book ratings by Goodreads. I looked at him and he was weeping. Al-Dabbagh shunned religious studies but, having reached illumination and met with the Prophet Muhammad, he was able to explain any obscurities in the Qur’an, hadiths and sayings of earlier Sufis.

This translation will undoubtedly expand scholarly awareness of this ibrzi but influential book, which reflects a still understudied period in the development of Sufi thought and practice. Hoffman, Islamic Africa, show more. Other books in this series. Dispatched from the UK in 6 business days When will my order arrive? His stay with me was only to protect me from darkness entering upon me in this opening and until the opening in witnessing the Prophet happened to me, may Allah bless him and give him peace, because there is no fear for the one who has the opening then.

I was incapable of reaching Ggold Ibn Harazim and was afraid for myself and was busy weeping. When it was the third day pue the Eid festival I saw the Master of Existence the Prophet Muhammadmay Allah bless him and grant him peace.

I rejoiced and realised the blessing in the words of the Faqih Sidi al-Hajj Ahmad al-Jarandi, may Allah be merciful to him, for he was one of the people of right action. That light came from above me and from below me, from my right and left, and from before me and behind me. He said, “There is no god but Allah, these four hundred years we have not heard the like of this. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.


I saw all the villages and towns, everything in this land and the Christian woman breast-feeding her child sitting in her lap. I went out of our house and Allah provided me with four coins, by means of one of His slaves who give sadaqah.

The Opening of Shaykh Abdal-Aziz Ad-Dabbagh

Then my flesh began to creep very much and I began to walk in that condition until I reached the grave of Sidi Yahya ibn ‘Ilal, may Allah benefit us by him, and that is on the way to Sidi Ali ibn Harazim.

He began to look at me and I said to myself, “What does he want? A tremendous cold from it struck me so much so that I thought I had died. Sidi Abdullah al-Barnawi said, “O Sidi AbdulAziz, before today I was afraid for you but today when Allah the Exalted has made you meet the Master of Existence, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, my heart is secure and tranquil, and I entrust you to Allah the Mighty and Majestic.

It began to come upon me for an hour and then vanish for another hour until it was living intimately with me. I regained the first state that I originally had and returned to town. When I reached the Bab al-Jaysah there was a black man outside the gate. Looking for beautiful books? Sidi Abdullah al-Barnawi remained with me, guiding me, directing me and strengthening me and removing fear of what I witnessed from my heart for the rest of the months of Rajab, Sha’ban, Ramadan, and ten days from Dhu’l-Hijjah.

Goodreads is the world’s gopd site for readers with over 50 million reviews. He said to me, “I want you to return with me to the mosque, then we can sit for an hour and talk,” and I said, “With pleasure.