Shaykh Shahabuddin Suhrawardi on Adab-Behaviour towards Ulema, Shuyukh, the Travellers and the Dwellers

The honoring of ulama and of shuyukh is a great right, the non-performance whereof is exceeding disobedience as is stated in the hadith: “Whoever does not perform the shaikh‘s rights is defective in the performance of God’s rights.”… Every society, the foundation whereof is on hypocrisy and not on sincerity, giveth no result whatever…When, outwardly… Read More Shaykh Shahabuddin Suhrawardi on Adab-Behaviour towards Ulema, Shuyukh, the Travellers and the Dwellers

Shaykh Shahabuddin Suhrawardi on Ilm-Knowledge and Aql-Intellect

He knows not that outside their ‘aql is another ‘aql… Excerpt Awarif ul Ma’arif, Shahabuddin Suhrawardi (Baghdad 1144-1234), Translated Arabic to Persian by Mahmud B. Ali Al-Kashani. Translated from Persian to English by H. Wilberforce Clarke (Calcutta, 1891), Sh.Muhammad Ashraf, 1991, Lahore, p.93-95 Ilm is a light from the candle of prophecy..is the special description of man; from… Read More Shaykh Shahabuddin Suhrawardi on Ilm-Knowledge and Aql-Intellect