The Spiritual Writings of Amir 'abd Al-Kader (Paperback)

By Michel Chodkiewicz, James Chrestensen (Translator), Tom Manning (Translator)

State University of New York Press, 9780791424469, 244pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 1995

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Description

Behind 'Abd al-Kader's role of brilliant warrior lay another, that of spiritual master in the direct lineage of Ibn 'Arabi, the Shaikh al-Akbar (the greatest shaikh). The thirty-nine texts translated here were chosen because they represent the major themes of the teaching of 'Abd al-Kader. Many are commentaries on passages from the writings of Ibn 'Arabi. They offer a rare opportunity to share the illumination of a master writing from his own direct experience.