Ahmad Zarruq was a 15th century Muslim scholar from Morocco. A Berber of the Barnusi tribe, he lost both his parents within a week of his birth. Counsel of Sidi Ahmad Zarruq PI By Sidi Ahmad Zarruq Translated b y Shavkh Hamza Yusu f The noble scholar, the unique of his age, the regulator of the. The present study is an attempt to restore the text of Qawaid al-Tasawwuf by comparative and comprehensive study of its manuscripts. This thesis also aims to .

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Six MSS and a published edition have been used for the restoration of the text.

Translated in English by Hamza Yusuf Credit: Thus do not neglect the externals of your worldly needs. The sixth section is a summary of Qawaid al-Tasawwuf. This is so because if you go down to his level, he will show you contempt.

Sidi Ahmad Zarruq Quotes (Author of The Poor Man’s Book of Assistance)

Allah is enough for us, and God is the best of protectors. Doctoral Theses Doctoral College. This has resulted in five other afflictions: The affair belongs to Allah. Put aside anything that you cannot discern its benefit immediately.

As for what is between you and God, three matters are concerned: Certainly not as a reference based upon their outward forms, or what they seem to be telling us. He whose service is for others is ennobled by it. So be conscious of Allah and make your request with dignity. And treat others with the most excellent of character. May prayers and peace be upon our master Muhammad and his family and his companions So me principles in al-Qa wa’id b y Zarru q The demands made on a person should be according to his rank and he should be addressed according to ahmqd background.


List of writers Women writers Moroccan literature Arabic Tamazight. And beware of the majority of people in matters that concern your religious and your worldly states, unless you have ascertained he has some sound relationship with his Lord based upon a knowledge that is free of his caprice or love of leadership, and a sound intellect free of the pitfalls of hidden agendas. Ahmad Zarruq was a 15th century Muslim scholar from Morocco. The pitfall of foregoing dispensations and interpretations concerning injunctions is self-pity due to hardships.

The realization of turning back to Allah is through praise and gratitude in times of prosperity ahkad taking ahmzd in Him in times of affliction. The murid is expected to have sincerity as well as the first two qualities. This is so because the one who seeks the outset at the end loses providential care; and the one who seeks the end at the outset loses providential guidance.

This is so because it is constantly fleeing from moderation in everything, aarruq it inclines towards extremism in both matters of deviance and guidance. As for dealing with the self, this also involves three necessities: Never claim anything to which you ahad entitled, not to mention that to which you are not entitled, and you zaruq be safe from Connivance and treachery.


amhad Organize your time in a manner appropriate to the time-specific needs using gentleness and toleration. Return to Book Page. And be very wary of either harshness or laxity.

Ahmad Zarruq

The reason for this is a stranger in reality owes you nothing, and someone close to you is too precious to direct your blame to him. A common man without taqwa is corrupt.

M rated it it was amazing May 03, Put aside anything if unable to discern its benefit immediately. If you are not able to do your usual practice, at least occupy yourself with some other similar practice.

The Poor Man’s Book of Assistance

Be extremely vigilant about avoiding positions of leadership, but should you be tried with such matters, know your own limitations. Among the community of Musa there was a group who were guided by the truth and judged by it. Consider these two from both their origins and their actions. Anyone know where to get this book.? Never claim anything to which you are entitled, not to mention that to which you are not entitled, and you will be safe from connivance and treachery.