Rabia Basri: The Mystic and Her Fellow-Saints in Islam [Margaret Smith] on Language: English Pages: About the Book It is an humble and authentic. Rabia Basri (Rabi’a) was one of the greatest spiritual masters of all times. This is a rendering of her life and work. Rabia Basri Rehmatullah Alayeha. has 2 ratings and 1 review. Sunny said: With little Published by Book Corner Showroom. More Details.

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Please, enable JavaScript in order to use this functionality. EricaSalem WesterbergMokhtar marked it as to-read Jun 06, Refresh and try again. See all options See all options. Muniba rated it really liked it Aug 17, Millat Book Centre Pages: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. So writes Margaret Smith in this fascinating and scholarly work on Rabi’a of Basra, the early Muslim saint and trye mystic who died in the year Lists with This Book.

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Rabia Basri, The Mystic

The high position attained by the women Sufis is attested further by the fact boois the Sufis themselves give to a woman the first place among the earliest Muhammadan mystics and have chosen her to be the representative of the first development of mysticism in Islam.


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The goal of the Sufi quest was union with the Divine, and the Sufi seeker after God, having renounced this world and its attraction being purged of Self and its desires, inflamed with a passion of love of God, journeyed ever onward, looking toward the final purpose, through the life of illumination, with its ecstasies and raptures, and the higher life of contemplation, until at last he achieved the heavenly gnosis and attained to the Vision of God, in which the lover might become one with the Beloved, and abide in Him for ever.

Such a conception of the relations between the saint and his Lord leaves no room for the distinction of sex. Description from the publisher: The Faith and Practice of Al-Ghazali.

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There is repetition of incidents and alot of information on Sufism in general including mentioning stories of other Sufi Saints of her era, so there is less about her life in particular and more on other stuff.

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Adi, from which she was known as al-Adawiyya or al-Qaysiyya, and also as al-Basriyya, from her birth-place. Description Featured Recommendations 2 Reviews 0 “The women saints Smith also offers a survey of the female saints and mystics of absri Muslim world, providing an unusual insight into women’s impressive contribution to the rich heritage of Islam. Rabia Basri Rabi’a was one of the greatest spiritual masters of all times.


My e-mail address is. Be the first to ask a question about Rabia Basri Rehmatullah Alayeha. The book should have been titled on some Sufism or relevant title since its not much dedicated to Rabia Basri Rehmatullah Alayehaa. A valuable addition to my collection indeed as the author claimed its the only detailed biography available of the respectable Rabia Basri Rehamtullahe Alayehaa. Want to Read saving…. Anum marked it as to-read Sep 27, Rania Abdullah Gandapur marked it as to-read Jul 16, fabia Discussing the place of Rabi’a in Islamic tradition, Dr.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Hardcoverpages. All whom God had called to be saints could ragia, by following the Path, to union with Himself, and all who attained, would have their royal rank, as spiritual beings, in the world to come.