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The Book of Elegance in the Science of Agriculture
‘Abd al-Ghani ibn Isma’il al-Nabulusi (1641‒1731, 1050‒1143 AH) was an influential Syrian author whose corpus of at least 150 known works primarily treat mystical and other theological matters. After losing his father at a young age, al-Nabulusi developed an interest in mysticism and joined the Qadiriyya and Naqsbandiyya Sufi orders. Residing near the great Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, al-Nabulusi appears to have immersed himself for long periods in the works of Ibn al-‘Arabi and other mystical writers, indifferent to worldly habits such as the trimming of ...
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Commentary to ‘Abd Al-Ghanī Al-Nābulusī's Kifāyat al-ghulām
This late 19th-century manuscript, dated AH 1294 (AD 1877), contains a commentary on Kifāyat al-ghulām (The youth’s sufficiency), one of the many works of ‘Abd al-Ghanī ibn Ismā‘īl al-Nābulusī (1641–1731). ‘Abd Al-Ghanī was a Syrian mystic, theologian, poet, and traveler, and his writings in both poetry and prose reflect his many interests and activities. He spent seven years studying the writings of the Sufi mystics on their spiritual experiences. He also journeyed extensively throughout the Islamic world, to Istanbul, Lebanon, Jerusalem, Palestine, Egypt, Arabia, and Tripoli. The ...
The Book of Elegance in the Science of Agriculture
The author of this work, Abd al-Gani ibn Isma’il al-Nabulusi (1641–1731), is considered one of the most influential and prolific Syrian writers of his time. He was affiliated with the Sufi orders of the Naqšbandiyya and the Qādirīyya and produced an impressive number of works in the fields of mysticism, theology, and poetry. He traveled extensively in the Islamic world and recorded his adventures in narratives that touch upon his private mystical experiences and the intellectual milieu of the 18th-century Islamic centers. This manuscript contains a copy of ...
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