THE UNDERSTANDING OF TAWHĪD IN THE SUFI CLASSICAL PERIOD

By: Sajid Farid Shapoo   ABSTRACT “Tawhīd is expressed as unity and singularity of God. The common understating of Tawhīd as Oneness of Allah and describing him as unique with no partners, has often come in conflict with the monistic understanding held by some Sufis through generations. Sufis developed a doctrine of gnosis (marifah) of an inner experiential knowledge which became…

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THE VISION OF TARIQAH AL-ALIAH AL-QADIRIYAH AL-CASNAZANIYYAH TO POLITICS

 By: Qais H.A. Abu Younis   ABSTRACT The Sufist Kadireeh Casnazaniyyah Tariqah is considered as a one of the most widely spread Sufi groups in different parts of the world. It has a comprehensive educational and scientific vision. What makes this Tariqah comprehensive and distinctive is its engagement in politics. Thus, this study seeks to answer a set of questions…

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AN EARLY OVERVIEW : THE BIOGRAPHY OF ‘UTHMAN SHIHAB AL-DIN AL-FUNTIANI A MALAY INDONESIAN ARCHIPELAGO TRANSLATION SCHOLAR

 By: Nor Shakirah Azizan and Che Zarrina Sa`ari   ABSTRACT This paper studies `Uthman Shihab al-Din al-Funtiani, a scholar who contributed a lot in expanding Islamic knowledge especially in the field of translation. However, his background and academic contributions has not been studied much. Therefore, by using the method of qualitative descriptive analysis and library research methods in collecting data,…

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PROGRESSION DISCOURSE IN SUFI’S NOTION ACCORDING TO TOK PULAU MANIS

 By: Mohd hamidi Ismail   ABSTRACT From one side of people’s view, customarily Sufism interpolate with stagnation. This type of view, its foundation came throughout from an assumption which originated from raw conclusion without enough detailing on Sufism’s conception. The truth is, Sufism battles all kind of indolence in a sense abstains humanity from development and progression. It summons toward…

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AN EARLY OVERVIEW ON BIOGRAPHY OF SYEIKH ISMAIL BIN HAJI MUHAMMAD ARIF AL-RAWI AL-NAQSYABANDI AL-KHALIDI (1850-1926) IN ULU BERNAM, SELANGOR

 By: Ahmad Shukri Ghazali and Mohd Khairul Naim bin Che Nordin   ABSTRACT The purpose of this article is to introduce Sheikh Ismail bin Haji Muhammad Arif al-Rawi, a religious and community figure in Ulu Bernam, Selangor. His name was placed in the oldest mosque in Selangor, the Sheikh Ismail Mosque and his grave adjacent to the tomb of the…

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