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2016-02-19
February 19, 2016

 

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It is our intention to resume our e-book offerings.

Our first project is to finalize work in progress, as per list a) hereunder, while attending to the translation of Ibn Juzayy’s Sufi text, Tasfiyah al-Qulūb fī al-Wusūl ilā Hadrah ‘Allām al-Ghuyūb, a first in English like most of our titles, and continuing with our project of translating many writings by Shaykh Ahmad Zarrūq.

 

Thereafter, we will, Allah the Exalted willing, embark on the translation and e-publication of the texts mentioned in list b).

 

List a)

 

Ar-Rassā`: Tadhkirah al-Muhibbīn Sharh Asmā’ Sayyid al-Mursalīn, Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam + Tuhfah al-Akhyar fi Fadl as-Salāt ‘ala an-Nabiyyi’l-Mukhtār, Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam [On the names and the prayer on the Prophet, Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam, respectively]

Al-Qurtubī: Qam` al-Hirs wa’l-Qanā`ah + Abū Sālim al-‘Ayyāshī: Tanbīh Dhawī al-Himam al-‘Āliyah ‘alā az-Zuhd fī ad-Dunyā al-Fāniyah [Zuhd and the rulings on asking, begging etc.]

Ibn Tūlūn: Al-Lama`āt al-Barqiyyah fī an-Nukat at-Tārīkhiyyah [A wonderful confectionery of historical rarities]

Al-Fazārī al-Gharnātī: Maqālāt al-Udabā’ [Literary treats galore]

‘Abdu’l-Hayy al-Kattānī: Al-Yawāqīt ath-Thamīnah fī al-Ahādīth al-Qādiyah bi-Zuhūr Sikkah al-Hadīd wa-Wusūlihā ilā al-Madīnah [Scooping novel jewels from sources, predictions about the unseen, the changing landscape of existence and many other topics]

 

 

List b)

 

Tafsīr and Qur’ānic Sciences

Ibn ‘Ajībah: Tafsir al-Fātihah al-Kabīr [Sufi insights on the Opener of the Book]

Ibn al-Fākihānī: Al-Ghāyah al-Quswā fī al-Kalām ‘alā Āyah at-Taqwā [On Sūrah at-Talāq: 2-3]

Abū Bakr b. al-‘Arabī: Qānūn at-Ta’wīl + Rihlah [The canons of Qur’ānic hermeneutics, the Judge’s trip to the East and … a bonus surprise]

 

Hadīth

Al-Qādī ‘Iyād: Bughyah ar-Rā’id li-Mā Tadammanahu Hadīth Umm Zar` min al-Fawā’id + At-Ta`rīf bi al-Qādī ‘Iyād by his son [Judge ‘Iyād’s hadīthī succulence and the man under filial spotlight]

‘Abdu’l-Hayy al-Kattānī: Al-Bayān al-Mu`rib ‘an Ma`ānī Ba`d Mā Warada fī Ahl al-Yaman wa al-Maghrib [Casting a look beyond textual literalism: Who is who in two famous reports]

Ibn al-Qāss: Juz’ min-Fawā’id Hadith Abī ‘Umayr [Plentiful lessons are drawn from a simple hadīth on the passing out of a child’s affable nightingale]

 

‘Aqīdah

Al-Qurtubī: Al-Asnā fī Sharh Asmā’illāh al-Husnā [On Allah’s Names, known and lesser known]

 

Sīrah and Shamā’il Muhammadiyyah

‘Abdur-Rahman ath-Tha`ālibī: Al-Anwār fi Āyāt an-Nabiyyi’l-Mukhtār, Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam [Prophetic Sīrah shot through with spiritual unveilings from an Algerian master of the outward and the inward]

Ibn ‘Ajībah: Al-Anwār al-Qudsiyyah fī Sharh al-Qasīdah al-Hamziyyah li’l-Busayrī [Sufi commentary on a famous poem in praise of the Prophet, Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam]

Ibn Zafar as-Siqillī: Khayr al-Bishar bi-Khayr al-Bashar, Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam + Ibn al-Muzayyin al-Qurtubī: Ithbāt Nubuwwah Muhammad, Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam [Proof the the Final Prophethood from Signs, Miracles, unseen dimensions and Revelations]

 

Fiqh

Abu’l-‘Abbās al-‘Azafī: Ithbāt Mā Laysa minhu Budd li-Man Arāda al-Wuquf ‘alā Haqiqah ad-Dīnār wa ad-Dirham wa as-Sā` wa al-Mudd [Gold and silver coins, weights and measures]

Abu’l-‘Abbās Ahmad al-Hilālī as-Sijilmāsī: Al-Murāhim fī Ahkām Fasād ad-Darāhim [Debasement of coins debases human life]

Abū Sa`ūd al-Effendī: Risālah fī Jawāz Waqf an-Nuqūd [Waqf of money]

 

Sufism

Ibn ‘Abbād ar-Rundī: Ghayth al-Mawāhib al-‘Aliyyah fī Sharh al-Hikam al-‘Atā’iyyah [The most perfumed commentary on Ibn ‘Atā’illāh’s gems of wisdom]

Ibn Ghānim al-Maqdisī: Al-Futūhāt al-Ghaybiyyah fī al-Asrār al-Qalbiyyah [The author pulverizes the Shaytān’s enticements as he argues with him on matters of the heart]

Fihris Ibn Nāsir ad-Dar`ī [The “index” of a Sufi guide brimful of anecdotes and life scenes]

‘Abdu’l-Wahhāb ash-Sha`rānī: Kashf al-Hijāb wa ar-Rān min Wajh As’ilah al-Jānn [Reticent jinn pose to a Sufi master questions from behind a veil]

Ibn ad-Dabbāgh: Mashāriq Anwār al-Qulūb wa-Mafātih Asrār al-Ghuyūb [On spiritual love]

 

Possibility:

‘Abdur-Rahmān al-Fāsī and Muhammad Murtadā az-Zabīdī’s Commentaries on Imām ash-Shādhilī’s Hizb al-Barr

Abū Hāmid al-‘Arabī al-Fāsī al-Fihrī’s Mir’ātu’l-Mahāsin min-Akhbār ash-Shaykh Abi’l-Mahāsin [The formation of the Shādhilī Path in Morocco and the polished mirror of one of its greatest exponents]

 

History

Majmū`ah al-‘Āwā’il:

Ash-Shiblī ad-Dimashqī: Mahāsin al-Wasā’il fī Ma`rifah al-Awā’il; ath-Tha`ālibī: Latā’if al-Ma`ārif; at-Tabarānī: Al-Awā’il [Firsts and more firsts]

Ibn Abi Hajalah at-Tilimsānī: Sukrudān as-Sultān [The number seven and its astonishing permutations across Egypt’s history]

Abu’l-‘Arab at-Tamīmī: Kitāb al-Mihan [Book of tribulations]

 

Travel books

Adh-Dhahab wa al-‘Āsifah: Rihlah Ilyās al-Mawsilī ilā Amrikā [The first journey to Latin America by a man from the Islamic East]

As-Sarghīnī al-Hasanī: Al-Lu’lu’ah al-Fāshiyyah fī ar-Rihlah al-Hijāziyyah [A stream of otherworldly encounters and experiences along a Sufi’s path to pilgrimage]

 

Autobiographies

Al-Hawwāt ash-Shafshawānī: Thamratu Unsī fī at-Ta`rif bi-Nafsī

 

Literature

Ibn ‘Abdi’l-Barr: Adab al-Mujālasah wa-Hamd al-Lisān + al-Jāhiz: Kitmān as-Sirr wa-Hifz al-Lisān [Etiquettes of speech and companionship]

Anonymous: Al-Asad wa al-Ghawwās (Allegorical tale from the 5th century AH)

Imām ash-Shātibī (+ Muhammad Saghīr al-Ifrānī): Al-Ifādāt wa al-Inshādāt [Sips from diverse terrains]

Safiyyud-Din al-Halabī: Uns al-Masjun wa-Rāhah al-Mahzun [Delighting educated inmates of damp prisons]

Bahā’ud-Dīn al-‘Āmilī: At-Tadayyun wa an-Nifāq bi-Lisān al-Qitt wa al-Fa’r [Witty parables of cats and mice sketch for us the features of Shī’ī psychology]

Ath-Tha`ālibī: Thimār al-Qulūb fī al-Mudāf wa al-Mansūb [A strange and fascinating meadow of ascriptions]

Al-Husarī: Jam` al-Jawāhir fī al-Mulah wa an-Nawādir [An anthology of laughter]

Ibn Nubātah al-Misrī: Sarh al-‘Uyūn Sharh Risālah Ibn Zaydūn [A Who’s Who of Islamic culture]

Al-Jāhiz: Salwah al-Kharīf bi-Munāzarah ar-Rabī` wa al-Kharīf + Mufākharah al-Jawārī wa al-Ghilmān + Fakhr as-Sūdān ‘alā al-Bīdān (+ munāzarāt / mufākharāt ukhrā) [Seasons, skin colours and other inanimate creatures engage in lively debates on respective merits]

Tahdhib al-Hayawān (Ibn Manzūr + ‘Abdus-Salām Hārūn) + al-Jāhiz: Kitāb al-Bighāl [Animals and manly mules]

Al-Qādī at-Tanūkhī: Al-Faraj ba`da ash-Shiddah [Enlightening stories of relief after distress]

Maqāmāt as-Suyutī (between literature and medicine) [Plants introduce themselves to us and reveal their many qualities]

Nawādir al-Qalyūbī [A mosaic of inspired tales]

Shihābud-Dīn al-Fayyūmī al-Gharqawi al-Māliki: Waslah at-Tālib li-Dawām Suhbah as-Sadīq wa as-Sāhib [How to preserve the affection of friends and companions]

 

Syntax

Ibn ‘Ajībah: Al-Futuhāt al-Quddūsiyyah fī Sharh al-Muqaddimah al-Ājurrumiyyah + ‘Alī b. Maymūn al-Hasanī al-Idrīsī: Nahw al-Qalb Sharh al-Ājurrumiyyah (Sufi grammar of Arabic)

 

Miscellaneous

Ibn Abī ‘Aysh at-Tilimsānī: At-Tadhkirah fī Qubūl al-Maghfirah [Pardoning indulgence]

Al-Yāfi`ī: Al-Jawāhir an-Nifās fī Bayān Sifāt as-Sayyid min an-Nās [Who is a true chief?]

Ibn al-Jawzī: Combo (Al-Adhkiyā’Akhbār az-Zirāf wa al-MutamājinīnAkhbār al-Hamqā’ wa al-Mughaffilin) [Clever folks brush shoulders with imbeciles and impudent eccentrics]

Al-‘Abdī al-Kanūnī al-Āsifī: Ar-Riyādah fī al-Islam [Islam and sports]

Shaykh ar-Rabwah ad-Dimashqi: As-Siyāsah fi ‘Ilm al-Firāsah [On physiognomy]

An-Nāshirī: Intihāz al-Furas fī as-Sayd wa al-Qanas [Hunting and hunters]

At-Tijānī: Tuhfah al-‘Arūs [The universe of women]

Ibn as-Sā`ī: Jihāt al-A’immah al-Khulafā min al-Harā’ir wa al-Imā’ [Caliphs in love]

Ibn Tūlūn: Dilalāh ash-Shakl ‘alā Kammiyyah al-Akl + Ta’yīd al-Inkār li-Ityān at-Tuyūr wa-Nahwihā fī al-Awkār [Tell me what you eat and I’ll tell you who you are; and do not meddle with nests at night]

Rasā’il al-Yūsī [Assorted epistles from the Ghazālī of the East]

Sirājud-Dīn al-Ansārī: Zahr al-Kimām fī Qissah Yūsuf ‘alayhis-Salām [Warriors are treated to inner invigoration before battle]

Combo on Chess: Ibn Hajalah at-Tilimsāni, Abū Zakariyyā al-Hakīm, al-Imām as-Sakhāwī

Ibn Habib, Abu’l-Qāsim al-Hasan b. Muhammad: ‘Uqalā’ al-Majānin [Wise lunatics teach their sane brethren]

Ibn al-Batnūnī: Al-‘Unwān fī al-Ihtirāz min-Makā’id an-Niswān [How to deter feminine plots]

Ibn ad-Dāyah: Kitāb al-Mukāfa’ah wa-Husn al-‘Uqbā [To each his own]

As-Suyūtī: Kashf as-Salsalah ‘an Wasf az-Zalzalah + Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalānī: Badhl al-Ma`ūn fī Fadl at-Tā`ūn [Earthquakes and plagues]

As-Sarrāj: Masāri` al-‘Ushshāq + Hāfiz Mughlatāy: Al-Wādih al-Mubīn fī Dhikr Man Ustushhida min al-Muhibbīn [On love and lovers]

Al-Qarāfī: Al-Munjiyāt wa al-Mūbiqāt fī al-Ad`iyah [Invocations: Virtues and perils]

Ja`far b. Idrīs al-Kattānī: Mawāhib al-Arab al-Mubri’ah min al-Jarab fī as-Samā` wa-Ālāt at-Tarab [Music and singing under the microscope]

As-Safadī: Nakt al-Himyān fi Nukat al-‘Umyān + Ash-Shu`ūr bi al-‘Awar [One-eyed kings punctuate sightless geniuses’ feats]

Al-Ma’mūn b. ‘Umar al-Kattānī: Hidāyah al-Dāll al-Mushtaghil bi al-Qīl wa al-Qāl [Slamming laziness and praising effort]

Al-Kharā’iti: Hawātif al-Jannān [Shapeless jinn whisper]

Wasāyā Andalusiyyah Maghribiyyah Muwajjahah li an-Nāshi’ah [Fathers counsel children]

 

Possibility:

Muhammad b. ‘Umar al-‘Azzūzī al-Jaznāwī: Hasād al-Qalam wa-Husn Ikhtiyār al-Kalām [Arabesque of scattered tendrils]

 



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