Beyond Death: The Mystical Teachings of ʿAyn al-Quḍāt al-Hamadhānī
BRILL, 2010 M04 27 - 256 pages
ʿAyn al-Quḍāt al-Hamadhānī (d. 1131) is a defining mystic of medieval Iran whose teachings influenced many Iranian and Indian scholars after him. A major focus in his work is his approach to death as a state of consciousness. Drawing on medieval manuscripts and primary sources, this book offers insight on this mystic and his perception of death.
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Chapter OneAyn alQudäts Life Heritage and Heresy
Chapter TwoLonging for the Homeland
Chapter ThreeDeath and Visions of the Unseen
Chapter FourAppearance and Reality
Chapter Fivese Legacy of Ayn alQuThït
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Abd el-Jalil Abū Abu Sa'id Ahmad Ghazzali al-Bīrūnī allāj Amad Ghazzālī annihilation Arabic Avicenna Ayn al-Qudat ayy ibn Yaqān Aziz al-Din Baghdād Bakk beauty beloved body Carl Ernst chapter Chishtī commentary consciousness context creation dhikr disciple discussion divine Doomsday edited execution exile experience faith fanāʾ ghayb Ghazzali Gīsūdarāz gnosis God’s attributes Hamadhān heart heaven Henry Corbin homeland Ibid identifies Imad al-Din imām inner sight journey knowledge Kubrā letter light of Muammad Louis Massignon lover Mahmud Maktūbāt manifest manuscript Mawdūd means medieval metaphor Muammad Munzavi Muslim mysteries mystical death one’s path perceives Persian Plato prayer Qurʾān Rāzī reality realm Recital refers relationship Sa'id Saljuq samāʿ Satan scholars Shakwā al-Gharīb Shar-i Shaykh soul spiritual stage Sufi Sufism Suhrawardī Tamhīdāt teacher teachings Tehran translated treatise truth Umm al-aāʾif understanding verse visionary visions vizir wayfarer writing Zubdat al-aqāʾiq ʿAlī ʿAyn al-Quāt describes ʿAyn al-Quāt explains ʿUsayrān