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Kashf-ul-Mahjoob (کشف المحجوب), or Kashf al-Mahjub, is the first ever Persian book written on the philosophy and practice of Tasawwuf (Islamic. The Kashf al-Mahjub (The Revelation of the Veiled) of Ali b. ‘Uthman al-Jullabi Hujwiri. An early Persian Treatise on Sufism (Old) (Persian Edition) (Persian). Editorial Reviews. About the Author. translated by Reynold A Nicholson : The Kashf al-Mahjub (The Revelation of the Veiled) of Ali b. ‘ Uthman.

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He is the Imam of Imams and the kasnf of the Sunnites. Malik took one of the jewels, and gave it to the man whose jewel was missing; then he set foot on the sea and walked until he reached the shore.

Sayyid Ali bin Usman Hujweri Year: I have mentioned some of the ancient Sufis whose example is authoritative.

کشف المحجوب، اردو ترجمہ – Maktabah Mujaddidiyah

They returned twice and thrice, but found no one, and at last departed. In all his circumstances, from beginning to end, he never once acted untruthfully, so that Junayd said:. Love is an attribute of the Beloved, therefore no explanation of its real nature is possible.

Anyone who should occupy himself in seeking for learned men and gnostics would waste his time and would not find them. It was he who was with Nuri when the latter was persecuted and when God delivered the Sufis from death.

In all circumstances he was a lover of theology and a venerator of the sacred law, notwithstanding the spurious doctrine which has been foisted on him by some persons with the object of supporting their own heresies. He awoke in terror and asked one of the pupils of Muhammad ibn Sirin [1] to interpret the dream. Al-Qari is probably a mis-transcription of al-Fazari.


The Kashf al-Mahjub

He associated with the Qutbwho is the pivot of the universe. He is the greatest of the Shaykhs in state and dignity, so that Junayd said: The Apostle cannot err, and it is equally impossible that one who is sustained by the Apostle should fall into error. He followed a praiseworthy Path in Sufism and one that was peculiarly his own. He did not dishonour him on account of his sin.

Carrion is fit food mahjkb vultures. He was asked what wonders he had seen. Aik baat ki nishan dehi karta chlloun k kaeen kaeen se puray puray pages ghaib hain agar in ko reload kar dain.

CHAPTER XI of Kashf al-Mahjub

He was distinguished by devoutness and piety, and was the guardian of the Traditions of the Apostle. Horror seized my heart. He spoke in subtle terms concerning the practice mahjun devotion, and the watch that should be kept over the heart and the limbs.

This is the beloved of God, who died in love of God, slain by God. In that case the same impossibility should be predicated of the maahjub, because spoken words are no better than written ones.

He asked the Prophet to give him dominion over men. Any proper separation between them is made, not to establish a difference of meaning, but to affirm the Truth, as when it is said: By Sayyid Nizamuddin Balkhi.

Thus Moses said, when he conversed with God: The Sufi Shaykhs are at variance concerning him. He left Samarra, his native town, with the intention of performing the pilgrimage.


If the lover is satisfied with love alone, then the beloved draws near. Poverty detached from a secondary cause is with God, and wealth attached to a secondary cause is with itself.

He was the Imam of his time and consorted with many eminent Shaykhs. He listened eagerly to her slanders, and induced the Caliph to command that Sumnun should be put to death. Ordinary people seek indulgences to keep them selves within the pale of the sacred law, but the elect practise self-mortification to feel the fruit thereof in their hearts. No one before him penetrated so deeply into the arcana of this science.

He was subtle in the use of symbolism, wherefore one of the moderns says: While all the Muslims were bitterly distressed, Shaqiq saw a youth laughing and making merry in the bazaar.

I shall include in this book a chapter on the twelve sects and shall explain their different doctrines. He did not know Arabic, and when he went to Baghdad to visit the Shaykhs there, his disciples said to one another: Then he left Merv and lived, for some time in Baghdad, associating with the Sufi Shaykhs, and also resided for some time at Mecca.