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Author Ibn al-ʻArabī, 1165-1240.

Title A prayer for spiritual elevation and protection : al-Dawr al-a'lā (·Hizb al-wiqāya) / Muḥyiddīn Ibn 'Arabī ; study, translation, transliteration and Arabic text, Suha Taji-Farouki
Published Oxford, UK : Anqa Pub., 2006


Description 1 online resource (x, 140 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Acknowledgements; Foreword by Michel Chodkiewicz; Introduction; 1 The Dawr Today Contemporary contexts; Damascus; Istanbul; The United Kingdom; 2 A Prayer across Time Historical dimensions; Transmitters of the prayer; Chains and authorisations; Windows onto Islamic culture and thought; 3 The Prayer for Spiritual Elevation and Protection Properties; The text and its contents; Translation and Arabic text; Transliteration; Appendix: Manuscript copies and chains of transmission; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Summary Widely used for centuries in Sufi circles, the prayer known as ""The Most Elevated Cycle"" (al-Dawr al-a'la) or ""The Prayer of Protection"" (Hizb al-wiqaya), written by the great Sufi master Muhyiddin Ibn?Arabi, has never before been available in English. This book provides a lucid English translation and an edited Arabic text of this beautiful and powerful prayer. It includes a transliteration for those unable to read Arabic, who wish to recite the prayer in the original language. Showing the importance of Ibn?Arabi's devotional teaching, the book explores the
Notes Published in association with the Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi Society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English and Arabic
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Subject Islam -- Prayers and devotions.
RELIGION -- Prayerbooks -- Islamic.
Genre/Form Prayers
Prayers and devotions
Form Electronic book
Author Taji-Farouki, Suha.
Muhyiddin Ibn ʻArabi Society.
ISBN 9781905937172
Other Titles Dawr al-aʻlá. English & Arabic