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Aḥmad b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. Yūsuf b. ʿĪsā al-Ruṭbī al-ʿAdawī
(104 words)

fl. late 19th cent.

Sources

Hadiyya, i, 189; Īḍāḥ, ii, 578; Kaḥḥāla, i, 270.

Biography

An Egyptian student of Muḥammad Sirr al-Khatm al-Mīrghanī.

Works

1. Minḥat al-aṣḥāb li-man arāda sulūk ṭarīq al-aṣfiyāʾ wa’l-aḥbāb.

Completed Rajab 1292/August-September 1875. Trimingham (1971), 155-57 and 159 translates parts (pp. 81-83 and 84-85 of the 1399 edn.) of this work that deal with the seven spiritual states and the fundamental position of the Sharʿīa. The book is a compilation “from the works of the Sufis” (min kutub al-qawm); see furth…

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“Aḥmad b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. Yūsuf b. ʿĪsā al-Ruṭbī al-ʿAdawī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 22 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_10008_3_2>
First published online: 2016



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