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Ahmad Zarruq was a 15th century Muslim scholar from Morocco. A Berber of the Barnusi tribe, he lost both his parents within a week of his birth. Counsel of Sidi Ahmad Zarruq PI By Sidi Ahmad Zarruq Translated b y Shavkh Hamza Yusu f The noble scholar, the unique of his age, the regulator of the. The present study is an attempt to restore the text of Qawaid al-Tasawwuf by comparative and comprehensive study of its manuscripts. This thesis also aims to .

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Zarruq was born on 7 June 22nd Muharram, of the Islamic ‘Hijra’ calendar – according to Sheikh Abd Allah Gannun – in a village in the region of Tiliwan, a mountain area of Morocco. Organize your time in a manner appropriate to the time-specific needs using gentleness and toleration.

Consider these two from both their origins and their actions. Never assume that anyone in this world can really understand your circumstances other than from the perspective of his own circumstances, because, in reality, people see things only in accordance with their frames of reference and their personal path. Be extremely vigilant about avoiding positions of leadership, but should you be tried with such matters at least know your own limitations.

The Counsel of Sidi Ahmad Zarruq

Avoid all forms of vain and foul speech to your absolute utmost. Organize your devotional practices, and you will find your time extended due to the barakah aumad in it.


Any time you make a mistake, listen and obey. Saiqa rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Act in accordance with principles and the appropriate legal rulings, and not in accordance with stories and fantasies.

The Poor Man’s Book of Assistance by Sidi Ahmad Zarruq

Amer rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Nabil rated it it was amazing Aug 15, M rated it it was amazing May 03, He travelled East to Mecca in Tihamah and to Egypt before taking up residence in MisrataLibya where he died in The vast majority of such people are those who are pretentious in their associations with a spiritual group and prefer conversations to real spiritual work.

Zainab Ismail rated it it was amazing Aug 28, This has resulted in five other afflictions: Certainly not as a reference based upon their outward forms, or what they seem to be telling us.

Some features of this site may not work without it. Success is in His Hands. Never claim anything to which you are entitled, not to mention that to which you are not entitled, and you will be safe from Connivance and treachery.

And he who is grateful ensures an increase in blessings from the Giver of gifts according to the promise of the Truthful One. Never reveal to your companion anything of your state other than what his own state war-rants.

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Mashud rated it it was amazing Mar 15, Morocco Portal Literature Portal. Never be fanatical about anything, whether it is the truth or whether it is false, for your heart will then remain in a state of soundness towards others.


This is so because the one who seeks the outset at the end loses providential care; and the one who seeks the end at the outset loses providential guidance. As for areas he is wanting in, he should treat him like a brother regarding them.

Spiritual training was elevated [to a science] due to the development of a Technical vocabulary, but benefit from it is derived only as a result of aspiration and spiritual states, so adhere to the Book and the prophetic practice without omitting or adding anything.

The pitfall of keeping company with the spiritual guides and the fraternity is elitism, deception, and self-righteous meddling in the affairs of others. And Uprightness is the source of rectification. He was born on the 7th June of the Islamic ‘Hijra’ calendar in a village in the region of Tiliwan, a zarrua area of Morocco.

Ahmad Zarruq

This is one ahmav the principles in al-Qawa’id by Zarruq. Whereas if you attempt to raise him up to your level, he will abandon you.

Principle Something that is common practice among ordinary people can constitute a shortcoming in the elite. In other words, do not neglect the externals of your worldly needs, all the while keeping in mind your end and final resting place.