Renowned for its unique style, Ibn Ajiba’s commentary of the Qur’an, Al-Bahr al-Madid (The Vast Ocean) combines traditional exegesis with spiritual contemplation, exploring the inner meanings of the sacred text.
To endeavor to know Allah is to fulfill the very purpose of our existence, and to know Him is to know His Beautiful Names, Attributes and Acts. In this work, taken from Ibn Ajiba's tafsir of Surah al-Fatiha, the author describes the meanings of Allah's 99 Beautiful Names.
Ever since its composition in the seventh Islamic century, by the poet, scholar and spiritual master Muhammad b. Saʿid al-Buṣiri, al-Kawakib al-durriyya fī madḥ Khayr al-Bariyya (‘The Celestial Lights in Praise of the Best of Creation’), more commonly known as the Burda, has been a mainstay of the Muslim choral tradition from East to West.
Al-Shama’il al-Muhammadiyya (‘The Sublime Qualities of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ’) is the most famous collection of narrations detailing the moral, physical and spiritual perfections of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.