Dhu’l-Nun al-Misri ( – ) was an Egyptian Sufi saint. He was considered the Patron Saint of the Physicians in the early Islamic era of Egypt, and is credited . He is Thawban Ibn Ibrahim Abu al-Fayd and was known as Dhul-Nun al-Misri. He was born in Ikhmim in the governorate of Suhag, Upper Egypt which he left for. Hazrat Dhul-Nun al-Misri (RA) was an Egyptian Sufi saint. He was considered the Patron Saint of the Physicians in the early Islamic era of Egypt, and is credited.
||20 October 2014
|PDF File Size:
|ePub File Size:
||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
When Dhul-Nun appeared before him and admonished him, al-Mutawakkil wept and ordered that he be taken back to Egypt with honor.
Dhul-Nun al-Misri is considered among the most prominent saints of early Sufism and holds a position in the Sufi chronicles as high as Junayd Baghdadi d. None of his written works have survived, but a vast collection of poems, sayings, and aphorisms attributed to him continues to live on in oral tradition. A legendary alchemist and thaumaturge, he is supposed to have known the secret of the Egyptian hieroglyphs.
Nuj arrows of our soldiers may either hit or miss [the target] but the arrows of these people never misses.
Views Read Edit View history. His sayings and poems, which are extremely dense and rich in mystical imagery, emphasize knowledge or gnosis marifah more than fear makhafah or love mahabbahthe other two major paths of spiritual realization in Sufism. He intended it for men from the inhabitants of al-Basra who devoted themselves to worship and had no means of living. Dhul-Nun al-Misri is considered among the most prominent saints of early Sufism and holds a position in the Sufi chronicles as high as Junayd Baghdadi d.
As he was about to retire to his cell, I seized his skirt. Egyptian historians Egyptian Sufi saints Egyptian religious leaders Egyptian Egyptologists Alchemists of medieval Islam births deaths.
Hazrat Dhul-Nun al-Misri (RA) – Saints of Islam
Profession of faith Prayer Fasting Alms-giving Pilgrimage. Notable early Notable modern Singers. Some of his contemporaries accused him of innovating a science of which the Companions did not speak.
Part of a ak on. Dhu’l-Nunliterally “Lord of the Nun”, is a name that is also given to the Prophet Jonah in Islamic tradition, sl “nun” in ancient Arabic meant “big fish” or “whale”, as it did in Aramaic where it also means “fish” See also Nun Bible and Nun letter.
Then he raised his eyes to heaven, and breathed several times over the afflicted ones. Dhul-Nun’s name came about in relation to an incident on a sea voyage.
He cried out “O Creator, Mun knowest best”, whereupon a large chul of fish raised their heads above the waves, each bearing a jewel in its mouth. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. The bird started to mosri from one and drink from the other. Journey to the Heart. Hazrat Baba Fakhruddin RA. He turned an orchard outside Cairo into a waqf charitable endowment the proceeds of which were directed towards the interests of the Sufis and he employed a sheikh to oversee their affairs.
The people saw green birds flying above the bier bearing his corpse until he was buried in his grave and then disappeared. Whereupon the earth split open and two vessels, one gold and the other silver, emerged from it. In the book catching the thread mentions one of the incidents of Dhul-nun He was falsely accused of stealing a jewel from a merchant.
Articles containing Arabic-language text Articles needing additional references from January All articles needing additional references. One contained sesame seeds and the other water. A legendary alchemist and thaumaturge, he is supposed to have known the secret of the Egyptian hieroglyphs.
As he was about to retire to his cell, I seized his skirt. The first Sufi lodge midri be established in Egypt was known as al-Khanka.
Then he returns to his cell, and does not emerge again until the following year. Hazrat Yusuf Qattal Hussain R. He looked on the multitude with compassion. Then he returns to his cell, and does not emerge again until the following year. Dhul-Nun’s name came about in relation to an incident on a sea voyage.
Sayyidina Dhul-Nun Al-Misri
He studied under various teachers and travelled extensively in Arabia and Syria. List of sufis Notable early Notable modern Singers. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources.