They are organised into six books first compiled by one of the greatest Druze sages 'Abd-Allah Al-Tanukhi in 1479 AD. The Rasā'il al-Ḥikma. [9] The first French translation was published in 1838 by linguist and orientalist Antoine Isaac, Baron Silvestre de Sacy in Expose de la religion des Druzes.

These display a notable form of Arabic Neoplatonism blended with Ismailism and adopted Christian elements of great interest for the philosophy and history of religions.

But you, despite this, you are swimming in the torrent of ignorance; you sink into the desert wandering and you indulge in the game, until you find yourself confronted with that day that you were threatened of. Therefore, one... […] Sunni Muslims perform the following: […]. Despite the countless material and spiritual blessings which were brought by al-Hakim, most of them refused his wisdom and devoted themselves to their passions. [14], On the concept of God, Hamza ibn Ali wrote, On the concept of reincarnation and the universal soul, Baha’uddin wrote, On the concept of atheism, Baha’uddin argued, Regarding the secrecy of the epistles of wisdom, Hamza ibn Ali wrote, With regards the unity of God and how to remain in a state of peace of mind and contentment (Rida (Arabic: رضا)) and find knowledge of true love, Hamza ibn Ali left us a message, Honesty, Sincerity, Truthfulness / Religion. For this piece, the collection of the Rasā'il al-Ḥikma opens an enigma. Eighteen are reasonably assumed to have been lost, hidden or destroyed. [1] According to oral traditions there were originally twenty-four books. Copy of the edict that appeared in the mosques about the occultation of Our Lord, the Iman al-Hakim. You will know soon!

There is no explicit reference to the divinity of al-Hakim, which appears rather often in the features of a Shia Iman, bearing the title of “Amir al-Mu'minin”, “Wali Allah” and “Huggat Allah”. Series “The Hard Truth” (7) ˘ THE EPISTLES OF WISDOM February 25, 2007 Arabic The First Volume ˜ ˆ ˝˛˚ ˆ ˇ ˆ˙ Ḥamzah ibn ‘Alī, Īsma‘īl At-Tamīmī, Baḥ Ad-Dīn Assamūqī

Traboulsi, Samer., Journal of the American Oriental Society, Article, Les Epitres sacrees des Druzes: Rasa il al-Hikma, volumes 1 et 2, July-Sept, 2009. He details his efforts to assist his people’s welfare and peace and urges them to remain upright.[7].

Conférences de M. Daniel De Smet., Université Catholique de Louvain, p.149, 2008. No! So you own, grace and his favor and the abundance of his gifts, to the equivalent that has been acquired in the past by any of your ancestors. No! Epistle number six is dated earliest and was written in July 1017 AD by Hamza ibn-‘Ali ibn-Ahmad and he is specifically mentioned as the author of thirty more epistles in the first two books. The author presents his writing as an “edict” (sigill) of the "occultation" (gayba) or temporary withdrawal of the Iman until his triumphant return. They are organised into six books first compiled by one of the greatest Druze sages ‘Abd-Allah Al-Tanukhi in 1479 AD. Amsterdam, 1964). You know, all of you, that the apparent hidden grace (zahira wa Batina) that Allah Most High has bequeathed to his friend and Imam on earth, the Commander of the Faithful (peace of Allah be upon him), the Imam of your century accorded them in turn, whether noble or peasant, whether you belong to the elite or vulgar; he made you enjoy his apparent and hidden nature, abundantly and to the measure of possibility, by his favor and generosity, as he saw fit (peace of Allah be upon him), without being stingy in the abundance of his gifts.

[6], The Epistles of Wisdom were written in the Arabic language and contain one hundred and eleven epistles in total.

Such restrictions aimed to prevent possible damage to the individual and community if the writings were interpreted incorrectly, since the study of the Epistles of Wisdom is better accompanied by commentary texts and guidance from the higher ranking Druze Uqqal (“Knowledgeable Ones”).

The happy ending happens to the one who wakes up from sleepy dizziness, turns away from the stupidity of the ignorant and testifies to sincere faith, so that by repentance, he hastens to Allah Most High and to his friend (walī), his argument (ḥuğğa) back to men, his vicar (ḫalīfa) on Earth, the guardian (amīn) of its creation, the Commander of the Faithful (amīr almu'minīn). The Druze religious establishment's interpretation of taqiyya (تقیة) and the esoteric nature of the faith led to the restriction of access, inquiry and investigation from even their own uninitiated Druze known as al-Juhhāl (جهال) ("the Ignorant") or jismaniyeen ("the Material Ones"). Other original manuscripts are held in the Robert Garrett collection at Princeton University. ... [Trackback] [...] There you will find 50261 more Infos: slife.org/religious-festival/... ... [Trackback] [...] Read More here: slife.org/douglas-adams-quotes/ [...]. They are organised into six books first compiled by one of the greatest Druze sages 'Abd-Allah Al-Tanukhi in 1479 AD. It is the opposite... […] Quran was written in the 7th century CE. Dated from Qa'da 411 (February 16 to March 18, 1021), this piece was written a few days after the disappearance of al-Hakim, 27 Sawwal 411 (February 13 1021).