Bahauddin Naqshband

 Bahauddin Naqshband  -  A Central Asian Sufi,
Slim Paperback - 96 pages,
by Necdet Tosun,
Translated by Jane Louise Kandur.


Description :

Bahauddin Naqshband, May Allah be pleased with him, of Bukhara, known as the reviver of the Khwajagan school, is one of the most eminent Sufi figures of the 14th century.

After Bahauddin Naqshband’s, May Allah be pleased with him, time, this school later came to be known as the Naqshbandiyya order which has now spread throughout the entire Islamic world. Since then, the Sufi views of Bahauddin Naqshband, May Allah be pleased with him, and the Naqshbandiyya order have functioned as an elaborate part of the fabric of Muslims’ lives, both on material and spiritual planes.

This book is a humble contribution to the history of Sufism as an introduction to the life of this great historical figure, Bahauddin Naqshband, his life, his Sufi views, and history of the Naqshbandiyya order.


About the Author : Necdet Tosun (Ph.D., Marmara University, 2002) is Associate Professor of Sufism at Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey. He has published works on Ottoman, Central Asian and Indian Sufism.

Table of Contents :


---[I]. His Life and Family
-----A. Birth, Childhood and Discipleship,
-----B. Period as Sheikh,
-----C. The Death of Khawaja Bahauddin Naqshband and His Tomb,
-----D. Family and Descendents. 

---[II]. His Sufi Thoughts
-----A. Sufi Thoughts,
-----B. Some Memorable Words,
-----C. New Approaches Introduced by Bahauddin Naqshband,
-----D. Some Hagiographic Events.

---[III]. His Influence
-----A. Representatives and Tariqa (Sufi Way),
-----B. Important Works Written about Bahauddin Naqshband,
-----C. Other Influences.

---Selected Bibliography.


Also see : General Sufi Books,
and The Naqshbandi Sufi Order.

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