“Maqamat as-Sufiyya”: Introduction and Part “Proof of the Immateriality of the Soul” (Translation from Arabic and Prolusion by V.N. Putyagina)


“Maqamat as-Sufiyya” is a small theoretical works of Shihab ad-Din as-Suhrawardi (ab. 1154-1191), the founder of the Philosophy of Illumination. It contains practical instructions and theoretical reflections and proofs. As-Suhrawardi especially notes terminology used by philosophers and terminology used by sufis in “Maqamat as-Sufiyya”.

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  1. As-Suhrawardi, Shihab ad-Din. Maqamat as-Sufiyya Edited by E. al-Maaluf. Beirut, 1993.
  2. Quran. Translated by I. Krachkovsky. Moscow, 1991.
  3. Islam: Encyclopedic Dictionary. Moscow: Science. Oriental Literature, 1991.

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