Abu al-Hasan al-Tamimi

Abu al-Hasan 'Abd al-'Aziz b. al-Harith b. Asad b. al-Layth al-Tamimi (317–371 AH / 929–981-2 CE)[2] (Arabic: أبو الحسن عبد العزيز بن الحارث بن أسد بن الليث التميمي) was a Muslim saint who belonged to the Junaidia order.[3]

Abu al-Hasan al-Tamimi
Saint, Mystic
Born317 AH/ 929 CE
Yemen
Died371 AH/ 981-2 CE[1]
Yemen
Venerated inIslam
Preceded byAbu Bakr Shibli
Succeeded byAbu al-Fadl al-Tamimi
Major shrineYemen

BiographyEdit

Abdul Aziz bin Hars bin Asad Yemeni Tamimi was the disciple of Abu Bakr Shibli[4] and became his successor (khalifah) on 21 Muharram 240 AH. He was an ardent worshipper and ascetic. He was an individual of high spirituality and perception and was known for his remarkable wit and learning. Yemeni was a part of his name as he was born and lived in Yemen. He belonged to the tribe Banu Tamim[5] of Arabia due to which he took his name as Tamimi.[6]

Spiritual LineageEdit

  1. Muhammad
  2. 'Alī bin Abī Ṭālib
  3. al-Ḥasan al-Baṣrī
  4. Habib al Ajami
  5. Dawud Tai
  6. Maruf Karkhi
  7. Sirri Saqti
  8. Junaid Baghdadi, the founder of Junaidia silsila
  9. Abu Bakr Shibli
  10. Abdul Aziz bin Hars bin Asad Yemeni al-Tamimi

He conferred khilafat[further explanation needed] to his son and disciple Abu al-Fadl al-Tamimi who continued the order.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ H. A. R. Gibb (1967). The Encyclopaedia of Islam. Brill Archive. p. 10.
  2. ^ A. Kevin Reinhart (1995). Before Revelation: The Boundaries of Muslim Moral Thought. SUNY Press. p. 22. ISBN 9781438417066.
  3. ^ Muhammad Hisham Kabbani (2003). Classical Islam and the Naqshbandi Sufi tradition. ISCA. ISBN 978-1-930-40910-1.
  4. ^ Kenneth Avery (15 May 2014). Shibli: His Life and Thought in the Sufi Tradition. SUNY Press. ISBN 978-1-438-45179-4.
  5. ^ Kister, M. J. (November 1965). "Mecca and Tamīm (Aspects of Their Relations)". Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient. 8 (2): 113–163. doi:10.2307/3595962. JSTOR 3595962.
  6. ^ Daphna Ephrat (3 August 2000). A Learned Society in the Period of Transition:The Sunni Ulama of Eleventh Century Baghdad. SUNY Press. p. 157. ISBN 978-0-791-44645-4.

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