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Al-'Ilm Al-Ḫudhūri: philosophical epistemology and sufism common ground

Al Walid, Kholid and Darnawan, Darmawan and D. Barra, Ni'mah Umm Hani and Norman, Nurul Ain (2023) Al-'Ilm Al-Ḫudhūri: philosophical epistemology and sufism common ground. Jurnal Fuaduna, 7 (2). pp. 111-122. ISSN 2614-8137 E-ISSN 2614-8129

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This article investigates the possibility of finding common ground between philosophy and Sufism. It aims to answer whether these two can converge on an epistemological level. The discourse of al-'ilm al-ẖudhūri was used to answer this question. The main source for this article's study is the works of Mulla Sadra and Suhrawardi, which are analyzed descriptively with a philosophical approach. This article concludes that al-'ilm al-ẖudhūri is a form of real knowledge obtained by individuals directly from God without needing mental representation or linguistic symbolism. This knowledge is spiritual, not sensory-rational. Mulla Sadra and Suhrawardi believe that the only way to obtain this knowledge is through spiritual observation by practicing Sufism, which involves the rites of mujahadah and riyadhah.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Al-'Ilm Al-Ḫudhūri, philosophy, epistemology, Sufism
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General) > B720 Medieval
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC)
Depositing User: DR NURUL AIN NORMAN
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2024 08:53
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2024 09:48
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/111171

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