Dhu’l-Nun al-Misri ( – ) was an Egyptian Sufi saint. He was considered the Patron Saint of the Physicians in the early Islamic era of Egypt, and is credited . He is Thawban Ibn Ibrahim Abu al-Fayd and was known as Dhul-Nun al-Misri. He was born in Ikhmim in the governorate of Suhag, Upper Egypt which he left for. Hazrat Dhul-Nun al-Misri (RA) was an Egyptian Sufi saint. He was considered the Patron Saint of the Physicians in the early Islamic era of Egypt, and is credited.

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He turned an orchard outside Cairo into a waqf charitable endowment the proceeds of which were directed towards the interests of the Sufis and he employed a sheikh to oversee their affairs. The arrows of our soldiers may either hit or miss [the target] but the arrows of these people never misses.

Dhul-Nun al-Misri

He studied under various teachers and travelled extensively in Arabia and Syria. Some of his ministers advised him to reduce the expenditures on the significant number of mystics living in al-Umayyad Mosque and the annexes of the structure.

Others have maintained that the origin of the word may be traced back to Misro al-Suffa who were a group of poor Muslims who lined up in mosque-vestibule [for food] at the end of every prayer. He was born in Ikhmim in the governorate of Suhag, Upper Egypt which he left for Fustat Cairo seeking knowledge until he became the greatest scholar and ascetic of his time.

This section does not cite any sources. I beheld a man pale of cheek, wasted and with sunken eyes.

His nickname al-Misri means ‘the Egyptian’, a name apparently given to him by his fellows who were not themselves of Coptic descent as he was, or during his travels outside of Egypt. He was falsely accused of stealing a jewel from a merchant. In the book catching the thread mentions one of the incidents of Dhul-nun Dhu’l-Nunliterally “Lord of the Nun”, is a name that is also given to the Prophet Jonah in Islamic tradition, as “nun” in ancient Arabic meant “big fish” or “whale”, as it did in Aramaic where it also means “fish” See also Nun Bible and Nun letter.

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Hazrat Baba Fakhruddin RA. Then he raised his eyes to heaven, and breathed several times over the afflicted ones.

Journey to the Heart. Rebel Publishing House, India. The awe of him caused me to tremble. His nickname al-Misri means ‘the Egyptian’, a name apparently given to him by his fellows who were not themselves of Egyptian descent as he was, or during his travels outside of Egypt.

As he was about to retire to mizri cell, I seized his skirt. Hazrat Baba Tajuddin RA. Dhul-Nun’s name came dhull in relation to an incident on a sea voyage. By using this site, dgul agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

He looked on the multitude with compassion. Dhul-Nun al-Misri is considered among the most prominent saints of early Sufism and holds a position in the Sufi chronicles as high as Junayd Baghdadi d. Dhul-Nun al-Misri is considered among the most prominent saints of early Sufism and holds a position in the Sufi chronicles as high as Junayd Baghdadi d.

He was considered the Patron Saint of the Physicians in the early Islamic era of Egypt, and is credited with having specialized the concept of Gnosis in Islam.

Osho mentions him as “an Egyptian Sufi mystic, one of the greatest who has ever walked on the earth”. Part dhuul a series on Islam Sufism Ideas. Profession of faith Prayer Fasting Alms-giving Pilgrimage.

The term came to designate the elite among ahul ul-sunna orthodox Muslims who cultivated their relationship with Allah and who kept their hearts ever vigilant of Allah after innovations found their way into Islam.

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Part of a series on. Aal Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. He looked on the multitude with compassion.

Rebel Publishing House, India. He was considered the Patron Saint of the Physicians in the early Islamic era of Egypt, and is credited with having specialized the concept of Gnosis in Islam.

I was wandering in the mountains when I observed a party of afflicted folk gathered together. None of his written works have survived, but a vast collection of poems, sayings, and aphorisms attributed to mlsri continues to live on in oral tradition.

When I opened my eyes, I saw a blind lark that had fell from its miri onto the ground. The first three generations of Muslims were considered the best. When Dhul-Nun appeared before him ddhul admonished him, midri wept and ordered that he be taken back to Egypt with honor.

Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. They both shared the concept of Divine Love. The bird started to eat from one and drink from the other. It was reported that when Salah al-Deen was getting ready for war against the Crusaders, he applied austerity measures on all state institutions and himself included. His sayings and poems, which are extremely dense and rich in mystical imagery, emphasize knowledge or gnosis marifah more than fear makhafah or love mahabbahthe other two major paths of spiritual realization in Sufism.