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Hindiyya Anne ‘Ajaymi and Her Spiritual Journey: The Essential Lightness of Being


This is a preliminary study of aspects of the spiritual development of Hindiyya ‘Ajaymi, a Syro-Lebanese religious woman who lived from 1727–98. Highlights include her mystical experiences as well as later compositions for her religious community.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-4632-0089-3
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1041
Publication Date: Dec 14,2011
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 27
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0089-3
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This is a preliminary study of aspects of the spiritual development of Hindiyya Anne ‘Ajaymi, a Syro-Lebanese religious woman who lived from 1727–98. There is an analysis of the record of her major mystical experiences which, although the exact dates are not yet established, occurred between her adolescence and middle age. The record was written in Arabic and portions are here translated into English. This is followed by a translated excerpt from her Counsels that were composed later for the edification of the religious in her care.

This is a preliminary study of aspects of the spiritual development of Hindiyya Anne ‘Ajaymi, a Syro-Lebanese religious woman who lived from 1727–98. There is an analysis of the record of her major mystical experiences which, although the exact dates are not yet established, occurred between her adolescence and middle age. The record was written in Arabic and portions are here translated into English. This is followed by a translated excerpt from her Counsels that were composed later for the edification of the religious in her care.

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Avril M. Makhlouf

  • 1. Introduction (page 5)
  • 2. Outline of Her Life (page 6)
    • 2.1. First Stage: Aleppo (page 7)
    • 2.2. Second Stage - Kisrawan (page 8)
    • 2.3. Third Stage - Dair Sayyidat al Haqleh in Dlepta (page 10)
  • 3. Her Writings (page 10)
    • 3.1. sirr al-ittihad (page 11)
    • 3.2. The Body of Christ - a Christocentric Cosmology (page 14)
    • 3.3. al- durar al-saniyyah fi-nasa'ih al-umm hindiyyah (The shining pearls of Umm Hindiyya's Counsels ) (page 19)
  • The 61st Counsel: The human heart's love of God: its effects and benefits (page 20)
  • 4. Some Points of Comparisons of the 61st Counsel witht the sirr al-ittihad (page 24)
  • 5. Concluding Remarks (page 25)
  • Bibliography (page 25)
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