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 Zubdat al-asrār
(565 words)

‘The essence of the mysteries’

Shaikh Yūsuf, Shaik Yusuf, Shaykh Yūsuf al-Tāj al-Khalwātī l-Maqasarī, Abadan Tadia Tjoessoef, Syaikh Yusuf al-Makassari, Shaykh Yūsuf Makassar

Date: Second half of the 17th century

Original Language: Arabic


Zubdat al-asrār is approximately 24 pages long, written in Arabic. It deals with the various stages of the Sufi path, explained by the use of quotations from the Qur’an, Hadith, sayings of the Rightly Guided Cali…

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Beyers, Jaco, “ Zubdat al-asrār”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 January 2020 <>

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