Write Up / Reviews This book articulates our Tariqah in the light of the Qur’an and the Prophetic tradition in simple language and easy thought for the. Ismaili Tariqah: An Introduction. Front Cover. Kamaluddin Ali Muhammad, Zūlfaqār ʻAlī Jaisānī Bibliographic information. QR code for Ismaili Tariqah. Its overall aim is to educate young Ismailis in the faith, ethics, history and and learning resources which include activity books, posters and picture cards.

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In the outward aspect of Islam, the tagiqah is on the observance of law, in the inward aspect the emphasis is on seeking the Truth. The theologians turned the shariah into formalistic ritualism. The adherents of Islamic Shariah are known as ashab-i zahiri and the followers of the Tariqah are known as ashab-i ilm-i batin.

Guests are not required to login during this beta-testing phase. The route of tariqah or its following is more difficult than other path.

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The word tariqah pl. Masudul Hasan also writes in History of Islam Lahore,1: The new term became so popular that the distinguished divines started using it for spiritual attainment and the shariah became a system concerned with appearance alone”. The tariqah is not only internal perception of the hidden meaning of the law, it also purports to be a total discipline aimed towards the progressive purification of the soul.


It achieves this double aspect in different ways.

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By purifying his soul the believer can attain a stage where he enjoys the divine bliss. Salmon suggests in his Arabic Dictionary p, the derivation of tariqah from taraqa meaning a string of camels following a difficult tract to a well.

Ismaaili Fayd Kashani d. It is thus simply meant the way, path or roadas it is said in Arabic qatah atariq means he interpreted the roadand howalla tariqatah means he is following his own way.

Rabbani writes in Islamic Sufism Lahore,p. They claimed that the tariqah alone helps man to overcome his inner disease. If the Shariah is obligatory for all people without exception, the spiritual path, the tariqah does not make the same claim. That is to say it is only for those who are predisposed and called to set out on the great adventure, which is the quest for the Divine.


Soon a powerful group of God-intoxicated Sufis mystics revolted against the dry discussions of the theologians.

Bektashi SairleriIstanbul,p. NET – Heritage F. The outer aspect is called Shariat and the inner Tariqat” Prof. Contact us – Sitemap. Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin.


The Sufis introduced ismalii new term tariqahwhich denotes the way leading to union with the Truth. Kul Husayan writes, “The Shariah is in the tongue, the Tariqah in the soul” cf. In fact, the main concern of the Sufis was the inner life of man. A Project of the Heritage Society.

Firstly, it is full of “open” verses which every believer can and indeed must apply to himself or herself, but which may none the less be said to apply pre-eminently to the Sufis” What is SufismLondon,p. It is an esoteric and spiritual tariqah of Islam. They declared that the shariah of the doctors of bok law is the beginning not the end.