Aisha Bewley's Islamic Home Page

This page is devoted to Islamic topics, in particular Maliki jurisprudence (fiqh), Sufism (tasawwuf) and some political and general Islamic topics. Most of the articles are transcripts of talks or translations from the Arabic.

(The Seal of Shaykh Muhammad ibn al-Habib)

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Chapter on Hajj added to the Starter Kit


Translation of the Noble Qur'an

 Sciences of the Qur'an

(From the Introduction of the Tafsir of al-Qurtubi


The Divine Names


 Al-Muwatta' - Imam Malik

The Muwatta' is now available from Bookwork.

The Sahih Collection of al-Bukhari

Al-Adab al-Mufrad by al-Bukhari

Riyad as-Salihin by an-Nawawi


Islam: Starter Kit

The 'Amal of Madina

Summary of al-Akhdari

The Risala of Ibn Abi Zayd


(Chapter on Food)

Al-Kafi -Chapter on Fasting

Selections from the Tartib al-Madarik

by Qadi 'Iyad al-Yahsubi

The Fundamental Principles of Imam Malik's Fiqh

(by Muhammad Abu Zahrah)

The Qunut

Imam Malik ibn Anas

The Seven Fuqaha' of Madina

Some of Malik's Students

Fatwa and Qada' [sentence] in the Maliki School

by Sidi Ali al-'Iraqi al-Husaini

Maliki Scholars and Technical Terms

Kitab at-Tahrir: Formulation of the Principles of Political Insight

by Muhammad Bello ibn Shaykh ibn Fodio

Arabic Transcripts of Fourth Maliki Fiqh Conference

Fiqh Summary of the School of the Maliki Masters

29 Dec 2007

(by Muhammad al-'Arabi al-Qarawi)

(This is a joint translation with Habib Bewley)





Wiping over Leather Socks

Wiping over Poultices, Splints and Bandages

Menstruation and Lochia

Times of the Prayer

The Adhan

Preconditions of the Prayer


Places in which it is disliked to pray and places in which it is not disliked to pray

Nasiri Du'a' in Pdf

Introduction to the Nasiri Du'a


Available from Bookwork.


 Early Murabitun

'Abdullah ibn Yasin and Yusuf ibn Tashfin

 The Ribats in Morocco and their influence in the spread of knowledge and tasawwuf

(from:  al-Imra'a al-Maghribiyya wa't-Tasawwuf (The Moroccan Woman and Tasawwuf in the Eleventh Century) by Mustafa 'Abdu's-Salam al-Mahmah)

   To Be Blunt: A Biographical Essay On Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

by Abdullah Luongo

Political Science

The Natural State

False Growth in the Credit-Based Economy

Mu'awiya as a Model of Islamic Governance

The book on Mu'awiya is now available from Dar al-Taqwa or Amazon (ISBN 1 870582 56X0.

 Shaykh Abdalqadir al-Sufi ad-Darqawi al-Murabit

Books and talks


The Seals of Wisdom

Ibn 'Arabi

The Dala'il al-Khayrat

Imam al-Jazuli

Dars of Shaykh Muhammad Fayturi

Commentary on 'Purification'

Dhikr (Miftah al-Falah)

Chapter on Dhikr

from Mukhtasar t-Targhib wa at-Tarhib by Ibn Hajar al-'Asqalani

Group Dhikr

Selections from the Diwan of Shaykh Muhammad ibn al-Habib

Now available from Bookwork

  • Biography of Shaykh Muhammad ibn al-Habib
  • Ramadan Discourse by Shaykh Muhammad ibn al-Habib

    Ramadan Discourse 2 by Shaykh Muhammad ibn al-Habib

    Ramadan Discourse 3 by Shaykh Muhammad ibn al-Habib

    Letter of Shaykh Muhammad ibn al-Habib

    First Letter from Shaykh Ahmad al-Badawi

    Second Letter from Shaykh Ahmad al-Badawi

    Third Letter from Shaykh Ahmad al-Badawi

    Selections from al-Futuhat al-Makkiyya

    (Secrets of Fasting)

    The Chess Game of the Gnostics

    (Sufi Snakes and Ladders)

    Commentary on the Hikam 29 November

  • Selections from the The Darqawi Way
  • (letters of Shaykh Mawlay al-'Arabi al-Darqawi)


    From As-Shifa' by Qadi 'Iyad

    The Obligation to believe in the Prophet and obey Him

    On the Necessity of Loving the Prophet

    Now available from Bookwork

    Qasida in praise of the Prophet

    attributed to Hassan ibn Thabit

    Some Selections from Men of Madina Volume II

    (Volume 5 of the Tabaqat Ibn Sa'd)

    First Chapter of Bustan al-'Arifin

    (The Garden of the Gnostics by Imam an-Nawawi)

    Now available from Bookwork

    Awakening the Sleeper to Recognition of the Ways in which a Hajji Can Be Corrupted

    (Muhammad Bello)



    The Seven Qira'at

    The Basics of Islam

    The Three Dimensions of Islam

    Islamic Book of the Dead

    Talks by Abdalhaqq Bewley


    There Are More Things In Heaven And Earth

    (An Islamic perspective on the angelic world)


    The Darkness of the Enlightenment

    Qadi Abu Bakr ibn al-'Arabi

    The Decline and Fall of the Human Being

    The West Wakes Up to Islam

    Zakat: The Fallen Pillar of Islam

    Now available from Bookwork

    Islam and Real Money

    Hajj: Preparation for Hajj

    Hajj: The Spiritual Benefits of Hajj

    Ihsan the Gnostic Knowledge of Mankind

    The Recovery of True Islamic Fiqh:
    An introduction to the work of Shaykh Abdalqadir as-Sufi

    Part of an interview with Abdalhaqq Bewley



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    The unpublished translations by Abdassamad Clarke at his site include:

    "The Sciences of Tafsir" and "Commentary on the Fatihah"
    from the Tafsir of Ibn Juzayy, "Kitab at-tashil li 'ulum at-tanzil"

    The Imamate - the Khalifate and Awqaf or Hubus - Endowments
    From the "Qawanin al-Fiqhiyyah" of Ibn Juzayy

    The Granada Mosque

    Norwich Academy

    Muslims of Norwich

    Website of Shaykh Abdalqadir as-Sufi

    Videos on Islam

    The Islamic Mint

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