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Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ofNana Asma 'u in English may He put us on the Path. 18 And may we see Abdulkadir Je1ani,204 and the Shehu and all Muslims 19 Say "Amen", say "God receive our prayer" for He is bountiful. 20 I thank God and pray for peace on the Prophet who exceeds all mortals. 21 May the Blessing of God be upon him and his Relatives and Followers. 22 And all those who were enlightened, who revived religion and followed the Shehu. 23 I end here in the year ofthe Hijra 1254. Lauwaie oforiiina1: Sours;Si oftext: Introduction Arabic Medicine of the Prophet Tabshir al-Ikhwiin 183911840 - 1255 Waziri Junaidu Work 17 97 Literally "A Message to the Brethren", this work is about alleviating pain and distress caused by illness, worry, threatening behavior, or adverse conditions. Written in Arabic, the language of scholarship, it was meant to be read and acted upon by the malarns who specialized in "The Medicine of the Prophet" CTibb al-Nab(). The latter differs from the early analytical approach to medicine ofMuslim scholars. Ismail Abdalla explains, "'The Medicine ofthe Prophet' is the religiously oriented, highly spiritual ... healing system of Madina ... All the lJadiths dealing with medicine and related subjects are presented...as an inseparable part ofthe larger body ofthe traditions of the Prophet, hence considered genuine and infallible" (1981:16). It is within the context ofthis "Medicine ofthe Prophet" that Asma'u's poem was written. There is widespread evidence of the use of amulets and Qur'anic "healing water", as the following excerpts indicate: Know then that the recital of verses and the wearing of amulets are indeed useful if accepted by the patient and received with his consent as a matter of cure. The recitation 204AbduJkadir J.lani _see list ofnames ofpeople, inthe glossary. Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ofNana Asma 'u in English may He put us on the Path. 18 And may we see Abdulkadir Jelani,204 and the Shehu and all Muslims 19 Say "Amen", say "God receive our prayer" for He is bountiful. 20 I thank God and pray for peace on the Prophet who exceeds all mortals. 21 May the Blessing of God be upon him and his Relatives and Followers. 22 And all those who were enlightened, who revived religion and followed the Shehu 23 I end here in the year ofthe Hijra 1254. Work 17 Medicine of the Prophet Tabshir al-Ikhwtin 1839/1840 - 1255 97 Arabic Waziri Junaidu Lanwa~e ofori~ina1: Source oftext: Introduction Literally "A Message to the Brethren", this work is about alleviating pain and distress caused by illness, worry, threatening behavior, or adverse conditions. Written in Arabic, the language of scholarship, it was meant to be read and acted upon by the malams who specialized in "The Medicine of the Prophet" (Tibb aJ-Nabf). The latter differs from the early analytical approach to medicine ofMuslim scholars. Ismail Abdalla explains, '''The Medicine of the Prophet' is the religiously oriented, highly spiritual ... healing system of Madina ... All the /:ladilhs dealing with medicine and related subjects are presented...as an inseparable part of the larger body of the traditions of the Prophet, hence considered genuine and infallible" (1981:16). It is within the context ofthis "Medicine ofthe Prophet" that Asma'u's poem was written. There is Widespread evidence of the use of amulets and Qur'anic "healing water", as the following excerpts indicate: Know then that the recital of verses and the wearing of amulets are indeed useful if accepted by the patient and received with his consent as a matter of cure. The recitation 204Abdulkadir Ielani • see list ofnames ofpeople, in the glossazy. Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ofNana Asma 'u in English may He put us on the Path. 18 And may we see Abdulkadir Jelani,204 and the Shehu and all Muslims 19 Say "Amen", say "God receive our prayer" for He is bountiful. 20 I thank God and pray for peace on the Prophet who exceeds all mortals. 21 May the Blessing of God be upon him and his Relatives and Followers. 22 And all those who were enlightened, who revived religion and followed the Shehu 23 I end here in the year ofthe Hijra 1254. Work 17 Medicine of the Prophet Tabshir al-Ikhwtin 1839/1840 - 1255 97 Arabic Waziri Junaidu Lanwa~e ofori~ina1: Source oftext: Introduction Literally "A Message to the Brethren", this work is about alleviating pain and distress caused by illness, worry, threatening...

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ISBN
9781609170653
Related ISBN
9780870134753
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OCLC
605316199
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2012-12-20
Language
English
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