Sahrawardi , the Persian philosopher and Sufi
Islam News – Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash al-Suhrawardi, also known as al-Suhrawardi or simply as al-Suhrawardi, was a Persian philosopher and Sufi mystic who lived in the 12th and 13th centuries. He is considered one of the most important figures in the history of Islamic philosophy and is known for his contributions to the development of a unique philosophical system known as “Illuminationism,” which synthesizes elements of Greek, Persian, and Islamic philosophy.
Al-Suhrawardi’s thought was highly influential in the Islamic world and had a significant impact on the development of Sufism, a mystical movement within Islam that emphasizes the inward search for God and the attainment of spiritual realization. He is best known for his concept of “Light,” which he saw as the source of all existence and the ultimate reality behind all things.
Al-Suhrawardi’s works have been widely studied and translated, and he continues to be an important figure in the Islamic philosophical tradition.