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Jawāmi` al-kalim - Writings of Shaykh Aḥmad b. Zayn al-Dīn al-Aḥsā'ī (d. 1241/1826).

Towards a reprint of the Jawāmi` al-kalim

جوامع الكلم

Jawāmi` al-kalim ("The Comprehensive Discourse"), A compilation of the writings of Shaykh Aḥmad b. Zayn al-Dīn al-Aḥsā'ī (d. 1241/1826).

Stephen N. Lambden,

In progress Dec. 2014.

I am fully conscious that the Jawāmi` al-kalim has recently been republished but will gradually post Pdff of the whole of the original Tabriz lithograph edition, Vol.1 / i, ii and iii (dating to 1273/1856) and vol. 2 /I  and ii (dating to 1276/1859). This 19th century lithograph printing of writings of al-Aḥsā'ī  entitled Jawāmi` al-kalim is a huge compilation of writings in several volumes with multple parts. Volume 1 is in 3 parts and is dated 1273/ 1856-7. It contains  40 often composite works and was written by a certain `Abd al-Ḥamīd Rawḍa-khān. Below are URLs to my scans to Pdf of this 19th century lithograph edition (Tabriz : Muhammad Tāqī Nakhjavānī). A few important Risalas (Rasa'il) will be posted in separate Pdfs.

JK = Jawāmi` al-kalim.  2 composite vols. Tabrīz: Muhammad Tāqī Nakhjavānī, 1273-76/ Vol.1 / i, ii and iii.  1273/1856 & vol. 2 /I  and ii, 1276/1859.

  • Jawāmi` al-kalim (Pt.1) PDf. Index fihrist-index.pdf
  • Jawāmi` al-kalim Vol. 1 Pt.1
  • Jawāmi` al-Kalim. Vol.1 Pt. ii. Lithograph Tabriz 1273/
  • PDf. Risala al-Qaṭīfīyya,  JK 1 Pt.ii 114-147. JK-qatifiyya.pdf.  A very important and lengthy (over 30 page) Arabic risala in reply to 71 questions posed by Shaykh Aḥmad ibn Sāliḥ ibn Tūq al-Qaṭīfī. Of uncertain though probably early date the Risāla Qaṭīfiyya is published in Jawāmi' al-kalim [1273] vol I/2 pp.114-147. See further Ibrahimi, Fihrist, 272-277.  Al-Aḥsā’ī responded six or seven times to complex questions of al-Qaṭīfī. 
  • Jawāmi` al-Kalim. Vol.1 Pt. iii. Lithograph Tabriz 1273/
  • Jawāmi` al-Kalim  Vol. 2 Pt.1  Lithograph Tabriz
  • Jawāmi` al-Kalim  Vol.. 2 Pt. ii