Tradisi Hagiografi Sufi Yasawî: Relasi Tasawuf dan Politik

  • Asmawi Asmawi Sekolah Tinggi Agama Islam Negeri Tulungagung

Abstract

Every method and approach in Islamic Studies currently available to us has

weaknesses in looking at religious data. For that reason, efforts to find better and more

integrative method are needed. One of the approaches that might be useful for Islamic

Studies is historical approach. Sufism in the meantime, has become an important part

of the history of Islam. Nonetheless, it is only recently that Sufism?as well as its origin,

change and development- become a subject of historical study. Hagiography has also

become a new trend in the historical study of Sufism. And one of the Sufis whose

hagiography has become an important subject of study is that of Ahmad Yasafi, a Sufi of

16th ? 17th century. Hagiography is a kind of written sources that narrate the life of a

supposedly holy man and the legends related to him. According to Devin Dewees, the

hagiography of Ahmad Yasawi portrays the man?s personal and communal life, his

patronage with the ruler, the rituals of his tar?qah, and the legends related to him and his

order. This article ?using historical approach- is a descriptive account of Ahmad Yasawi?s

hagiography.

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Published
2006-09-04
How to Cite
Asmawi, Asmawi. “Tradisi Hagiografi Sufi Yasawî: Relasi Tasawuf Dan Politik”. ISLAMICA: Jurnal Studi Keislaman 1, no. 1 (September 4, 2006): 86-98. Accessed March 30, 2020. http://islamica.uinsby.ac.id/index.php/islamica/article/view/11.
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