The Law of the Love in Ibn Dāwūd Al-Zāhirī 's Al-Zahra

Adnan Arslan
2019 Zenodo  
The human being who is stated in the Qur'ân "perfect created" as a fit has the potential to affirm his perfection with the depth of his thoughts and the wideness of his emotions. One of his/her wide emotions is undoubtedly "love." From the moment he falls into the womb of his/her mother, a human being who has been embraced by a love that surrounds himself will spend his/her whole life in the spiral of "love" and "waiting for love". From his/her desire to marry and have children to the feeling
more » ... belonging as like religion, homeland and flag the underlying force of many emotions must be love. The love is a human characteristic that the mankind have tried to comprehend his nature for thousands of years. Philosophical considerations that "have taken him/her far beyond a normal psychological response to beauty" have persisted throughout history. Before Plato who has been an effective for centuries with its evaluations of love, believed in the God of Love "Eros" due to the extraordinary nature of love. Plato has been an activity for centuries with its evaluations of love. In fact, not only Greek philosophers like Socrates, Plato, Aristotle and Plotinus but also philosophers of ancient Indian civilization spoke of love as a high virtue and attributed meaning to it "beyond its being human's psychological state". In fact, it is explained as a cause of transcendent existence and as an indispensable part of human illumination since the systemization of Islamic Sufism. Surprisingly the traces of the relationship of love and ascension are seen not only in the Islamic doctrine of Sufism but also in the Christian and Jewish sects. It is quite understandable that the Sufis wrote these works, which talk about the conditions of love and the procedures and bases of reaching the love of Allah. However, in this context (love) we come across a work that surprised us. We come across the author of a work that deals with love from many angles and makes the philosophy of love, which is neither sufi nor philosopher. The a [...]
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3456845 fatcat:3ifphi6upbacnnyw4j74ddcbnm