Tijani Library

Published Arabic Literature

Bannis, Abd al-Karim: Al-Wadih al-minhaj

واضح المنهاج في نظم الحكم لبنيس

Baruji, Abu Bakr: Miftah al-sa’ada

مفتاح السعادة الأبدية لابي بكر البروجي

Harazim, Ali: Jawahir al-Ma’ani (Beirut, 1997)

جواهر المعاني لعلي حرازم

Harazim, Ali: Risalat al-fadl wa l-imtinan

رسالة الفضل و الإمتنان لعلي حرازم

Harazim, Ali: Jawahir al-Ma'ani (1900 edition)

جواهر المعاني لعلي حرازم

Tijani, Ahmad al-: Risalat al-nasiha (with translation)

رسالة النصيحة للتجلني

Sukayrij, Ahmad: Kashf al-hijab (v1)

كشف الحجاب لسيدي سكيرج

Niasse, Ibrahim: Kashif al-ilbas

كاشف الالباس للشيخ ابراهيم نياس

Niasse, Ibrahim: Fi riyad al-tafsir v.1

تفسير الشيخ ابراهيم نياس

Niasse, Ibrahim: Tanbih al-adhkiya’

تنبيه الاذكياء للشيخ ابراهيم

Misri, Muhammad al-Hafiz: Ahzab wa l-awrad

أحزاب وأوراد لمحمد الحافظ المصري

Mishri, Muhammad: al-Qanabul al-yadawiyya (with translation)

القنابل اليدوية للمشري

Ibn al-Mashri, Muhammad: Rawd al-muhibb al-fani

روض المحب الفاني للمشري

Tal, Umar: al-Rimah

كتاب الرماح للحاج عمر

Ibn al-Sa'ih, al-Arabi: Bughyat al-mustafid

بغية المستفيد لابن السائح

Iraqi, Idris: Ikhtisar Irshad

إرشاد الخاص والعام للعراقي

Tijani, Ahmad al-: Sharh al-Hamziyya

شرح الهمزية لسيدي أحمد التجاني

Iraqi, Idris: al-Risala al-shafiya v.2

الرسالة الشافية للعراقي

Publications in European Languages

Brigaglia, Andrea

“Sufi Revival and Islamic Literacy: Tijani Writings in Twentieth-century Nigeria.” Annual Review of Islam in Africa, 2013-2014.

Brigaglia, Andrea

"The Fayda Tijaniyya of Ibrahim Nyass: Genesis and Implications of a Sufi Doctrine." Islam et sociétés au sud du Sahara, 2000-2001.

Brigaglia, Andrea

“Learning, Gnosis and Exegesis: Public tafsir and Sufi Revival in the City of Kano.” Die Welt des Islams, 2009.

Thurston, Alexander

“Polyvalent, Transnational Religious Authority: the Tijaniyya Sufi Order and al-Azhar University.” Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 2018.

Radtke, Bernd

“Fritz Meier’s Unpublished Papers and the Tijaniyya.” Sudanic Africa, 2000.

Radtke, Bernd

“Studies on the Sources of the Kitab Rimah Hizb al-Rahim of al-Hajj Umar.” Sudanic Africa, 1995.

Dollar, Cathlene

"An 'African' Tarika in Anatolia: Notes on the Tijaniyya in Early Republican Turkey." Annual Review of Islam in Africa, 2012.

Back, Irit

“From West Africa to Mecca and Jerusalem: the Tijaniyya on the Hajj Routes.” Journal of the Middle East and North Africa, 2015.

Berriane, Johara

“Pilgrimage, Spiritual Tourism and the Shaping of transnational ‘imagined communities’: the case of the Tidjani ziyara to Fez.” International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2015.

Hunwick, John

“Sufism and the study of Islam in West Africa: the Case of al-Hajj Umar.” Extended version of review in International Journal of Middle East Studies, 1991.

Hill, Joseph

“The Cosmopolitan Sahara: Building a Global Islamic Village in Mauritania.” City and Society, 2012.

Hill, Joseph

“The Languages of Islam: Hybrid Genres of Taalibe Baay Oratory in Senegal.” Islamic Africa, 2011.

Clayer, Nathalie

“The Tijaniyya: Reformism and Islamic Revival in Interwar Albania.” Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, 2009.

Ogunnaike, Oludamini

"In the Gardens with Ibrahim: an Evaluation of Fi riyad al-tafsir by Shaykh Ibrahim Niasse, a contemporary, traditional tafsir.” Journal of Quranic Studies, 2018.

Kane, Ousmane

“Islamism: What is New, What is Not? Lessons from West Africa.” African Journal of International Affairs, 2008.

Seesemann, Ruediger

“Between Sufism and Islamism: the Tijaniyya and Islamist Rule in the Sudan.” Paul Heck (ed.), Sufism and Politics: the Power of Spirituality, 2007.

Seesemann, Ruediger

“A New Dawn for Sufism? Spiritual Training in the Mirror of Nineteenth-Century Tijani Literature.” Chih, Mayeur-Jaouen, Seesemann (eds.), Sufism, Literary Production, and Printing in the Nineteenth Century, 2015.

Diallo, Samba

“Retour sur les conditions historiques et sociologiques de la fondation de la Tijaniyya.” Afrika Zamani, 2007-2008.

Barnes, Shailly

“Religion, Social Capital and Development in the Sahel: the Niass Tijaniyya in Niger.” Journal of International Affairs, 2009.

Wright, Zachary

“The Kashif al-ilbas of Shaykh Ibrahim Niasse: analysis of the text.” Islamic Africa, 2010.

Wright, Zachary

“The Sufi Scholarship of Islamic West Africa.” Ware, Wright, Syed, Jihad of the Pen: the Sufi Literature of West Africa, 2018.

Wright, Zachary

"Secrets on the Muhammadan Way: Transmission of the Esoteric Sciences in 18th Century Scholarly Networks." Islamic Africa, 2018.

Hutson, Alaine

"The Development of Women's Authority in the Kano Tijaniyya, 1894-1963." Africa Today, 1999.

González, Antonio De Diego

"Los huérfanos del jihad: la tariqa Tijaniyya en Senegal." Esudios de Asia y Africa, 2017.

Seesemann, Rüdiger

"The Writings of the Sudanese Tijani Shaykh Ibrahim Sidi." Sudanic Africa, 2000.

Wright, Zachary

"Afropolitan Sufism: the Contemporary Tijaniyya in Global Contexts." Piraino and Sedgwick (eds.), Global Sufism: Boundaries, Structures, and Politics, 2019.

Ogunnaike, Oludamini

"Annihilation in the Messenger Revisited: Clarifications on a Contemporary Sufi Practice and Its Precedents." Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies, 2016.

Unpublished Arabic manuscripts

Iraqi, Idris: Kunnash al-warud

كناش الورود للعراقي

Foundational Arabic Reference Works

Ghawth, Muhammad: al-Jawahir al-khams

الجواهر الخمس لمحمد الغوث

Zarruq, Ahmad: Sharh Hikam Ibn Ata-Allah

حكم ابن عطاء الله شرح احمد زروق