Diwan Press – Classical and Contemporary Books on Islam and Sufism2021-02-23T10:01:20+00:00

In June, 2019 a five-day conference of Muslim women from all five continents took place in Granada. The aim: to address the challenges facing us in the 21st century. Read More NEW! Defence Against Disaster – in accurately determining the positions of the Companions after the death of the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, by Qadi Abu Bakr ibn al-‘Arabi is an unparalleled study of the controversies and trials that arose among the first generations of Islam. Read More The Risalah of Ibn Abi Zayd al-Qayrawani is the work which has endured as the basis for teaching young and old the Deen in its entirety for more than a millennium. Now available in an edition containing the Arabic text in parallel with the English translation. Read More NEW EDITION containing only the Wird and Qasidas. The Diwan of the Shaykh and gnostic of Allah Sayyidi Muhammad ibn al-Habib is a masterful transmission of the essential teachings of tasawwuf, in a clear and accessible classical Arabic, and in this edition accompanied by an uncluttered English translation. Read More The Tafsir of al-Qurtubi, in spite of its encyclopaedic nature, is one of the most accessible, covering linguistic and grammatical issues, ahkam-judgments and a host of other matters. Translated by Aisha Bewley, it is being published volume by volume by Diwan Press. Read More An outline of the basics of Islam and its five pillars, this work comes from the decades of the authors' teaching new Muslims Islam, Iman and Ihsan. Hitherto it was printed out as and when needed. A free PDF is attached so that whoever wishes may follow suit. Read More “[Al-Qawanin ] is the most comprehensive useful abridgement to be found in Mālikī fiqh.” (Farid al-Ansari) It is a summation of the Deen: 'aqidah, the acts of worship, ordinary transactions, aspects of tasawwuf, and even history, noting also the spectrum of judgments within the school of Malik and without. Read More This is a deeply researched work on the vital subject of the rise of the modern state and its transformation via ‘democracy’ into an increasingly totalitarian structure working at the behest of an oligarchy. The author then contrasts this with, not the 'Islamic State', but a careful exposition of the Islamic paradigm. Read More This scholarly work focuses on the establishment in 1809, in what is today Northern Nigeria, of the celebrated Sokoto caliphate, which may well have been the last complete re-establishment, anywhere in the world, of Islam in its entirety, comprising all its many and varied dimensions. Read More


Established in 1975, Diwan Press publish classical and contemporary books on Islam and Sufism simultaneously in North America, the United Kingdom and Australia, and through online retailers sells all over the world, from Brazil to India and Japan.

Our most recent publications include the world famous tafsir of al-Qurtubi of which to date the Introduction and four volumes have been published, as well as Democratic Tyranny and the Islamic Paradigm by Aisha Bewley, and The Risalah of Ibn Abi Zayd al-Qayrawani of which we have also published a bi-lingual edition.

Diwan Press specialise in works on the fiqh of the School of Madina as transmitted by Imam Malik, and on  the Tasawwuf of the Sunna such as the Diwan of Shaykh Muhammad ibn al-Habib, and the famed Darqawi Way, which contains the letter of Shaykh Moulay al-‘Arabi ad-Darqawi to his murids, as well as contemporary works dealing with the world situation today and its history and economics, both in the lands of the Muslims and the West. Among the latter are key works of Shaykh Dr. Abdalqadir as-Sufi such as Sultaniyya on the nature of political authority in Islam, and his Technique of the Coup de Banque on the foundation of the modern state in the French Revolution and the hand that finance plays in that today.

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