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Title: Qaṣīdat al-maqṣūd
Full Title: Qaṣīdat al-maqṣūd
Author: anonymous
Place, Date of Birth: None, None
Place, Date of Dead: None, None
Place of Activity: None
Language: Malay
Script: Jawi
Subject Matter: Theology
Genre: Prose

The first section of the text explains twenty God attributes and four attributes for Prophets and Messengers. Then, there is an explanation on praying in terms of spirituality (batiniyah), not in its fiqh point of view. The writer also explores "yaqin" which is divided into four stages, namely ‘ilm al-yaqīn, ‘ayn al-yaqīn, ḥaqq al-yaqī, and kamāl al-yaqīn. Each stage is respectively awarded for ahli syariat, ahli tarekat, ahli hakekat, and ahli makrifat. In the colophon, it mentions the following words: "tammat al-kitāb Qaṣīdat al-maqṣūd pada malam Arba‘ waktu ‘Isya, yang empunya kitab Lebai Abdurrahim, amin, tamma ..." (Fathurahman dan Holil, 2007: 75)