Among the mystics of Islam, Mansur Hallaj is a controversial figure. He was executed In for raising the cry “Ana-ul-Haq” (I am the creative. Diwan e Mansur Al Hallaj is written in Persian (Farsi) language. Muzaffar Iqbal translated it into Urdu. Now you can read Mansur Hallaj’s Diwan in Urdu. Diwan of Mansur al-Hallaj Translation & Introduction Paul Smith The Perfect Master. Appendix: The Story of Idris (Azazil) and Adam From ‘The Book of Genesis’ of Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and other languages including Hafiz, Sadi.

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Al-Hallaj gained a wide following as a preacher before he became implicated in power struggles of the Abbasid court and was executed after a long period of confinement on religious and political charges. Satan’s monotheistic claim—that he refused to bow before an other-than. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Mansur Al-Hallaj

Dear reader, please upgrade to the latest version of IE to have a better reading experience. Did the audience know that Hallaj was crucified for that? Wikiquote has quotations related to: Encyclopedia of Islam, 2nd ed.

In Mecca he made a vow to remain for one year in the courtyard of the urud in fasting and total silence. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

I saw my Lord with the eye of the heart I asked, ‘Who are You? Old Namara inscription Pre-Islamic Arabic inscriptions. Iranian Sufis births deaths Arabic-language writers Arabic-language poets People executed for blasphemy People executed for heresy Executed Iranian people Iranian Sufi saints Sufi poets Medieval Persian people People executed by the Abbasid Caliphate 10th-century executions People from Fars Province 10th-century Iranian people 9th-century Iranian people.


Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. However, he believed that the actions of man, when performed in total accordance with God’s pleasure, lead to a blissful unification sgory Him. He was first punched in the face by his executioner, then lashed until unconscious, and then decapitated [11] [12] or hanged.


I would love to watch it This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat I am astonished and pleasantly surprised! If you do not recognize God, at least recognize His sign, I am the creative truth sstory through the truth, I am eternal truth. The earliest report, coming from a hostile account of Basra grammarians, states that he said it in the mosque of Al-Mansur, while testimonies that emerged decades later claimed that it was said in private during consultations with Junayd Baghdadi.

Al-Hallaj was popularly credited with numerous supernatural acts. Yet he remains a controversial figure, revered by Rumi, hated by many, he was labeled an intoxicated Sufi and is still read today. That is why mystical practices are ought to be kept secret, but even if one says it in Public he has done it without being aware of it. Few figures in Islam provoked as much debate among classical commentators as al-Hallaj.

Al-Hallaj’s principal works, all written in Arabic, included: After returning to his family in Baghdad, al-Hallaj began making proclamations that aroused popular emotion and caused anxiety among the educated classes.

Perhaps the most controversial Su! He is seen by many as a revolutionary writer and teacher of his time, when practices of mysticism were not meant to be shared publically. University of Notre Dame Press.


Although the majority of early Sufi teachers condemned him, he was almost unanimously canonized by later generations of Sufis.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. The conditions of Al-Hallaj’s confinement varied depending on the relative sway his opponents and supporters held at the court, [8] but he was finally condemned to death in on the charge of being a Qarmatian rebel who wished to destroy the Kaababecause he had said “the important thing is to proceed seven times around the Kaaba of one’s heart.

Literary History of Persia. God even at the risk of eternal rejection and torment.

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Many Sufi masters felt that it was inappropriate to share mysticism with the masses, yet Al-Hallaj openly did so in his writings and through his teachings. This was exacerbated by occasions when he would fall into trances which he attributed to being in the presence of God.

According to Carl W. The play is written by Peter Farbridge and Soheil Parsa and directed by on latter. Central Asia and Middle Eastquote: The man who claimed ‘An-al-Haq ” was Hussain not Mansur.

Al-Hallaj’s preaching had by now inspired a movement for moral and political reform in Baghdad. Sanity Nov 10, The play seems quite fascinating.