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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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. Perhaps the most controversial Su!

Encyclopedia of Islam, 2nd ed. Views Read Edit View history. 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.

Although the majority of early Sufi teachers condemned him, he was almost unanimously canonized by later generations of Sufis. A Sufi poet, teacher and philosopher, Hallaj was executed on the orders of an Abbasside caliph for uttering these words, taken to mean Hallaj as claiming himself to be God. Al-Hallaj stated in this book: Therefore Nor the Abassids or Hallaj himself should be accountable for what happened.

This needs to be made into a movie please or maybe they will begin rioting if they do.

Hallaj criticizes the staleness of his adoration Mason, In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. He was first punched in the stroy by his executioner, then lashed until unconscious, and then decapitated [11] [12] or hanged. Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. Al-Hallaj made his second pilgrimage to Mecca with four hundred disciples, where some Sufis, his former friends, accused him of urcu and making a pact with the jinn.


Al-Hallaj’s preaching had by now inspired a movement for moral and political reform in Baghdad. He was said to have “lit four hundred oil lamps in Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre with his finger and extinguished an eternal Zoroastrian flame with the tug of a sleeve.

Mansur Al-Hallaj

The play seems quite fascinating. Words of Ecstasy in Sufism.

Chapter 1 is an homage to the Prophet Muhammad, for example, while Chapters 4 and 5 are treatments of the Prophet’s heavenly ascent ot Mi’raj. For places in Iran, see Hallaj, Iran. However, he believed that the actions of man, when performed in total accordance with God’s pleasure, lead to a blissful unification with Him. Literary History of Persia. Indeed, the problem with the “two spirits in one body” language is that it does not affirm union and unity strongly enough; there are two spirits left whereas the Sufi fana’ texts speak of utter annihilation and annihilation in annihilation the annihilation of the consciousness of annihilationwith only one actor, the deity, left.

I am astonished and pleasantly surprised! Wikiquote has quotations related to: After more than a decade of imprisonment, Hallaj was eventually executed publically in Baghdad in the year The play is written by Peter Farbridge and Soheil Parsa and directed by the latter.

Pakistan has a side that can be sublime? State University of New York Press. List of sufis Notable early Notable modern Singers. S Nov 10, This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Ernst storyy, the legal notion of blasphemy was not clearly defined in Islamic law and statements of this kind were treated inconsistently by legal authorities. If you do not recognize God, at least recognize His sign, I am the creative truth because through the truth, I am eternal truth.



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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The man who claimed ‘An-al-Haq ” was Hussain not Mansur. Memoir of a Friend: Central Asia and Middle Eastquote: IslamSunni [2] [3]. HanifBiographical Encyclopaedia of Sufis: Shahid Ashraf Nov 10, Catholic Doctrines on Jews and Muslimsquote: Chapter 6 is the longest of the chapters and ij devoted to a dialogue of Satan Iblis and God, where Satan refuses to bow to Adam, although God mansooor him to do so.

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.

Yet he remains a controversial figure, revered by Rumi, hated by many, he was labeled an intoxicated Sufi and is still read today. God even at the risk of eternal rejection and torment. Although most of his Sufi contemporaries disapproved of his actions, Hallaj later became storg major figure in the Sufi tradition.