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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HanifBiographical Encyclopaedia of Sufis: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Yet he remains a controversial hallj, revered by Rumi, hated by many, he was labeled an intoxicated Sufi and is still read today.

In Mecca he made a vow to remain for one year in the courtyard of the sanctuary in fasting and total silence. Hallaj was also accused of incarnationism hululthe basis of which charge seems to be a disputed verse in which the author mahsoor mystical union in terms of two spirits in one body. However, he believed that the actions of man, when performed in total accordance with God’s pleasure, lead to a blissful unification with Him.

The play is written by Peter Farbridge and Hallaj Parsa and directed by the latter. Although the majority of early Sufi teachers condemned him, he was almost unanimously canonized by later generations of Sufis. Al-Hallaj’s preaching had by now inspired a mansopr for moral and political reform in Baghdad.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Some question whether al-Hallaj was executed for religious reasons as has been commonly assumed.

The new Cambridge history of Islam, Volume 4 1. 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. I am astonished and pleasantly surprised!


List of sufis Notable early Notable modern Singers. Encyclopedia of Islam, 2nd ed. He was said to have “lit mznsoor hundred oil lamps in Jerusalem’s Rudu of the Holy Sepulchre with his finger and extinguished an eternal Zoroastrian flame with the tug of a sleeve. How ever Shariah Jurisdictions do apply to such people. If you do not recognize God, at least recognize His sign, I am the creative truth because through the truth, I am eternal truth.

Views Read Edit View history. Perhaps the most controversial Su! He was first punched in the face by his executioner, then lashed until unconscious, and then decapitated [11] [12] or hanged.

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Mansur Al-Hallaj

Chapter 6 is the longest of the chapters and is devoted to a dialogue of Satan Iblis and God, where Satan refuses to bow to Adam, although God asks him to do so. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn. 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.

Among other Sufis, Al-Hallaj was an anomaly. Notable early Notable modern Singers.


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. University of Notre Dame Press. Retrieved from ” https: Al-Hallaj made his second pilgrimage to Mecca with four hundred disciples, where some Sufis, his former friends, accused him of sorcery and making a pact with the jinn.

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. Al-Hallaj stated in this book: Therefore Nor the Abassids or Hallaj himself should be accountable for what happened. 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.

Al-Hallaj’s sstory works, all written in Arabic, included: Shahid Ashraf Nov 10, Satan’s monotheistic claim—that he refused to bow before an other-than. S Nov 10, The play seems quite fascinating. Memoir of a Friend: 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.

Al-Hallaj was popularly credited with numerous supernatural acts. Umer Hasan Nov 11, Catholic Doctrines on Jews and Muslimsquote: