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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Rays Nov 11, 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.

Mansur Al-Hallaj

The new Cambridge history of Islam, Volume 4 1. Shahid Ashraf Nov 10, Although halalj of his Sufi contemporaries disapproved of his actions, Hallaj later became a major figure in the Sufi tradition. However, he believed that the actions of man, when performed in total accordance with God’s pleasure, lead to a blissful unification with Him.

Notable early Notable modern Singers. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Umer Hasan Nov 11, Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. This needs to be made into a movie please or maybe they will begin rioting if they do. Al-Hallaj’s preaching manwoor by now inspired a movement for moral and political reform in Baghdad.

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The story of Hallaj 10th November Dawn. Central Asia and Middle Eastquote: For places in Iran, see Hallaj, Iran.

Yet he remains a controversial hllaj, 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. Memoir of a Friend: Wow what is happening? I saw my Lord with the eye of the heart I asked, ‘Who are You? Views Read Edit Mabsoor history.


According to Carl W. 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. If you do not recognize God, at least recognize His sign, I am the creative truth because through the truth, I am eternal truth.

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.

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.

Al-Hallaj was popularly credited with numerous supernatural acts. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Hallaj was also accused of incarnationism hululthe basis of which charge seems to be a disputed verse in which the author proclaims mystical union in terms of two spirits in one body. How ever Shariah Jurisdictions do apply to such people.

Few figures in Islam provoked as much debate among classical commentators as al-Hallaj. After more than a decade of imprisonment, Hallaj was eventually executed publically in Baghdad in the year This was exacerbated by occasions when he would fall into trances which he attributed to being in the presence of God.

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. Therefore Nor the Abassids or Hallaj himself should be accountable for what happened. University of Notre Dame Press. 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.


The play seems quite fascinating. 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. S Nov 10, Encyclopedia of Islam, 2nd ed. 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.

I am astonished and pleasantly surprised! History of Iranian Literature. 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. Pakistan has a side that can be sublime? Literary History of Persia. After returning to his family in Baghdad, al-Hallaj began making proclamations that aroused popular emotion and caused anxiety among the educated classes.

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. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn.

Catholic Doctrines on Jews and Muslimsquote: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. HanifBiographical Encyclopaedia of Sufis: He was first punched in the face by his executioner, then lashed until unconscious, and then decapitated [11] [12] or hanged.