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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Words of Ecstasy in Sufism. After returning to im family in Baghdad, al-Hallaj began making proclamations that aroused popular emotion and caused anxiety among the halalj classes. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat 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.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. After more than a decade of imprisonment, Hallaj was eventually executed publically in Baghdad in the year 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.

Some question whether al-Hallaj was executed for religious reasons as has been commonly assumed. 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.

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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. 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.

Mansur Al-Hallaj – Wikipedia

Catholic Doctrines on Jews and Muslimsquote: This was exacerbated by occasions when he would fall into trances which he attributed to being in the presence of God. I saw my Lord with the eye of the heart I asked, ‘Who are Krdu I am astonished and pleasantly surprised!

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The supporters of Mansur have interpreted his statement as meaning, “God has emptied me of everything but Himself.

Namara inscription Pre-Islamic Arabic inscriptions. Among other Sufis, Al-Hallaj was an anomaly.

Mansur Al-Hallaj

Hallaj criticizes the staleness of his adoration Mason, Encyclopedia of Islam, 2nd ed. Although most of his Sufi contemporaries disapproved of his actions, Hallaj later became a major figure in the Sufi tradition.


Retrieved from ” https: 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. Sanity Nov 10, 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.

Wow what is happening? Although the majority of early Sufi teachers condemned him, he was almost unanimously canonized by uddu generations of Sufis. Umer Hasan Nov 11, Yet he remains a controversial figure, revered by Rumi, hated by many, he was labeled an intoxicated Sufi and is still read today. Al-Hallaj’s preaching had by now inspired a movement for moral and political reform in Baghdad. He was first punched in the face by his executioner, then lashed until unconscious, and then decapitated [11] [12] or hanged.


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

Old Namara inscription Pre-Islamic Arabic inscriptions. State University of New York Press.