Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. Mansur al-Hallaj, Diwan al-Hallaj. “On the roof, under His moon and exploding stars, Your Spirit mixed with my Spirit little by little, by turns, through reunions and . I got up and for some reason felt an urge to read from the Diwan of Hallaj. I opened up the book and came upon a selection that moved my heart in a very deep.
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I saw my Hallaj with the eye of dkwan heart I asked, ‘Who are You? Although most of his Sufi contemporaries disapproved of his actions, Hallaj later became a major figure in the Sufi tradition. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. 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.
Spiritual quotes of Hallaj
She made women’s role in the symbolic order potent and visible, even in a patriarchal tribal society. Mohamed Taytay rated it really liked it Aug 25, You are the purpose of my seeking!
You are the essence of the source of my existence, you are the reach of my resolve You who are my logic, and my expressions, and my gestures You are all of me entirely, you are my hearing and my seeing You are my whole, and some of me, and my parts You are all of me entirely, and all of it is entirely obscured And all of you entirely are covered in my meaning My soul clings to you with intense love until it is spent in ecstasy And I become a hostage to my longing I cry over my sorrow, over separation voluntarily from my homeland And my adversaries please me with my own wailing I approach but my fear sets me back, and I am anxious from a longing That takes hold of my deeply hidden insides What shall I do about an expansiveness that I am in such love with?
Some stanzas from his “The House of Hope” give some feel for his themes, often sensual and melancholy: Take not for sign of true intent Nor think the rose’s smile sincere; Sweet, loving nightingale, lament: Bhuiyan Anisur rated it it was amazing May 01, Similarly, any understanding of German Literature is impossible without knowledge of the Bible of Luther. Avicenna argued his famous “Floating Man” thought experiment, concerning self-awareness, where a man prevented of sense experience by being blindfolded and free falling would still be aware of his existence, perhaps a forerunner of Descartes “cogito ergo sum””I think therefore I am.
Ibn Sina and other speculative thinkers such as al-Kindi and al-Farabi combined Aristotelianism and Neoplatonism with other ideas introduced through Islam.
Dermot Griffin rated it it was amazing Jul 27, A traditionalist in one sense, she wrote poems of hal,aj for brave fallen heroes of her tribe, such as her fallen brothers, yet celebrated the women who remained alive and powerful in keeping life going and honoring and transmitting the proud warrior values to their children, despite the vicissitudes of battle, defeat and victory.
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Although the majority of early Sufi teachers condemned him, he was almost unanimously canonized by later generations of Sufis. Basra was also the location of the annual Al-Mirbad literary festival of Arab and Islamic culture that took place yearly featuring competitions and debates on philosophical issues, and at which he was renown for his wit, cutting humor, endless anecdotes and depth of knowledge.
List of sufis Notable early Notable modern Singers. The night before I met Justin I was unable to sleep. A great spiritual searcher, he attended debates and salons in Basra and Baghdad, then embarked on thirty years of wandering, perpetual fasting, meditation, contemplation and silence in search of Sufi enlightenment.
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Thomas Aquinas, for example, gained crucial familiarity with the works of Aristotle through translations into Arabic and then into Latin dian by the commentary of the great Muslim Aristotelian scholar Ibn Sina Avicenna.
A friend of my daughter, Nedda, wanted to meet me. Moez dian it it was amazing Aug 29, Osman rated it it was amazing Aug 27, Al-Hallaj’s principal works, all written in Arabic, included: Then I came upon another selection that was also very moving and I translated it. Muslims believe the Quran to be verbally revealed through Angel Gabriel Jibril from God to Muhammad gradually over a period of approximately 23 years beginning from AD, when Muhammad was 40, to AD, the year of his death.
The expressions of his intimate moments with the Beloved are like a powerful thunderstorm that sweeps the heart with terrifying power and yet brings serenity, life-giving water, freshness, and renewal to the heart, and occasionally a rainbow upon the horizon.
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He is taken hostage by terrorists and meets the Supreme Leader of Iran, later reciting to him a short story he has written “The Supreme Leader and the Three Messiahs,” reminiscent of Dostoyevski’s “The Grand Inquisitor” set in an Islamic setting. And here are the two selections that our Master, Al Hallaj, gifted to our young seeker, Justin so that his heart may know…. If you do not recognize God, at least recognize His sign, I am the creative truth because through the truth, I am eternal truth.
He was first punched in the face by his executioner, then lashed until unconscious, and then decapitated   or hanged.