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‘An-al-Haq’ (I am the truth) – this statement would be the death of Mansur Al- Hallaj. A Sufi poet, teacher and philosopher, Hallaj was executed. 2 Poems by Mansur Al Hallaj. By Mahmoud Mostafa. Islamic_Mystic_al_Hallaj Underlying his fearsome courage was a beautiful tenderness that was forgiving. To this I am now adding this sad and gruesome account of the martyrdom of Mansur al-Hallaj, which I constructed and pieced together from a.

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I know and hallak none besides you. But when they removed his old robe they discovered that a large scorpion had made its nest there. The Caliph ordered that Hallaj’s dismembered body parts, which still repeated Anal-Haq, should be collected and burned immediately; for he feared that the growing consternation of his citizens could soon develop into a public outcry against him.

Mansur Al-Hallaj

Yallaj deep spirituality was expressed in the most exquisitely poetic way that at the same time is filled with powerfully raw and naked power. Al Hallaj was fearless in his actions, unswerving in his commitment to truth, and welcoming of his own death, repeatedly asking people to kill him for his infidelity few understood what he really meant, for they saw a pious devoted man dedicated to long acts of worship and spiritual work.

From his early teens he was drawn to learning and spirituality. This needs to be made into a movie please or maybe they will begin rioting if they do.

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When they began to plot against him, Hallaj renounced his Sufi robes and donned the garb of a layman. The man who claimed ‘An-al-Haq ” was Hussain not Mansur.

Some cast stones and words of haplaj, others wept with prayers of pity. Mansur al-Hallaj Mansur al-Hallaj AD – the most controversial of all the Sufi saints – was gruesomely executed at the age of fifty-five for repeatedly proclaiming the heretical words, “I am the truth Anal-Haq.


These rebellions were deeply rooted to the martyrdom of Imam Hussein and this connected Al Hallaj to the profound mystical teachings of the Prophet and mwnsoor descendents.

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For the first half of this year a steady stream of visitors came to consult with him, but when the Caliph heard of this mqnsoor decreed halllaj Hallaj should have no visitors whatsoever.

Thus did Hallaj reveal the true meaning of his unconditional, selfless and divine love. Tell me, upon my life, you who are my hearing and my seeing, Why this going back and forth in my farness and exile?

You are my secrecy and my intimacy Here I am at your command, here I am! You are my stillness! Begin by flogging him severely. I opened up mamsoor book and came upon a selection that moved my heart in a very deep way and I felt I needed to translate it.

But a true man is he who cuts off the hands of hsllaj who try to tear down the attributes of God’s crown. You are my purpose and my meaning I call you, but it is you who calls me to you Did I call out to you or did you call out to me?

But it was seldom that Hallaj partook of bread or water. But instead of giving an answer Jonaid said, “There will come a time when you will stain a piece of wood red,” – implying that Hallaj would ultimately be executed.

To which he replied, “I have a secret matter with the Lord, which can only be revealed upon the scaffold. His family moved to Wasit in Iraq when he was a child.

The new Cambridge history of Islam, Volume 4 1. Biography of Ani Zamba, Feb. This is not a grief, or a joy, Not a judging state, Not an elation, or a sadness. Hallaj looked up and said, “It is an easy thing to cut off the hands of a bound man.


Such a statement was highly inappropriate in the view of most Muslims. O people, is the affliction cured by the affliction? Here he lived for a year, honored by the local people, but condemned by the religious orthodoxy because of his criticisms of their spiritual hypocrisy. So please thank yourself on my behalf. Words of Ecstasy in Sufism. The night before I met Justin I was unable to sleep.

I would love to watch it Throughout that night his trunk, limbs and sensory organs kept up the constant repetition of Haallaj. Umer Hasan Nov 11, 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 halalj rainbow upon the horizon.

University of Notre Dame Press. This was exacerbated by occasions when he would fall into trances which he attributed to being in the presence of God.

The Martyrdom Of Mansur Al-hallaj – The Robert Beer Blog

And when this servant spread Hallaj’s robe upon the turbulent water, the river’s wrath was mansokr. Hussein ibn Mansur was born in the second half of the 9 th century in Persia. His teachings had become extremely esoteric and by proclaiming ‘I am the Truth’ Anal-Haqhe began to summon people to a ‘truth’ that they couldn’t possibly understand.

Al-Hallaj was popularly credited with numerous supernatural acts. You encompass everything with knowledge All that I see is you So grant forgiveness my God For there is nothing I wish for other than you.

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