Kitāb-i mustaṭāb-i Kullīyāt-i (Collection of works from Hakim Sanai) contains poetic works of Abu al-Majd Majdud ibn Adam Sanai Ghaznwai (died circa ). Hakim Sanai. Those unable to grieve, or to speak of their love, or to be grateful, those who can’t remember God as the source of everything,. might be described. Browse through Hakim Sanai’s poems and quotes. 0 poems of Hakim Sanai. Still I Rise, The Road Not Taken, If You Forget Me, Dreams, Annabel Lee. Hakim.

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Hakim Sanai: The Walled Garden of Truth

When the eye is pure it sees purity. He died between and Melt yourself down in his search: Rumi acknowledged Sanai and Attar as his two great inspirations, saying, ” Attar is the soul and Sanai its two eyes, I came after Sanai and Attar.

There is no place to go; how will you leap? Retrieved from ” https: Hemenway’s translation appears in The Book of Everything: Type of Item Books.

How can you go forward? This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat Born in Ghazni in the south of Afghanistan sometime during the eleventh century, Sanai is considered one of the most influential early mystics from the Persian region and author of The Walled Garden of Truth. He died around He treasures you more than you do yourself. Why should darkness grieve the heart? And when you have abandoned both individuality hakm understanding, the world will become that.

Lose yourself, and the hell of your heart becomes a heaven. In this halt of just a week, to be is not to be, and to come is to go. If you yourself are upside down in reality, then your wisdom and asnai are bound to be topsy-turvy. The work concludes with a brief biography of Sanai.


Hakim Sanai

He knows what is in your heart; or he made your heart along with your clay; but if you think that sxnai knows in the same way that you do, then you are stuck like a donkey in your own mud. Sufi poets Iranian Sufis Medieval poets 12th-century Persian poets 11th-century births ahkim deaths Wisdom literature 11th-century Iranian people 12th-century Iranian people Ghaznavid-period poets. Sanai was a Sunni Muslim.

Edited form of Post Image. As a thank you for signing up, you’ll receive a video we produced that is unavailable anywhere else on the Internet. The body is dark — the heart is shining bright; the body haim mere compost — the heart a blooming garden. Sanai was included in the expeditionary force to chronicle events.

Not one knows how far it is from nothingness to God. Remain unmoved by hope and fear. De Bruijn December 15, While mankind remains mere baggage in the world It will be swept along, as in a boat, asleep. He was connected to the Ghaznavid dynastic courts as a literary person ssanai patrons were state officials, military men, scholars, and the like.

From the Catbird Seat: Verses appear very compressed throughout, covering entire pages including the margins.

What can they see in sleep? God will not be yours, as long as you cling to soul and life: He is the provider of both faith and worldly goods; he is none other than the disposer of our lives.

Hakim Sanai – Hakim Sanai Biography – Poem Hunter

He began to study under Yusef Hamdani, a Sufi mystic who convinced him to go on sqnai long pilgrimage to Mecca. The road your self must journey on lies in polishing the heart. Despite his strong influence not much is known about his life and much is gleaned from his poetry which saani often autobiographical.


My friend, everything existing exists through him; your own existence is a mere pretense. Works such as The Walled Garden of Truth are written in a characteristically simple way but with metaphor that reveal the spiritual meaning of the text and have been heavily studied by saanai over the years. It is better to be silent then to talk nonsense like one of the learned; faith is not woven into every garment.

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Its great impact on Persian literature is evidenced by the numerous citations from the poem occurring hkaim mystical as well as profane works. Time Does Not Exist Part 1 of 2. Be contented with your lot; but if you have any complaints, go and take them to the Cadi, and obtain satisfaction from him.

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A mother does not love her child with half the love that hkim bestows. List of sufis Notable early Notable modern Singers.

Delivering Poems Around The World. This particular collection is arranged by its genres and forms, such as ghazals, masnavis, qasidas, and others and by religious, mystical, ethical, philosophical, and courtly themes concerning God, mysticism, love, humankind, divine knowledge, ideas, and courtly culture.

He hits out at human hypocrisy and folly; [9]. Sanai soon went on pilgrimage to Mecca. Dedicated to Bahram Shahthe work expresses the poet’s ideas on God, love, philosophy and reason.

Daughter of Fire Kabir: The sun of truth rises unbidden, and with it sets the moon of learning. At one time, Persian was a common cultural language of much of the non-Arabic Islamic world.