View Golshan Raz’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. Golshan has 1 job listed on their profile. See the complete profile on . The Mystic Rose Garden (Gulshan-i Raz). Mahmud Shabistari (–) translated by E.H. Whinfield. This summit of Persian mystical poetry was written. Gulshan-i Raz or Gulshan-e Raz (Persian: گلشن راز , “Rose Garden of Secrets”) is a collection of poems written in the 14th century by Sheikh Mahmoud.

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See Jami, TuJifat- ul-Inrar. See Schmolders, Documenta, p. Therefore is my heart troubled by that curl, Because it veils my burning heart from His face. He becomes worse than an animal, a demon, a brute. He wrote during a period of Mongol invasions. Tholuck takes this as the titular name Takhallaii of the poet, but it either refers to the noble mentioned in the commencement of the poem or to the pious reader. Each link is potentially all, and hence destruction of one is destruction of all.

Thus, tillAurangabad was the seat of Government and the capital of the Deccan. When he beheld himself a specific person, He thought within himself ” What am I? Of this principle the Soul is enamoured and in search, whatever form it may take, whatever dress assume.

How came it, foolish man, that from eternity This man was to be Muhammad, and that Abu Jahl? Lumsden, Persian Grammar, ii.

Gulshan-i Raz

This passage would seem to have been written under the influence of personal animosity against some particular popular teacher, but Lahiji treats it as of only general application. The Persian text, with an English translation and notes, chiefly from the commentary of Muhammad bin Yahya Lahiji.

This state of fana involves the effacement of his individual power, will, knowledge and entire existence, as set forth in this and the three following couplets. Say then who are your paternal and maternal uncles, What proceeds from them but pain and wrinkles? But if you experience not these ” states ” Be not an ignorant infidel blindly repeating them. What is that pearl which is found in its depths?

Victor names it the ‘ Eye of Intelligence. Compare Tauler, quoted in Vaughan, I. Wasal is defined in the Tamdmi-ul-asdmi, ” The extinction of our own existence in the existence of God, as snow melts in the sea and as motes vanish in the sun.


With manliness deliver yourself like a valiant man, But yet make not vain the truth of any. If there were no mount of ” youness,” where were the road? For as much as ” he knoivs not cat from mouse,” 3 How will your secret be purified through him?

Member feedback about Urdu in Aurangabad: The first death is that which rxz existing thing dies, and is every moment gplshan again ; the second the ascetic death to the world, according to the text, “Die before you die; ” and the third the separation of soul and body. After an exordium laying down the fundamental principle of the sole existence of the one real Being, and of the illusive non-real nature of all phenomenal being, and a short account of the composition of the poem, Mahmud proceeds to inquire how men are to gain this essential knowledge of God.

The passage from St. This phenomenal side is 1 Kashifi’s abstract of the Jlfasnavi, calk’d Lab ul labab, arranges the matter of that poem under the three heads of the law, the path, and the truth.

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But the saintship in a saint is concealed, Whereas in a prophet it is shown forth openly. When God withdraws what belongs to Him all things fall back into their original nothingness. Sufi poets Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Bibliographies by writer Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. And Dionysius, the pseudo-Areopagite, exhorts his disciple ‘ to abandon the senses and all operations of the intellect, rxz objects of sense and all objects of thought, and ignorantly to strive upwards towards union with Him who is above all essence and knowledge ; inasmuch as by separation of himself from all things, he will be exalted to the super-essential radiance of the Divine darkness.

Go, cleanse the face of the tablets of your heart, That an angel may make his abode with you.

The Persian cliim is usually golsshan by the Arabic shin. The heart is to knowledge as a vessel, The shells of knowledge of the heart are voice and letters.

By telling beads and saying prayers and reading the Koran The heathen becomes not a Musulman.


Lahiji says the name of this person was Shaikh Aminuddin, and the conversation took place at Tabriz. Legal and rsz works cannot sanctify man ; 2 it is the saintly disposition which sanctifies works. Being is purely good in whatever it be, If it also contains evil, that proceeds from ‘ other. Beyond this was iheprimum mobile, the sphere which was at once first gplshan and the first mover, communicating its motion to the lower spheres revolving within it.

Although perfect analogies are unattainable, Nevertheless continue steadfast in seeking them. Recognise the ” working” 3 of ” The Truth” in every place, Place not foot beyond your own proper limits. The reflections during the ascent of the Sun of prophecy up to Muhammad are prophets, and those during its descent saints, who are rzz prophets in one sense. The Moon holds its orbit on the sphere of the Earth.

Consider well, wise man, An idol as regards its real being is not vain. golshzn

The first emanation, ‘ayn, was universal reason, and this descended, through the intermediate emanations, into man, rza is again carried upwards by the ” perfect man ” in his ascent to ” Unity,” and is united with the ” One. What is the next world, and what is this world? Again rxz ask ‘ Who is the traveller on the road? Albeit if you look into the roots of this matter, You see the heavens subject to the Almighty. All degrees are beneath his degree, The existence of things of earth is from his shadow.

The argument is that since each creature is the manifestation of some one Name of God, and you are the epitome of all creatures, therefore you see in your- self reflections of all the names of God. With a frown He lays waste the creature world, With one kiss He restores it again every moment.

The first method is inapplicable, because sense and reason cannot transcend phenomena, and work up to the invisible and incomprehensible Being underlying them.