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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While reason is still tracking down the secret, you end your quest on the open field of love.

Apply yourself, sanaj and foot, to the search; but when you reach the sea, stop talking of the stream. You were made for work: According to Major T. He began to study under Yusef Hamdani, a Sufi mystic who convinced him to go on a long pilgrimage to Mecca. He was connected to the Ghaznavid dynastic courts as a literary person whose patrons were state officials, military men, scholars, and the like. You have no foot.

My friend, everything existing exists through him; your own existence is a sanak pretense.


When you can expound on this, you will know the pure essence of faith; till then, what have faith and you in common? De Bruijn, Of Piety and Poetry: He is no tyrant: How will you ever have riches if you are idle sixty days a month? Abhinav Publications, Bring all of yourself to his door: He introduced himself to us out of kindness: Views Read Edit View history.

Reason took us as far as the door; but it was his presence that let us in. As Sanai was making his way to the court, he passed an enclosed garden frequented by a notorious drunk named Lai Khur.

Most of his early works were written in praise of the sultan but a great change came about when hakum Shah decided that he was going to invade neighboring India. Dedicated to Bahram Shah, the work expresses the poet’s ideas on God, love, philosophy and reason.

Hakim Sanai Poems > My poetic side

Many have come, just like you, to his door. Oh, well done, you senseless upstart fool!

Place Central and South Asia Afghanistan. Physical Description pages ; 27 centimeters.

Collection of Works from Hakim Sanai – World Digital Library

On his return, Sanai was indeed a changed man and wrote his most memorable work The Walled Garden of Truth that explores the ideas of God, reason and love and has been a mainstay of Sufi teachings ever since. These words were like an earthquake to Hakim Sanai, because he knew they were true.


Sanai’s poetry had a tremendous influence upon Persian literature. List of sufis Notable early Notable modern Singers. The body is dark — the heart is shining bright; the body is mere compost — the heart a blooming garden.

Hakim Sanai: The Walled Garden of Truth

Whilst in this land of fruitless pursuits, you are always unbalanced, always either all back or all front; but once the seeking soul has progressed just a few paces beyond this state, love seizes the reins. Knowledge without serenity is an unlit candle; together they are honey-comb; honey without wax is a noble thing; wax without honey is only fit for burning.

Hope and fear drive fortune from your door; lose yourself, and they will be no more. The Walled Sanau of Truth Nov 24, Never stand still on the path become non-existent.

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