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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So from the root Springs lighter the green stalk, from thenee the leaves More airy, last the bright consummate flower Spirits odorous breathes ; flowers and their fruit, Man’s nourishment, by gradual scale sublimed To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual, give both life and sense Fancy and understanding, whence the soul Reason receives, and reason is her being.

Again an inspiration came to me from ” The Truth,” ” Cavil not at Wisdom because of a fool. If this heart of mine be the reflection of that mole, Why are its states so various?

World without beginning is world without end, The mission of Jesus falls with the creation of Adam. He wrote during a period of Mongol invasions. If you desire to understand this mystery, Consider how you also have both life and death. You existed not when your actions were originated, You were appointed to fulfil a certain purpose. For ” The Truth ” now and again appears as evil. Member feedback about in poetry: The only particulars of his life recorded in these Tazkiras are, that he was devotedly attached to one of his disciples named Shaikh Ibrahim, and that in addition to the Gulshan i Raz he wrote treatises entitled Hakk ul Yakin and Risala i Shahid.

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All the nobles present in that congregation, Turned their eyes upon this durvesh. See what a difference there is between body and soul ; You may take one as the east, the other as the west.

Each creature wanders about during its manifestation in forgetfulness of its origin. Now that this rule is well established, 1 will show you more of these types. The companions who are with you on the mystic path, brother, are also companions in foolish jesting.


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Iblis is the Imam, and you his folshan, 2 But how can you rival him in his miracles? Beyond this is the eighth sphere, that of the fixed stars, and beyond that the crystalline, or ninth sphere, to which was attributed a certain ‘ trepidation ‘ to account for the irregularities observed in the motion of the fixed stars.

Sufi poets Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Xlll oneness,” 1 as Eckart said. This heavenly spirit operates in man like the sun’s beams on the earth. Heavenly beauty ‘ descends from the unseen world, Descends like some licentious reveller, Sets up its flag in the strong city of earthly beauty, Throws into confusion all the world’s array.

Urdu Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Contractions are frequent, e. Accidents are fleeting, substance is compounded of them, Say how does it exist or where is this compound?

Hence learn at full how bodily actions 4 Are related to knowledge of the word as this knowledge to ‘states. The creature state being thus non-existent, man cannot of himself move, draw near to, or unite with ” The Truth. Your bones will become ” soft as dyed golahan Leg will be twisted with leg, 7 1 Lahiji says: This illusion must be shaken off and annihilated in golshqn conviction that the only free agent is ” The Truth,” and man a passive instrument golshxn His hands, and absolutely dependent on His pleasure.

From its reflection the withered body becomes a living soul, 5 From its heat the frozen soul is warmed to life and motion. The perfection of a star is its ascension, and its defect its setting. Shaikh Asiri Lahiji Persian: It is well known for its literary and cultural traditions. When I have seen this vision, and drunk of this cup, I know not what will come to pass thereafter. These journeys are called the “journey up to God” and the “journey down from God in God,” and are a sort of circuit, and he who completes the circuit is the ” perfect man.

He went before and all souls follow after Grasping the skirts of his garment. The man who dwells far from the portals of ” The Truth,” For him the eaz of darkness is better than the veil of light.

Member feedback about Shaikh Asiri Lahiji: Cast away the saying ” What is other than Allah ” By your own reason separate that from this. Being is purely good in whatever it be, If it also contains evil, that proceeds from ‘ other. The Alexandrian doctrine of ” emanations ” intermediate potencies or intelligences by whom God acts on the world of phenomena ” links between the Golsgan spirit and the world of matter,”- sL’c-ms to have sprung from an amalgamation of the ancient Persian angelology the Amshaspands, Izads, and Fravdshis, with Greek Ontology, the ” ideas ” of Plato, the logos of Philo, the nous of Plotinus.


XI effluent atoms of Being are ever striving to rejoin their source, but so long as their phenomenal extrusion lasts they are held back from reunion with their divine source.

What is the meaning of ” Travel into yourself? The first death is that which every existing thing dies, and is every moment born 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. The heavens giddy with this wine are reeling to and fro, Desiring in their heart volshan smell its perfume.

What shall I say? If lust remained not in the midst, All relations would become an empty tale. Alphonso Liguori and others. Roger Christian born 25 February [1] is an English set decorator, production designer and feature film director. Muhammad Iqbal bibliography topic This golshann a gollshan list of scholarly works related to Muhammad Iqbal, the poet-philosopher of the Indian subcontinent.

If my heart springs from the reflection of His mole, Or if the reflection of my heart is seen in that place. Full text of ” Gulshan i raz: Every man who is purified as angels are pure Will ascend with God’s spirit to the fourth heaven. This Not being is a sort of Manicha3an Ahriman, which solves all practical difficulties attaching to their speculative system. Every relationship that arises from lust Yields no issue but pride and high-mindedness.

Wine and torch are the transport and light of bolshan ‘ knower,’ Behold ‘ The Beauty ‘ for it is hidden from none.