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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The coming of death is the key which unlocks the unknown domain; but for death, the door of true faith would remain unopened, If you yourself are upside down in reality, then your wisdom and faith are bound to be topsy-turvy. Sanai’s poetry had a tremendous influence upon Persian literature. The last page of this lithographed edition, copied from one or multiple old manuscripts, states that it was printed and published at Matb-e Brejis in Bombay by Aqa Muhammad Jafar Saheb in October For close to years The Walled Garden of Truth has been consistently read as a classic and employed as a Sufi textbook.

The body is dark — the heart is shining bright; the body is mere compost — the heart a blooming garden. The work contains 10, couplets in 10 section.

Lose yourself, and anything can be accomplished. Publication Information Matb-e BrejisBombay.

Collection of Works from Hakim Sanai – World Digital Library

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. The pure man unites two in one; the lover unites three in one. Sanai is considered to be the first to compose qasida odeghazal lyricand masnavi rhymed couplet poems in Persian, and he is famous for his homiletic poetry and role in the development of early mystical literature. What can they see in sleep? Mahmud Saba Kashani — In this halt of just a week, to be is not to be, and to come is to go.


The road your self must journey on lies in polishing the heart. De Bruijn December 15, When you can expound on this, you will know the pure essence of faith; till then, what have faith and you in common? He hits out at human hypocrisy and folly; [9].

The Walled Garden of Truth Nov 24, Integral to this was love without which we are all lost and separated from God. Sanai was a Sunni Muslim. He was connected to the Ghaznavid dynastic courts as a literary person whose patrons were state officials, military men, scholars, and the like. Your life is just morsel in his mouth; his feast is both wedding and a wake. 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.

Melt yourself down in his search: These words were like an earthquake to Hakim Sanai, because he knew they were true.

Verses appear very compressed throughout, covering entire pages including the margins. His means for this awakening is surrender to God, his poetry has been called “the essential fragrance of the path of love”.

The way is not far from you to a friend: Its great impact on Persian literature is evidenced by the numerous citations from the poem occurring sansi mystical as well as profane works. Man and his reason are just the latest ripening plants in his garden. Eternity knows nothing of belief or unbelief; for a pure nature there is no such thing.

Sanai was shocked and stopped.

Hakim Sanai

We tried reasoning our way to Him: Dedicated to Bahram Shah, the work expresses the poet’s ideas on God, love, philosophy and reason. Whatever you assert about his nature you are bound to be out of your depth, like a blind man trying to describe the appearance of his mother.


The work concludes with a brief biography of Sanai. Toggle navigation World Digital Library.

Many have come, just like you, to his door. In the final scene of the movie, the narrator recites a few verses of poetry without specific attribution, although there is a reference in the film’s credit sequence to “Adapted works by Hakim Sanai. As a thank you for signing up, you’ll receive a video we produced that is unavailable anywhere else on the Internet. His book of poetry divan contains some 30, verses. All sanak has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge You were made for work: Views Read Edit View history.

The path consists in neither words nor deeds: Reason took us as far as the door; but it was his presence that let us in.

Once one is one, no more, no less: From Him forgiveness comes so fast, it reaches us before repentance has even taken shape on our lips. Never stand still on the path become non-existent. You are what you are: In His presence, silence is the gift of tongues. Oh, well done, you senseless upstart fool! You have to realize that it is his guidance that keeps you on the path and not your snaai strength. From the Catbird Seat: