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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Ssnai was originally a court poet who was engaged in writing praises for the Sultan of Ghazna. To non-existence mosque and church are one; to a shadow, heaven and hell likewise. But how will you ever know him, as long as you are unable to know yourself?

How will you ever have riches if you are idle sixty days a month? The Walled Garden of Truth Nov 24, You have no foot.

Hakim Sanai: The Walled Garden of Truth

Bruise your self for months and years on end; leave it for dead, and when you have done with it, you will have reached eternal life. In this halt zanai just a week, to be is not to be, and to come is to go.

Be contented with your lot; but if you have any complaints, go and take them to the Cadi, and obtain satisfaction from him. He is considered the first poet to use the qasidah odeghazal lyricand the masnavi rhymed couplet to express the philosophical, mystical and ethical ideas of Sufism.


You have to realize that it is his guidance that keeps you on the path and not your own strength. He is no tyrant: This particular collection is arranged by its genres and forms, such as ghazals, masnavis, qasidas, and others and by religious, mystical, haim, philosophical, and courtly themes concerning God, mysticism, love, humankind, divine knowledge, ideas, and courtly culture.

De Bruijn December 15, You have broken faith, yet still he keeps his faith with you: Biography of Hakim Sanai. De Bruijn, Of Piety and Poetry: 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. Sanai’s poetry had a tremendous influence upon Persian literature.

The coming of death is the key which unlocks the unknown domain; but for death, the door of true faith would remain unopened. Edited sannai of Post Image. What is it to him whether you are there or not? No evil ever comes from God; whenever you think to see evil proceeding sznai him, you were better to look on it as good. Love Ishq and a social conscience are for him the foundation of religion; mankind is asleep, living in a desolate world.

Hakim Sanai

Type of Item Books. What can they see in sleep? Non-existent even to the notion of becoming non-existent.

Knowing what you know, be serene also, like the mountain; and do not be distressed by misfortune. 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 dumb find tongues, when the scent of life reaches them from his soul. Lose yourself, and the hell of your heart becomes a heaven. And does the sun exist for the cock to crow at?

Rise, have done with fairy tales; leave your base passions, and come to me. He treasures you more than you do yourself. Lose yourself, and anything can be accomplished.

Dedicated to Bahram Shahthe work expresses sanaj poet’s ideas on God, love, philosophy and reason. Hemenway’s translation appears in The Book of Everything: But I am frightened lest your ignorance and stupidity leave you stranded on the bridge. Once one is one, no more, no less: Mahmud Saba Kashani — Leave this abode of birth and decay; leave this pit, and make for your destined home.

At his door all are seekers asnai he the sought.

Hakim Sanai – Hakim Sanai Biography – Poem Hunter

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