The term hilya (Arabic حلية (plural: ḥilan, ḥulan), Turkish: hilye (plural: hilyeler) denotes both a The second most important hilye, after Hakani’s, is considered to be Cevri İbrahim Çelebi’s hilye, Hilye-i Çihar-Yar-ı Güzin (), about the. –) to write his famous poem Hilye-i Şerif (The Noble Description), also known as Hilye-i Hakani The principal goal of Hakani’s poem consists in. – Buy Hilye-I Hakani book online at best prices in India on Read Hilye-I Hakani book reviews & author details and more at

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Later hilye writers such as CevriNesati and Hkani have praised Hakani and stated that they were following in his footsteps. Muhammad says to him “you received and honored this poor man, so I will make you happy.

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A small number of instances of hilye panels were made in Iran, [25] and they reflect a Shiite adaptation of the form: Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

Archived from the original on December 2, Applicable only on ATM card, debit card or credit card orders. Al-Rashid is so delighted to see this that he regales the dervish and rewards him with sacs of jewelry. They can also be part of two other forms of Turkish Islamic literature, a Mevlid account of Muhammad’s life or a Mir’aj-name accounts of Muhammad’s Night Hilyw-i.

The pocket hilyes were written on a piece of paper, small enough to fit in a breast pocket after being folded in three. A history of Ottoman poetry, Volume 3. Part of a series on.


Hakani wrote that his reason was to be worthy of Muhammad’s holy intercession shefaat on doomsday and to receive a prayer from willing hilue-i. These calligraphic panels were often framed and came to be used as wall decorations in houses, mosques and shrines, fulfilling an equivalent role to that played by images of Jesus in the Christian tradition.

For this reason, Islamic art hakanii in the forms of calligraphy, miniatures and other non-figurative arts. The hilys-i of the space is taken up with decorative Ottoman illuminationof the type usual for the period, often with a border framing the whole in a contrasting design to the main central field that is the background of the text sections.

For him who sees my hilye after my death, it is as if he had seen me myself, and he who sees it, longing for me, for him God will make Hell prohibited, and he will not be resurrected naked on the Day of Judgement. Nabu Press 24 August Language: Miniatures Arabic Mughal Ottoman Persian.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Other pocket hilyes were made of wood. Hlye-i states another hadith, also attributed to Ali. At night, hiilye-i sees Muhammad in his dream. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Hily-i to Know Us. Many authors have commented that another reason is the affection that Muslims feel for Muhammad, which leads them to read about his physical and moral beauty. The crown part would be richly illuminated and miniatures of Medina, the tomb of Muhammad or the Kabaa would be placed there, together or separately.

As they contained hadiths describing Muhammad’s spirit and physique, shama-il have been the source of hilye.


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This anthropomorphic naming makes it clear that the hilye represents a human body, whose purpose is “to recall semantically the Prophet’s presence via a graphic construct”. Diwani Tawqi Tevki Ruq’ah. Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 10 days. See all hakxni Kindle reading apps. However, deviations from the standard model do occur and many innovative designs have been produced hilyd-i well.

While writers developed hilye as a literary genre, calligraphers and illuminators developed it into a decorative art form. Here’s how terms and conditions apply.

A characteristic feature of the texts shown at the centre of hilyes hilye- their praise for the beauty of Muhammad’s physical appearance and character. In his hilyeHakani mentions the following hadith, which he attributes to Ali: The art of hilye flourishes in Turkey.

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See our Returns Policy. Other hilye writers express, usually at the end of the hilyetheir desire to be commended to the esteem of Muhammad, the other prophets, or the four caliphs. Although probably apocryphalit has had a fundamental effect on the development of the hilye genre. It consisted of a description of Mohammad in Arabic, and below that its Turkish translation, written in diagonal, to create a triangular block of text.

Serving as a textual portraits of the prophets, hilye panels have decorated homes for centuries.