Bahāʾ al-Dīn Ḥaydar b. ʿAlī b. Ḥaydar al-ʿUbaydī (/ or /— after /), early representative of Persian theosophy and commentator on. ĀMOLĪ, SAYYED BAHĀʾ-AL-DĪN ḤAYDAR B. ʿALĪ B. ḤAYDAR AL- ʿOBAYDĪ AL-ḤOSAYNĪ, early representative of Imamite theosophy (b. /, or. One of the outstanding scholars of his time, Sayyid Haydar Amuli (/ ) played an important role in the development of Shii ‘Irfan, a tradition.

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He was ordered to find a place that there is no more valuable and noble than it on the earth. His statue of Iran. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I swear by God that if they did not exist, then the heavens would not be standing, the earth would not be outspread and the creatures would not be living in them.

Click here to sign up. So inability to perceive religion in form of the three-fold reality according to is equal to misapprehending it. Contrary to this interest, a canonical focus of western scholarship to a certain period or school of thought within the history of Islamic Sufism has resulted in inattentiveness to some other areas and important figures.

I found them in this way through intuition and I was not able to make a distinction between monotheists and the people of the Trinity. Wherever you turn, you are always in the presence of God.

Skip to main content. Shi’ite mystic and Sufi — All items in eScholarship McGill are protected by copyright with all rights reserved unless otherwise indicated. Finally, we provide an overview of his doctrines, most especially his ideas concerning the people of sharia, tariqa and haqiqa.


These two scholars were prominent figures in Shi’ism at the time. Help Center Find new research papers in: The joining of both Sufism and Shi’ism was further explored throughout history by more scholars like Amuli.

Inner Secrets Of The Path

Sayyid Haydar lived at a time of great political and social upheaval. This page was last edited on 27 October hzydar, at He hwydar his attention to the subject at a time when the Shia Islam began to develop its characteristic set of doctrines through the efforts of ‘Allama Hilli and his son Fakhr al-Muhaqqiqin in Iran and Iraq.

The letters by themselves do not exist without the ink. There he refers to a prophetic tradition in which he said: What you call the pagans to is extremely grave for them. Amuli quotes in his work Inner Secrets of the Path that he started to feel that he was corrupt and that he needed to move to a place where he could fully devote himself to God. The permission is narrated in: SufismShi’ismMysticism. In the event that no one rejects Shia as Sufis do.

Sayyid Ḥaydar Āmulī () : an overview of his doctrines

He asserts to this point as follows: This thesis deals with the issue of Imama from the point of view of Amuli in detail. After this definition he tries to question those The town of Amul at the time was known to be heavily populated by Shi’ite Muslims. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The third stage i.

In the history of Islamic thought and Sufism the act of travelling to Mecca to seek proximity to God is quite common.


For I know the pathways turuq of the heavens better than [I know] the pathways of the earth! And the source and offspring of all of them and references haydarr their knowledge and principles is the God almighty. Amuli spent a little less than a month in his company before going on to wear the symbolic Sufi cloak or khirqa. It is while the origin, offspring and references of both of them is the same.

The inner aspect involves the idea that nothing else exists except for God. So Haydar Amuli gave up his position in the court to further pursue Sufism. Amuli puts great effort into reconciling these three groups, although he consistently maintains a mystical approach in his works. Amuli also implemented and further explained the differences between pure monotheism and the inner aspect.

Log In Sign Up. He meanwhile asserts that those who understand the inner secrets are in minority and not all have the capacity of its comprehension. Haydar Amuli belongs to the Hussayni Sayyid family and hails from the town of Amolin Mazandaranlocated in the north of present-day Iranclose to the Caspian Sea.

Along with this, if you were to reflect, you would come to recognize that the unveiling of the Shaykh also bears witness to this.

Unfortunately, due to ill health, Amuli had to leave Medina. After Haydar Amuli’s departure from the court, he began practicing Sufism.